Spotlight On Southwestern Illinois Commercial Contractors

Contegra Construction, Edwardsville Ironworks

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Bike riders using the Madison County Transit bike trail will soon be able to access restaurants and retail establishments directly from the trail.     Edwardsville Ironworks is a $5 million retail development under construction on Plum Street between Center Grove Road and Governors’ Parkway. Contegra Construction Co., LLC is responsible for its…

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Poettker Construction, Pierce Terrace Elementary School, Fort Jackson, S.C.

By ROBERTA CODEMO    Work is nearly halfway complete on the Pierce Terrace Elementary School at Fort Jackson, S.C. The new pre-K through second grade Department of Defense Education Activity school replaces the existing aging facility.     Poettker Construction of Breese broke ground in September 2017 and construction is scheduled to be completed in April 2019.…

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Korte & Luitjohan, Distinctive Dermatology, Fairview Heights

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Korte & Luitjohan Contractors Inc. is nearing the finish line in the construction of Distinctive Dermatology in Fairview Heights. Construction began in May 2018.    The building should be substantially completed in October. Dermatology partners Susan Jouragan, M.D. and Courtney Tobin, M.D. plan to move from their Swansea office and start seeing patients…

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Plocher Construction Co., Edwardsville Town Center

By RITA DUCKWORTH    The initial phase of Edwardsville Town Center is underway. Plocher Construction Co., Inc., in partnership with Christopher W. Byron from the law firm Byron, Carlson, Petri & Kalb, LLC, are the developers, legal counsel and design/builder of the $35 million project.     When completed, The Town Center, or ETC, will provide a…

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Holland Construction Services, Whispering Heights, Edwardsville

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Holland Construction Services broke ground in September on a new mixed-use property in Edwardsville, Illinois. The new Whispering Heights development on Illinois 157 will feature a mix of retail and residential units.    Holland is working with Edwardsville developer, Fireside Financial, on the $34 million project. It will include two six-story buildings totaling…

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IMPACT Strategies, Wellness Center, Senior Services Plus, Alton

By RITA DUCKWORTH    IMPACT Strategies Inc. is the general contractor for the Senior Services Plus Wellness Center expansion project currently under construction in Alton.     The project is an addition to the existing campus for the non-profit organization. Senior Services Plus is a United Way agency that works to enrich the lives of older adults…

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The Korte Company, Spartan Light Metals Manufacturing Facility, Mexico, Mo.

    The Korte Company has recently begun construction on a 135,000-square-foot die cast manufacturing facility for Spartan Light Metals in Mexico, Mo.    The new state-of-the-art facility will utilize lighter weight materials to meet the auto industry’s increasing demand for lightweight, more fuel-efficient structural components.     The move aims to help solidify Spartan Light Metal Products’…

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