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St. Louis' Kwame Building Group tackling convention center addition

St. Louis' Kwame Building Group tackling convention center addition

St. Louis-based Kwame Building Group has begun work on the $1.8 billion addition to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. As a subconsultant to the Clark-Lewis Joint Venture team, KWAME’s role is to augment the project’s quality assurance and quality control staff. The 1.4-million-square-foot expansion is expected to complete in 2021 and open for events in 2022.

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McCarthy wraps construction of St. Louis aquarium

McCarthy wraps construction of St. Louis aquarium

McCarthy Building Companies has completed construction of the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station, a 120,000-square-foot, two-story attraction built inside the footprint of a nearly 500,000-square-foot 19th century iron umbrella train shed designated a National Historic Landmark. The grand-opening was Christmas Day 2019.

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New Fairfield Inn & Suites opens near Kansas City

New Fairfield Inn & Suites opens near Kansas City

The new Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City Belton by Marriott will opened Jan. 3 in Belton, Missouri. Located just north of Highway 58 between Mullen Road and Interstate 49, the 48,000-square-foot, four-story hotel features complimentary WiFi in its 82 rooms as well as meeting rooms, free parking and electric car-charging stations.