S. M. Wilson & Co. has added Corey Noder, Stacey Ross, Lee Wallace and Amy de Kramer to its professional staff.
Noder joined the company as Project Manager. He has 14 years of experience overseeing construction project elements including workforce, materials and budget management, and client and subcontractor communications. Noder holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Continue reading “S. M. WILSON ADDS COREY NODER”
Community School recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Centennial Arts Center. Parents, alumni, faculty and friends gathered for a brief ceremony and first look at the new wing, as Head of School Matthew Gould, Board President John Stroup and Centennial Campaign Chair Mark Schnuck cut the ceremonial blue ribbon.
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Tony Eftimoff has been promoted to Director of Subcontractors Default Insurance and Mike Mangiore has been promoted to Controller at S. M. Wilson & Co.
Eftimoff is responsible for developing a system to prequalify subcontractors, communicate results, ensure accuracy of Subcontractors Default Insurance (SDI) billings and job costing, manage claims and track the company’s SDI reserve. He previously was Controller at S. M. Wilson and has invaluable construction experience and proven analytical skills. Eftimoff joined S. M. Wilson in 2010. Continue reading “S. M. WILSON PROMOTES TONY EFTIMOFF”
The new $39 million Wydown Middle School in the School District of Clayton just completed by S. M. Wilson & Co. is a showcase for new energy saving innovations and sustainability practices that are coming to the K-12 public school marketplace. Reducing energy consumption and conserving natural resources are high economic and educational priorities for today’s public schools. The ideas and innovations built into Wydown Middle School have created a dynamic learning environment for today’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum.
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Nine St. Louis area architecture, design and construction firms took home a total of 17 awards on April 10, 2014 at the Society of Marketing Professional Services St. Louis Marketing Excellence Awards held at Kemoll’s Top of the Met. The Awards recognize outstanding achievement in marketing communications by professional services firms in the design and building industry. The winners include:
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Jack Kinamore and Brian Bea, both Project Managers at S. M. Wilson & Co., recently graduated from the Construction Leadership Institute at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.
The Construction Leadership Institute is an Executive Education program jointly developed by the SIUE School of Business and the Department of Construction in the School of Engineering. The nine-week program of instruction is designed to improve the processes and outcomes of the building industry by preparing the nest generation of architecture, engineering and construction leaders. Continue reading “JACK KINAMORE AND BRIAN BEA GRADUATE”
Mark Winschel, Director of Business Development at S. M. Wilson & Co., has been named to Building Design + Construction magazine’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2014. According to the magazine, this class represents the next generation of leadership in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry nationally. They have been chosen by the editors of Building Design+Construction on the basis of three factors: career achievement, service to their professions and communities, and active participation in charitable work.
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Lauren Smith, CM-BIM and BIM Manager at S. M. Wilson & Co., is making a presentation today on leveraging Mobile technology for more effective on-site construction project management at the Associated General Contractors 2014 Annual Convention Technology Showcase in Las Vegas. She is drawing upon her experience gained over the past two years in expanding the use of BIM services internally at S. M. Wilson. She now serves as a consultant with all S. M. Wilson project managers, streamlining project planning and identifying potential problems and solutions before they occur.
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Employees of S. M. Wilson & Co. have completed the acquisition of the company from Chief Executive Officer Scott Wilson. The Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) was established in 2005 to provide employees with an interest in the Company through their retirement plan and allow the employees to share in the profits of the Company. The ESOP completed the transaction on December 31, 2013. Most of S. M. Wilson’s 140 employees participate in the ESOP.
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Another big step in S. M. Wilson’s long range succession plan took place today when we announced that our employees have completed the acquisition of the company from Scott Wilson through their Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Although originally planned to be completed at a later date, our strong revenue projections convinced us that now was a good time to give our employees full ownership of the company through their retirement plan and to share in the profits of the company. Most of our 140 employees participate in the ESOP, and we are truly excited!
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Higher education is undergoing substantial changes in the ways students are receiving their education, and these changes have a direct impact on the design and construction of new and renovated teaching facilities. For example, the growing popularity of online classes and distance learning can reduce the size of lecture halls and increase the use of video technology in the classroom. Higher Education students are now encouraged to collaborate on projects in small groups, which requires numerous gathering spaces where discussion and interaction can take place inside classroom buildings. At many colleges and universities, the overall focus has shifted from teaching to learning environments.
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A rendering of the Army Reserve Center at Fort Lewis in Washington state, expected to be completed in fall 2015. S.M. Wilson will provide general contracting services for the project.
S.M. Wilson & Co., the St. Louis-based construction management firm, has been awarded a new $31.5 million project for a new Army Reserve Center (ARC) at Fort Lewis in Washington state. Continue reading “S. M. WILSON WINS ANOTHER FEDERAL PROJECT”
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected S. M. Wilson & Co. as the ‘Best Value’ contractor to build a new $31.5 Army Reserve Center (ARC) at Fort Lewis, Washington. Designed to support military training for 1200 Army Reserve members, the new ARC complex will consist of a 104,497 square foot Training Center, a 15,398 square foot Vehicle Maintenance Shop and a 3,817 square foot Unheated Storage building.
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Community School has selected S. M. Wilson & Co. to construct a new 19,300 square foot performing arts center with seating for 500 at its campus in Ladue, Missouri. The Centennial Arts Center is scheduled to be completed in time for the school’s 100th anniversary celebration in April 2014.
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S. M. Wilson & Co. will break ground Monday on a $22 million program of building additions and renovations for the School of the Osage School District in Lake Ozark, Missouri. Construction will involve a total 126,000 square feet of building space and include the following projects:
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National and local officials of Shriners Hospitals for Children Wednesday announced plans to build a $47 million replacement hospital on the campus of Washington University School of Medicine.
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