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Tobacco Outlet Plus Grocery Now Open in Des Moines

02/01/18

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on January 17 for the new Tobacco Outlet Plus Grocery, a chain of Kwik Trip. Previously a BP Gas Station, DSC crews started in…

Sanborn Cheese Processing Plant Now in Production

01/05/18

The 14,000 SF addition DSC built onto the AMPI cheese plant in Sanborn, Iowa is now making cheese using their eight new vats in the expanded facility. They also increased…

Ribbon Cutting Held for Harrisburg, SD Fareway

12/08/17

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, December 7 for the opening of the Harrisburg, South Dakota new Fareway. The new 19,000 SF grocery store is Fareway’s 120th store…

2nd Fareway Meat Market Holds Ribbon Cutting

11/25/17

Located in Lincoln, NE, the new Fareway Meat Market officially opened their doors on Wednesday, November 15. The 6,500 SF store includes a variety of meats and seafood, with all…

Ashley Furniture Opening Soon

11/01/17

Ashley Furniture will be opening to the public on Saturday, November 18 in Mason City. Previously a Kmart, Ashley Furniture bought the entire 250,000 SF space with plans to split…

Crews Finish Cleaner Building

07/15/17

DSC crews recently finished the 4,300 SF Cleaner Building Project at Grain Millers of St. Ansgar in April and completed 40,000 SF of paving, 1,400 ft of curb work, and…

Fareway in Humboldt Now Open

07/01/17

Fareway in Humboldt, Iowa, is now open. They held their grand opening on Wednesday, June 28. DSC crews finished the 20,000 SF grocery store nine months after ground-breaking.

Fareway Meat Market Wins Architectural Interior Design Award

11/10/16

TACKarchitects won the Architectural People’s Choice Award for Excellence in Interiors for the new Fareway Meat Market in late September at the American Institute of Architects – Nebraska Chapter Awards…

Johnston Fareway Ribbon Cutting

09/14/16

Fareway Stores held a grand opening and ribbon cutting for their brand new 30,000 SF grocery store in Johnston, Iowa, on Wednesday, September 14. This is Fareway’s 115th store. DSC…

DSC Helps Complete $50 million Investment in Large Scale API Manufacturing and Storage

07/13/16

Cambrex Corporation, the leading manufacturer of small molecule innovator and generic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), has announced the completion and validation of a $50 million state-of-the-art production and warehousing expansion at…

DSC Completes New Warehouse for Cambrex

03/11/16

Strong demand for their products has led Cambrex to identify the need for their second significant expansion project in less than three years at their Charles City facility. DSC has…

DSC Completes Gluten-Free Production Area for Barilla

03/03/16

Barilla in Ames, Iowa, is now producing gluten-free pasta on two new lines installed last fall. Dean Snyder Construction recently completed the $26.5 million expansion project at Barilla Group’s manufacturing…

DSC Completes New Office for Marel

01/25/16

Starting this past July, Dean Snyder Construction crews have been working for Marel in Des Moines, Iowa, on a 38,000 square-foot office building remodel. Marel is a leading global provider…

Caribou, Einstein Bagels to open Friday in Mason City

12/08/15

MASON CITY | The first 50 people in line Friday morning at Mason City’s newest bagel and coffee shop will receive a valuable reward — free coffee and bagels for a…

North Iowa Oral Surgery Wins Second Design Award

10/29/15

The North Iowa Oral Surgery facility, owned by Dr. Lyell Hogg, in Mason City, Iowa, was recently recognized with a Merit Award from the Design Build Institute – Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR)…

Kwik Star Opens in Clear Lake

10/21/15

Kwik Star is officially open and serving customers. A ribbon cutting was held for the new 7,500 SF gas station/convenience store/truck stop on October 20.  The family-owned company had both the…

Now Open! DSC Delivers Two Hotel Projects in West Des Moines

09/29/15

Located just minutes from the business and shopping districts in West Des Moines, Iowa, are two new hotels built right next to each other in a Dual Hilton Complex. The groundbreaking took place on…

Dean Snyder Construction enrolls in WORKSAFE Program

09/03/15

Dean Snyder Construction, Clear Lake & Ankeny, IA, partnered with Iowa OSHA Consultation and Master Builders of Iowa to enroll their project, the construction of Hampton Inn & Suites in Mason…

Four Oaks Ribbon Cutting

08/07/15

MASON CITY, Iowa – It’s been nearly two years since Four Oaks announced they were going to build a new facility in Mason City-that day is here. The new residential treatment facility is…

Walls Going Up!

08/03/15

MASON CITY | Construction of walls has began at the Hampton Inn and Suites on Highway 122 West in Mason City on Monday. It is being built on the site…

DSC Project Wins Preservation Award

06/25/15

The First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa, was recently selected to receive an award from the Ames Historic Preservation Commission for its Architecturally Compatible New Addition/Structure. On April 28,…

DSC Working with Barilla Group on $26.5 Million Expansion

06/07/15

A $26.5 million expansion project recently began at the Barilla Group’s manufacturing facility in Ames, Iowa. The company, which makes the world’s top-selling brand of pasta, launched the project to…

New Kwik Star Under Construction

05/20/15

A new Kwik Star 7,500 SF convenience store/truck center is officially under construction just east of I-35 next to the new Pritchard Ford Dealership. Crews broke ground on the project…

DSC Crews in Osage, IA, at A to Z Drying

03/06/15

DSC was selected as the steel contractor for an expansion project at A to Z Drying in Osage, Iowa. Known for their drying and packaging of agricultural base products, A…

DSC Adding onto NIACC Diesel Lab

01/20/15

Selected for the $1.48 million project in October, Dean Snyder Construction crews have been working at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City, Iowa, on a new lab…

TTI Expanding to New Office

10/16/14

Teamwork Technology & Integration (TTI) of Clear Lake will be moving into their new office/shop building by next spring. Crews broke ground on a new design-build 15,000 SF CECO pre-engineered…

Renovations continue at MCHS

09/02/14

MASON CITY | A $3.5 million renovation project continues in the one-story portion of Mason City High School. Updates underway by Dean Snyder Construction include remodeling classrooms and restrooms and adding…

Dental practice opens in Clear Lake

08/25/14

CLEAR LAKE | It’s been 20 years since Hilary Reynolds graduated from Clear Lake High School and went onto other things. However, this summer she found her way back to…

DSC crews install new shower house

07/21/14

FOREST CITY | A new shower house has replaced a 1968 building used for bathrooms and showers at Pilot Knob State Park campground. “I am excited,” said park ranger Deb…

Marshalltown High School Roundhouse

01/17/14

Dean Snyder Construction is currently in Phase 1 of a two phase project for the Marshalltown High School in Marshalltown, Iowa. A ceremony took place in late November to mark the…