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Tony Thompson meets with SLU Executive MBA Students

Twice each year, Kwame Building Group CEO, Tony Thompson, shares his wisdom with Executive MBA students at St. Louis University. Tony shares candid reflections and lessons learned from his decades of experience working for Fortune 500 organizations, government entities and running a successful construction management firm.  Some of the key messages that impacted the students […]

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Construction team completes structural steel and pre-cast phases of the St. Louis CITY SC’s Major League Soccer stadium project

  Photo Credit: HOK and Snow Kreilich Architects More than 900,000 craft hours of work have been completed to date ST. LOUIS, MO – The construction team has completed the structural steel and pre-cast phases of the St. Louis CITY SC’s state-of-the-art Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium project. The final steel beam of the stadium’s superstructure was […]

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St. Louis construction firms invited to event about bidding opportunities for the Cervantes Convention Center expansion project this Friday, September 24

Photo credit: Fentress Architects ST. LOUIS, MO – St. Louis construction firms are invited to an informational event this Friday, September 24 to learn about bidding opportunities for the Cervantes Convention Center expansion project at The America’s Center (AC Next Gen.) The event will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Cervantes Convention Center, […]

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Kwame Building Group is selected for Port of Seattle’s new PortGen Accelerator program

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group has been selected as one of 12 businesses to participate in the Port of Seattle’s inaugural PortGen Accelerator program. The PortGen Accelerator works to connect minority and women-owned small businesses with the training and tools to make them more competitive in the bidding. Based in St. Louis, Kwame Building […]

St. Louis Construction News and Review: Diversity Goals Met via Holistic Bidding Opportunities, Data Tracking

Minority participation goals for construction projects in the private sector should be achieved in the same data-driven, specialty-inclusive manner as with public-sector jobs, general contractors agree. “Your minority participation goals are like your high school GPA,” said Tony Thompson, CEO of Kwame Building Group.  “If you expect to achieve a 4.0 when you graduate, you […]

Construction Business Owner Magazine: Kwame shares IDIQ project management best practices

  8 project management best practices to keep projects on time & within budget by Anthony Simmons Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 VIEW ARTICLE PDF Indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts, which may secure a construction manager for an undefined number of projects during an extended time period, are highly beneficial for owners with ongoing construction needs. […]

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Kwame Building Group has completed renovation at Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School Athletic Complex

ST. LOUIS, MO – Construction is complete on the expansion and renovation of the new weight room at Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School in St. Louis. Kwame Building Group (KWAME) served as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR). The project included updating the building’s footprint in order to expand the current weight room by approximately […]

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Kwame Building Group receives American Concrete Paving Association Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has received the American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA) Excellence in Concrete Paving Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation work at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). KWAME, via their joint venture with HR Green, Inc., provided project management for the $6.07 million, four-phase reconstruction of .2 miles of […]