Randl Interiors Awarded For Outstanding Performance

Grand Rapids, Michigan – In 2016 CD Barnes Construction created an award program to recognize subcontractors who go above and beyond their everyday duties, and exemplify the best in performance, quality, and communication to ensure the success of a project … Continued

Prism Glass Awarded for Outstanding Performance

Grand Rapids, Michigan – In 2016 CD Barnes Construction created an award program to recognize subcontractors who go above and beyond their everyday duties, and exemplify the best in performance, quality, and communication to ensure the success of a project … Continued

Ramblewood Apartments Investing In Community Building

Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 14, 2022 – Construction Manager, CD Barnes Construction is excited to announce their latest project for a multi-family management firm, Peak Management, who owns and operates the Ramblewood Apartment Community in Grand Rapids. The project, which … Continued

Upscale Development Underway in Grandville

Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 16, 2022 – A new 408-unit apartment community called Rivertown Commons, is currently under development at 4612 Ivanrest Avenue in Grandville, Michigan. Conveniently located just south of the Target on 44th Street, the project site was … Continued

Hudsonville’s Keegstra’s Under Construction

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 25, 2022 – CD Barnes Construction has started demolition of the former Keegstra’s Dollar Store at 3499 Kelly Street in Hudsonville, Michigan. The 11,200 square foot building is being remodeled to house three unique tenants once … Continued

CD Barnes Construction Hires Two New Employees

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 4, 2022 – Grand Rapids-based CD Barnes Construction is excited to announce the hiring of two new employees to their growing team. The construction manager has hired Amy Walls as a Project Coordinator and Interior Designer. … Continued

JARS Cannabis Adding Two New Locations in West Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 19, 2021 – CD Barnes Construction is excited to announce that their first successful partnership with JARS Cannabis has led to additional projects for the dispensary retailer. JARS’ first West Michigan location, located on Alpine Avenue … Continued

CD Barnes Construction Continues to Grow

Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 30, 2021 – Local construction manager, CD Barnes Construction has recently appointed a new President and Vice President of the firm. In 1996, Todd Oosting joined CD Barnes as Director of Business Development before becoming Vice … Continued

CD Barnes Construction Welcomes Two New Employees

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 14, 2021 – CD Barnes Construction has hired Casey Pinkelman as a project manager. Casey was born and raised in Grand Rapids and still lives in the area today with his significant other and their children. … Continued


CD Barnes Construction has over 65 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. This experience includes not only new construction, but additions and remodels as well. Our clients have entrusted us with numerous renovation projects over the years. From … Continued

Working From Home

CD Barnes Construction is dedicated to supporting our team, our communities and our partners during these unprecedented times. Our commitment is demonstrated by continuing to pay our most valued resources, which remains our people. While our office and some of … Continued


CD Barnes Construction, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been in business for over 65 years. Throughout the decades, our team has overcome numerous economic challenges and faced many adversities. We pride ourselves on rising to the challenges and adapting … Continued

Rogers Glass Is Awarded For Work On Flexfab

Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 14, 2019 – Rogers Glass out of Battle Creek has been selected as CD Barnes Construction’s 4th quarter of 2019’s Key to Our Success Award winner. The company was nominated for their work on the Flexfab renovation … Continued

Apple Spice Now Serving West Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 10, 2019 – We would like to welcome Apple Spice to West Michigan! Apple Spice is a boxed lunch and catering company that has become known for their fresh salads, sandwiches, soups and more. The company’s … Continued

Culver’s Coming to Allendale

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 13, 2019 – Known for their ButterBurgers, Frozen Custard, and Wisconsin Cheese Curds, Culver’s has become a family-favorite restaurant in the Midwest region, and soon Allendale Township will have a Culver’s of their own. Construction has … Continued

Mokma Excavating Receives Award

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 19, 2019 – CD Barnes Construction awarded Alto-based Mokma Excavating with their quarterly Key To Our Success Award, expressing their appreciation to the excavator for their willingness to go above and beyond normal expectations on the … Continued

Multiple NCAA Tournament Winners

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 11, 2019 – While there was only one team to win the NCAA Championship title, there were several winners in CD Barnes Construction’s fourth annual NCAA March Madness Tournament. Just like previous years, the Grand Rapids based … Continued

Global Manufacturer Under Renovation

Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 11, 2019 – One of Barry County’s largest employers, Flexfab, is getting a makeover. The global leader in the manufacturing of high-performance silicone and polymer products is investing in the future by revitalizing their iconic space located … Continued

Legacies Assisted Living Moving In Residents

Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 7, 2019 – Caledonia’s newest assisted living facility, Legacies Assisted Living, will soon be moving in their first residents. The single-story community features twenty assisted living apartments and eight secure memory care units. Focused on making it … Continued

First 2019 Award Goes to Standard Supply & Lumber

Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 11, 2019 – CD Barnes Construction has selected Standard Supply & Lumber as 2019’s first Key to Our Success Award recipient. This quarterly award recognizes a contractor partner who exemplifies superior performance that exceeds expectations, leading to a … Continued

Townhomes Coming to Community

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 14, 2018 – A new residential development project featuring townhome-style apartments is underway on the Northeast side of Grand Rapids. Located at 1300 3 Mile Road NE, the mostly vacant six-acre property will soon be the … Continued

Construction Manager Honors Safety Consultant

Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 14, 2018 – For the past few years CD Barnes Construction has been recognizing their contractor partners with a quarterly Key to Our Success Award. The award is just one way in which the construction manager … Continued

Summer Construction Hazards

It’s no secret that children are curious by nature, and now that school is out for the summer, it can be tempting for them to explore various building and construction sites throughout the community. That’s why it is important to … Continued

$4M Senior Living Community Starts Construction

May 22, 2018 Construction has begun on a new $4-million assisted living center in the area. The facility, called Legacies Assisted Living, is being built on a vacant lot in Caledonia, at 9031 N. Rodgers Ct. SE, according to Grand … Continued

Allied Electric Honored With Award

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 17, 2018 – Every quarter CD Barnes Construction recognizes a subcontractor for going above and beyond expectations on a project. This quarter, CD Barnes’ Project Manager, Chris Westover nominated Allied Electric for their superior workmanship at the … Continued

New Assisted Living Community Coming to Caledonia

Caledonia, Michigan, April 12, 2018 – The planning commission and village council of Caledonia has approved the development plans for a new 22,950 square foot assisted living center at 9031 N Rodgers Court SE in Caledonia. The single-story community will … Continued

CD Barnes Acknowledges In’t Hout Concrete

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 5, 2017 – Following the completion of a new Milestones Child Development Center in Portage, CD Barnes Construction is recognizing a contractor who played a big role on the project. In’t Hout Concrete Construction of Caledonia was chosen … Continued

Team Building Leads to Donation

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 2, 2017 – In a similar fashion to last year, CD Barnes Construction held their second annual March Madness Tournament in an effort to exercise some team building skills. This year however, it wasn’t just CD … Continued

J R Bouwkamp & Associates Honored for Performance

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 28, 2017 – Holland based J R Bouwkamp & Associates has been named CD Barnes Construction’s 2017 second quarter recipient of the general contractor’s Key to Our Success Award. The local drywall contractor is being acknowledged for their … Continued

CD Barnes Names Key to Our Success Award Recipient

Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 13, 2017 – Grand Rapids based general contractor, CD Barnes Construction has named their latest subcontractor to receive their Key to Our Success Award. Mid Michigan Ceilings & Drywall out of Sparta was nominated by CD Barnes’ … Continued

Growth Continues for Milestones Child Development Center

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 8th, 2016 – Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction, announced that they have once again been selected by the Milestones Child Development Center to complete construction of a new building for the childcare’s Cascade location. The … Continued

Grand Opening of Herb & Fire Pizzeria in Grandville

Grandville, Michigan, May 26, 2016 – CD Barnes Construction is honored to announce that they will be hosting a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the recently-completed Herb & Fire Pizzeria in Grandville, Michigan. The new restaurant, owned by Uccello’s Hospitality … Continued

CD Barnes Participates in Safety Stand-Down Week

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 9, 2016 – CD Barnes’ Safety Director recently held a Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction at 5 different job site locations during the week of May 2nd. In total, 6 site managers and 30 trades … Continued

Boys & Girls Club Benefits From March Madness Tournament

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 25, 2016 – Last month CD Barnes Construction kicked off their first annual March Madness Tournament in an effort to exercise some team building skills. The tournament wasn’t the typical NCAA Bracket challenge that most people are familiar … Continued

New Restaurant Coming to Grandville

Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 25, 2016 – Having great success with their current Italian Ristorante and Sports Bar, the local Uccello’s Hospitality Group is launching a new restaurant concept, an upscale fast casual pizzeria that features an authentic Italian look and feel.  … Continued

A New Member Added to Our Team

Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 20, 2016 – Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction, Todd G. Oosting announced today the hiring of Thomas Berry for the position of Program Project Manager. Serving in the Marine Corps from 1999 to 2003 has given … Continued

Flexfab from Daycare to Office

Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 7, 2016 – In 2008 CD Barnes Construction built an early childhood development center in Hastings, Michigan. Fast-forward to today and the same 10,500 square foot building is being renovated into office space for a local manufacturing company. … Continued

CD Barnes Shares the Warmth with Boys & Girls Club

Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 25, 2015 – The Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth received a generous donation of winter clothing on Tuesday, November 24th from CD Barnes Construction. Todd G. Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes … Continued

A Deep Dive into Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law

Download printable version Michigan’s outdated prevailing wage law is not only a special interest handout that costs taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, it is also a red tape nightmare. The prevailing wage law requires any contractor that is hired by … Continued

CD Barnes Raises Over $2200 for JDRF One Walk

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 17, 2015 – CD Barnes, one of Michigan’s oldest and most reputable construction companies, recently participated in the JDRF One Walk to raise money for type 1 diabetes research. The CD Barnes Construction team had 31 walkers participate … Continued

CD Barnes Construction Earns Top STEP Award

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 8, 2015 – On Wednesday, August 5th the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Western Michigan Chapter held their second annual STEP (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) Award breakfast in honor of their safety-conscious members. CD Barnes Construction was awarded … Continued

Ridges of Cascade Grand Opening a Success

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 1, 2015 – The Ridges of Cascade, a new luxury apartment community being developed by the LaCati Group and constructed by CD Barnes Construction, broke ground in December of 2013. On Wednesday, August 12th, the project (located … Continued

Darcy Laidler Joins CD Barnes Construction

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 9, 2015 – CD Barnes Construction announced the hiring of Darcy Laidler as a part-time office assistant earlier last week. Darcy came to CD Barnes after working several years for the State of Michigan in the Civil … Continued

Construction Training for High School Students

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 13, 2015 – The Kent Intermediate School District is preparing to launch Spring Group Two of the Explorer Group – An Insider Look at the World of Work – a program aimed at providing high school … Continued

Kentwood Packaging Undergoing Renovations

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 2, 2015 — Kentwood Packaging Company, located on Avastar Drive, off of Alpine, just south of the freeway and based in the former Leer plant is undergoing renovation. “We feel privileged to have our first opportunity … Continued

Growth for Transnation Title Agency

Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 5, 2015 — In 2008, Transnation Title Agency began with eight office locations around West Michigan, they have now grown to have over twenty office locations…and are about to have one more. Transnation Title has contracted CD … Continued

Recognizing Our Talent

Did you know that the average employee tenure today is only 4.6 years? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average tenure does increase as the age of the employee also increases, but the national average for the total wage … Continued

Field Trip With a Focus

January 30, 2015 Construction professionals recently gave more than 100 local high school freshman students the grand tour of a multi-stage residential project to expose them to the various aspects and opportunities in the industry.

Celebration! Cinema in Lansing to Upgrade Seating

Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 7, 2014 — From Mount Pleasant to Benton Harbor and Lansing to Muskegon, Celebration! Cinemas is the largest provider of cinematic entertainment in West Michigan. And while that’s quite an accomplishment, the theatre group wishes to … Continued

CD Barnes Construction Hires Several New Team Members

Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 4, 2014 — Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today the hiring of several new team members! Joining the estimating and project management team is Jason Kauffman. Mr. Kauffman will be working … Continued

Kirt Ojala Joins CD Barnes Construction

Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 16, 2014 — Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today the hiring of Kirt Ojala. Kirt has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Ojala has spent … Continued

Mike Dempsey Joins CD Barnes Construction

Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 18, 2014 — Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today the hiring of Mike Dempsey, Senior Project Manager. Mr. Dempsey has been in the construction industry for over twenty-eight years. Following his … Continued

CD Barnes to Complete Tenant Build-Out for SarahCare

Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 6, 2014 — CD Barnes Construction is pleased to announce their selection as the construction management partner for the new SarahCare Adult Day Center. SarahCare will be located at 2211 East Beltline in the Northridge Center. … Continued

Chain Builds Out Supermarket

June 24, 2014 A supermarket chain is building out its latest group of stores in the region. Aldi began construction this month on a 17,651-square-foot store in Plainwell, at 1323 West M-89, according to CD Barnes Construction in Grand Rapids.

CD Barnes Awarded Project in Grand Haven

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 13, 2014 — CD Barnes Construction has partnered with NPI Holdings of Spring Lake, Michigan on numerous projects over the past twenty years, and is pleased to again have another opportunity to work with their company. … Continued

Building Materials Distributor Enters Market

January 16, 2014 A statewide distributor to builders and contractors is entering the Grand Rapids market. Wimsatt Building Materials, the state’s largest distributor of residential roofing products, has hired Grand Rapids-based CD Barnes Construction

Elite Baseball and Softball Building New Location

Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 25, 2013 — Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today that the company was selected by Elite Baseball and Softball to build their new 47,700 square foot training center at 5920 Clyde … Continued

Cohen Modern Dentistry to Host Ribbon Cutting

Southgate, Michigan, August 21, 2013 — CD Barnes Construction announces the completion of the new Cohen Modern Dentistry facility in Southgate, Michigan. The 3,815 square foot dental office features two hygiene rooms, five treatment rooms, a lab, sterilization room, large waiting … Continued

Isabella County Medical Care Facility Gaining Addition

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 20, 2013 — CD Barnes Construction announced today that the company was selected by Isabella County Medical Care Facility to construct their new addition to the hospital. Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes, stated … Continued

New Early Learning Center Coming to Byron Center

Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 10, 2012 – Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today that the company was selected by Lighthouse Early Learning Academy to build their newest and first-ever in West Michigan—Nature Child Learning Center, … Continued