Straub Construction Co, Inc. Honored By ABC Heartland Chapter

ABC Excellence In ConstructionStraub Construction Co., Inc. was honored by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Heartland Chapter for our outstanding project performance on a very unique project which saw a “virtual who’s who” come together to make a significant impact on a once blighted neighborhood.

The Bancroft School Apartments project, located in Kansas City, Missouri, received the Excellence in Construction – Multi Family Category. LEED Platinum Certified, the project is the first of its kind to achieve this certification under the LEED for Homes (USGBC) criteria.

Straub Construction served as the general contractor and joined the local team of Dalmark Group, BNIM Architects, and The Make It Right Foundation a non-profit charity founded by Brad Pitt.

Celebrating 95 years of delivering award winning projects, we take great pride in our mission statement “to enhance and improve the lives of the people who work, live, worship and learn in the buildings we construct”.

Straub Construction Fast Tracks Frontier School Renovations

Frontier SchoolStraub Construction has forged ahead with an aggressive schedule to complete renovations to the Frontier School Campus located at 6455 E. Commerce Ave, Kansas City, Missouri.

We will act as the general contractor for the 19,600 square foot renovation project for Frontier School of Innovation, a tuition free public math and science charter school which serves students kindergarten through eighth grade.

The project includes renovations to classrooms for 6th thru 8th grade students, support space, administrative office, and vacant space for future expansion. A key upgrade to the facility includes the addition of a fire sprinkler system.

Project Employees on behalf of Straub Construction include Greg Hellbusch as Project Manager and Dave Baalmann as Project Superintendent. BNIM Architects of Kansas City, Missouri will serve as the Architect.

With over $153 million in school projects completed in the past 10 years, we take great pride in our mission statement “to enhance and improve the lives of the people who work, live, worship and learn in the buildings we construct”.  

Straub Construction Co. is a national award-winning general contractor located in Greater Kansas City. Their focus is on a diverse scale of quality construction in the Midwest.  Since 1920, Straub Construction has delivered a full range of construction services for multifamily, commercial, institutional, religious and historical projects.  For further information, visit www.straubconstruction.com or contact (913) 451-8828.

Straub Construction Breaks Ground On $15M New Elementary School

Shawanoe 1We’ve recently begun construction on Shawanoe Elementary School located at 11230 W. 75th Street in Shawnee, KS. The project encompasses the construction of a new, two-story 84,650 square foot elementary school, along with the removal of the existing school and site improvements including a new parking lot.

Unique project features include the gymnasium, which will double as a storm shelter made of precast concrete walls. Additionally, there will be movable partitions to accommodate for classroom expansion and multi-use areas as needed.

We will use a four phased approach to ensure that the new building is open to welcome students for the 2015 – 2016 school year. Phase I construction is began in late Summer 2014 with the final phase to be completed by Fall 2016.

Shawanoe 2 Project employees on behalf of Straub Construction include Dan VanDonge as Senior Project Manager with Jeff Walters as Project Superintendent.  ACI/Boland Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri will serve as the Architect.

Straub Construction has completed several other projects on behalf of the Shawnee Mission School District including Indian Hills/Somerset Elementary Schools, Briarwood/Mohawk Elementary Schools, Roseland/Rushton Elementary Schools, Brookwood Elementary School, Indian Woods Elementary School and Comanche Elementary School.

Straub Construction Co. is a national award-winning general contractor located in Greater Kansas City. Their focus is on a diverse scale of quality construction in the Midwest.  Since 1920, Straub Construction has delivered a full range of construction services for multifamily, commercial, institutional, religious and historical projects.  For further information, visit www.straubconstruction.com or contact (913) 451-8828.