Labor may be seasonal, but finding it is year-round job Austin Alonzo Reporter-Kansas City Business Journal As spring brings warmer temperatures and longer days, Kansas City’s construction crews are preparing for their busy season. But as the recovering economy pushes up demand for building projects, long-dormant construction companies are finding it difficult to find good seasonal [...]
Kansas City, MO – November 3 – Today residents of Kansas City’s Manheim Park, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II, Mayor Slyvester James, Make It Right and Bancroft Project development partners broke ground on an ambitious new project to provide healthy, affordable housing and community space. The Bancroft Project will include 50 affordable, LEED Platinum rental units [...]
The National Trust for Historic Preservation will present its Preservation Honor Award for the restoration of Leavenworth Building 19 in Leavenworth, Kan. The project is one of 22 award winners to be honored by the National Trust during its 2012 National Preservation Conference November 2nd in Spokane, Wash. Read the National Trust’s article to learn more. Straub [...]
Straub Construction has been named to Midwest Real Estate News’ 2012 Best of the Best Top Construction Companies. Click here to view. Pages 46-47 Midwest Real Estate News, June 2012 Special Supplement
Getting ready: National Guard Readiness Center under way – Wichita Business Journal 4-27-12 PDF Wichita Business Journal link – click here
“Building Time & Time Again” pages 84-89 by Joel Cornell for Construction Leaders Today, Spring 2012 “After three generations of leaderhip since 1920, Straub Construction has become one of the most highly respected general contractors in the Kansas City area.”
Once-abandoned athletic complex wins LEED certification The skeleton of a would-be southern Johnson County soccer complex that sat vacant and barren for nearly two years now is considered one of the most eco-friendly public recreation centers in the area. A local architecture firm announced Wednesday that it designed the reuse of Johnson County Park & [...]
Free public grand opening for New Century Fieldhouse is June 11
In December Straub Construction also earned three ABC Excellence in Construction awards for Entertainment Properties Trust (Kansas City, Mo.); Goddard Unified School District (Goddard, Ks.); and Holy Angels Catholic Church (Basehor, Ks.). The Entertainment Properties Trust project team also won the ABC President’s Award.
Straub Construction attributes diversity and solid business practices to their ongoing success. Since 1920, the company has successfully built both structural steel and wood frame projects including institutional, commercial/retail, municipal, healthcare, multi-family and historic renovation.
A new K-8 school in the southeast corner of the Wichita district moved a step closer to completion Wednesday with a chilly groundbreaking ceremony that included the planting of daffodil bulbs at the site. “These flowers will bloom this spring, and they will remind us we have to be patient,” said Superintendent John Allison. “The [...]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – There is a collection of family pictures of Tim and Leandra Hernandez’s home that highlight the couple, their four children, and better times.
SHAWNEE — Sacred Heart parishioners Ernie and Susan Straub are in a unique position to treasure their Catholic faith — having lost it once, then found it again. In fact, since their return to the church, their contributions to Catholic schools have grown so varied and significant that they will be honored with the “Angels [...]
What do the largest municipal water park in Kansas (Salina’s Kenwood Cove Water Park, below), the renovation space in 909 Walnut (above), and a $29 million construction project for Goddard School District have in common? They are just a few of the projects entrusted to Straub Construction, an award-winning general contractor with 90 years of [...]
And the finalists for the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2010 Best Places to Work are… Read the article here: Kansas City Business Journal reveals Best Places to Work finalists
Straub Construction Chosen as General Contractor for Johnson Co. Park and Rec’s LEED New Century Fieldhouse project
The Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s new indoor sports facility currently being developed near Gardner now has both a general contractor and a permanent name. Straub Construction Co. Inc. of Shawnee was selected as the contractor, and New Century Fieldhouse will serve as the facility’s permanent name.
Ridge Top Apartments feature (Tax Credit Advisor Magazine)
Parker Young Honored for Career Success
Straub Construction, Faith Technologies offer tips on hiring (KC Business Journal)
Using Our Talents - Christmas surprise (video)
Straub Wins Local and National Awards
New home on the way for Shawnee Community Services
Groundbreaking for Bancroft School - coverage by Make It Right Foundation
Bancroft School Groundbreaking-41Action News
Leavenworth Building 19 to Receive Preservation Honor Award
Veterans to Get New Place to Call Home in Kansas City-Fox4kc.com 10/8/12