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.
The Town of Flower Mound Library Services reached out to us for help with a photo on their library project for a selfie contest. We were happy to provide hard hats for the photo! We love the appropriate puns “Libraries Rock” and “Dig Into Reading” on their t-shirts! We are excited to be working with the Town of Flower Mound on their library expansion with design by Komatsu Architects of Fort Worth. #CityHallSelfieDay
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.
We had a full house today at our headquarters office. The conference was full of subcontractors interested in bidding on our City of Grapevine Animal Shelter project! The more subs that bid, the more competitive the pricing for our clients. We work hard to market our projects to quality subcontractors. Thank you to everyone that came out today!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.