Tue, 12/04/2018 - 2:28pm

KAI Design & Build proudly announces that its design-build team has received a Design-Build Institute of America – Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) 2018 Honor Award in the Commercial-Office Buildings category for the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being in St. Louis, Missouri.

For more than 18 years, the DBIA-MAR has recognized excellence in

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 9:55am

KAI Design & Build announces that it has acquired St. Louis-based Volk Construction Company, effective Oct. 1, 2018. The acquisition provides KAI’s clients with a greater pool of construction expertise and talent, and Volk’s clients with a greater depth of integrated design and construction solutions.


Groundbreaking for new Marriott-branded hotel held on Oct. 18
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 10:39am

The KAI Design & Build/HBD Construction, Inc. team has been selected to build one of the first new hotels in downtown St. Louis in years – Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new hotel was held on Oct. 18 at the corner of 22nd and Market streets, the former site of iconic Harry’s

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:34pm

KAI Design & Build proudly announces the addition of Dan Forguson of Columbia, Illinois as Vice President of Finance.

In his new role, Forguson reports to the CFO and is responsible for providing enterprise leadership in the areas of financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and project controls.

“As KAI continues to experience both organic

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 2:48pm

KAI Design & Build has acquired Atlanta-based Dorsey Engineering, Inc., effective Oct. 1, 2018. The acquisition expands KAI’s service reach into Georgia and Florida, while providing Dorsey’s existing clients with access to expansive technologies, additional engineering consulting and design resources, and BIM capabilities offered through KAI.

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:37am

Congratulations to KAI President Michael Kennedy, Jr. who was selected as one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s Diverse Business Leaders for 2018! The awards honor individuals who promote diversity around race, sexual orientation and disability, and also local companies and civic organizations that are committed to employing a diverse workforce and have programs, initiatives, resources and/or community involvement that promotes diversity in the workplace.

Inspiring groundbreaking ceremony held on Sept. 13
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 2:09pm

The sun was shining and so were the spirits of all who gathered to break ground on Sept. 13 for the new Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Teen Center of Excellence in Ferguson, MO. The event marked a time of renewal for the area which gained national attention in 2014 for violent protests following the fatal police shooting of teen Michael Brown.

Published in Interiors + Sources - Aug. 3, 2018
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:38pm

Written by Asha Perez, Interior Designer at KAI

As we face challenges in our industry, we find the role we play as interior designers is significant to how we contribute to the built environment. We are leaders in our field, so as we navigate to become multifaceted designers it is important that we explore how we can enhance an interior. One way to do so is by incorporating art in design. A part of this challenge is understanding why we should include art, what type of artists we

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:08am

Name: Ryan Wilson
From: St. Louis, Missouri
College: Washington University – Saint Louis, MO
Major: Architecture and Construction Management – MS
Expected Graduation: May 2019
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Thu, 08/02/2018 - 2:43pm

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