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Southwestern Adventist University Topping of New Nursing Building

Congratulations to our client, Southwestern Adventist University on the recent topping out of the new Nursing Building we are construction for them on their campus in Keene, TX! Design by Beck Architecture. The new facility will be approximately 42,000 SF and will be complete in 2018.

Dena Rowland Named TEXO’s Woman of the Year

Dena joined Steele & Freeman nearly 20 years ago and serves as our Controller. She is very active in the construction industry, having served as the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Southern Region’s President and is an active volunteer for several groups in the area.

According to the TEXO website, the Magnolia or Woman of the Year Award “recognizes an outstanding woman in construction demonstrating the following: Excellence in job performance, continued commitment to education, demonstrated leadership in promoting a positive image for the construction industry, acts as a role model for women in the industry and/or the community, and is an active participant in community and/or charitable activities.

Broadway Baptist Church Dedication

Congratulations to our client, Broadway Baptist Church on the recent dedication of their new Kids center! Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford designed the beautiful space.

Kaufman Municipal Complex Topping Out

Kaufman City staff, officials and the project team celebrated the Topping Out of their new Municipal Complex. To commemorate the occasion, everyone signed a beam and watched get lifted into place and attached to the building’s structure.

Placement of St. Martin De Porres Classroom and Parish Hall Dome

We recently placed the dome and cross atop our St. Martin De Porres Classroom and Parish Hall Project. Our General Superintendent Tim snapped some great photos!

Keller ISD Vista Ridge Middle School Building Dedication

Congratulations to Keller ISD on the dedication of their latest middle school, Vista Ridge off Thompson Road which we delivered four months early. This is our latest of several projects for Keller ISD. VLK Architects, Inc. was responsible for its innovative design. Our construction team was recognized at the ceremony with a very loud applause by school staff and faculty. Accolades continued in the event program where our team was praised “for their unbelievable customer service.” The school is 160,000 SF with more than 40 classrooms plus special science labs and art rooms with courtyard access. The cafetorium features seating for 800. The project also included a road connecting I-35 access to Thompson Road and runs right in front of the school.