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Crowley ISD CTE Groundbreaking Ceremony

It is a very exciting day for Crowley ISD and we are proud to be part of this special day. Today the district breaks ground on their new $74M career and technology education high school designed by VLK Architects.

First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Rededication

We are so proud of our latest work with First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth and of the beautiful workmanship of the pulpit, chancel, nave and baptistry as part of our 11,300 SF renovation to their sanctuary in collaboration with architect Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford. Congratulations to First Presbyterian Church on the rededication of the beautiful sanctuary! We were recognized as special guests in the worship service and included in the team photo – pictured here.

Northside Health Clinic Dedication

Local dignitaries, Congresswoman Kay Granger, Congressman Marc Veasey, Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and Mayor Betsy Price helped celebrate the Ribbon Cutting of our Northside Clinic project on November 12! This healthcare facility significantly expands North Texas Area Community Health Clinics’ ability to serve our community. The project achieved significant completion two months ahead of schedule despite having to remove 60,000 cubic yards of limestone from the site.

SFI Wins the Prestigious Aggie 100 for the Fifth Time!

We are proud to announce that SFI has received the Aggie 100 award for the fifth time! The prestigious Aggie 100 recognizes the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world and creates a forum for these businesses to pass on their lessons learned to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs. With two Aggies at the helm, Mike Freeman Class of 1991 and Scott DePauw, Class of 1999, SFI operates consistently with the Aggie Honor Code and adheres to the values and image of Texas A&M University. We would also like to congratulate frequent collaborator VLK Architects led by Leesa Vardeman on their Aggie 100 award this year!

Happy Veteran’s Day!

We’d like to thank all Veterans and military families for their service to our country.
We are proud of our Veterans on staff at SFI, including Larry, Nathan and Blair. Picture here is Nathan who joined the Army in 1997 and deployed to Germany and the Horn of Africa. He retired this year from his unit in Lewisville where he was a paratrooper. Thank you for your service!

Northside Community Health Center Operational Two Months Ahead of Schedule

Congratulations to our SFI project team at The Northside Community Health Center, which is now operational two months ahead of schedule due to their incredible dedication and hard-work!

Kaufman City Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to our client The City of Kaufman on a great ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new municipal complex and city hall. Steele & Freeman is proud to have worked on this project in collaboration with GSBS Architects.

 

SFI Is Hiring!

Steele & Freeman, Inc. Construction Managers is seeking a construction estimator with 10-15 years of experience to join our pre-construction team in our Fort Worth Headquarters office. We offer a stable work environment, vibrant team culture and comprehensive benefits! Email ctate@steelefreeman.com if you have any questions.

Skills

  • Collaborative personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills 
  • Can-Do/Team Spirit 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented 
  • Understanding of OST, BIM, Microsoft office including Outlook, Excel 
  • Strong ability to read construction plans 
  • Polished persona to help represent the company to clients and architects 
  • Leadership potential a plus 
  • Driven to win

Tasks

  • Coordinating sub bids for CMAR projects 
  • Leading hard bids 
  • Estimating change orders 
  • Involvement with value engineering and constructability analysis

Salary commensurate with experience.

Cuisine For Healing Open House

SFI is proud to be working in collaboration with Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford on Cuisine For Healing’s new kitchen addition. Last week they had their open house to honor the past 10 years of success and celebrate the future as they prepare to have the kitchen added to their building.

 

St. Martin de Porres School and Parish Hall Photo Gallery

We are delighted to share photos of our completed project, St. Martin de Porres School Building and Parish Hall in Prosper, TX. The 40,000 SF school building and 18,000 SF parish hall were completed in 2017. We are honored to have worked on this beautiful project with repeat client, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth. Architecture by Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford.

Trophy Club Municipal Complex Photo Gallery

We are pleased to share our latest photos of the new Trophy Club Municipal Complex, designed by GSBS Architects for our repeat client, The Town of Trophy Club. This new 24,720 SF building also serves as the Town’s Police Administration Building. We are proud of our role as Construction Manager at Risk for this amazing project.

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads and Grandfathers of Steele & Freeman! Family is everything to us. We never sacrifice anything for safety and this the reason why…

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Congratulations to FLEX-N-GATE and the City of Grand Prairie on this exciting new investment in our region. We are proud to work with FLEX-N-GATE on the expansion of their Grand Prairie location in collaboration with architecture firm, Ghafari Associates.

View the article here:
https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/06/06/automotive-giant-investing-175-million-hiring-hundreds-grand-prairie

Crowley ISD Groundbreaking Ceremony

Earlier this month we celebrated the groundbreaking of Crowley ISD’s newest elementary school. The new 96,000 SF school will open in 2019 and house 800 students. We are excited to work with Crowley ISD and VLK Architects, Inc. on this awesome project.

 

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Our Keller ISD Center for Advanced Learning (KCAL) project, designed by Corgan, was featured in Learning by Design as an Outstanding Project. Congratulations to Keller ISD and the entire project team! It was also featured on pages 21 and 22 for its leadership in “Innovation through Collaboration.”

https://bydesign.secure-platform.com/a/gallery/rounds/2/details/91

 

Congratulations to our client, Operation Kindness, on the ground breaking of their expansion last month! We are honored to collaborate with Operation Kindness – the state’s largest no-kill animal shelter and their architect, Shelter Planners of  America on this project.