Skillman Promotions

July 11th, 2016|

The Skillman Corporation is proud to announce the following promotions within our organization Phil Barszczowski - Promoted to Site Manager (Indianapolis, IN)  Phil has 5 years of experience with Skillman and 9 years of experience in the construction industry. His experience in both the field and office has been invaluable when working with our construction teams on a variety of large and small projects. As

Skillman Announces New Hires

July 11th, 2016|

The Skillman Corporation is proud to announce the following new hires to the organization   Brandon Holdeman, Site Manager (Kalamazoo, MI) Brandon brings 17 years of construction industry experience. He will be managing construction of Niles Community Schools’ Ballard Elementary project. He is a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College and a member of the Carpenters Union Local 413. Brandon enjoys outdoor activities such as


January 18th, 2016|

First phase of district-wide improvements to start construction spring 2016 In May, the Niles, Michigan, community approved two school improvement bonds totaling $40,070,000. Project design work commenced immediately after election day, and four of the district’s schools are already in the final design stage. Construction at Howard Ellis Elementary, Eastside Elementary, Ballard Elementary, and Ring Lardner Middle School is scheduled to begin early second

Overcoming Obstacles to Improve Education

March 30th, 2015|

The Buchanan Community Schools of Buchanan, Michigan needed a change. It was time for their facilities to get a new look, one optimized for learning and student comfort. There was just one problem—the bond that would provide the funding for these renovations hadn’t passed. Raising community support in the early stages Superintendent and Curriculum Director Andrea van der Laan brought together teachers, parents, and

A Flexible and Unique Learning Solution for Crown Point

March 6th, 2015|

As construction managers, our job is to provide value to our clients by making sure their completed facility meets all project goals as efficiently as possible. For Crown Point, this includes constructing a cost-effective, flexible learning environment; installing energy efficient systems; and completing on time and on budget. It’s especially exciting for us when we get to collaborate with clients to deliver innovative, one-of-a-kind

Skillman Awarded 2015 Best Places to Work in Indiana

February 19th, 2015|

For the third year, Skillman is proud to be named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. The award is based on a two-part assessment process that ranks employers based on company benefits and policies as well as employee engagement and satisfaction. As part of the process, our employees were asked more than 80 questions to evaluate Skillman's leadership, culture, compensation, and

Community, Communication & Completeness

February 13th, 2015|

Besides warmer temperatures and sunnier skies, this spring will also bring the highly anticipated grand opening of one of our latest projects, the Greenwood Aquatics Center. More than just a pool The project, which broke ground last June, is one of the City of Greenwood’s latest initiatives to bring family entertainment and wellness to the city’s current—and future—residents. “We do a lot of parks

3 Reasons Why We Hire Local

January 23rd, 2015|

When a new Skillman office opened in Merrillville in 1993, our goal was to staff it with people who not only cared about developing the future of the surrounding community, but who also knew and had been a part of that community's history. We wanted people who were invested in our goal to "build relationships, not just buildings," and they needed to understand our