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St. Luke’s Health System Seeks Construction Project Manager

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“The best place to give care. The best place to get care.” That is the Saint Luke’s vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice or office, our nearly 11,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke’s employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, […]

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candid marketing + communications Produces Award-Winning Work for DBIA-MAR 2017

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — candid marketing + communications was recently honored with four Fountain Awards and one Certificate of Merit from the Business Marketing Association/American Marketing Association of Kansas City (BMAKC/AMAKC). One of the first-place Fountain Awards was in the Educational Events Category for work done on behalf of the Design-Build Institute […]

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Design-Build Institute of America Mid-America Region Recognizes Richard J. Formella, PMP, DBIA with 2017 Leadership Award

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At its annual awards celebration held October 19 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., the Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-MAR), honored the Chief of the Bio-Containment Procurement Branch for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), Richard J. Formella, PMP, DBIA, with a 2017 […]

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DBIA-MAR Forms New Committee to Attract Young Professionals: Next Gen

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To further DBIA National’s Young Professionals initiative, the Mid-America Region recently formed a committee focused on the success of emerging design-build professionals in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. The Next Gen Committee, co-chaired by Tom McVey of The Clark Enersen Partners and Laura Tyson of Shafer, Kline & Warren, will officially launch in 2018 with the following vision: Mission: The […]

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DBIA-MAR 2017 Awards Celebration | Call for Entries

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We invite you to submit your design-build project(s) for the 2017 DBIA-MAR Awards Competition. The submission fee is $500 for DBIA members and $600 for non-members. All submissions must be received before 5 p.m. (CST) on August 4, 2017. The submission deadline will be strictly observed; no exceptions will be made. Entries become property of […]

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McCarthy VP Mark Heit Serving as 2017 DBIA-MAR President

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Overland Park, Kan. (April 7, 2017) – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., is pleased to announce that Mark Heit, Vice President Operations, has been tapped to serve as the 2017 Regional President and Board Chairman for the Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-MAR). DBIA is a national membership organization founded in 1993. The […]

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White Paper: Design-Build Continues to Gain Momentum

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With the passage of Missouri’s alternative procurement legislation, design-build is now an option more owners can consider and leverage. This white paper was written by DBIA-MAR Past-President, Brian Johanning of Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., to help educate owners and practitioners on how design-build can help projects compete for needed financial and social support and […]

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MO State Rep., Lincoln Hough, Receives National Leadership Award

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Missouri State Representative Lincoln Hough has recently been chosen as a winner of the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) Distinguished Design-Build Leadership Award. These awards are presented to individuals across the United States who have demonstrated leadership in the passage of supporting design-build legislation, the advancement of effective design-build practices and in the promotion of […]

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BILL SIGNED, DBIA WINS IN MISSOURI!

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Missouri’s Governor Jay Nixon has signed the bill, making Missouri the 25th state to have full design-build authorization. The passage of local design-build authorization in Missouri is being touted as the biggest victory for DBIA this session. This was signed 7/1/16 and will become effective 8/28/16. Read More Here: http://www.designbuilddoneright.com/2016-a-landmark-year-for-design-build-legislation/

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Large turnout gathered for new Burns and McDonnell Tour

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Thank you to our host Bill Quatman and to DBIA-KC for touring the new Burns and McDonnell World Headquarters facility on June 8. Nearly 90 people attended and enjoyed a reception complete with live jazz on the beautiful new rooftop terrace. DBIA used this event to highlight young professionals in the workplace by encouraging interns […]

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