The Art of Managing Growth

The work Chad Surprenant, P. E., does these days gives added dimension to the definition of engineering. For sure, he is still involved in such fundamentals as project design and specifications but focus also centers on human resources, finances and business development. “I am still… Read full story

ISG Officially Opens Doors in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Top ENR Design and Zweig Group Hot Firm Adds Fourth State to Midwest Footprint February 6, 2018 (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) – As of February 1, 2018, ISG officially opened its doors in the Lumber Exchange Building in downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As announced… Read full story

State-of-the-Art Playground & School for Fort Dodge

Originally built in the 1920s, Duncombe Elementary in Fort Dodge, Iowa, had become dated. The playground itself contained equipment that was not up to code, sported a dated look and lacked cohesiveness since the play equipment was added in various stages over the years. The… Read full story

Blue Earth County pleased with Government Center bids

MANKATO — The first work on a major multi-year project to renovate and add on to the Blue Earth County Government center should begin late next month after a healthy number of bids came in from contractors. “They came in well,” said Bob Meyer, Blue… Read full story

ISG Joins Forces with Iowa-based StruXture Architects

Firm Builds Upon Client Service Offerings and Expertise through Acquisition January 4, 2018 (Des Moines, Iowa) – As of January 2, 2018, ISG has joined forces with the reputable architecture and interior design firm, StruXture Architects (StruXture). Based in Waterloo, Iowa, StruXture’s extensive portfolio in… Read full story

South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development Announces ISG Expansion

Engineering and Architecture Firm Announces Expansion to Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – December 5, 2017 – ISG, a multi-disciplinary firm based in Mankato, Minnesota, announced today that it is expanding to Sioux Falls, South Dakota come February 2018. It will occupy space in the… Read full story

ISG Lands Second-Straight Honor on the Des Moines Register’s Top Places to Work List

Newly ESOP firm moves up 30 spots while doubling local talent September 19, 2017 (Des Moines, Iowa) – The Des Moines Register recently released its rankings for the 2017 150 Top Places to Work survey results with ISG, a multi-disciplinary Midwest firm with three Iowa… Read full story

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Earns LEED Silver Certification

Former City transit facility shines as an example of sustainability and creativity August 29, 2017 (Mankato, Minnesota) – The U.S. Green Building Council recently welcomed the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota to its prestigious list of Silver LEED Certified facilities nation-wide. The LEED program, or… Read full story

New high school fulfills years of planning

New high school fulfills years of planning Years ago, a city comprehensive plan had circled an area on Broadway Avenue west of the city for a future school. “We had no idea it was even up for sale,” former District 508 Superintendent Jeff Olson said.… Read full story

Franklin Rogers to get a $3 million face-lift

Franklin Rogers to get a $3 million face-lift   Mankato, Minn. — June 27, 2017 — “The Frank” won’t have to be renamed “The Filet Mignon,” but Mankato’s utilitarian ballpark will become somewhat more ritzy by the start of the 2018 baseball season. Franklin Rogers… Read full story

ISG Earns Top Spot on Zweig Group Lists

ISG made a pivotal move on the nationally recognized Zweig Group 2017 Hot Firm, Best Firms to Work For, Marketing Excellence lists, along with earning a Trifecta Award. Zweig Group, a privately-held firm and industry leader in enhancing business performance for architecture, engineering, and environmental… Read full story

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