Join us for “Beyond the Big Room”

Keyan Zandy will present "Beyond the Big Room" for the LCI Austin Community of Practice on June 7th to explore Lean's application inside and outside the Big Room environment, including the use of last planner dashboards, True North, CBAs, and A3s. This conversational, interactive, half-day program is a “can’t miss” for those seeking to expand upon their current process and evolve their firm’s Lean Journey.... read more

2018 Fall Prevention Safety Stand Down

With falls still being the leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the construction industry, this week we hosted Fall Prevention Safety Stand Downs on our projects with all workers in partnership with OSHA, TEXO, NIOSH, NORA, ASSE, NCSE, CPWR, the National Safety Council, OSHA Training Institute Education Centers, and the U.S. Air Force. To raise awareness of fall hazards, all work is being stopped on our sites... read more

Skiles Group Promotes Keyan Zandy; Welcomes Michael Blakemore

Skiles Group announces two executive team changes: Keyan Zandy, previously Director of Operations, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, and Michael Blakemore has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. "Since starting a Lean Construction trajectory five years ago, we have tripled our firm’s project volume,” says Clay Harrison, CEO for Skiles Group. “As COO, Keyan will continue this trend by... read more

Join us for “Zero to 60 – A Lean Journey in the Fast Lane”

You're invited to join us at TEXO Dallas on Feb. 8th, when James Eastham and I present "Zero to 60 – A Lean Journey in the Fast Lane" for the LCI Dallas-Fort Worth Community of Practice. This is the same program we presented to a standing-room-only crowd at the 19th Annual Lean Construction Congress in Anaheim back in October. We will will tell the story of how Skiles Group quickly transformed from a traditional,... read more

Rangers Bringing Youth Baseball Back to West Dallas with Opening of RBI Academy

"Welcome to the sprawling new Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, in West Dallas for which the Rangers ownership and the team's charitable foundation led a $14 million fundraising drive to give a little baseball - and hopefully a lot of life guidance - to an underserved community. On Tuesday, the Rangers, Mercy Street and sponsorship partners (including presenting sponsor Toyota) will... read more

Skiles Group Wins ABC’s STEP Diamond Award

TEXO presented Skiles Group with the ABC (Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.) STEP (Safety Training Evaluation Process) Diamond Award today. This safety benchmarking and improvement tool evaluated 20 key components of safety, and the Diamond Award is the highest achievement level. Learn more... read more

MountainView FSED Opens!

We enjoyed celebrating the grand opening of MountainView Regional Medical Center's new freestanding emergency department yesterday - the first of its kind in New Mexico! The 24/7 facility has 10 patient rooms, and creates 30 new jobs in Doña Ana... read more

Methodist Richardson Contracts with Skiles Group

“Methodist Richardson Medical Center has partnered with Skiles Group, a healthcare-focused contracting firm, in the hospital’s $85 million dollar expansion. Skiles Group will serve as Methodist Richardson’s general contractor. According to Methodist Richardson, the expansion project will add a fifth and sixth floor and 150 patient rooms to the current 191-bed hospital. A 500-space parking garage and a new... read more

2017 Fall Prevention Safety Stand Down

With falls still being the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry, this week Skiles Group is hosting Fall Prevention Safety Stand Downs on all of our projects in 2 states with all of our workers in partnership with OSHA, TEXO, NIOSH, NORA, ASSE, NCSE, CPWR, the National Safety Council, OSHA Training Institute Education Centers, and the U.S. Air Force. To raise awareness of fall hazards, all work is... read more

Fieldlens Takes a Look at Skiles Group’s Use of Tech

“Keyan Zandy, Director of Operations for Skiles Group and a Lean Construction advocate, says it’s important to utilize tools and processes that allow superintendents and foreman to communicate quickly. “The jobs that have the best communication are the most successful,” Zandy says. Read... read more