St. Louis, Mo., October 7, 2015 – S. M. Wilson and 22 community-minded subcontractors have come together to complete construction of a new home in the City of St. Louis for Habitat For Humanity Saint Louis. All labor, materials and direct financial support were donated by the participating subcontractors. The first-time homebuyer family will receive the keys to their new home today at a Dedication ceremony hosted by Habitat For Humanity Saint Louis.
The 1,600 square foot, two-story home with full basement is located in the city’s Tiffany neighborhood. The house features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a brick front façade and bamboo flooring throughout the first and second floors. Moses J. and his two adult daughters will live in the house.
“We are excited to help this family realize their dream of being a homeowner,” said Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson & Co. “This happened thanks to the generosity and civic-minded involvement of the 21 subcontractors that donated their valuable time, materials and money to turn this dream into a reality. Our heartfelt thanks goes out to every subcontractor involved.”
The subcontractors working on this home include Niehaus Building Services, Taylor Roofing, Grasse and Associates, O. J. Laughlin Plumbing Co., Bel-Air, Geissler Roofing, BAM Contracting, John J. Smith Masonry Co., Imperial Ornament Metal Co., PM Leach, Waterhout, Flooring Systems, Trend Manufacturing and Platting Creek Excavating. In addition, direct financial contributions were made by Collins & Hermann, Coreslab Structures of MO, Vee-Jay Cement, Concrete Strategies, Taylor Excavating, Gerstner Electric, Castle Contracting and PaintSmith.
Work on the house began in early June. S. M. Wilson provided Construction Management services and solicited the involvement of the participating subcontractors.
Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis is a member of the Community Builders Network. The Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis is an association of community building nonprofits working to build vibrant neighborhoods where people of different incomes, races and walks of life can access the opportunities and resources necessary for a good life.
S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The company posted $300 million in 2014 revenues, and ranks 232nd in Engineering News-Record’s 2015 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.