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addition to the United Bank of Union in Union, Mo. The company
has completed several projects on the bank's behalf in recent years,
The latest bank project involves building a two-story,
15,000-square-foot addition and renovating 16,000 existing square
feet of the building, all while it remains in operation. The company
is following a detailed phasing plan and coordinating excavation
efforts with local utilities, he adds.
Dierbergs Markets is another long-standing HBD client. The
company has built many stores for the supermarket chain during
the past 14 years and is currently working on two store renovation
projects. "We have repeat clients because we service them well and
bring their projects in on budget and on schedule," Perry says.
is renovating the historic
Chemical Building in downtown
HBD continues to improve its services by regularly investing in new
technology, tools and equipment. This includes implementing new
project management software as well as well communication tools
for its field personnel. These investments will further bolster its
already well-equipped construction teams, Perry notes.
"Our greatest strength is our people in the field. We have excellent,
trained union craftsmen who have come up though the trades and
know how a building goes together," he adds. "We know we can rely
on them, as well as our excellent project management staff, to help
us deliver the ultimate end product to our customers."
building in Quincy, Ill., for Blessing Hospital System. The state-ofthe-art building will include high-end electrical and mechanical
infrastructure and house brand-new radiology and laboratory
equipment. The project is anticipated to last 16 months.
The exterior skin of the building will include a rainscreen wrap,
which dissipates and drains water. This is the first time HBD has used
a rainscreen wrap on a project of this size, Perry notes.
HBD's other ongoing projects include its second senior living
project for Springfield, Mo.-based developer O'Reilly Development Co. In March, the contractor began work on the Boulevard
at Wentzville in Wentzville, Mo., which consists of two buildings
containing a total of 137 living units and 140,000 square feet. Work
will conclude next spring.
The project closely follows completion last fall of the Boulevard at
St. Charles in St. Charles, Mo., a 196,000-square-foot, five-building
complex with 174 total units. Work on that project lasted 15 months,
Both Boulevard senior living complexes house independent,
assisted and memory care units. The St. Charles project is built on a
small lot and required the use of exterior retaining walls and tight
staging areas, while the Wentzville site contains a large amount of
rock, he adds.
O'Reilly Development is just one of the company's many repeat
clients. HBD in April 2019 will finish work on a renovation and
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