News & Project Updates

DSC Welcomes New BD Associate

11/15/17

Dean Snyder Construction is pleased to announce the addition of Tania Bowman as a Business Development Associate in our Ankeny office. Tania will be responsible for assisting with the development…

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…

DSC Crews Renovating Plymouth Apartments After Fire

10/20/17

A fire on August 10 caused extensive damage to an apartment building in Mason City. The fire appeared to have started in the attic, and firefighters poured over 88,000 gallons…

New Server Network Technician

09/21/17

Joining the Clear Lake office this month as our new Server Network Technician is Justin Hamand. Justin previously worked as a Server Administrator for Dealer Built in Mason City. His…

Sacred Heart Church Renovation

08/25/17

This spring DSC was awarded the contract for Construction Manager of the Sacred Heart Church construction project in Osage, Iowa. Broken into two phases, crews are currently working on remodeling…

DSC Welcomes New IT Applications Analyst

08/18/17

Joining the DSC Clear Lake office is Kirk Groeneweg. Kirk is taking on the role of an IT Applications Analyst and will handle any issues that come up with our…

DSC Helping Double Cheese Capacity for AMPI

08/09/17

Dean Snyder Construction crews are in Sanborn, Iowa, helping to double production on an 80-year-old cheese making facility. Starting this past February, crews are building a new 14,000 square-foot precast…

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…

DSC Building New Maintenance Shop for Gold-Eagle

07/13/17

Construction has started in Eagle Grove, Iowa, at Gold-Eagle Cooperative. Crews broke ground in May on a new design-build 16,000 SF maintenance building addition. The pre-engineered Ceco building will have…

Restored Truck Makes 4th of July Parade

07/06/17

This year for the Clear Lake 4th of July Parade, Don & Andrew Snyder restored a truck that was similar to what Dean used back in his early days of…

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.

DSC Makes Top 400 ENR List

05/30/17

Each year, Engineering News-Record (ENR), the leading U.S. publication for the engineering and construction industry, releases its Top 400 Contractors list to rank firms across the country according to annual…

Jalapeno Pete’s Renovation

05/05/17

Jalapeno Pete’s will soon be able to serve twice their capacity. Located on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, this popular Mexican restaurant entertains fairgoers with live music, food,…

DSC Welcomes Project Coordinator

04/06/17

Joining the Clear Lake office this month as a Project Coordinator is Josh Behr. Josh most recently worked as a Project Coordinator/Repair Analyst for Wells Fargo in West Des Moines…

New Climate Controlled Storage Units

03/03/17

Atlas Mini-Warehouses will soon be offering climate controlled storage units for consumers starting in May. DSC crews started in February demoing offices inside a 15,000 SF masonry building that has…

New Fareway for Humboldt, IA

02/27/17

Crews are currently working on a new 19,000 SF Fareway grocery store in Humboldt, located two blocks west of the Hwy 169 & Hwy 3 intersection. In comparison to the…

Cooler Addition at Kabrick Distributing

02/12/17

Starting in October, crews built a 3,900 SF cooler addition onto Kabrick Distributing in Mason City. Designed by DSC Design Group, the building features Ceco insulated metal panels, a single…

DSC Remodeling Space at Franklin General Hospital

01/30/17

Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa, recently uploaded all of their records and files to electronic records, eliminating the need for an existing storage area. This area is now being remodeled…

Crews Return to Grain Millers

12/28/16

Crews are back at Grain Millers in St. Ansgar, Iowa, working on a new “Cleaner Building.” Starting in August, crews are currently constructing a 4,300 SF oat cleaning facility. Grain Millers…

New Employee in Clear Lake Office

12/23/16

Joining DSC in the Clear Lake office as an Accounting Clerk is Rachel Fields. Rachel comes to us with ten years of experience and most recently worked at Mercy Medical…

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…

DSC Helping Bring Kwik Trip, Inc. to Fort Dodge with New Express Format

10/25/16

Making their introduction to Fort Dodge, Iowa, is Kwik Star Express. La Crosse-based Kwik Trip is expanding their convenience store brand with a new express venture — called Kwik Trip…

Replace The Lace Campaign

09/15/16

This September, DSC employees are helping spread awareness of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by replacing their normal shoe laces with gold ones from Compass to Care. DSC purchased 50 pairs…

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…

Central Springs Community School Track Resurfacing & Fencing Project

08/19/16

Central Springs Community School in Manly, Iowa, will soon have a new synthetic track surface over their current asphalt track. DSC was awarded the bid this summer and will have…

DSC Crews Expand Valent Operations

08/09/16

This spring, Dean Snyder Construction returned to Valent BioSciences Corporation in Osage, Iowa, to install a new 130,800 liter (34,553 gallon) Harvest Tank into their facility to help expand their operations. Crews…

DSC Featured in ‘Construction Today’ Magazine

08/05/16

Dean Snyder Construction/Kinseth Hospitality Cos. – Hampton Inn by Alan Dorich After 58 years, Dean Snyder Construction prides itself on being easy to work with, Project Manager Kolton Wagaman says….

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 Partners with Kraft Heinz on $100M Project

06/15/16

Dean Snyder Construction was selected by the Kraft Heinz Company for a $100 million design-build project at their Kraft Foods facility in New Ulm, Minnesota. The project includes assisting in…

Dean Snyder Construction to start work on addition for Stellar Industries

05/23/16

GARNER, Iowa (May 23, 2016) – Dean Snyder Construction, along with DSC Design Group, was recently awarded a contract to design and build a new 40,000 SF building for Stellar…