KWAME CEO featured in video about diversity on the Washington State Convention Center Addition project

The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition is under construction and will be a transformative project that provides a host of economic benefits, including as much as $260 million annually in visitor spending, as many as 3,900 direct and indirect jobs, and some 6,000 jobs during construction.

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Alton Turner Joins Kwame Building Group as a Project Engineer

ST. LOUIS, MO – Alton Turner has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. as a Project Engineer. His responsibilities include project budgeting and estimating, contractor and subcontractor communications, site management and responding to RFI’s and submittals for select projects.

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St. Louis Construction News & Review: KWAME shares insight into Recreational Facility Projects

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St. Louis-based design and construction firms are prioritizing recreational facilities’ users to make sure that what they are creating aligns with the owners’ goal of mirroring the communities they serve.

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Kwame Building Group Hires Huzefa Jawadwala as a Construction Management Intern

ST. LOUIS, MO – Huzefa Jawadwala has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Construction Management Intern. Huzefa’s responsibilities include supporting scheduling, estimating and conceptual design for featured KWAME projects and conducting constructability and pay app reviews.

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KWAME staff complete the FOCUS St. Louis® Spring 2020 Emerging Leaders

Kwame Building Group team members Ashlee Cooksey and Michael Thompson are among just 33 young professionals to be selected for and graduate from the Spring 2020 FOCUS St. Louis® Emerging Leaders program.

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Kwame Building Group CEO named to the inaugural St. Louis Small Business Monthly Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) CEO Tony Thompson has been named to the St. Louis Small Business Monthly Hall of Fame. The inaugural award honors the accomplishments of nine area executives who have made lifetime contributions to St. Louis business.

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Kwame Building Group completes work on multiple projects at schools in the Normandy Schools Collaborative

ST. LOUIS, MO – Construction is complete on a series of projects in the Normandy Schools Collaborative in St. Louis, with Kwame Building Group (KWAME) serving as the construction manager and owner’s representative. The projects, which were funded by Proposition N, a $23 million no-tax- rate increase bond issue, include the new $15 million Normandy Early Learning Center, new library media centers and STEAM studios at Jefferson and Washington Elementary and additions at all elementary schools to reconfigure the schools to a 1st through 8th-grade model.

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The Kwame Foundation cancels annual golf tournament

  
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Images from 2019 Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament

Fundraising continues for first-generation, college-bound students

ST. LOUIS, MO — Because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Kwame Foundation has canceled its 17th annual golf tournament, which raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for scholarships for first-generation, college-bound students. The Kwame Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, is fundraising online so they can continue to help students. Donations can be made at www.kwamefoundation.org/donate 

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Kwame Building Group profiled for their work on the Washington State Convention Center Addition

Anthony Thompson

From the Washington State Convention Center Addition Website & Newsletter

Quality control is important for any large-scale job. When it comes to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project, which will create 6,000 jobs during construction, that project management assistance becomes even more critical. Luckily, Anthony Thompson and his team at KWAME Building Group are up to the task.

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St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium Workforce Construction Update

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As part of the construction of the new St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium and district, the ownership group is committed to engaging the community and creating opportunities for minority-owned businesses in St. Louis and the surrounding area.

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