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Cardiovascular Medicine – Moline

With top-notch patient care, Cardiovascular Medicine of Moline was growing at a rate that their existing facility could not keep up with. They were short on exam rooms, offices, and parking. CVM came to Bush Construction to deliver a turnkey construction project. Our full-service process included design, as well as pre and post-construction. The two-story addition included exam rooms and office space on the first floor and conference spaces, a sleep study lab and additional office space on the second floor. In addition, 121 additional parking spaces were added to the existing properties.

We were proud to help CVM make history as a part of this expansion project. One of new exam rooms became the home of the first Cardiac PETCT Omni Scanner in the USA! This technology makes it possible to better monitor therapy by showing smaller and clearer details.

Bush Construction worked closely with the CVM team during construction as they were still providing care to clients. Disruptions were kept to a minimum through thorough communication and work completed during non-business hours. Creative problem-solving was a must when faced with supply chain challenges during the life of this project. Our strong relationships with Tri-City Electric and Crawford Company allowed us to acquire temporary units and gear allowing CVM to remain operational, conducting business as usual.

Rock Island High School

The near-century-old Rock Island High School has new life after a renovation/addition of more than 60,000 square feet. The $10.8 million project required a complex reconfiguration of the main floor including a relocation of the main office, nurses’ office, administrator, and athletic director offices to improve overall flow and accessibility. The adjustments required an addition to the existing building.

A major transformation to the school’s main entryway creates a modern and welcoming first impression while enhancing security measures. Just inside, students can now enjoy a college-like atmosphere with a new and improved cafeteria as well as lavished common areas to socialize, study and relax.

Rocky’s exterior also got some much-needed attention including safety and efficiency upgrades to the pick-up/drop-off areas, expanded staff parking, and new outdoor courtyard spaces to enjoy. The library and various classrooms throughout the school were also renovated.

As school was in session for the majority of construction, our team coordinated closely with officials to ensure as little disruption as possible to staff and students.

Vera French Carol Center

The work on the Vera French Carol Center included the construction of a Workforce Recovery Center addition to add space for:

  • A New “Front Door” & Elevator to make the Carol Center more inviting and accessible
  • Expansion of Supported Employment with additional staff and training space
  • Co-Location of Partners for Workforce Recovery potentially including Iowa Workforce Development, Vocational Rehab, transportation providers, childcare providers, & Veterans Administration.
  • Provision of Retail Space for Businesses to staff persons re-entering the workforce and possibly retail space for startups run by entrepreneurs through the Carol Center Clubhouse.

Animal Family Veterinary Care Center

Animal Family Veterinary Care Center’s growth was outpacing the size of their facility. Our design and construction teams helped to find solutions through renovations of two adjacent facilities and a small addition. The team converted their existing, partially vacant “north building” into a state-of-the-art grooming, boarding, and training facility. The goal of all client-facing areas was to be friendly and inviting while all employee-facing areas were to provide facilities that prepare the AFVCC team for the future of veterinary care.

Phase two of the project was to utilize existing ward spaces and convert them into all-new medical and dental treatment spaces. The addition portion of the project was to provide new ward spaces for treated animals. The completion of phase two represented a total transformation of the entire campus, complimented by the already completed play area.

Bettendorf Christian Church

To accommodate a growing congregation, Bettendorf Christian Church underwent a 16,000 SF addition and 10,000 SF renovation project. Their goals were to increase space, improve traffic flow and enhance their children’s and student ministries. The church determined a multi-use worship area that seats up to 850 with a gym layout would offer the greatest flexibility to convert the space for a variety of activities and events.

The Church’s gym/worship area includes a stage, a separate audio-visual area, and a baptistry. The welcoming front entrance provides an open space for members to congregate, the kitchen an opportunity to serve, and the cafe a way to enjoy coffee and conversation before or after services.

Muscatine High School

The Muscatine High School STEM project included a two-story addition that is home to state-of-the-art science labs. The addition features 12 new classrooms: two special education, four chemistry labs, three physics labs, three general labs. Also, students and staff now have access to a “green roof” for outdoor classes, a staff workroom and STEM room, and learning stairs.

St. Ambrose University | McMullen Hall

McMullen Hall is nestled on the southwest corner of the St. Ambrose University campus and is the new, state-of-the-art home to the University’s College of Business. The $8.6 million project included the renovation of the existing 38,000 SQFT building and a 16,000 SQFT addition. According to St. Ambrose, “a major focus of the project has been the integration of old and new, reflecting the University’s agility while holding tight to our history and mission.”

The new addition features ten new classrooms and a student commons area highlighted, a sales lab with six individual team rooms, a tiered lecture classroom, and a finance lab. The varied classroom styles assist the University in preparing students for the business world, which focuses on teams and collaboration. The renovation of the existing building converted existing classrooms into faculty offices and added a Dean’s office suite.

United Township High School | Student Life Center

The Student Life Addition at United Township High School consists of a 25,624 SF addition and 6,687 SF renovation of the administrative offices, Media Collections Center, Student Store
and Café. It also features a Student Life Area which provides a gathering space for students that serves as a central location for students to gather, socialize, and interact with each other. The Student Life Area is connected to the existing cafeteria that consists of 19,059 SF and underwent a cosmetic renovation as part of this project.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Iowa named the United Township High School project a 2020 People’s Choice Award WinnersOPN Architects led the design of this exceptional project that we are pleased to be the construction manager of.

City of Davenport Police | Station Firing Range

The City of Davenport project included a build-out of a new firing range and restrooms in the basement of the Davenport Police Station. The firing range features soundproofing and a special filtration system to remove lead particles from the air. The facility also includes a bullet-containment system, bullet-resistant glass, epoxy flooring, tectum panels, HVAC, and electrical upgrades.

Vander Veer Park | Enabling Garden

Vander Veer Park Enabling Garden is a 3,000 SF project that created an accessible garden for people of all ages and physical abilities. This garden featured raised flower beds and serpentine shaped concrete planters with sandblasted finishing, accessible paths, a pergola, water feature, custom-made western red cedar fence, teak wood cabinets and doors, wrought iron gates and various flowers & plants that appeal to all of the senses.

This unique project allowed Bush Construction to work with the City of Davenport, a client we have worked closely with in the past. The Garden required a high level of communication at all times amongst Bush Construction, the City of Davenport, the design team, and all of the subcontractors and suppliers performing work on the project.

Bush Construction takes pride in our involvement with the Enabling Garden, as it was designed to improve and maintain the physical, mental, and social health of those who utilize it. Our strong ties and involvement in our community make projects such as the Enabling Garden extremely gratifying.

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