Maven Outdoor Equipment Company Headquarters

The new 22,500 square foot warehouse, manufacturing and two-story office space for Maven Outdoor Equipment Company supports the business’s product line of custom binoculars, spotting scopes, and rifle scopes.

Animal Disease Research & Diagnostics Lab

The Animal Disease Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) on the South Dakota State University campus is one of fewer than 40 veterinary diagnostic laboratories accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and is an important component of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN).

SD Mines Devereaux Library Renovations

Our Rapid City office worked with the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on an upgrade to Devereaux Library. A critical component of student life, the library needed to be upgraded to meet modern student needs.

David Lust Accelerator Building

The David Lust Accelerator Building provides building space for start-ups and innovators, acting as an incubator for business ventures primarily focused on technology.

USD DakotaDome

The famous USD DakotaDome underwent a major $24 million multi-phase upgrade to improve both the student-athlete and fan experience.

Summit Arena at The Monument

The new 250,000 square-foot Summit Arena is home to some of the region’s biggest athletic & entertainment events.



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Preserving the Past with Historic Renovations

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MEP Networks Behind Campus Infrastructure

MEP Networks Behind Campus Infrastructure

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