KBE Donates Books To Girls, Inc.

July 16, 2012
WATERBURY, Conn., July 16, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation donated over 400 books to the Waterbury, Connecticut location of Girls, Inc. of Southwestern Connecticut (Girls, Inc. of SWCT) on July 13, 2012. This donation was part of KBE’s 50 Ways to Make a Difference program. The 50 Ways initiative is a yearlong charitable support program, … Continue reading KBE Donates Books To Girls, Inc.

KBE Awarded Platinum STEP Award

July 3, 2012
FARMINGTON, Conn., July 3, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation received the Platinum STEP (Safety Training & Evaluation Process) Award from the National Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC). The award recognizes KBE’s regional offices in both Connecticut and Maryland.  The ABC National Environment Health & Safety Committee (EH&S) established the STEP program in 1989 to provide … Continue reading KBE Awarded Platinum STEP Award

KBE Breaks Ground For Two CT Schools

June 27, 2012
DANIELSON, Conn., June 27, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation has broken ground for the renovations and additions for two Danielson, CT schools: Harvard Ellis Technical High School and Quinebaug Valley Middle College High School.  The $84 million Harvard Ellis project will consist of a 117,300 square-foot renovation and a 68,000 square-foot addition, which will house … Continue reading KBE Breaks Ground For Two CT Schools

KBE Wins Top Honors For AFRC

June 26, 2012
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., June 26, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation earned a First Place Award for the Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) at the 2012 Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) 16th Annual Project Team Awards Banquet in the category of Best New Project over $10 million.  Formed in 1952, the CBC is a networking organization that consists … Continue reading KBE Wins Top Honors For AFRC

St. Marys College Student Wins $2,500 Scholarship

June 25, 2012
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md., June 25, 2012 — James Schloss, Project Manager at KBE Building Corporation, recently awarded an Environmental Studies Scholarship funded by KBE to Elizabeth Marie Josephine Lee of Narrangansett, Rhode Island, a student at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This award, which is funded for four years at the College, provides a $2,500 … Continue reading St. Marys College Student Wins $2,500 Scholarship

KBE Renovates Rhode Island Colleges

June 18, 2012
KINGSTON, R.I., June 18, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation has completed renovations at Rhode Island College and has work underway on two projects for the University of Rhode Island.  At Rhode Island College, KBE has completed the $11.5 million renovation and addition to Rhode Island College’s recreation center.  The project included the renovation of the … Continue reading KBE Renovates Rhode Island Colleges

KBE CEO Wins Distinguished Alumni Award

June 6, 2012
WALLINGFORD, Conn., June 6, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation‘s principal, president and CEO Mike Kolakowski received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wallingford Education Foundation.  The Wallingford Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial support to programs that promote educational excellence within the Wallingford, CT school system through grants, community fundraising events, and … Continue reading KBE CEO Wins Distinguished Alumni Award

KBE Donates To Hood College Endowment Fund

June 4, 2012
FARMINGTON, Conn. and COLUMBIA, Md., June 4, 2012 — An award-winning commercial construction firm has established an endowment fund that will partially support a head tennis coach position at Hood College.  KBE Building Corporation, located in Columbia, Md., and Farmington, Conn., will donate $25,000 over five years to the KBE Tennis Coach Endowment Fund.  The … Continue reading KBE Donates To Hood College Endowment Fund

KBE & CTA Win Project Of The Year Award

May 17, 2012
FARMINGTON, Conn., May 17, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation and CTA Construction have been recognized by the Construction Management Association of America, New England Chapter, with the 2012 Project of the Year Award for the renovation of Beverly High School in Beverly, Massachusetts.  The $68 million project included a phased 113,000 square-foot renovation and a four-story, … Continue reading KBE & CTA Win Project Of The Year Award

KBE Recognizes Employees

May 17, 2012
FARMINGTON, Conn., May 17, 2012 — Each year since 2004, KBE Building Corporation has formally celebrated the accomplishments of its employees with an annual Employee Awards program.  “At KBE, we know that our people are our greatest asset,” explains Mike Kolakowski, a principal owner of KBE and the firm’s President and CEO. “Each of our staff … Continue reading KBE Recognizes Employees