Forging a Path: Being a Woman in Construction by Amy Berg, President

Mar 05, 2018 | St. Louis, MO

Being a woman in an industry predominantly and historically pursued by men does not have to be the incredible struggle it was decades ago. Fortunately, women have pioneered their way into most construction-related careers. These women, our mentors, entered into classrooms, worked in offices, engaged around conference tables, walked onto project sites and earned leadership positions […]

S. M. Wilson Builds a Playhouse to Support Mercy Health Foundation!

Sep 06, 2017 | St. Louis, MO

Each year, the Mercy Health Foundation hosts a benefit for Mercy Kids which is a vital resource for children and their families offering compassionate medical care for every child, every need, every day. Bates Architects asked to partner with S. M. Wilson to design and build an epic playhouse to be featured and auctioned off […]

5 Keys to Maintaining Operational Integrity during Health Care Construction by Bill Wagner, VP Healthcare

Aug 21, 2017 | St. Louis, MO

Providing a conducive healing environment and high-quality patient care are top-of-mind for healthcare providers and their contractors when undertaking construction projects in occupied spaces. Minimizing disruptions to day-to-day operations is essential for patients, visitors and medical staff impacted by the noise and general inconvenience of construction. There are five key factors to maintaining operational integrity […]


Jul 11, 2017 | St. Louis, MO

Some of the most challenging aspects of constructing healthcare facilities are hidden from public view. Housed above ceilings, behind walls and within central utility plants is a complex array of utilities and other infrastructure systems that are vital to the efficient operation of a facility. Patients, physicians and medical staff rely on these core systems […]

Drone Footage of the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Demolition

Oct 18, 2016 | St. Louis, MO