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Kwame Building Group to Provide Project Management for $210 Million Cervantes Convention Center Expansion

http://beamsandbobbins.co.uk/product/gift-card ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has been selected as Program Manager for the $210 million expansion and modernization of the Cervantes Convention Center at The America’s Center (AC Next Gen) in St. Louis, Missouri. The expansion and modernization is designed to make the convention center more competitive in attracting larger events and increase the center’s […]

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Kwame Building Group to serve as Construction Manager for the $88 million expansion of St. Louis Community College’s Wildwood campus

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has been selected as the Construction Manager for a $88 million expansion of St. Louis Community College’s (STLCC) Wildwood campus. The project includes construction of a new Center for Health Sciences and a new Center for Technology and other building renovations. The Wildwood campus project is part of $400 million in […]

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Kwame Building Group hires Robert Loyd as Human Resources Manager

ST. LOUIS,  MO –Robert Loyd of Florissant, MO has joined Kwame Building Group as Human Resources Manager. Loyd is responsible for recruitment, onboarding and training employees, benefits and payroll administration, government reporting and compliance, leadership and organizational change, performance management and employee relations.

Kwame Building Group honored for corporate philanthropy by St. Louis Business Journal

Kwame Building Group ranked second out of 75 companies on the St. Louis Business Journals Corporate Philanthropists – Small Companies List. KWAME contributed $150,000 in local cash contributions and $500,000 in in-kind contributions locally. The 75 honorees featured on the St. Louis Business Journal’s Biggest Corporate Philanthropists Lists invested more than $127 million in St. Louis […]

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Kwame Building Group hires John Farnen as Project Manager

ST. LOUIS,  MO – John Farnen of Caseyville, IL has joined Kwame Building Group as Vice President of Operations. Farnen is responsible for leading Kwame Building Group’s healthcare, higher education and corporate divisions. He also develops and maintains strategic partnerships and directs marketing and business development activities.

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Kwame Building Group hires Michael Maue as Project Manager

ST. LOUIS,  MO – Michael Maue of Mascoutah, IL has joined Kwame Building Group as a Project Manager. He is responsible for project planning, development and execution, from conceptual design to project closeout. He coordinates project teams to ensure client requirements are met and outcomes are delivered on time.

Construction Dive: How Kwame Building Group’s CEO found his niche

As the St. Louis-based construction management firm marks its 30th anniversary, Tony Thompson offers insight for today’s entrepreneurs. Permission granted by Kwame Building Group In December, the St. Louis American named Kwame Building Group CEO Anthony “Tony” Thompson as its Person of the Year for 2021. Through this honor — which overlaps Kwame Building Group’s 30th anniversary — the paper […]

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Kwame Building Group hires Carson Green as Field Engineer

ST. LOUIS, MO – Carson Green, of Alton, IL, has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Field Engineer. Green is responsible for interfacing with the project team, reviewing drawings and specifications, mitigating project issues, estimating, providing technical assistance, delivering construction management services and managing regulatory aspects of projects. He is working on keystone KWAME projects including the Cervantes […]

Construction Management in the Design-Build Process

Anthony Thompson CEO, Kwame Building Group, Inc. Over the past two decades, design-build has moved from alternative to mainstream as a preferred project delivery system. Today, nearly half of American construction dollars – an estimated $1.2 trillion in 2018-2021 – is being spent on design-build projects, according to the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).  Design-build […]