As pioneers in the Design Build process, we have developed specialized expertise by serving community, commercial, and industrial organizations through quality building.
The St. Patrick Church Plaza project achieves safety goals as well as preserves the historical significance of the church while creating an up-to-date outdoor gathering plaza for gatherings. Features like a snowmelt system, complimentary stone retaining walls and ADA accessibility are all part of this upgrade. Next time you're driving through Cannon township, check out this beautiful church and the three leaf shamrock design, representative of Saint Patrick.
The most challenging part of a project is often what you don’t see. Our Civil Engineers started with a vacant property, which included wetlands, existing utilities crossing the site, and the abandonment of part of a public cul-de-sac to prepare the site for a 224,000 SF food processing facility. The site is designed with enough room for another 240,000 SF expansion.
An exciting part of being in West Michigan is helping our communities and local businesses grow, and it never hurts to enjoy the area with great food and craft Cider! Check out Vander Mill’s Grand Rapid’s Tap Room we designed and built, and don’t forget to tour the processing facility to see how it’s all made!
Our architectural team working through the initial concept phase, at every angle, for an upcoming new office project.
Project: Impact Church
Our progress at Impact Church in Lowell, Michigan is right on schedule. Exciting elements like steel canopies over front entry and windows are being installed by our talented steel crew. Aggregate floors have been poured, while interior finishes, drywall, and millwork continue to advance from west to east of the church. Impact Church has countless innovative features that we can’t wait to see!
Our work is progressing on a 30,000 sq. ft. packaging and warehouse addition for King Milling Company in Lowell, MI.The flour milling industry in Lowell is the oldest manufacturing industry and the longest operated by one organization, according to “100 Years of History of Lowell.” King Milling supports community organizations such as the Kent County Youth Fair.
Project: South Christian High School and Campus
We are getting more and more excited as the new South Christian High School and campus take shape!
Byron Center Christian Middle School expansion includes four additional classrooms, art room, multipurpose room, and restrooms. The kitchen was remodeled and the office area received an upgrade to improve flow and security.The front of the school received a new glass entry canopy. The addition and renovation design tied two parts of the building together and created a courtyard for daylight and outdoor student space.
The corporate office of Buist Electric was designed within an existing building, along with renovating and adding an expansion to create room for a multitude of meeting spaces, private offices, and open work areas. Buist Electric was both the client and the provider of electrical components for their new space. With statement lighting throughout, the work environment acts as a showroom for both Buist’s electrical installation capability.The connected office building was designed to employees’ needs and offers a range of work environments. Furniture, fabrics, and finishes selected for work and break spaces, meet both budget and functionality. Meeting space scheduling technology was installed making it possible to reserve space via e-mail. Within private offices of estimators, planners, and project managers, furniture solutions include drafting tables with flexibility and adjustability such as height-adjustable workstations by Custer Office Environments.Conference and meeting roomsEmployee gathering areasManagement officesDesigned for future expansionThe headquarters site includes landscaping, expanded parking and a retention pond.
The Crown Motors Toyota expansion updates the brand, increasing the service capacity of the dealership. The expansion allows additional sales staff and support personnel, combining an efficient flow between the showroom and the service center. The exterior features a metal panel front entry with in-floor heat and snow melt system.
We’re getting close to an exciting wrap up of the Dutton Christian School project!
Our on-going work at Request Foods involves a two-phase 16,000 sq. ft. renovation of the cafeteria, locker room, employee conference room and workout center. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, this renovation is a transformation which infused functionality and energy into a hard working employee space.The facility improvement is part of Request Food’s objective to retain employees and improve the quality of their work day.
The Ada Christian School Outdoor Education project consists of a 2,591 square foot outdoor education classroom addition with an attached 586 square foot greenhouse space. Ada Christian School developed a comprehensive Outdoor Education program along with the greenhouse space designed to allow natural light and for outdoor projects to be brought in and explored. Several ponds were created to promote diverse aquatic environments, and historically accurate Native American and American Pioneer dwellings were constructed in addition to an educational barn auditorium. The new spaces created by the program provide daily hands-on experience with nature for elementary students:- A 24’ by 24’ heated greenhouse with vented roof- intended to start and foster plant growth and study- 136 linear feet of raised beds in mobile hoop houses to dramatically extend the growing season- Covered but open air learning spaces- Permanent and Vernal ponds to promote and accommodate diverse aquatic environments from amphibians to waterfowl- Michigan Native American dwellings and a cultural education area- Hand-hewn Michigan homestead/pioneer cabin with root cellar- Numerous pathways, raised bed gardens, two ponds, trees, sculptures and habitat tunnels- A natural prairie space room for prayer and contemplationThe greenhouse, being the most distinctive addition, is utilized in all seasons and heated for cooler temperatures, with a retractable, vented roof for warm days. The greenhouse willbe used to foster plant growth and study, bringing the outdoors closer to the classroom while simultaneously allowing natural light into the building.“These additions to the school grounds are to enhance the programs Ada Christian School has already been conducting. Heading outdoors leads to wonder and awe of our creation and, most importantly, our Creator. Through this project, Dan Vos Construction has built a great contribution to Ada Christian School and its students for generations to come.” - Melissa Brower, Ada Christian Principal
The Wayland church expansion includes a sanctuary, narthex and nursery. Upon completion of the new church, the existing facility was demolished. Our team coordinated with the church, donors and others to create features such as the stained glass window at the altar. The new church offers increased capacity for worship and upgraded amenities.
The tenant build out for Express Employment Professionals involved a relocation to an expanded tenant space and HVAC updates to the existing vacant space. The new office offers more space and fulfills a wish-list of items for a busy and growing staff;Client welcome areaReception area with new interior vestibuleTraining room and break out areasRest rooms and kitchen facilities11 Individual officesOpen office meeting stationsThis project included a complete demolition and exposure of existing roof structure. A re-build of the space was completed within two months.
The Toasted Pickle is a design build project involving a build-out of a restaurant in Grand Haven, Michigan. The goal of the restaurant owner is to create a unique sandwich shop with a local farm to table flair. Dan Vos Construction teamed with Interior designer Amanda Huizinga to create a turn of the century industrial look.
The Wilbur-Ellis project involved construction of a new Agribusiness distribution facility with an office, warehouse and silos. The facility serves as a local hub distribution center to supply farmers with bulk fertilizer products.
The expansion of Grand Equipment Company more than doubles the size of its existing headquarters in Hudsonville, MI. Family-owned and operated, Grand Equipment is a full-service heavy equipment dealership and rental house, offering equipment sales, rentals, parts and service of equipment for lines such as: SkyTrak, Takeuchi, JLG, Harlo, Kobelco, Interstate, Kawasaki and Superior Broom. The expansion project consists of a shop and office addition to Grand Equipment’s existing facility and a standalone pre-engineered storage building. Designed utilizing metal frame and exterior, the dealership features: Four new officesEmployee break roomsRedesigned and renovated lobbyConference roomParts storage areaRepair shop for equipmentSix drive-through baysWash bay5 ton rail crane The facility includes four offices, one conference room, two storage rooms, parts room and counter, break room, mezzanine, and shop. The new 9,000 sq. ft. shop consists of a 5 ton rail crane and wash bay. The 5 ton crane rail spans the width and runs the length of the shop. The wash bay is designed to allow a skid steer to be driven into the pit for cleaning purposes. A 4,000 sq. ft. standalone building includes slab on grade and electrical power for lighting. This building is furnished with racking and is primarily used for equipment storage. Extensive site work includes relocating an existing 12” water main with new fire hydrants. Landscape includes new trees, shrubs and concrete/asphalt hard scape.Dan Vos Construction Company | 6160 E Fulton Ada Michigan 49301 | 616-676-9169About Us | Employment | Contact Us | Project Login
Vander Mill's new Grand Rapids cidery includes an approximate 4,300 square foot restaurant and brewery with a capacity for 200 people, along with approximately 52,000 sq. ft. cider production facility, storage and distributions warehouse.The production facility, tasting room and restaurant will be located at 505 Ball Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. Originally based in Spring Lake, MI, Vander Mill’s added location will be similar to craft breweries, while the adjacent production facility will have the increased capacity to produce approximately one million gallons of cider per year.
Offices and garages designed with LEED criteria Provides the MDNR employees sufficient room for equipment and offices Offices and four large garage bays for DNR Officers and Firefighters Garages have in-floor radiant heat Safety features include eye wash station
Originally founded in 1844 the current St. Patrick Church was built in 1878. Following parish updates over the years, the church interior was in need of a thorough renovation including a detailed restoration of the altar and reredos. Repair and re-painting of walls, ceiling and wood molding Refurbishment of statues in white and gold paint Custom walnut furniture including presider’s chair, ambo and altar New wood, carpet and ceramic tile flooring Restoration of pews and kneelers including upholstery The spaces in the in the front altar were redesigned to spatially accommodate the choir and baptistery area. The baptismal font and ambry was custom fabricated in hammered bronze. The efficiency upgrade of lighting was accomplished with custom made LED fixtures in keeping with the style of the church. The entire project consisted of an expedited schedule of nine weeks which required a temporary relocation of services to the parish center.
The Pump House Frozen Yogurt Shop is located in the center of Grand Haven, Michigan. The facility features spaces to purchase and enjoy the frozen yogurt bar where you design the size, flavors and toppings of your frozen treat. This unique venue offers visitors a new experience with an traditional twist; Panoramic views of the Grand river channel to Lake MichiganOld time soda bar with home made natural sodasWarm and inviting fireplace and natural sunlight
The 50th Street freezer facility site is located in proximity to other Gordon Food Service distribution centers. The new facility brings about needed additional space for the company’s line of frozen food products. The proposed freezer building is built on a section of land that is part of a roadway, requiring a partial street vacation and shortening of the 50th St., west of Clay Avenue. Ice cream freezer Maintenance room and mezzanines Facility offices Employee Member Center Refrigerated dock 14 loading docks In order to accommodate the refrigeration penthouse units, the project obtained a zoning variance for the 62 ft. building height. The freezer conforms to the city’s sustainability principles. Gordon Food Service project will allow for the redevelopment of several under utilized industrial properties and will infuse vital investment into the surrounding community.