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This October, we are thrilled to sponsor Choate Construction’s inaugural BuildStrong event. The festival will be held Oct. 9, 2021, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Symphony Park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Proceeds benefit the Autism Strong Foundation, where they will then be mindfully donated back into our community to […]

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When the next generation of innovators and thinkers have ideas to make our team stronger, we listen. This spring, we partnered with five students from Calvin University on their capstone project. In late April, the students presented an executive recommendation and toolkit to implement a remote work policy for our […]

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By: Dave Schoonbeck, Chief Operating Officer At Kent Companies, our guiding principle is safety. It is the first and most important of our Four Hallmarks as we watch out for each other on and off the job. During Construction Safety Week, we are taking part in an industry-wide initiative to […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies announces the promotion of Leah Gradl to Vice President of Support Operations. Gradl will oversee the Marketing, Safety, Human Resources, Training/Education and IT divisions nationwide. Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan commented, “Leah has a long track record of collaborating with cross functional teams across […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – National Women in Construction Week emphasizes the growing role of women in the construction industry and highlights the opportunities available for women seeking careers in construction. Kent Companies celebrates WIC Week from March 1-7, 2020 with a feature series highlighting the diversity of professional roles held […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Each year, Kent Companies honors key customers and suppliers whose partnership contributed to the organization’s success over the past year. Our intent is to share our appreciation with outstanding organizations whose efforts build long term value into our shared business relationships. Our nomination process involves a […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) named Jordan Berens the first recipient of the national Gaining Strength Award. The award was presented on September 19, 2019 at the annual ASCC convention in Chicago, Illinois. Berens is the Director of Project Management for Kent Companies’ commercial […]

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[DALLAS, TX] – The American Subcontractors Association-North Texas Chapter (ASA – North Texas) awarded a Platinum Project Award to Kent Companies Texas for Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The awards event was held on Friday, June 7th, 2019 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the ASA – North Texas. Kent […]

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