ST. LOUIS, MO – The Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District in St. Louis County, Missouri, has contracted Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as construction project manager on a new $6.2 million firehouse. The architect is JEMA.The 30,000-square-foot brick and stone building includes a lower level, a 17,500-square-foot main floor with five vehicle bays, and a second floor.

KWAME will serve as the liaison with district staff and officials, design firms and contractors on the construction, equipping and occupancy of the firehouse. KWAME also will review the District’s selection of a building site and evaluate the land for cost effectiveness, usefulness, code compliance, zoning and ability to meet the districts goals and operational needs.

KWAME was construction project manager on a new $3 million firehouse in University City, Missouri, completed in late 2013.

Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) is an employee-owned pure program and construction management firm providing estimating, scheduling, project planning, value engineering and other project management services as an independent advocate for owners and developers. KWAME was named a 2013 “Construction Management-for-Fee Firm” by Engineering News Record, the construction industry’s leading news and analysis publication; and was selected as 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, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Seattle. For more information, visit or call 314.862.5344.

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Source: Kwame Building Group – News