Entries by sg-lamp

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Featured Project: Watch the East Dundee Fire Department Built from Start to Finish

In 2013-2014, Lamp Incorporated acted as Construction Manager on the East Dundee Fire Station. The new fire station is 17,900 square feet. It includes a single-story station with a mezzanine in the Apparatus Bay, a residence area for employees, administrative offices for staff, and a training room, exercise room, and associated work rooms. Construction began on […]


Lamp Begins Construction on Senior Living Facility in Arizona

We are pleased to begin construction of The Mission at Agua Fria, a 2-story, 73,865-square-foot senior living and memory care facility we are contracted to build with Sletten Companies in Peoria, Arizona. Lamp Incorporated was selected as the Construction Manager for this project. Facility plans were unveiled in early April at a groundbreaking ceremony. Ian […]

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Lamp Incorporated hired as Construction Manager for the Naperville Park District – Knoch Park Central Maintenance Facility

We are excited to be working as Construction Manager on the Naperville Park District Knoch Park Central Maintenance Facility. The facility is located at 427 Martin Avenue in Naperville, Illinois. For this project, we will be managing the construction of a new 25,000 square foot central maintenance facility, including the public works garage and shop […]

What We Learned at the AGC/CFMA Conference

The Construction industry is constantly evolving, with new technology, new IT systems, better and more efficient practices, and even generational differences in employees and recruits. It’s easy to go about your day-to-day business, but it’s vital to step back occasionally to look at the big picture—how are things changing, and how does your company need […]


Our President Meets with Governor Rauner

Ian Lamp, the President here at Lamp Inc., talked with Governor Rauner at the Illinois Construction Industry Committee (ICIC) Legislative Reception.   The ICIC is an organization of more than 13 construction associations. They speak as one on construction issues to the legislature and administration. Ian Lamp is the President of the ICIC. Mr. Lamp is also the President […]


Groundbreaking Event in Peoria, AZ

Ah, who doesn’t like a groundbreaking event — especially when the spring weather cooperates! Ian Lamp and Greg Bohlin participated in the groundbreaking for The Mission at Agua Fria in Peoria, AZ.  The owners, engineers, and local dignitaries all convened to witness a new state-of-the-art senior living community being born. Everyone was proud to be a […]


5 Reasons Why Commercial Businesses Are Choosing Solar

Solar has been in the commercial construction sight line for years, but it has recently taken a big leap into the spotlight. In March, Whole Foods announced that it would cover one-fourth of its stores with solar panels. This makes it among the 25 biggest commercial solar suppliers. Walmart, Apple, General Motors, Walgreens, and Target […]


A Look Back: ECC Visual Performing Arts Center Built to Impress

In the early 90s, Lamp constructed the Elgin Community College Visual and Performing Arts Center, which is a project we are still proud of today. This projected $40 million project not only turned out beautifully, but we were happy to come in approximately 20 percent under budget, saving around $8 million from the estimated cost. […]