AVB Recently Hired New Commercial Construction Project Engineer and Assistant Superintendent

Published: 01/11/17

AVB recently hired Ben Lawson as a commercial construction project engineer and assistant superintendent. His role with AVB includes coordinating all necessary documents and communications for all commercial projects as well as handling the on-site management of projects.


Ben is a recent graduate from Western Michigan University. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Entrepreneurial Engineering in December of 2016. Ben was a former United States Marine and first joined the AVB team as a Monroe Brown intern. Now a full time employee with AVB, Ben will be working on various projects, including the on-going projects at the Corner@Drake development. Ben will effectively carry out communication processes for all AVB commercial projects and will utilize his experience in construction to ensure that project coordination on all commercial projects are accomplished.

Building southwest Michigan since 1981, AVB’s commercial division focuses on construction management in the healthcare, education, office and retail markets. AVB’s custom residential building division specializes in single-family homes, condominiums and neighborhoods.  AVB’s development group focuses on property development for commercial, residential, and mixed uses.