September 22, 2014

Construction to Begin Sept. 25 on New Wings Arena, Entertainment District

The groundbreaking to celebrate the $650 million Detroit Red Wings arena and entertainment district will take place on September 25. Chris Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings Inc. said the groundbreaking will include various dignitaries and will be an elaborate ceremony, rather than the traditional shovel-in-the-ground photo op.

Read more about the fall construction schedule and project elements here.

September 22, 2014

Crews Show Signs Of Progress At New Heritage High School Site

Construction is on schedule for the new Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. Fifty eight percent of the $63.5 million budget is being spent on local contractors.

Read about the project schedule and hear about the number of local contractors involved in construction, from Barton Malow Project Manager, Brian Bass.

September 22, 2014

See the Progress on Wayne State's New $93 Million Biomedical Research Building in Detroit

The Multidisciplinary Biomedical Research Building that is redeveloping the 127,000-square-foot Dalgleish Cadillac building and transforming a city block into a research facility is also the largest construction project in Wayne State University's history.


See the progress on the Wayne State's Biomedical Research Building.

September 19, 2014

Daytona Rising Featured in ENR Southwest Sports Section

Daytona Rising was recently highlighted in the ENR Magazine Southeast Sports Section. Read more about the project, along with our history of building iconic venues for the past 80 years, in the digital edition.

September 15, 2014

Children's Hospital's New Tower to Focus More on Critical Care

The new DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan patient tower is slated to begin construction in March and open at the end of 2016, with the entire project completed by 2017. Due to the growing number of children who need neonatal and pediatric intensive care, the hospital is expected to be more of a critical care facility than originally planned.

Construction management services will be provided by Barton Malow Company and Detroit-based Brinker Group.

September 11, 2014

Local Economy Also Rising on Strength of Speedway Workers

The renovation of Daytona International Speedway (DIS), known as Daytona Rising, has more than 700 workers on site who are helping to boost the local economy. Businesses, restaurants, and hotels along the International Speedway Boulevard are benefitting during a time that generally slows down at the end of summer.

Read more about how Daytona Rising is boosting the local economy around DIS vicinity.

September 10, 2014

$250 Million Project at Bay County's Karn-Weadock Complex to be Complete by April

A $250 million technology upgrade that will reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at Consumers Energy's Karn-Weadock Generating Complex in Bay County's Hampton Township is scheduled to by completed by April. The spray dry absorber project started more than four years ago and is expected to reduce emissions by 95 percent. Barton Malow and Sterling Heights-based Conti Electric are the contractors involved in the project.

September 09, 2014

$450 Million Detroit Red Wings Arena Plan Focused on Michigan, Detroit Sourcing

Michigan and Detroit-area contractors filled Motor City Casino's Sound Board Theater on September 9 to learn more about opportunities on construction of the Detroit Events Center, future home to the Detroit Red Wings. The Ilitch family's Olympia Development, and Barton Malow-Hunt-White-as the lead contractor-aims to hire 30 percent Detroit-based businesses with 51 percent Detroit-based worker participation. The Michigan-wide Contractor and Supplier Summit provided a project overview and networking opportunities.

September 03, 2014

Barton Malow Announces New Vice President of Virginia Operations

Richmond, VA — September 2, 2014 — Barton Malow Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Erik Eshleman to Vice President of Virginia Operations. Erik joined Barton Malow in 2000 and has been working in the construction industry for more than 38 years.

September 03, 2014

Construction of Consumers Energy's Tuscola County Wind Park Breezing Along

Consumers Energy Cross Winds Energy Park in Tuscola County's Akron Township is expected to start generating renewable energy for customers later this year. The 62 wind turbines will supply electricity to 31,000 homes.

Read more about Cross Winds Energy Park, view photos and a map, and get information about guided tours of the wind park.