Update February 18, 2021

The Barton Group worked with InForm Architecture and CD Barnes to create a newly renovated space for Kalamazoo’s Youth For Christ’s new City Life Center. Recently, CD Barnes Construction named their latest subcontractor to receive their Key to Our Success Award. Congratulations Esper Electric out of Kalamazoo for their efforts on the Kalamazoo Youth for Christ’s new City Life Center. The award is a symbol of appreciation and recognition for subcontractors who exemplify the best in performance, quality, and communication on CD Barnes’ projects. Read more about why Esper Electric was chosen to receive the Key to Our Success Award here.


Youth for Christ Kalamazoo (YFC) is a nonprofit located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  They strive to provide ministry and programs that offer resources, connections, and assistance to benefit at-risk youth in Kalamazoo.  The Barton Group is working with InForm Architecture and CD Barnes to create a newly renovated space that serves their needs. This renovation and addition to a former church at 2528 E Main in Kalamazoo will help to make their mission even more successful.  Plans include a teaching kitchen, commercial kitchen, updated office space, teen lounge, recreational space, art space, and computer space.  Construction is expected to start in late winter of 2020 and conclude at the end of the fall of 2020.

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