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 […]


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 […]

#SMWill Recognizes National Volunteer Month

Apr 22, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

In honor of National Volunteer Month, S. M. Wilson’s philanthropic program, #SMWill, is honoring employees for their volunteer efforts and encouraging them to support organizations in their local communities. #SMWill was first introduced in August 2018 by providing funds for “Investing in our communities through partnering with organizations focused on supporting the health and education […]