18 Nov

A guide for Owners: Having the right Owner's Rep is key, a real-world example

This is the fourth and final edition of the Owner’s Rep Guide, where we will walk you through a real-world example of how having the right Owner’s Rep on a project is key to its success. In our previous editions of the guide, we covered the basics of what an Owner’s Rep is, the steps you should take before hiring one, and the essential services that a good Owner’s Rep should provide. 
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18 Nov

CSM Group to partner with Bronson Healthcare and Acadia Healthcare on new behavioral health hospital

CSM Group is honored to announce that the firm has been selected to serve as the construction manager for Bronson Healthcare and Acadia Healthcare’s new joint venture project, the Bronson Behavioral Health Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. 
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09 Nov

A guide for Owners: 4 essential services the right Owner's Rep will provide

This is part three of A guide for Owner’s: How to work with an Owner’s Representative. In the previous installments, we’ve covered the basics of what an Owner’s Rep is and the steps you should take before hiring one. In this third installment, we will detail 4 essential services that any good Owner’s Rep should provide on the job.
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09 Nov

CSM Group, Bronson Healthcare Group break ground on outpatient surgery center

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, CSM Group celebrated the groundbreaking of Bronson Healthcare Group's new $19.3 million surgery center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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29 Oct

A guide for Owners: Hiring the right Owner's Rep

In part two of our Owner’s Rep guide, we provide instances where you would likely want to hire an Owner’s Rep and what you should do, and questions to ask before bringing one on to your project. In part one of the guide, we went over the basics of Owner’s Rep and how these individuals are different from other construction roles on the job. Check out that blog here. 
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29 Oct

A guide for Owners: How to work with an Owner's Representative

As CSM Group explores Owner’s Representation (Owner’s Rep) projects with clients, our team has begun to hear certain questions frequently and learned there is a lack of clarity about what exactly this delivery model is, what an Owner’s Rep does, and how to work with one. Our goal is to answer these questions and provide a useful guide on how to work with an Owner’s Rep and why they are so...
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17 Oct

CSM Group promotes Jeff Braasch senior construction manager

CSM Group is excited to announce that Jeff Braasch has been promoted to senior construction manager.
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04 Oct

CSM Group promotes Kalem Pulliam and Ben Stieber

Two members of CSM Group's Information Technology Department have received promotions: Kalem Pulliam to Field Engineer and Ben Stieber to System Administrator.
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29 Sep

CSM Group receives General Captive Insurance (GCI) 2021 Risk Control Award

CSM Group is proud to announce that it has received the General Captive Insurance (GCI) 2021 Risk Control Award. This award is presented to members of GCI who display a dedication to safety and risk control by implementing policies, procedures, and automations to reduce risk.
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20 Sep

CSM Group, Albion College break ground on $48 million Body and Soul Center

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, CSM Group broke ground on Albion College’s new Body and Soul Center, a $48 million redevelopment of the Washington Gardner School.
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