S. M. Wilson Creates Wilson Women to Promote Females in Construction

Mar 03, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) reports that 9.9% of the construction workforce is female. As a result, women are provided with fewer opportunities than their male counterparts. Although the number of women in construction is slowly increasing, females still face an abundance of barriers working in a male-dominated career and S. M. […]

S. M. Wilson Introduces SKILLED to Address Labor Shortage

Dec 04, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

In August 2019, the AGC reported: “eighty percent of construction firms are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce.” As labor shortages continue, S. M. Wilson set out to create a program to address the need for more well-trained, qualified workers. For decades, we have proudly […]

Using Augmented Reality on Blessing Hospital Moorman Pavilion Expansion

Aug 06, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

Technology in the construction industry is transforming today’s jobsite operations. Thanks to advances such as virtual and augmented reality (AR), Owners now have access to real-time data and true-to-scale visuals of their projects. With these tools, decision-makers are also able to visualize each project phase, detect potential errors and make changes before construction begins, saving […]

$28 M COCA Expansion Project is a Challenge with a Rewarding Outcome

May 17, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

A national leader in innovative arts education, COCA serves more than 50,000 people annually of all ages, backgrounds and ability levels throughout the Greater St. Louis area. As demand for the organization’s services continues to increase, the existing facility no longer has adequate space or capacity to provide the level of programs desired. To meet […]

#ThisPlaceMatters

May 15, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

May is National Preservation Month, a campaign encouraging people to promote historic places that demonstrate the social and economic benefits of historic preservation using #ThisPlaceMatters. To celebrate, we’ve highlighted some of our historic renovation projects and the history behind them.   Woolworth Building Historic Renovation The 58,904 SF renovation of the historic Woolworth building, located […]