THE BUILDER’S BLOG

In the field, in the office and in the community, our team is always up to something! Keep up to date with the latest news for all things CG Schmidt, from new hires to new buildings, and everything in between.

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PRESS RELEASES

5 Education Clients Earn A Spectrum Award for Excellence in School Communications from WSPRA

Five of our education clients were recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with a Spectrum Award of Excellence for their work in school communications. We [...]

Daily Reporter names three CG Schmidt employees “Newsmakers of the Year”

Surrounded by several hundred of their industry peers, three CG Schmidt team members from Milwaukee and Madison were recognized at the Daily Reporter’s 16th annual Newsmakers of the Year [...]

CG Schmidt earns Build WI Award for Summerfest North End Development

MILWAUKEE, WI – CG Schmidt was honored by the Association of General Contractors’ Wisconsin Chapter at an awards banquet on Thursday, October 17th for the renovation of several iconic [...]

Managing Capacity, Not Uncertainty

Safety isn’t the absence of accidents; it is the presence of capacity. We don’t make our systems more reliable by taking the negative out, we do it by putting positive things into the system. [...]

See “WATTS UP” with CG Schmidt’s New Electrical Project Manager, Chris McGuire

As any of our clients or partners will be quick to tell you, if there’s one thing that CG Schmidt obsesses over, it’s developing new ways to make the construction process easier and more [...]

EVENTS

5 Education Clients Earn A Spectrum Award for Excellence in School Communications from WSPRA

Five of our education clients were recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with a Spectrum Award of Excellence for their work in school communications. We [...]

Managing Capacity, Not Uncertainty

Safety isn’t the absence of accidents; it is the presence of capacity. We don’t make our systems more reliable by taking the negative out, we do it by putting positive things into the system. [...]

Kids Building Wisconsin 2019

As labor shortages continue to plague the construction and skilled trades industry, CG Schmidt joined a group of area A/E/C firms that are looking to the future to help solve the problem. Far, [...]

Two Wheels, Two Lakes, One Great Cause

  For the third consecutive year the CG Schmidt Madison team squeezed themselves into their bike shorts, covered themselves in sunscreen and peddled their way around Lake Monona to support [...]

SAFETY

Managing Capacity, Not Uncertainty

Safety isn’t the absence of accidents; it is the presence of capacity. We don’t make our systems more reliable by taking the negative out, we do it by putting positive things into the system. [...]

CG Schmidt Embraces Safety First: Transitioning from Hardhats to Safety Helmets

This week, our jobsites will become even safer and our employees will be even better protected due to our new safety helmet initiative. Every CG Schmidt employee on a jobsite will receive a [...]

INDUSTRY

Referendum Construction Projects: Exceed expectations, not your budget

Written by Andy Lyons, Engagement Specialist at EUA, and Brian Horras, Project Executive with CG Schmidt.   Leaking roofs, undersized facilities, antiquated classroom spaces – there are many [...]

Daily Reporter names three CG Schmidt employees “Newsmakers of the Year”

Surrounded by several hundred of their industry peers, three CG Schmidt team members from Milwaukee and Madison were recognized at the Daily Reporter’s 16th annual Newsmakers of the Year [...]

CG Schmidt earns Build WI Award for Summerfest North End Development

MILWAUKEE, WI – CG Schmidt was honored by the Association of General Contractors’ Wisconsin Chapter at an awards banquet on Thursday, October 17th for the renovation of several iconic [...]

Managing Capacity, Not Uncertainty

Safety isn’t the absence of accidents; it is the presence of capacity. We don’t make our systems more reliable by taking the negative out, we do it by putting positive things into the system. [...]

Dan Davis Presenting at WASBO

Senior Vice President, Dan Davis, will be presenting in three sessions at this year’s WASBO Fall Conference on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Osthoff Resort and Conference Center in Elkhart [...]

See “WATTS UP” with CG Schmidt’s New Electrical Project Manager, Chris McGuire

As any of our clients or partners will be quick to tell you, if there’s one thing that CG Schmidt obsesses over, it’s developing new ways to make the construction process easier and more [...]

Summer Interns

We have a lot of summer interns this year getting a lot of work done! Whether it’s breaking ground on a school project, archiving years of old photographs or making sure all of the jobsite [...]

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INSIGHTS

Referendum Construction Projects: Exceed expectations, not your budget

Written by Andy Lyons, Engagement Specialist at EUA, and Brian Horras, Project Executive with CG Schmidt.   Leaking roofs, undersized facilities, antiquated classroom spaces – there are many [...]

New Year – New Renovated Look!

2020 marks a very special year for CG Schmidt  — it’s been 100 years since Charles Schmidt left his job at a Milwaukee brewery to found Charles Schmidt and Sons Construction. And as so many [...]

Managing Capacity, Not Uncertainty

Safety isn’t the absence of accidents; it is the presence of capacity. We don’t make our systems more reliable by taking the negative out, we do it by putting positive things into the system. [...]

Dan Davis Presenting at WASBO

Senior Vice President, Dan Davis, will be presenting in three sessions at this year’s WASBO Fall Conference on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Osthoff Resort and Conference Center in Elkhart [...]

First Day Back at School

It’s the first week back at school after a fun-filled summer break. In preparation of the first week back, teachers and faculty set up their classrooms and created lesson plans. Students [...]

See “WATTS UP” with CG Schmidt’s New Electrical Project Manager, Chris McGuire

As any of our clients or partners will be quick to tell you, if there’s one thing that CG Schmidt obsesses over, it’s developing new ways to make the construction process easier and more [...]

CG Schmidt Embraces Safety First: Transitioning from Hardhats to Safety Helmets

This week, our jobsites will become even safer and our employees will be even better protected due to our new safety helmet initiative. Every CG Schmidt employee on a jobsite will receive a [...]