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DBS Group to build new WI headquarters

COMING SOON – FALL 2023! We have outgrown our existing Onalaska office, and after searching for the past two years, we’ve found a perfect home for our new company headquarters at 200 French Road in Onalaska, WI. The new 6,300-square-foot office will be a mix of private offices, design studio space, and collaboration spaces, including…

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DBS Group to design-build new market in Millbank, SD

DBS Group has been selected as the design-builder for a new Berens Market in Millbank, SD. The project consists of a new, ground-up 30,000-square-foot grocery facility at 1612 Morningside Drive. Construction starts in April 2023, with a store opening planned in late 2023. DBS Group is providing store planning, design and construction services for this…

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2023 trend report reveals most promising building opportunities

2023 trend report shows where and how to stay ahead of competitors While economic forecasters predict little overall growth in commercial construction in the year ahead, opportunities are still there for the investors, developers and property owners who want to continue building the future and position themselves to maximize ROI as remaining COVID clouds dissipate.…

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DBS Group converting County Market to new format

Niemann Foods has contracted with DBS Group to design and convert its County Market in Mattoon, Illinois, into a Niemann’s. Niemann’s is a new store format that NFI is preparing to roll out in its small-market stores. The project is well underway, with a large portion of the work already completed. It’s scheduled for completion…

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DBS Group designing-building retail stores in Sauk City, WI

DBS Group was tapped this year to design and build Ace Hardware and Pet Supplies Plus retail stores in Sauk City, WI. We’re renovating and resizing the Ace Hardware and building out the interior for the Pet Supplies Plus store. Both projects are on schedule for completion in January 2023.

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5 ways design-build benefits developers in today’s environment

Not all general contractors for commercial construction are equal When searching for commercial building contractors in Rochester, La Crosse and the surrounding areas, you might think all commercial contractors are created equal. But in reality, the design and build project model offers benefits over the approach other general contractors of commercial construction take. And these…

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DBS Group expands field operations team

Amid continued growth, design-build construction company DBS Group has hired Jon Wheeler to join its field operations team. Wheeler, a 28-year veteran of the construction industry, has joined DBS Group as a foreman. He began his career as a laborer with a concrete company and worked through various positions to become a foreman. He has…

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Mackenthun’s taps DBS Group for 30-acre development

Mackenthun’s Development has hired DBS Group to design and build a 30-acre commercial development in the Woodland Cove subdivision of Minnetrista, MN, along with a new, ground-up 48,000-square-foot grocery store. Civil design is complete, and mass grading started this month. Grocery store construction is scheduled to begin in May 2023, with a grand opening scheduled…

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DBS Group to build new Festival Foods

Festival Foods has contracted with DBS Group to build a new ground-up 56,875-square-foot grocery store on Chippewa Crossings Boulevard in Chippewa Falls, WI. Construction will begin in spring with a scheduled completion date for fall 2023.

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DBS Group hires superintendent, promotes two team members

DBS Group has hired a new project superintendent and promoted two team members to director positions. Based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Rochester, Minnesota, DBS Group has experienced steady growth since it formed seven years ago. The new positions reflect a natural evolution as the design-build construction company continues expanding. Mark Hammes is DBS Group’s…

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