KBE Renovates Asian Studies Academy

HARTFORD, Conn., July 20, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation has begun phase two of renovations on the Asian Studies Academy in Hartford, Connecticut. 

The $8.2 million, three-phase project consists of selective demolition and renovation that includes a new bus drop off area, playgrounds, a new storm and sanitary drainage system, replacement of interior doors and hardware, a new entrance storefront, a new telecommunications system, a multipurpose room, a United Nations room, and renovations to the main lobby and existing locker rooms. 

The school holds 750 students in grades ranging from pre-kindergarten to eighth, and will remain occupied throughout construction. The project is slated for completion in December of 2012.

About KBE Building Corporation

Regionally located in Farmington, Conn., and Columbia, Md., KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.

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