Principal at Pierre Laclede Junior Career Academy tries creativity club to inspire boys

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For Anthony Thompson, president and CEO of Kwame Building Group, every day is black history day. The members of the new creativity club for boys at Pierre Laclede Junior Career Academy in North St. Louis learned this when he visited the club on Thursday, March 15. Read more

Charles E. Brant joins Kwame Building Group, Inc. as Senior Project Manager

Charles E. Brant has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a senior project manager responsible for design management of projects within the $1.6 billion Dallas Independent School District 2015 Bond Program. Brant has a Bachelor of Architecture from Oklahoma State University. He has 13 years of experience as an architect and project manager for […]

James Williams II joins Kwame Building Group as Senior Project Manager

James Williams II has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as senior project manager. He is responsible for project coordination, budget documentation and project communications, including projects within the $1.6 billion Dallas Independent School District 2015 Bond Program.

Kwame and HR Green team up on Lambert taxiway reconstruction

A joint venture of Kwame Building Group Inc. and HR Green has begun work on a $7 million taxiway reconstruction project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The reconstruction of the taxiways known as Foxtrot and Juliet is scheduled for completion in July. The project includes the removal of 26,000 square yards of pavement and replacement […]

Kwame Completes $1.1M Expansion of Student Fitness Center for Maryville University

Kwame Building Group Inc. has completed a $1.1 million expansion of Maryville University’s student fitness center in St. Louis. The John E. and Adaline Simon Athletic Center consists of 3,100 square feet of workout space and 4,260 square feet of athletic staff offices, which were relocated and renovated. The renovation also included the addition of […]

Construction at North Houston Early and South Early College high schools nears completion

Construction at both North Houston Early and South Early college high schools is nearing completion, with preparations underway to have both campuses ready for students at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. At North Houston Early, construction crews are working to have the campus fully completed by the start of summer vacation. Final site […]

Urban League triples size of its planned center at burned-down QuikTrip in Ferguson

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis will triple the size of its planned Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson, which the agency will build on the site of the burned-down QuikTrip convenience store in Ferguson, it announced on Monday, March 14. The Urban League has received three new donations, totaling $2.15 million, which now bring […]

Diversity in Construction Contracting

What are the challenges in improving diversity in contracting? Joshua Randall: Broadly speaking, people who are looking for opportunities cannot point to someone who actually went to a job fair and come out the other end with a job. And so, the challenge is, how do I know this is not a waste of my time? […]

Lambert renovation project wins regional Project of the Year award

The multiyear renovation project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport won the Engineering News-Record Midwest Best Project of the Year award for airport/transit. Kwame Building Group provided program management for the $62 million renovation, the largest in Lambert’s history. Kwame oversaw and coordinated five design packages and 10 construction packages to upgrade the airport’s main terminal, […]