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Safety & Quality 4th Quarter Awards Newsletter 2
4th Quarter Safety & Quality Awards
Posted February 3, 2017
Congratulations to the Wal-Mart, Virginia Beach and Bridges Apartment Teams for being the 4th Quarter Safety and Quality Award Winners of 2016! The folks on the Wal-Mart, Virginia Beach Team have done an outst... Continue Reading
12 Cans of Christmas
Posted January 9, 2017
KBS not only Builds Relationships with our clients and subcontractors, but also with our communities. We have long standing relationships with various local foundations and charities, one of which is FeedMore F... Continue Reading
KBS Wreath Makers
Lifting Holiday Spirits
Posted November 29, 2016
KBS was pleased to participate in the Wreath Decoration Contest hosted by the Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House at St. Mary’s Hospital. Several of us got together during lunch to test our creative and crafting s... Continue Reading
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3rd Quarter Excellence Awards
Posted October 31, 2016
Congratulations to the Brookland Park Project Team for their efforts and the well-deserved recognition as the 3rd Quarter Safety & Quality Award Winning Project of 2016!  The Project Team consists of: Wil... Continue Reading
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New Renovations to KBS
Posted September 27, 2016
Spring and summer renovations to KBS’ Richmond office are finished! This is the first major renovation since the office was built in 1987. When the iconic green “silo” on the roof started leaking, KBS dec... Continue Reading
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KBS Cares
Posted August 31, 2016
Superintendent, Scott Stallard and Project Manager, Will Paulette of Brookland Park Plaza, located in the Northside of Richmond, braved the heat on Saturday to volunteer at the 10th Annual We Care Community Fes... Continue Reading
Back to School
New Facilities For A New School Year
Posted August 25, 2016
Whether “Back to School”means attending grade school or going off to college, it’s an exciting time for both students and parents. This is the time of year when parents used to compile lists of supplies &... Continue Reading
Quality & Safety Award 2nd Qtr.
2nd Quarter Excellence Awards
Posted July 27, 2016
Congratulations to the Colonial Subaru Team for being the 2nd Quarter KBS Quality and Safety Award Winner of 2016! The team has done an excellent job of setting the stage for quality and safety, and executing t... Continue Reading
KBS Open Group
KBS Open
Even though it was hot enough to bake cookies on your golf cart, everyone had a great time at the KBS Open last Friday. Those that participated not only got to show off their skills, but enjoyed getting out of ... Continue Reading
KBS Family Night
Posted June 30, 2016
KBSs’ Annual Family Night at the Diamond last Tuesday was a great success! With approximately 200 people in attendance, everyone enjoyed food, beverages and of course, the game. We also celebrated 13 memb... Continue Reading
Getting Employees Motivated
Posted June 8, 2016
KBS WELLNESS PROGRAM Businesses across the country have implemented employee wellness programs. The advantage in providing these programs is that it can provide great benefits for both the employee and the empl... Continue Reading
Community Outreach
Posted April 20, 2016
As KBS works in the community, it is not only our mission to provide quality construction services – it is also to help improve the quality of life in communities through financial support and volunteering ti... Continue Reading
Building Hope
Posted March 15, 2016
The Foundation The Roc Solid Foundation builds hope for children fighting cancer by providing ways for them to temporarily escape the burdens of doctors, appointments and treatments through opportunities to do ... Continue Reading
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Maintaining Infectious Control
Posted November 16, 2015
KBS strives to provide the best possible protection for patients, visitors, hospital staff and construction workers from all potential hazards on its construction projects.  To this end, KBS will not begin a r... Continue Reading
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Working Outdoors – Heat Safety
Posted August 24, 2015
Extended exposure to hot, humid environments can overwhelm the body’s ability to cool itself down.  When this happens, true, life-threatening implications can result without immediate detection and action. ... Continue Reading
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KBS Family Night
Posted July 14, 2015
KBS stepped up to the plate and knocked it out of the park, continuing our 40th Anniversary Year Celebration with Family Night at The Diamond on June 23. Over 200 KBS employees, family and friends joined in for... Continue Reading
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3D Laser Scanning
Posted June 24, 2015
KBS recently had the opportunity to learn about an emerging technology in the design and construction industry, 3D laser scanning.  Prologue Systems, a Richmond based laser scanning firm, spoke with over a doz... Continue Reading
CPR, AED and First Aid Training
Posted May 11, 2015
The KBS Safety Team spent the month of March focusing on providing CPR, AED and First Aid recertification training to our superintendents, project managers, and any other employees who wished to participate in ... Continue Reading
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KBS 3rd Annual Masters Open House
Posted April 14, 2015
Even unseasonably chilly weather didn’t keep over 200 guests from testing out their golf skills at KBS’s 3rd Annual Masters Open House.  This year, PGA tour hopefuls could practice their chipping skills on... Continue Reading
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Weather Delays
In order to understand exactly how weather can disrupt the schedule of construction projects, we need to outline the schedule process and the elements of it. KBS projects are organized into a sequence of activi... Continue Reading
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How to Run an Effective Punch List
Posted March 24, 2015
During construction projects, contractors must hold high standards in their work. KBS has an effective Punch List process that enables them to maintain quality and repeated client satisfaction. They ensure not ... Continue Reading
Thanks to John Gillenwater for entering KBS into Ledbury's "Outfit Your Office" giveaway!
Ledbury Outfits Our Office
Posted July 11, 2014
  Richmond-based men’s apparel company Ledbury recently had a giveaway in which people could use the hashtag #OutfitYourOffice and be entered to win a party with free food, drinks, and, of course, hi... Continue Reading
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KBS Stand-Down for Safety
Posted June 11, 2014
During the week of June 2-6, work was momentarily suspended on KBS jobsites to deliver an important message as a part of National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, a nationwide effort by OSHA to promote safety in the... Continue Reading
A KBS Addition to Reynolds North
Posted April 1, 2014
There is a tremendous amount of development taking place in Downtown Richmond right now.  From areas around the VCU campus to Manchester, it accounts for almost a billion dollars in real estate projects.  A h... Continue Reading
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Providing Comfort with Bon Secours
Posted January 10, 2014
Located in the Near West End of Richmond, the St. Mary’s Campus of Bon Secours Hospital is bordered by historic boulevards, neighborhoods, and small, local businesses.  An exciting part of their growth is th... Continue Reading
Foundry Lofts
Posted January 6, 2014
Adaptive Reuse:  the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than that which it was built of designed for. Our projects often find us in historic areas or working with existing buildings... Continue Reading
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The 12 Cans of Christmas
Posted December 12, 2013
We’ve established a reputation for quality buildings and project management over the last 40-odd years.  What we’re proudest of, however, is our commitment to building relationships.  We have established ... Continue Reading
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Quality Program Lunch and Learns
Posted September 26, 2013
Embarking on a large project involves coordinating a number of moving parts.  These parts are more than materials and machines.  The first ones to get moving are our teams of people involved in the project ... Continue Reading
Improving Quality with TAM Consultants
Executing a quality building project requires partnerships with a number of outside companies.  Over the course of almost forty years, we’ve established important relationships with some of the best manufact... Continue Reading
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Building a Commitment to Safety
Posted September 25, 2013
We were honored to have recently received the Gold STEP (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This award carried special weight for us as it was a natio... Continue Reading