In The News Return to In The News

Press Releases 

Clintonville Dedicates School Projects (9/18/2022)

With the 2022-2023 school year less than two weeks old, the curtain has been completely pulled back on the first phase of projects approved by Clintonville Public School District voters in November 2020. View Press Release »

Wisconsin School Districts Turn to Solar Power (8/9/2022)

Public schools in Wisconsin spend more than $175 million each year on energy, typically the largest expense for a school district outside of personnel. So, it’s no surprise that more and more school districts are turning to the lowest cost electricity generation option – on-site solar PV (photovoltaic) systems – as well as Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). View Press Release »

Andres Elected President of Wisconsin Architects Foundation (7/19/2022)

Hoffman's Jody Andres has been elected president of the Wisconsin Architects Foundation (WAF), the charitable arm of the American Institute for Architects (AIA) Wisconsin chapter. View Press Release »

Hoffman Adds to Staff (6/22/2022)

Hoffman is happy to announce the additions of Nicole Melotte, Mitch Kroll, and Casey Helmrath to its team. View Press Release »

New Life for a Downtown Menasha Office Building (5/24/2022)

Change is coming to a 30-year-old office building in downtown Menasha. Hoffman is converting the 3-story office building at 130 Main Street into a mixed-use structure that will include commercial space and apartments. View Press Release »

New Tom’s Drive-In / Holidays Pub & Grill Now Open (5/3/2022)

One year of construction has concluded and the doors of the newest Tom’s Drive-In and Holidays Pub & Grill in Appleton are now open. View Press Release »

Hoffman Completes Renovation at Franciscan Home in La Crosse (4/27/2022)

The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) in La Crosse, Wis. celebrated with a recent blessing ceremony the completion of a six-year journey to renovate their home, St. Rose Motherhouse. View Press Release »

Statz Wraps up Term on AGC of Wisconsin Board (3/2/2022)

Sam Statz, president and majority owner of Hoffman, recently concluded his three-year term as a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin board of directors.  View Press Release »

Heiberger Becomes Minority Owner at Hoffman (1/13/2022)

Julie Heiberger, who joined the team at Hoffman in 1998, has become the newest minority owner at the firm. A senior project architect and the religious market leader at Hoffman, Heiberger joins the ownership team that includes Sam Statz, president and majority owner, and six other minority owners. View Press Release »

What’s Next for the Design of Schools? (1/11/2022)

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on many things, including the way people look at the design of school buildings. That changing approach to school design will be the focus when Hoffman’s Jody Andres addresses attendees at the 2022 Wisconsin State Education Convention in Milwaukee. View Press Release »


The Right Tools for Facility Design (7/20/2022)

In the July/August issues of School Business Affairs, Hoffman's Jody Andres discusses how COVID gave school district leaders and their design teams a new perspective on how to communication effectively and what to look for in their new construction project. View Article »

Collaborative Construction Produces Better Project Results (7/11/2022)

Hoffman's Jody Andres and Matt McGregor explain the various project delivery methods and explore how school districts can achieve better results with a collaborative construction process in the Summer issue of Education Market Association’s ESSENTIALS. View Article »

Solar 101: Realizing the Rewards (6/3/2022)

In the June-July issue of Wisconsin School News, Hoffman's Jody Andres and Mark Hanson discuss the benefits of implementing a solar energy system for school districts.  View Article »

Religious Congregations and Zero Net Energy (5/16/2022)

Most congregations are being called to energy efficiency and renewable energy, among other goals to protect the Earth. The most sustainable goal would be zero net energy, but what does zero net energy mean when applied to a congregation or one of its buildings, such as a convent? Hoffman's Mark Hanson explores this concept and shares what two congregations are doing to pursue zero net energy.  View Article »

Involvement in Decision-Making: What are we REALLY asking for? (2/4/2022)

Sr. Nancy Conway CSJ, Hoffman facilities & engagement specialist, discusses the world of decision-making in religious congregations and explores various strategies used by leadership groups to best engage their members. View Article »

COVID-19: The Ongoing Impact on Religious Communities (1/19/2022)

As the world continues to deal with the effects of COVID-19, Sr. Nancy Conway CSJ, Hoffman facilities & engagement specialist, reflects back on the 2020 webinar Hoffman collaborated on with Sr. Lynn M. Levo, CSJ, Ph.D -- "COVID-19: The Impact of Isolation and Confinement on Religious Communities" -- and the key messages that continue to apply today.  View Article »

Back To Top

Quick Contact

Toll Free: 1-800-236-2370
Local: 1-920-731-2322
Employment: Join Us

facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube