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By November 3, 2015No Comments

St. Louis, Mo., November 3, 2015 – Stephens College has selected the joint venture of Reinhardt Construction Company and S. M. Wilson & Co. to renovate and build a new addition to Sampson Hall on its campus in Columbia, Missouri. The 22,090 square foot, $5.9 million project will create a home for the school’s new Physician Assistant program.

Renovations to the three-story existing building will create a new physician assistant laboratory, cadaver laboratory, four exam rooms and a hospital room for student training.  Other new features will include offices for faculty and staff, a message room and a large classroom/multi-purpose room.

Further, a new 5,850 square foot addition to Sampson Hall will be built to provide more new space for new restrooms, an elevator, IT closets and a staircase providing additional access to the laboratories designed for hands-on training for students.

The project is scheduled for completion in Summer 2016.  The Reinhardt/Wilson Joint Venture will provide pre-construction, construction management and general contracting services for the project.  Mackey Mitchell Architects is architect for the project.

The Reinhardt/Wilson Joint Venture has built a variety of education, healthcare, retail and municipal projects together in mid-Missouri over the past fifteen years.

Founded in 1958, Reinhardt Construction Company is located in Centralia, Mo. Staying within the central Missouri construction market, Reinhardt Construction has developed long-term relationships with many clients, making repeat business the majority of their work. The company is a proud member of the Associated General Contractors of Kansas City.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $300 million in 2014 revenues, and ranks 232nd in Engineering News-Record’s 2015 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit