The Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District (NEAFPD) in St. Louis County has contracted Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project manager on construction of a new $5.7 million firehouse at 7100 Natural Bridge Road, Beverly Hills, Missouri. The architect is JEMA.

The 27,500-square-foot, two-story brick and stone firehouse will include five vehicle bays and a two-story structure for the District headquarters office. The facility also will house training and community classroom space. Built to resist seismic and high wind events, the facility will serve as a natural disaster relief center for local residents.

KWAME is leading the project team along with NEAFPD Fire Chief Quinten Randolph and the NEAFPD Board of Directors. Kwame will provide value engineering to achieve project objectives within the established budget.

Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) is one of the nation’s top 15 pure construction management firms, dedicating 100 percent of its resources to project management services. An employee-owned company, KWAME provides estimating, scheduling, project planning, value engineering and other project management services as an independent advocate for owners and developers. KWAME has been named a “Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firm” multiple times by Engineering News Record, the construction industry’s leading news and analysis publication; and one of RCGA’s “Top 50 Companies in the St. Louis Region.”

KWAME’s public and private sector projects include educational facilities, major airports nationwide, light-rail systems, hospitals, wastewater treatment facilities and government facilities. KWAME is headquartered in St. Louis with division offices in Atlanta, Austin TX, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Seattle.

Construction Forum St. Louis © August 2015

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