Wed, 03/03/2010 - 1:46pm | construction, Housing, New Orleans

KAI's Harmony Oaks/CJ Peete HOPE VI redevelopment project was named to New Orleans City Business Magazine's Top 10 Construction Projects of 2010.
Harmony Oaks/CJ Peete is #6. Click the PDF below to read the full story.

ED+C Magazine
Mon, 03/01/2010 - 3:00am | green, Kansas City, LEED, sustainable design

by John Cahill, RA, CDT, LEED AP

Missouri’s historic Swope Park, donated by Col. Thomas Swope in 1896, is one of Kansas City’s first and largest parks. Home to the Kansas City Zoo, Starlight Theatre, Swope Memorial Golf Course, Blue River Golf Course, Lakeside Nature Center, 10 shelter houses and numerous picnic areas and athletic fields, the park is a fun and educational family

Midwest Commercial Journal
Tue, 12/01/2009 - 3:00am | BIM, design-build, St. Louis

By Marcus Moomey
Often design and construction projects are adversarial and rife with distrust and finger pointing. Owners who are inexperienced with the building process are put in the middle of managing contracts with contractors and architects, and the outcome is often frustrating for all parties. The typical design-bid-build arrangement—with no contractual relationship

Thu, 10/01/2009 - 1:45pm | award, correctional, design-build

KAI served as a design-build partner on the award-winning Chillicothe Correctional Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. The project earned a 2009 Design0Build Award from Contracting Business Magazine because of its excellent cost control, fast-track scheduling, and high-efficiency boiler installations. Read the entire article here.

St. Louis CNR Magazine
Fri, 02/13/2009 - 3:00am

KAI Design & Build is providing construction administration services, as a subconsultant to Jacobs Engineering Inc., on a project to build a new residence hall at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.The new hall is expected to be ready for occupancy by the fall of 2009. The $24.6 million residence hall is under construction adjacent to Myers Hall and Vandiver Hall near the campus’ main entrance at Broadway and Henderson streets. Designs for the new 82,000-square-
Wed, 01/14/2009 - 3:00am | construction, HANO, HOPE VI, Housing, McCormack Baron Salazar, New Orleans, NONDC

Construction has begun on the $172 million project to redevelop the C.J. Peete public housing site in New Orleans, La. The C.J. Peete HOPE VI Housing Redevelopment project is being developed by Central City Partners (a team made up of St. Louis-based companies McCormack Baron Salazar and KAI Design & Build), in partnership with the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) and the New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative (NONDC), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing

St. Louis CNR Magazine
Thu, 12/25/2008 - 3:00am | correctional, design-build

Female inmates have begun moving into the new state-of-the-art Chillicothe Correctional Center (CCC), designed by the design-build team of KAI Design & Build of St. Louis, Mo.; DLR Group of Overland Park, KS; and JE Dunn Construction Company of Kansas City, MO.
The City of Chillicothe, which claims to be the “Home of Sliced Bread,” made tremendous efforts to ensure that the prison, and its jobs, stayed in the community. The State of Missouri issued $120 million million

St. Louis CNR Magazine
Sun, 08/24/2008 - 2:00am | BIM, design, design-build, St. Louis

KAI Design & Build has completed a 10,000-square-foot addition to the Mount Grace Convent at 1438 E. Warne Avenue in St. Louis, MO. The convent is home to the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters, known as the "Pink Sisters" because of their unique rose-colored habits.
Established in St. Louis in 1928, the Mount Grace Convent is one of only 18 convents of the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters in the world. KAI provided design/build, architecture and estimating/scheduling services