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People and Projects

  • Back to School

    Back to School

    September 6, 2022

    Brian Marion, a lifelong learner and EV Construction Field Manager, will return to the classroom this month as the teacher instead of the student. The West Michigan Construction Institute (WMCI) is gearing up for its inaugural school year with a full course load. As stated on its website, the team at WMCI shares a mission […]

  • C.J. MacKenzie Joins EV Construction

    C.J. MacKenzie Joins EV Construction

    August 25, 2022

    HOLLAND, Mich., August 25, 2022 —EV Construction, a leading West Michigan construction management firm, has hired construction veteran C.J. MacKenzie to lead the firm’s preconstruction department. In his new role, MacKenzie will lead the preconstruction and project planning efforts, including management of preconstruction staff. His leadership responsibilities include overall department resources management, process improvement and […]

  • Resthaven Breaks Ground on The Farmstead

    Resthaven Breaks Ground on The Farmstead

    August 22, 2022

    HOLLAND, Mich. – August 22, 2022 – The retirement community West Michigan seniors have been eagerly awaiting is finally underway. The first shovel hit the ground on August 22, 2022, marking the beginning of construction of The Farmstead by Resthaven, the visionary behind the project. The Farmstead by Resthaven, a new Independent Living and Assisted […]

  • The Disposition of Trinity Health’s Hackley Hospital

    The Disposition of Trinity Health’s Hackley Hospital

    July 7, 2022

    Over a year ago, Trinity Health relocated the services of their Hackley Hospital in Muskegon to their newly renovated campus just a few miles down the road. Since then, the EV Construction team has had the privilege of being a partner on the disposition project of the former hospital. Although, normally in the business of […]

  • EV Construction Appoints First Female Foreman

    EV Construction Appoints First Female Foreman

    May 19, 2022

    EV Construction, a leading provider of construction services in West Michigan, has promoted Julisa Duran to a field leadership position, the first promotion of its kind for EV and a rarity in the construction industry. Duran, a standout member of the painting division, was promoted to Foreman in April. In a recent blog post titled […]

  • EV Construction almost doubles national average of women on their payroll.

    EV Construction almost doubles national average of women on their payroll.

    March 10, 2022

    As recently as 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that only 13% of payroll employees in the construction industry are women. EV Construction is shattering that percentage. With 28 female employees on their payroll, the company’s labor force is over 25% (25.9) female. Titles held by those women include the likes of chief financial […]

  • Starting over…but not at zero: How a safety incident can strengthen your safety culture

    Starting over…but not at zero: How a safety incident can strengthen your safety culture

    January 16, 2022

    Contributed by the EV Construction Leadership Team If during a game of Family Feud, Steve Harvey posed the question, “What are the top seven characteristics of a strong leader,” what would be the top response? Integrity? Accountability? Empathy? Humility? Resilience? Vision? Positivity? I think we would all agree these should be the top answers. Many […]

  • Construction firm promotes leaders

    Construction firm promotes leaders

    January 4, 2022

    EV Construction last month made changes to its leadership team. Brett Lesiewicz is now the vice president of project management, and Joe Novakoski assumed the role of safety director at EV Construction. In his new role, Lesiewicz will manage all company projects and oversee a project staff of more than 20 people. “Construction has been […]

  • Year in Review

    Year in Review

    December 30, 2021

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  • The Risk and Reward of Self-Performing Trades

    The Risk and Reward of Self-Performing Trades

    December 8, 2021

    EV Construction is more than a construction manager; we are builders. Our team of over 100 professionals performs a wide variety of trade work. Of the 100 field professionals who we have on staff, sixty-six of them are laborers who work in one of seven, self-perform trade divisions. We have teams of men and women […]