PROJECTS: Education

Court Avenue Child Care

Des Moines, Iowa
9,200 sf
03/01/2003 From the client: "This was a 96-day project from building permit to occupancy permit. There are several things that impressed me during this project. The most important one was the combined effort from everyone on site to work together to meet the deadline to make this project a success. The flexibility and hard work of your employees greatly attributed to this project's success."

Grand View University Charles S. Johnson Wellness Center

Des Moines, Iowa
68,000 sf
01/02/2002 From the client: "The Venter Spooner team was quick and effective at solving the many unexpected problems that arise during construction. They frequently identified and suggested cost savings. Their workmanship was top quality and they managed subcontractors effectively."
Details: This building's design and function expands the traditional concept of a nursing education beyond just the classroom. The building is constructed with structural steel, precast concrete and masonry. The building includes offices, classrooms, locker rooms, a wellness clinic and student workout and gathering spaces.