Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bruce Hobbs Featured in PSMJ’s Newsletter

HWA’s Director of Construction Administration Bruce Hobbs, RA, CSI, was featured in the January issue of Professional Services Management Journal (PSMJ).

The article, Mentoring Provides Value Fare Beyond Salary, talks about how important it is for young and mature staff to have a structured symbiotic relationship.

According to PSMJ research, successful A/E/C firms believe younger employees need mature staff to help them obtain skills that they probably will not learn in college or as an intern. Bruce states “mature employees have the ability to impact the future of any profession by the mentoring of younger talent.”

Read the entire PSMJ article.

Sanford Regional Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony

Groundbreaking for the new Sanford Regional Hospital, located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, took place May 18, 2010.

There was an estimated 250 – 300 people present at the groundbreaking. Hoefer Wysocki Architecture is providing  master planning, architectural and interior design services for Sanford Regional Hospital’s 3-story, 48-bed, 113,000 SF facility. Construction will take about 20 months.

Sanford Regional Hospital groundbreaking ceremony

Sanford Regional Hospital rendering/illustration

Olathe Parking Garage Wins Project of the Year

The Olathe Parking Garage, located in Olathe, Kansas, has been awarded Project of the Year in the category of projects between $5 – $10 M, by the Associated General Contractors of America.

The expansion of this building increased the available parking to 706 stalls. This 6-level, 100,000 SF building is designed to LEED Silver criteria.  The design-build team consisted of Hoefer Wysocki Architecture and Turner Construction. This project will be highlighted in the Modern Builder Magazine this month.

Olathe Parking Garage

Whiteman Air Force Base Construction in Progress

Construction of a 2-story building, located at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, is in progress. All tilt-up panels are poured on the slab, a 250 ton crane was used to lift them up into place. This 37,750 SF design-build facility is expected to be completed late fall of this year.

Whiteman Air Force Base