July 17, 2008

Barton Malow to Build Van Dyke Schools

Southfield, MI – July 17, 2008 — Van Dyke Public Schools in Macomb County, Michigan, has chosen Barton Malow Company as construction manager for its $62.6 million bond program.

Of all 29 Michigan bond issues approved on May 6, 2008, Van Dyke is the largest. It is also the first one that the district passed by such a wide margin – 60% approval – since 1996. The construction program calls for remodeling and additions to several schools, a career center at the high school, renovating athletic fields and playgrounds, revamping technology systems and related improvements. Partners In Architecture, Mt. Clemens, is project architect.

According to Van Dyke Public Schools Superintendent Kathy Spaulding, “Throughout our entire bond campaign, Barton Malow provided an outstanding level of support. Their extensive experience and commitment to our students and community made all the difference in passing the bond initiative. We couldn't have done it without them!"

Barton Malow Company provides construction management, design/build, program management, general contracting, technology and rigging services throughout North America. The ISO (quality) certified company has LEED Accredited Professionals on staff and is an industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader. Niche market specialties include health care, educational, federal, industrial, energy, and special event facilities. Barton Malow has a staff of over 1,500 in 12 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Annual firm revenues exceed $1 billion. For additional information, visit