Tue, 12/04/2018 - 3:16pm

KAI 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 design-build

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:02am

KAI 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.

“Volk Construction Company

Groundbreaking for new Marriott-branded hotel held on Oct. 18
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 10:45am

The KAI/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 Restaurant & Bar.

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:47pm

KAI proudly announces the addition of Dan Forguson 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 and acquisitive growth, we are placing a

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 2:54pm

KAI 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.

Since

Inspiring groundbreaking ceremony held on Sept. 13
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:26pm

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.

Their Importance in Educational Design and Construction
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:13pm

Check out the recent article published in The Network by KAI Texas President and COO Darren James that focuses on the Well Building Standard and Living Building Challenge and their importance in educational design and construction.

Published in Interiors + Sources - Aug. 3, 2018
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:47pm

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

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 4:16pm

KAI proudly announces the promotion of Todd Jacobs, AIA, FHFI, LEED AP, to Director of Design.

Jacobs, who was hired in November 2016 as Vice President and Senior Project Manager, will replace Marcus Moomey, AIA, DBIA, who is moving from the Director of Design position to a new position as Director of Design-Build.

As Director of Design, Jacobs will provide overall

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:19am

KAI proudly announces the promotion of Marcus Moomey, AIA, DBIA, to the new position of Director of Design-Build in KAI's Build Group.

Moomey held the position of Director of Architecture for the past three years. Vice President and Senior Project Manager Todd Jacobs, AIA, FHFI, LEED AP, has been promoted to fill Moomey's vacant position.

In his new role,