Spotlight On Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction

Richard E. Workman Sports & Wellness Complex, Effingham, Poettker Construction Co., Inc.

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction Richard E. Workman Sports & Wellness Complex, Effingham, Poettker Construction Co., Inc. By KERRY SMITH    Re-evaluating the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system planned for a new fitness center in Effingham, enabled Breese-based Poettker Construction Co. to save the client nearly $500,000 and move forward with the project.    After competitive…

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FedEx Ground Distribution Center, Sauget, Contegra Construction Co. LLC

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction FedEx Ground Distribution Center, Sauget, Contegra Construction Co. LLC By KERRY SMITH    Some 11,500 inbound and 10,000 outbound packages per hour are moving through FedEx Ground’s distribution center in Sauget, completed in January 2014 by Edwardsville-based Contegra Construction Co. LLC.      The 190,000-square-foot, $23.5 million facility, located on 35…

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Professional/Retail Building, O’Fallon, Plocher Construction

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction Professional/Retail Building, O’Fallon, Plocher Construction By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    A new five-story, approximately 60,000-square-foot professional office/light retail building is planned for O’Fallon. Plocher Construction will be providing the design/build services for the project, located just one block north of the intersection of Interstate 64 and Green Mount Road.    This…

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New Mount Vernon Township High School, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction New Mount Vernon Township High School, McCarthy  Building Companies, Inc. By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    After four years of planning, construction of the new Mount Vernon Township High School is underway. The facility is located at the intersection of Wells Bypass and Ambassador Road, just a few miles from the…

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Cottages at Cathedral Square, Belleville, IMPACT Strategies

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction Cottages at Cathedral Square, Belleville, IMPACT Strategies By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    A project long time in the making is soon to be a reality for Belleville’s St. Peter Cathedral parish.     Cottages at Cathedral Square, a 32-unit senior living community, is right on track to open its doors to…

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Building smart with Design-Build, The Korte Company

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction Building smart with Design-Build, The Korte Company     Strong companies are built on the back of hard work. But working smart is equally important. The Korte Company says it has made working smart an integral part of its process for almost 60 years.    Founded in 1958, The Korte Company…

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Father McGivney Catholic High School, Glen Carbon, Holland Construction Services

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Construction Father McGivney Catholic High School, Glen Carbon, Holland Construction Services By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    Construction is underway on the new Father McGivney Catholic High School facility in Glen Carbon, with Holland Construction Services, Inc. serving as the project’s general contractor.     The current high school opened nearly three years…

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