Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:05pm

Congratulations to KAI Texas Architect Derwin Broughton for being selected a 2017 "40 Under 40" award honoree by the Dallas Business Journal. Each year the publication honors the Top 40 men and women in business under the age of 40 who have made North Texas a better place to live and do business. The applicants, which represent a myriad of industries, regions and
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:56am

The KAI Design & Build staff gathered on March 2 to say farewell and to celebrate the career of Senior Interior Designer Pamela Todd, RID, LEED AP, who officially retired from the firm after 28 years of service.

Todd's career in Interior Design spans nearly 50 years, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Missouri -

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:06am

KAI Design & Build has been awarded a consulting contract with St. Louis Community College (STLCC) to design the new Allied Health Center on the college’s Forest Park campus. The project team will be comprised of 85% Minority Business and Woman Business Enterprises through KAI and its consultants.

The contract was approved at the STLCC Board of

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 3:28pm

KAI Design & Build has hired Michael A. Scott, RA of Bel-Nor, MO as a Senior Project Architect.

He is responsible for the production of construction documents and assisting in the completion of design development documents. He will also take a leadership role as a liaison between clients and KAI's multi-disciplined team, ensuring the successful execution of

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:44pm

KAI Design & Build has hired Karen Huntington of Hillsboro, MO as Project Coordinator/Administrative Assistant.

Of her 20 years of industry experience, Huntington comes to KAI Design & Build from HBE Corporation in St. Louis, MO where she was a Benefits Manager. She is also a notary public for the State of Missouri.

In her position, Huntington

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 4:33pm

KAI Design & Build has hired Ashraf Hamad of Ballwin, MO as Senior Project Engineer.

Hamad is a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified through the Project Management Institute. He brings more than ten years of project management experience to KAI Design & Build and holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Missouri University of

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:42pm

KAI Texas has hired Kyle Coker of Arlington, TX as an Intern Architect in its Dallas office.

Coker has 14 years of industry experience and a Masters of Architecture from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. Prior to joining KAI Texas, he was a Construction Administrator at BLUM Consulting Engineers, Inc. and worked five years in Program Management for the Dallas

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:19am

KAI Texas has hired Bonnie Gowan of Arlington, TX as Project Coordinator.

Gowan brings 10 years of professional experience to KAI Texas. Prior to KAI, she was an Administrative Assistant at Texas Health Medsynergies.

In her role as Project Coordinator, Gowan will be responsible for maintaining the flow of projects, ensuring they are up to date; gathering

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:09am

KAI Design & Build has hired Steve Knotts of Freeburg, IL as Project Estimator.

In his new role, Knotts will assist KAI's estimating and pre-construction group with quantity takeoffs, material and labor estimates, and subcontractor solicitations.

Knotts has 20 years of industry experience, having most recently worked for L. Keeley Construction as a

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:27am

When disasters occur, like recent Hurricane Matthew which left a trail of destruction from the Caribbean to the Carolinas, and record-breaking rain this summer in Louisiana that caused the evacuation of 20,000 residents and millions of dollars in damage, hiring a contractor with disaster relief experience is key to getting public utilities back up and running quickly, with minimal disruption to customers.