Mon, 02/11/2019 - 5:33pm

Award winning KAI Interior Designer Asha Perez has been selected to moderate a panel discussion Feb. 13 at the Design Connections event in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The 6th annual industry event brings leading suppliers together with the nation’s top architectural and design professionals for 2.5 days of networking and information sharing. 


Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:25am

KAI Enterprises, an integrated architectural, engineering and construction services firm, is pleased to announce that long-time Dallas community leader Darren L. James, AIA, has been named President of KAI Enterprises. The leadership change reflects the company’s vision to grow, connect and transform communities across the country.

James, a shareholder in the company since 2010 and formerly the President and COO of KAI Texas, will explore inno

New branding, website and logo to unveil in February
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 10:37am

KAI Design & Build, an integrated architectural, engineering and construction services firm providing design and construction solutions across the country for nearly 40 years, has announced a corporate restructuring and will now be known as KAI Enterprises. KAI Enterprises, which will simply go by KAI publicly, will serve as the parent company of four new

Services for Grandmother of KAI CEO Michael Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled for Jan. 23
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 5:25pm

The community is mourning the death of nationally recognized educator and civil rights activist Dr. Irene Leota Moore Wright -- mother-in-law of KAI Founder Michael Kennedy, Sr. and grandmother of KAI CEO Michael Kennedy, Jr. -- who passed away on Jan. 10 at age 91. A Celebration of Life Service honoring her is scheduled for Jan. 23 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Wright

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 2:28pm

KAI Design & Build proudly announces that its design-build team has received a Design-Build Institute of America – Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) 2018 Honor Award in the Commercial-Office Buildings category for the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being in St. Louis, Missouri.

For more than 18 years, the DBIA-MAR has recognized excellence in

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 9:55am

KAI Design & Build announces that it has acquired St. Louis-based Volk Construction Company, effective Oct. 1, 2018. The acquisition provides KAI’s clients with a greater pool of construction expertise and talent, and Volk’s clients with a greater depth of integrated design and construction solutions.


Groundbreaking for new Marriott-branded hotel held on Oct. 18
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 10:39am

The KAI Design & Build/HBD Construction, Inc. team has been selected to build one of the first new hotels in downtown St. Louis in years – Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new hotel was held on Oct. 18 at the corner of 22nd and Market streets, the former site of iconic Harry’s

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:34pm

KAI Design & Build proudly announces the addition of Dan Forguson of Columbia, Illinois as Vice President of Finance.

In his new role, Forguson reports to the CFO and is responsible for providing enterprise leadership in the areas of financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and project controls.

“As KAI continues to experience both organic

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 2:48pm

KAI Design & Build has acquired Atlanta-based Dorsey Engineering, Inc., effective Oct. 1, 2018. The acquisition expands KAI’s service reach into Georgia and Florida, while providing Dorsey’s existing clients with access to expansive technologies, additional engineering consulting and design resources, and BIM capabilities offered through KAI.

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:37am

Congratulations to KAI President Michael Kennedy, Jr. who was selected as one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s Diverse Business Leaders for 2018! The awards honor individuals who promote diversity around race, sexual orientation and disability, and also local companies and civic organizations that are committed to employing a diverse workforce and have programs, initiatives, resources and/or community involvement that promotes diversity in the workplace.