Wieland News

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  • May
    May 16, 2024


    #TBT: In 2017, WIELAND proudly finished constructing the BHP YMCA in Shreveport, LA. This impressive facility boasts an Olympic-size, eight-lane pool utilized for swim meets, athlete training, and member recreating. Spanning 56,000 SF, the multi-purpose center offers a range of amenities including free-weight gyms, basketball courts, exercise studios, and outdoor spaces for activities like soccer and tee ball. WIELAND commenced the project in 2015, with the YMCA welcoming its first visitors in the spring of 2017.

  • May
    May 14, 2024

    Consumers Credit Union

    WIELAND is near completion on two locations for Consumers Credit Union. The first is located in Lansing Township and the second is in East Lansing. Each branch spans 2,217 SF and will provide comprehensive in-person financial support, accompanied by Consumers’ innovative TellerPlus+ technology, which extends service hours to better assist members. Additionally, both offices will feature amenities such as coffee bars, wireless banking stations, and dedicated areas for loans and member services.

  • May
    May 9, 2024

    Marketplace Phase II

    #TBT: to March 2018, when WIELAND completed Phase II of the Marketplace Apartments in downtown Lansing for mid-Michigan developer The Gillespie Group. Located on Lansing’s Riverfront, Marketplace featured 79 apartment units amongst its 65,000 SF of retail and living space. WIELAND worked with Lansing-based Studio Intrigue Architects on this project.

  • May
    May 7, 2024

    Haven at Davenport

    WIELAND proudly shows the ongoing development at the Haven at Davenport in Davenport, FL. The complex consists of six four-story apartment buildings, offering 367 units, with one featuring an integrated clubhouse and amenity center for residents. Breaking ground in 2023, WIELAND is scheduled to complete the project next year.



  • May
    May 2, 2024

    May Anniversaries

    The force is strong with our May employees! WIELAND celebrates these employees on their anniversaries: Doug Waldrop (2007); Blake Simon (2012); Brock Smith (2017); Colin Fontenot (2019); John Person (2023); Mitch Nylander (2023); Trent Kinnas (2023); Bryson Lee (2023). Thank you and congratulations from WIELAND! #WIELANDbuilds #WIELANDcares

  • April
    April 30, 2024

    St. James Catholic Church

    WIELAND is continuing its work for the Diocese of Orlando, this time at St. James Catholic Church in downtown Orlando, FL. The project commenced last fall and spans 8,000 SF, focusing on the renovation of the Parish Hall meeting area alongside enhancements to the exterior courtyard. Anticipated completion is early fall 2024.

  • April
    April 25, 2024

    Junior Achievement Girls Dream Fair

    April 19, WIELAND team members participated in the Junior Achievement Girls Dream Fair at Trinity Church. This initiative nurtures young women interested in STEM careers by connecting them with experienced Lansing Businesswomen whose careers are in the STEM fields. These professionals delivered talks and shared valuable career advice with the students. WIELAND was proud to sponsor this event and provide volunteers to support its success.

  • April
    April 23, 2024

    Central Florida NAIOP Luncheon

    WIELAND was pleased to sponsor the Central Florida NAIOP luncheon on April 16th at the Citrus Club in downtown Orlando. At the luncheon, WIELAND Senior Business Development Manager Daniel Sprague introduced the speakers, one of who was Norman Farhat, WIELAND’s Director of Pre-Construction Services. Farhat joined three other industry experts to discuss the state of industrial real estate locally and nationally. NAIOP is the premier advocacy group for the commercial real estate industry, and the Central Florida chapter is one of the nation’s largest.

  • April
    April 18, 2024

    Teal Jones Paper Mill

    WIELAND is excited to share an update on the Teal Jones Sawmill project in Plain Dealing, LA. Spanning 138,000 SF of buildings on over 200 acres north of Shreveport, the Teal Jones mill is expected to produce approximately 300 million board feet of specialized lumber annually. Additionally, the residue from the boards, like chips and sawdust, will be sold to pulp and pellet plants. The project commenced in January 2022 and is on track for a fall completion.

  • April
    April 16, 2024


    Earlier this week, WIELAND secured a contract to build an expansion facility for Benteler at the Port of Caddo-Bossier. Benteler, renowned for its expertise in metal processing for automotive, energy, and engineering sectors, aims to enhance its supply chain by construction a threading facility. Benteler’s $21 million investment is projected to generate approximately 145 job opportunities in Louisiana’s Northwest Region. Construction by WIELAND is scheduled to commence in late April, with the two-phase project slated for completion by 2026.

  • April
    April 12, 2024

    Heavy-Load Concrete Pour

    While you were sleeping… WIELAND was pouring concrete! WIELAND employees were able to watch the sunrise this morning during a concrete pour in Shreveport, LA. Today’s pour was for the second half of the new 40,000 SF Heavy-Load Warehouse at the Port of Caddo-Bossier. Work began on this project in June 2023, with completion targeted for June 2024.

  • April
    April 4, 2024

    Orlando Office Open House

    WIELAND recently hosted an open house and subcontractor appreciation event at their Orlando office in Lake Nona. Employees of WIELAND and their valued traded contractors were able to network as they enjoyed drinks and ate delicious food from a taco truck. WIELAND values the important relationships with local trade contracts and works hard to maintain them.

  • April
    April 2, 2024

    Ryan Roberts Anniversary

    This week WIELAND says Congratulations to Ryan Roberts, who joins the exclusive 25-year club. Ryan began his WIELAND career in April, 1999 as a traveling superintendent. He went on to be a project manager and senior project manager, then moved to Shreveport, LA in 2008 to manage WIELAND’s office there, becoming a Regional Director and later a Partner. Ryan is now one of seven employees who currently have 25+ years of service. Thank you for your service, and congrats Ryan!

  • March
    March 28, 2024

    Associated Builders and Contractors GC Connect Event

    Earlier this month, WIELAND was represented by Sr. Project Manager Brock Smith and Sr. Business Development Manager Daniel Sprague at the GC Connect event hosted by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) of Central Florida. As Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association, ABC connects contracts and subcontractors statewide. With a focus on building relationships, WIELAND places great importance on its subcontractors, prioritizing their relationships with the company.