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Roers is Constructing CI Sports New Location

CI Sport will have a new home in South Fargo in 2020. Roers is working on remodeling the interior of the former Gander Mountain building just off of I-94 and 45th Street in Fargo. CI Sport designs and markets collegiate and corporate apparel on a national level. Currently located downtown in a four-level operation at 16 Broadway, the company said it plans to increase its employees from 83 to 98 when it would opens the new location

Construction progress is underway with the goal to open in April 2020. The Roers crew recently installed metal panel and framing interior walls in the mezzanine.

For project updates, visit https://roers.com/project/ci-sport/.

https://www.inforum.com/business/manufacturing/953114-Fargos-CI-Sport-plans-to-expand-into-Gander-Mountain-building

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Building for Future Community Developers

Eighth grade students at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead had an opportunity to learn about city development – from the bare land to a prospering community on the grow. David Wood, Construction Exectutive at Roers, took part in the event along with Kristie Leshovsky, the City of Moorhead’s Community Development Director. David informed the students about this history of Roers and our core values. He went into depth of how the development and construction teams work together at Roers on opportunities. When the vision is initiated the development team works with architects, engineers and project owners to start get the project started and bring the vision into fruition until the construction begins. When the groundbreaking for a project is held, then the construction team takes on the next phase of the project with the development team still helping provide guidance along the way.

Working with the students to understand the various processes, has been something Horizon Middle School has done for a few years. Its a great opportunity to enlighten students on the many career options in city development, land development, construction and commercial property management. We are pleased to be able to take part in activities such as this in the community.

Our core values help define who we are and what we do. This is an excellent example of living our core value, expertise. Enteracting with students to share the Roers story and how we have excelled in the industry is just part of the message shared. David was able to explain how we are a full-service firm. We can take on a project from conception to completion with great success for everyone involved.

To find out more about Roers and our core values, please us online.

 

     

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Roers Hosts Give Back Lunch for Cullen Children’s Foundation

Roers employees recently hosted their second Give Back lunch at the Roers main office location. This lunch proceeds from this quarterly lunch were given to the Cullen Children’s Foundation. Employees vote on a charity of  their choice for proceeds to be given to from the free will luncheon. “Being part of an organization that builds stronger communities by supporting charities such as the Cullen’s Children’s Foundation is a true blessing!  I enjoy being a part of Roers, not only because I enjoy my job, but also because they care about the communities where we live and work,” said Leslie Wegner, Roers team member.

Employees come together once a quarter for this lunch which is a time for networking but more importantly to help give back to the community. The Cullen Children’s Foundation is very generous to children in this area dealing with healthcare issues. “Supporting Cullens Children’s Foundation is close to my heart as they donated funds to create a spectacular children’s play space in the new Sanford Hospital.  When my son was only 2 years old, we had a few hospital stays in the previous Sanford Hospital and we spent time in the much smaller children’s play space there.  It was a great space for my son to feel like a kid and play, even though he was in the hospital.  I can’t imagine how thankful the parents of children in the new hospital are for that new space where their kids can forget about being sick for a while,” commented Wegner.

Roers is proud to give back often to community organizations in a variety of ways. For details on our Give & Grow Committee, visit https://roers.com/about/.

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Construction is Officially Underway at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center

A groundbreaking ceremony took place on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, to commemorate the launch of the construction of the Missouri Slope North Campus. Local city officials including Bismarck Mayor Steve Bakken, Brian Ritter, President of Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC, Pastor Larry Giese, Missouri Slope’s Board of Directors, proud residents and care givers of Missouri Slope, Roers Companies and Pope Architects team members, along with numerous community members were all in attendance for the event.

Roers Construction and Development teams will work collaboratively with Pope Architects for Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center on the initial phase of the project which will feature the Skilled Nursing Facility and Town Center. “The Roers team is looking forward to starting work on this project for Missouri Slope, the largest and only locally owned and operated non-profit long term care organization in the Bismarck/Mandan community,” commented Larry Nygard, President of Roers Development Inc. Missouri Slope’s current facility which has served the community for 52 years, is imperative to help fill the unmet needs of senior living options in the area.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, our journey to build the most advanced long term care facility in the region begins with the first shovel” says Reier Thompson, President/CEO of Missouri Slope.  Phase I is anticipated to be completed by October 1, 2021. Phase 2 will consist of Base Care including 130 basic nursing beds and Phase 3 will add 60 apartments for Independent Living options.

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Breaking Ground at Missouri Slope Project

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at 10 am on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, to celebrate the future construction of the Missouri Slope North Campus. This Phase I of construction will feature the Skilled Nursing Facility and Town Center.

Roers Construction and Development teams will work collaboratively with Pope Architects on the Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center located in Bismarck, ND.  Both Roers and Pope Architects have vast experience in building senior housing facilities. The first phase which will be unveiled at the ground breaking ceremony is a 207,000 sf building, four-story building with 192 beds featuring a chapel, beauty salon, nurses stations, kitchens on each floor, and much more.  Phase I is anticipated to be completed by October 1, 2021.  “This project will meet the needs of current and future residents.  As the only locally owned Long Term Care organization, we are blessed to have great support from our churches and community members.  This project will allow us to be successful for the next 50 years” says Reier Thompson, President/CEO of Missouri Slope.

Visit www.roers.com for updates as the project progresses.

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10 Years of Chili

The beginning of fall not only means it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters, pumpkin patches, and football… but it also means it’s time for the Annual Roers / Keller Williams Chili Feed! What is better on a crisp autumn day than a hot bowl of chili for a good cause? We’ll help you out – nothing!

 

Every fall for the past 10 years, the Roers team and the Keller Williams Inspire Realty team has joined forces to host the Chili Feed with all proceeds benefiting the United Way of Cass-Clay. That’s right… 10 whole years. What a milestone!

 

Celebrating 10 Years

To celebrate 10 years of the Chili Feed… we decided to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever. We increased our sponsorship levels, introduced a Match Sponsor, Taracon Precast, who matched every dollar donated on the day of the event up to $5,000, and for the first time ever had raffle board prizes donated by SCHEELS. We also welcomed back our Presenting Sponsor, Bremer Bank, but with an added bonus of a Fargo INC article and our event on featured billboards around town!

 

 

We also set a goal to raise $50,000 total and surpassed it by a landslide. Thanks to our sponsors and every person who attended, we were able to raise over $69,000 for the United Way of Cass-Clay. Bringing our grand total of money raised from the Chili Feed over the past 10 years to more than $284,000. All because of our amazing community!

 

50 Chili Chefs

Of course the Chili Feed is about raising money for a wonderful cause, but it’s called a CHILI feed for a reason! When you show up, you are greeted by over 50 chili chefs ready to serve you their chili.

 

Thank you to all 50 Chili Chefs who took the time to cook their chili and serve it during the event! What’s fun about serving chili is the little competition that goes on… we run a VIP Judge contest where our VIP Judges vote on their favorite chili, as well as a People’s Choice contest. Every attendee receives a chili bean when they arrive and are get to place that bean in the jar of their favorite chili.

The chilies that win the two contests receive an amazing prize package stuffed with items donated from companies and businesses within the community.

Thank you to these businesses for their generous donations to our prize baskets:

Buffalo Wild Wings, Dakota Design Company, Fargo Force, FloatSix, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Gunderson’s Jewelers, Junkyard Brewing Company, Keller Williams Inspire Realty, Midwest Radio FM, North Star Plumbing, Royal Jewelers, Sandy’s Donuts, Suntana, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, Vive Salon, Westside Wellness, LLC, Window Tint Pros & Automotive Accessories, & Zorbaz

 

Our Sponsors

We could not make this event happen without each and every one of our Sponsors! Their generosity and willingness to put dollars towards making a difference is so appreciated.

 

Thank you to these businesses for sponsoring the 2019 Chili Feed:

 

Presenting Sponsor – $8,000

Bremer Bank

 

Event Sponsors – $5,000

Corwin, Dawson Insurance, First International Bank & Trust, & Magnum Electric

 

Match Sponsor – $5,000

Taracon Precast

 

Table Sponsors – $3,000

KLJ & Starion Bank

 

Habanero Sponsors – $1,500

Bell Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, Media Productions, RDO Truck Center, & Western Prodcuts

 

Cayenne Sponsors – $1,000

Apex Engineering Group, Bergseth Bros, Doosan Bobcat, Eide Bailly LLP, JDP Electric, Office Sign Company, Strata Corporation, & The Title Company

 

Jalapeno Sponsors – $500

American Crystal Sugar Company, American Federal Bank, Cass County Electric Cooperative, Cloud 9 Salon & Day Spa, Dakota Bumper & Body Supply, General Equipment & Supplies, JLG Architects, JT Lawn Services, KPH, Inc., & Tollefson’s Contract Flooring

 

Green Pepper Sponsors – $250

Artekta, Inc., Baker Tilly, Christen Joy, Consolidated Communications, Cullen Insulation, Inc., Hatch Realty, Larson Home Inspection, Lillestol Research LLC, Regency Title, Inc., Rialee Photography, Short Printer, The Cleaning Pros, & Western State Bank

 

The Committee

The ones who reach out to our sponsors. The ones who clean out the roasters so they’re ready for our chili chefs. The ones who spread the word on social media. The ones who spend hours setting up the day before and the morning of. The ones who take time out of their lives to make this event come to life. Our Chili Feed Committee! None of this would be possible without them. Planning for this event start in April and goes up until the very last minute. We are forever grateful for the help of our wonderful committee!

 

THANK YOU to everyone who was a part of the 10th Annual Roers / Keller Williams Chili Feed! We can’t wait for the next 10 years!

 

 

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Roers Named to Best Cafe Contractors in the US List

Roers has recently been named to the Best Cafe Contractors in the United States list by the General Contractors (GC) Magazine. Roers has experience creating warm atmospheres for cafes which visitors make part of their daily routine. Roers has created partnerships with many firms to build these popular locations and is looking forward to building many more in the future. The selection for the list identifies top builders which build these stunning and successful cafes but also have received top honors for safety awards.

The GC Magazine article recognizes one contractor from each state. Roers is proud to represent North Dakota as a leading builder. Visit Roers on details on restaurant projects recently constructed.

 

 

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Roers Hosts Give Back Lunch for Great Plains Food Bank

Roers employees hosted their first Give Back lunch recently at the Roers main office location. Employees voted on a charity of  their choice for proceeds to be given  free will luncheon. This lunch proceeds were give to the Great Plains Food Bank. “It was so fun to be apart of providing an opportunity for everyone in the office to get together to support a great cause together,” commented Madison Maides, Roers Give & Grow Committee Member.

The donations received collectively was enough to provide nearly 1,000 meals for those in need on our community. When asked about her involvment in the event, Katelyn Czichotzki, Give & Grow Committee Member stated, “I got to help put together our very first charity lunch to help out the Great Plains Food Bank. We decided to make it Fiesta themed and call it “Fiesta for the Food Bank.” I loved that we had fun with it but also got to give back while doing it. It had a bigger purpose than just a lunch break. We had a great turn out & I can’t wait to continue doing these charity lunches.”

Roers is proud to give back often to community organizations in a variety of ways. Committee members will plan a quarterly Give Back Lunch and employees will have the opportunity to vote for charity organizations in the community. For details on our Give & Grow Committee, visit https://roers.com/about/.

 

 

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Roers Named To Best Restaurant Contractor in US List

Roers has been named to the Best Restaurant Contractors in the United States list by the General Contractors (GC) Magazine. Roers has extensive experience creating unique atmospheres for franchises or locally owned restaurants. With fierce competition in the restaurant industry, Roers works closely with the owner to create the building which will stand apart from competition, create a welcoming atmosphere for customers and a functioning kitchen for the chefs to create their specialty dishes. Read the article that explains why Roers has made the Best Restaurant Contractors list with distinguished builders across the US. Visit Roers on details on restaurant projects recently constructed.

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Safety is Not an 8 to 5 Job

Safety. At Roers this is more than just a six letter word that is discussed at the beginning of a job. It is a focus for each employee every day at Roers whether in the field or in the office. Andrew St. John, Safety  Manager at Roers, ensures that safety is on the top of every employees mind.

“Safety is not an 8 to 5 job. Safety is 24/7, because your family wants you to be safe too,” is a motto that St. John refers to often. In order to keep safety ta key part of each role, there are many steps taken in the company’s customized safety program. Roers participates in the ABC Step Program, partners with Bismarck State College’s OSHA Consult Team, holds CPR and First Aid Training along with various other training sessions for employees throughout the year. Subcontractors are included in many training programs as well. In fact, over the past years, Roers and subcontractors have participated in the OSHA consultation and training program over 30 times. St. John visits job sites frequently and the Safety Committee performs monthly site audits. Roers holds many in-house training sessions which allows the training to be customized and specific for our projects. The investment in a safety program ensures each site is equipped with safety equipment, safety measures are followed and employees understand safety precautions.

At Roers we take safety very serious, 24/7. We work to build success and when everyone focuses on safety, our employees can be productive, effective and successful each day