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Construction Season 2019 Kicks Off with Projects Galore

Construction happens year-round, but as with just about everything that happens outdoors in Minnesota, there’s a busy season in the summertime. This year, we’re heading into our busy season with a ton of new projects going on!

Shingobee signs partnership with MNOSHA for Phalen Village project

Representatives from Shingobee Builders and Minnesota OSHA (MNOSHA) Compliance gathered on Friday, June 1, to sign a Level 3 Cooperative Compliance Partnership for the Phalen Village project in St. Paul, MN. 

Shingobee's 2019 ALDI Boom

Shingobee has provided construction services for eight ALDI grocery stores to date, both new construction and remodels. In 2019, we’ve been contracted for seven additional stores! That’s almost doubling the number we’ve worked on in only one year.

Tour the National Award Winning Four Winds School

On March 27, 2019, Shingobee Builders was honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as an Eagle Winner, the highest award in ABC’s National Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for our work on Four Winds Alternative & Career Technology Education High School in Fort Totten, North Dakota. 

 

The school is a Net Zero Energy Building, which means it produces as much energy as it uses. It has multiple innovative sustainable construction features. Check them out in our tour below!

New Convenience Store & Water Efficient Car Wash Near Completion

The latest addition to Shingobee’s lengthy resume of convenience stores / fuel stations / car washes is the Now Mart Gas & Groceries. The convenience store was built over the past winter and opened on February 18.

 

This project includes a 5,000 sq. ft. convenience store designed by HW2 Design, fuel station, and 3,800 sq. ft. Tommy Car Wash. The car wash, which is designed to utilize rainwater captured from all of the impervious surfaces on the site, as well as reclaimed water from the wash, will open this spring.

Shingobee Earns Top National Awards for Four Winds School Construction

Shingobee Builders has been honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as an Eagle Winner, the highest award in ABC’s National Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for our work on Four Winds Alternative & Career Technology Education High School in Fort Totten, North Dakota.

 

The project also received a special recognition, a Greener Tomorrow Award, for its utilization of sustainability best practices. Shingobee Vice President Tony Godlewski and Superintendent Eric George received the awards March 27, 2019, during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration in Long Beach, California.

It's Women in Construction Week

Women are a growing part of this industry, and Shingobee has a long history of women holding important roles, starting with its founding in 1980 by Gae Veit, a Native American woman who retired in 2007. In 2018, the company returned to its roots as a woman-led construction company when industry veteran and 14-year employee Nancy Samson became its new owner, president, and CEO.

Shingobee CEO Nancy Samson Speaks on Construction Workforce

Last week, Shingobee CEO Nancy Samson had the opportunity to join a panel at an event hosted by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Shingobee Recognized for Excellence in Construction

Shingobee Builders was honored with two Eagle Awards by Associated Builders and Contractors Minnesota/North Dakota Chapter for the Fours Winds Alternative & Continuing Technical Education School in Fort Totten, North Dakota, and The Gardner School in Edina, Minnesota.

Delta Hotels Minneapolis Northeast celebrates Grand Opening

The Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast celebrated the opening of their newly renovated hotel on January 17 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and festive event.

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