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August 24, 2016
Kraus-Anderson begins construction on Unity High School in Balsam Lake, Wis.
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 2016) – Kraus-Anderson Construction Company (KA), one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest commercial general contractors and construction managers, has begun construction on the remodel and expansion of the high school for the Unity School District in Balsam Lake, Wis.
Designed by DSGW Architects, the new $17.5 million addition and renovation will include a 35,000-square-foot addition that features a new two-station gymnasium, 650-seat performing arts center, and renovations to science classrooms.
In addition, construction would include new building entrances, bus drop-off areas and parking zones, which will enhance security and safety, as well as traffic flow. Maintenance upgrades would include HVAC systems, lighting, exterior enhancements and new windows, among other improvements.
Construction is expected to be completed at the end of the summer of 2017 in time for the opening of the new school year. The school is located at 1908 150th St. & Hy.46 North in Balsam Lake.
Kraus-Anderson remains one of the region’s leading construction managers for education and is currently ranked 6th in the nation in the construction of K-12 facilities by Building Design and Construction magazine. The company has completed more than $1 billion in K-12 projects in the past five years.
Established in 1897, Kraus-Anderson® Construction Company (www.krausanderson.com) is one of the nation’s premier commercial general contractors and construction managers. Kraus-Anderson, an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer, is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and has regional offices in Madison, Wis., Bismarck, N.D., and Duluth, Bemidji and Rochester Minn.