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  • EV Construction launches ‘Shark Tank’-style kids program

    EV Construction launches ‘Shark Tank’-style kids program

    May 26, 2022

    A Holland-based construction firm launched a summer program for students to explore and develop business ideas. EV Construction announced its Young Entrepreneur Scholarship (Y.E.S.) program, which will provide $10,000 for employees’ children to develop business structures and ideas with mentor help. Y.E.S. is eligible to children in grades four through 12 whose parents currently are […]

  • 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 […]

  • Facility Services for Projects of All Sizes and Scopes

    Facility Services for Projects of All Sizes and Scopes

    February 24, 2022

    EV Construction maintains its own Facilities Services Division (FSD). The FSD was created specifically to meet the needs of small to mid-sized projects and maintenance needs. Whether it’s a simple door replacement or a multi-location national roll-out, our FSD expertly matches the individual talents of our staff to the requirements of the project so we […]

  • 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 […]

  • One Year as EV Construction – Deeper Meaning to “Built Around People”

    One Year as EV Construction – Deeper Meaning to “Built Around People”

    April 13, 2021

    Contributed by Mike Novakoski, CEO & President Over two years ago, our team decided to shorten the company name, update our logo and refresh our brand collateral in an effort to catch the brand up with the growth and accomplishments the company has achieved. In April 2020 we became EV Construction. The tag line “Built […]

  • EV Construction celebrates more than 13 years without significant injury

    EV Construction celebrates more than 13 years without significant injury

    February 1, 2021

    HOLLAND — A local construction company is celebrating 5,000 days without an injury forcing an employee to take time off work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry experienced 79,600 “lost time” injuries in 2019. The average duration of time away from work was 13 days, and more than 33 percent […]

  • Am I Adding Value?

    Am I Adding Value?

    September 2, 2020

    When I was 13, I started my construction career by pushing a broom on my uncle’s residential project sites. I followed him around from job to job, cleaning and trying to make myself useful. I loved being around construction, and not wanting to seem like “a tag-along burden”, it was very important to me to […]

  • EV Construction Wins Best and Brightest Nod for 13th Consecutive Year

    EV Construction Wins Best and Brightest Nod for 13th Consecutive Year

    April 28, 2020

    April 14, 2020 – Warren, MI — Every year companies throughout West Michigan compete to be named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. These select companies will be honored on […]

  • The Importance of Construction Safety Amid a Pandemic

    The Importance of Construction Safety Amid a Pandemic

    April 23, 2020

    Even though times have changed, one item remains top priority for all companies affected by the global pandemic: safety. COVID-19 has sparked new safety precautions for frontline workers, businesses, the general public and so many more, and has showcased just how crucial safety is. This unique experience has given companies another opportunity to continue leading […]