We take family to a whole new level. We supported a client’s recent golf tournament fundraiser and our two teams showed up in matching branded apparel – unplanned! #RideForTheBrand Thank you to Lance at L.A. Fuess Partners for taking notice of our “sharp dressed” team and for capturing this photo!
Steele & Freeman was proud to sponsor Ruffolution this weekend which was an event put on by NAWIC South Central Region. Proceeds benefit NAWIC Fort Worth Chapter #1 Foundation, Inc. providing scholarships for students in construction-related degree and apprenticeship programs. A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to Straydog, a no-kill shelter.
We are pleased to announce we have been been recognized by the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) with a Diamond Level STEP (Safety Training Education Process) Award which is given to firms that are “dramatically safer than the industry average.” We sacrifice everything for safety. Safety is more than simply wearing hard hats and safety vests – it is about being tirelessly vigilant for the safety of each person on and around the site.
All the Can-Do Crew Kids have gone back to school! Steele & Freeman believes in putting family first. This Fundamental is a favorite among our staff and according to them, it is a big reason why they love to work here. Their positive feedback has resulted in Steele & Freeman being recognized as a Best Company to Work For in Fort Worth. We are proud to have a great work place and vibrant culture. Here is an album of our back-to-school memories for the 2019-2020 school year! #FamilyIsEverything
We are currently in pre-construction with our Joint Venture Partner Post L Group Drywall & Acoustical Ceilings on an extensive renovation and addition project for Fort Worth ISD at South Hills High School in South Fort Worth. This $39.9 M project will provide new science classrooms, labs and other instructional spaces. Common spaces will be renovated to provide an ideal space for student interaction and collaboration. Architecture by Jacobs & Associates Architects.
Ribbon cuttings for our projects are always exciting. Today we had an especially meaningful and emotional ribbon cutting at Crowley ISD’s new June W. Davis Elementary School. Words like pioneer, trailblazer and legend are used to describe June W. Davis. It is obvious she is a powerhouse not only in the Crowley community, but in Tarrant County. We were honored to build this school that bears her name and honors her phenomenal legacy. The first day of school is Thursday!!
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a special project to lead the construction of the landmark $50M re-development of the Bedford Boys Ranch for community recreation. We will be working with OWT Architects and Halff Associates on the project.
Congratulations to The City of Midlothian on their groundbreaking for their new Fire Station No. 1. Chief McCaskill gave a very meaningful speech to the audience. We have enjoyed our pre-construction collaboration and we are eager to start construction. Design by Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects.
We sacrifice everything for safety! We are conducting safety stand down sessions for National Safety Stand Down Day at all of our sites in effort to prevent falls. Here are a few photos of our Stand Down at our 150,000 SF $70M state-of-the-art Crowley ISD Collegiate High School and CTE project.
We had 95 subcontractors in attendance. We shut the job down and met with everyone to discuss preventing falls on site.
The meeting was led Senior Superintendent Eddie, Superintendent Jeremy, Assistant Superintendent Antonio. Senior PM Jared and General Superintendent Tim also participated. Thank you to Associate Project Manager Justin who assisted with the Stand Down and shared these photos!
In honor of Teacher Appreciation week, we would like to salute all the educators and administrators that have the important and very rewarding job of teaching our next generation. Thank you for all you do every day!
Steele & Freeman is a long time member of the AIA Fort Worth (American Institute of Architects). We are proud to support and be involved with this organization which serves our collaborators – architects and the community through design awareness.
CORRECTION – 1:30PM
Join us for the Pre-Bid Conference today in advance of sub-bidding for our Argyle High School Renovation and Addition project.
Design by Corgan.
Size: 202,000 SF of addition; 38,000 SF renovation
Join us today at 1:30PM at 800 Eagle Drive in Argyle to learn more about this great project.
Plan room: http://steelefreeman.com/plan-room-2/
The Can-Do Crew was out in force at the grand opening of our Roanoke City Hall project on Saturday. This extraordinary building was designed by RGA Architects and was a labor of love for every person that worked on it. The building is chock full of stunning custom finishes such as the mahogany wood panels, cast stone details, hand chiseled masonry corners, wrought iron stair rails, atrium skylight and clock tower. The City of Roanoke had high praises for our project team and RGA Architects. It was such an honor to lead the construction of this beautiful building.
SFI is proud to have built the beautiful Whiskey Ranch, in collaboration with Tryba Designs and Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford architects. Check out this article to learn more about the 112-acre ranch that houses the corporate headquarters, manufacturing and event centers for owners Firestone & Robertson Distilling, Co.
Happy Birthday to our company president, Mike Freeman! Mike’s wife hosted a fantastic surprise party today in honor of Mike’s 50th birthday at our company headquarters. Mike shares this birthday with one of our longtime staff members, Sidney Dove. Happy Birthday Sidney!
It’s a beautiful day in Roanoke, Texas! Special thank you to our superintendent for sharing this gem of a photo of the City Hall we built!
Our VP of Operations, Scott accepted our plaque for being one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Fort Worth as named by Fort Worth Inc. Magazine. Congratulations to our fellow honorees!
Another beautiful picture from our Roanoke City Hall project featuring the lobby by the second floor balcony, located right next to the mayor’s office. This picture highlights even more of the high-end details in the new city hall such as the skylight, terrazzo floors, arched Venetian plaster ceiling and mahogany framework.
What makes Steele & Freeman successful? We are dedicated to developing our practice through developing our people. Mentorships are a key part of our development. Here are some of our past and current mentoring pairs that lay the groundwork for our success.
The new Roanoke City Hall features masonry details carefully hand-chiseled corners to give it the look of an older Hill Country style courthouse. This stunning project is chock full of artisan-quality details. Stay tuned for more photos! The beautiful design is by Roanoke firm, RGA Architects. The building was designed to set the tone for a high standard of buildings in the heart of Roanoke. Great work by our project team led by Superintendent Sam and Senior Project Manager Brian. Special thanks to our subcontractors for their meticulous work!
We are pleased to announce we have been named one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Fort Worth by Fort Worth Inc Magazine!
We would like to express our gratitude and congratulations to Larry Clements, our business developer. Larry came to us from Acme Brick where he worked for 40 years. He retired from Steele & Freeman. Larry is known as incredible kind and friendly gentleman. He will be spending more time with his four adorable grand daughters, his wife, two children and their respective spouses. Larry is an active volunteer in the community. We will miss you Larry!
As we approach our 40th year in business, we had our company founders up to the office to take a photo that will go on our Can-Do Crew Wall of Honor. These two gentlemen started it all in 1979. Thank you to Mr. David Freeman and Mr. Bill Steele! They have quite a legacy – Steele & Freeman is now one of the Best Companies to Work for and Fastest Growing in Fort Worth.
We are pleased to announce we are working on a pair of new projects with the City of Grapevine – the Animal Shelter & Adoption Center and the Grapevine Golf Clubhouse. The 8,100 SF animal shelter is designed by Quorum Architects and has a budget of $3.3M. The Golf Clubhouse also has a budget of $3.3M and is designed by Thiel and Thiel, Inc. These are our first projects with the City of Grapevine.
We were recently awarded a project with Argyle ISD for phase II of their high school. Corgan is the architect on the $49M project. This is our first time to work with Argyle ISD. We will post graphics when they are available.
We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a new project with the City of Hurst to construct their new animal shelter and dog park with design by Ron Hobbs Architects.
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.
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.
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!
We are very proud and excited to announce that we have been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Fort Worth by Fort Worth, Inc. Magazine!
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!
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!
Big news coming soon from SFI!! We had a special guest in the office, a well known business reporter visited us to get information regarding a special recognition of Steele & Freeman. Stay tuned for the full announcement to come soon! #CanDoCrew
Steele & Freeman has turned 39 years old! We are celebrating the Fundamentals that have made us successful over the past 39 years, one of which is teamwork.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
- 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
- Coordinating sub bids for CMAR projects
- Leading hard bids
- Estimating change orders
- Involvement with value engineering and constructability analysis
Salary commensurate with experience.
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.
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.
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.
The illuminated water feature on the plaza at the new Roanoke City Hall is installed and underwent testing last week on a very hot summer day. This project, designed by RGA Architects of Roanoke is nearing completion. Stay tuned for more photos of this beautiful building.
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…
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.
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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.
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.
Great things are happening out at our Roanoke City Hall project site. This is the water feature located at the front of the building. Work on the pergola will begin next week over the sidewalk on the outer perimeter. Thanks to our assistant superintendent, Mason who is leading construction of the plaza for sharing this photo!
For those of you that drive on 377 in Roanoke, you may have noticed the new cupola on the roof of our City Hall project there. We recently placed the beautiful cupola with a crane. This is going to be a beautiful building and it is all coming together on schedule, of course. The two story, 29,000 SF building was designed by RGA Architects of Roanoke and will be complete later this year. More on the project’s design: http://rgaarchitects.com/portfolio/roanoke-city-hall/
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 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.
Congratulations to our client, Broadway Baptist Church on the recent dedication of their new Kids center! Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford designed the beautiful space.
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.
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!
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.