“Will Percy Green be invited to the Arch anniversary?” Bernie Hayes asked in an October 8 column in The American. The answer, in the end, was yes, and Percy accepted the invitations – but with a wait-and-see attitude about what he is getting into and how much he wants to be a part of it. […]

Maryville University has selected KWAME Building Group Inc. to serve as construction project manager on a $1.1 million expansion and athletic office renovation at the university’s John E. and Adaline Simon Athletic Center in St. Louis. The 3,100-square-foot student fitness center will feature new exercise equipment and a new workout room. The 4,260-square-foot athletic staff […]

Restoration of a historic Detroit building, a LEED Platinum facility in a historic Chicago neighborhood a zoo exhibit in Powell, Ohio, are among the projects a panel of industry professionals awarded top honors for ENR Midwest’s Best Projects 2015 competition, an annual program recognizing outstanding design and construction in a variety of categories. Panelists selected […]

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 […]

The burnt-out QuikTrip convenience store that became a symbol of racial unrest after a police officer killed an unarmed black teenager nearby almost a year ago will soon reopen as a community center focused on job-training for African Americans.The store was looted, burned and spray-painted “R.I.P. Mike Brown” before civilians pitched in and cleaned up […]

Construction management firm Kwame Building Group, Inc. will provide owner’s representative services for the new Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson, a job training center on the site of the burned-down QuikTrip convenience store in Ferguson. The Urban League broke ground on the site on July 9. The new facility […]