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PROJECT PROFILE Cerner Innovations Campus Location: Kansas City, Missouri Challenge Cerner Corporation, the world’s largest publicly traded healthcare information technology company, hit a major growth spurt, and with that growth, a marked increase in company employees. To accommodate this growth and specifically to house their software development team, a 16-phase, 4.7...

PROJECT PROFILE Burns & McDonnell World Headquarters Location: Kansas City, Missouri Challenge As an integrated engineering/architectural/construction firm consistently listed in Fortune’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For”, Burns & McDonnell’s new headquarters building had a wide variety of constituents to satisfy. To meet these various requirements, Burns & McDonnell...

PROJECT PROFILE Daimler Trucks North America Headquarters Location: Portland, OR Client: Hoffman Construction Challenge For the new Daimler Trucks North America Headquarters, American Direct was contracted to provide doors, frames, and hardware for more than 500 openings, in addition to specialty items such as toilet partitions, bike racks, lockers, and...

PROJECT PROFILE Devon Energy Center Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Challenge Building a 1.8 million square foot, 52-story skyscraper in the middle of a busy downtown is a logistical challenge most contractors never have to contend with. But when Holder Flintco was hired to build the new Devon Energy Center in...

PROJECT PROFILE Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Location: Kansas City, MO Challenge When contractor J.E. Dunn was given the honor of making philanthropist Muriel McBrien Kauffman’s vision for a landmark performing arts center in downtown Kansas City a reality, the company knew it would have to meet exacting standards. The...

PROJECT PROFILE Tobin Center for the Performing Arts Location: San Antonio, Texas Challenge When Bexar County voters approved $100 million in bonds to transform San Antonio’s historic auditorium structure into a new state-of-the-art center for the performing arts, project managers knew quality would be key. The new Tobin Center would need...

PROJECT PROFILE Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal Location: Atlanta, Georgia Challenge Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is the busiest in the world in terms of total passenger traffic. So when the city embarked on a $1.4 billion, four-year expansion project to help accommodate that huge traffic volume, contractors had to conduct...

PROJECT PROFILE GoDaddy Global Technology Center Location: Tempe, Arizona Challenge As one of the biggest technology companies in the world, GoDaddy requires ample space to serve its more than 12 million clients. But the company also wants to stand out as a great place to work for the highly skilled tech...

PROJECT PROFILE CyrusOne Data Center Location: Phoenix, Arizona Challenge The timeline on CyrusOne’s massive new Data Center campus in Phoenix — encompassing 57 acres and ultimately more than 100,000 square feet of office and storage space — was extremely compact. The company filed its initial drawings in February 2012 and...

PROJECT PROFILE Digital Dallas Data Centers Location: Dallas, Texas Challenge Demand for access to data centers — facilities where companies store the huge computer servers that power their enterprise-wide technology — is exploding. And as that demand increases, the need for more and more data center space grows with it. When...