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The Korte Company Begins Work On Facility At America’s Central Port – Madison, Il

The Korte Company will begin construction on a 100,000 square foot design-build warehouse facility within America’s Central Port, located in Madison, IL, just 5 miles north of downtown St. Louis. The tilt-up structure, located at the region’s only full-service, public intermodal port, will include warehouse and office space for a private tenant. America’s Central Port’s… Keep Reading


EFCO Corporation, a Pella Company Announces New Vice President of Sales

Doug Zacharias, a LEED Accredited Professional and certified Construction Document Technologist (CDT) is the new vice president of sales for EFCO Corporation; a manufacturer of architectural windows, curtain walls, storefronts and entry systems designed for commercial construction needs and a subsidiary of Pella Corporation. “Doug is a welcome addition to the EFCO team,” said Cameron… Keep Reading


Home Builders Association Donates $12,000 to St. Vincent Home for Children

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2016 HBA President Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes (left) presented a $12,000 donation toCarla Monroe-Posey, executive director for St. Vincent Home for Children, and Mike Garavalia, director of development for St. Vincent. The donation will be used to replace two entry doors to the gymnasium ensuring St. Vincent’s has a handicapped… Keep Reading


Construction Firms Look at 3D Printing

3D printing is fast becoming part of many industries, and construction is no exception. SpaceX and NASA are using 3D printing to make rocket engines. American Standard is using it to make artistic new faucets. Medical device companies are printing medical implants, and apparel companies are printing shoes and clothing. Contractors in St. Louis are… Keep Reading


Architecture Billings Index Ends Year on Positive Note

There were a few occasions where demand for design services decreased from a month-to-month basis in 2015, but the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain and was so in eight of the twelve months of the year.  As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine… Keep Reading


Kids In The Middle Selects 2016 Champion of Kids Award Winner

Non-profit nominates Geotechnology President as recipient  Kids In The Middle (KITM) recently announced Ed Alizadeh, President of Geotechnology, Inc., as its 2016 Champion of Kids honoree.  The Champion of Kids nominating committee selected Alizadeh for this prestigious award because of his considerable dedication to children in the community and his commitment to Kids In The… Keep Reading


10 Construction Trends to Watch in 2016

Information provided herein provided by Sultana Mangal of Gorilla 76 in collaboration with The Korte Company From cutting-edge building technologies to innovative construction methods and better decision-making systems, projects are getting smarter. Given the rapid development of emerging construction opportunities, owners should demand faster projects, lower costs and better buildings. In this guide, we’ve compiled… Keep Reading


People In St. Louis Construction

Charlie Nager Joins Gershman Mortgage in St. Louis Office St. Louis based Gershman Mortgage recently announced the addition of Charlie Nager as an Account Executive.  Charlie has over 30 years of experience in the residential loan industry and his experience and knowledge of the industry is helpful to all parties involved in the loan process.… Keep Reading


Habitat For Humanity Saint Louis Selects New Board Members

Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis has announced the selection of six new members to its Board of Directors. New board members include:  Emily Martin, President of Aschinger Electric; Rashda Buttar, Senior Vice President-General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Foresight Energy LP; Mike Murphy, Vice President and General Manager of KMOV-TV; Ed Alizadeh, President and CEO… Keep Reading

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