DBusiness Magazine: Build to Suit

The first, failed attempt to implode the Pontiac Silverdome on Dec. 3, 2017, produced little but smoke and dust at the demolition site — but there was plenty of mirth in the Southfield headquarters of Barton Malow Co.

Completed 42 years earlier, the Silverdome was Barton Malow’s first foray into stadium construction. With incentives and penalties to guarantee performance, the contract was a risky undertaking.

“The Silverdome was noteworthy because it was one of the first stadiums in years, if not decades, that had been done on time and within budget,” says Ryan Maibach, president and CEO of Barton Malow.

Read the full feature at DBusiness Magazine.

Pontiac Silverdome Aerial View

The Pontiac Silverdome

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