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  • TFCU

    Skiatook, OK

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma

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  • TTCU The Credit Union

    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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Value is customer specific.

We work to understand our customer’s specific needs, then incorporate:

  • Smart Design
  • Smart Use of Materials
  • Efficient Construction
  • Intelligent Process

In fact, value is not the same as cost. Yet, the gap between cost and result. Creating value can range from designing the perfect office structure in an effort to increase productivity, to finding creative solutions for you to decrease costs. The point is, we know each client has unique needs and we tailor our approach to provide the best value possible.

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A Design/Build General Contractor

U.S. Green Building Council Member

Although Stava Building Corporation (SBC) was founded in 1988, John Stava rose as a construction leader in 1971 when he began his self-employed company, Stava Construction.  After 8 years of building homes, he decided to change routes slightly and go into Corporate Contracting.

His General Contracting career began at Allied Construction where he would eventually go from Partner to Owner. In 1988, Mr. Stava dissolved and reformed Allied Construction to the present day, Stava Building Corporation.

Over the past 26 years, SBC, as a general contractor with design/build capability, has continually provided turnkey projects with a commitment to customer service through quality, timing and total responsibility of cost.

Now, after hundreds of jobs completed, Stava continues to grow as a major player in the Tulsa marketplace.

Leadership

John Stava

John Stava

John Stava

John Stava

William J. Stava, Jr. (John) is the President and Owner of Stava Building Corporation, which he started in 1988.  He holds a B.A. Degree in Economics from California State University; an MBA from Oklahoma State University; and is retired from the Oklahoma Air National Guard and from the United States Air Force, where he was decorated with 13 air medals and the Distinguished Flying Cross.  John’s responsibilities include all duties of ownership including (but definitely not limited to) Accounting, Sales, Marketing, Project Management, Employee Relations, Customer Relations, and Quality Control.  In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family and traveling.

Professional Associations:

Rotary Club of Tulsa, Benefactor, Community Fellow,Committee Chair, Paul Harris Fellow Tulsa Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Advisory Council Member Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc.,Board Member and Buildings and Grounds Committee Chair

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Jef Falling

Jef Falling

Jef Falling

Jef Falling

Vice President of Operations – Jef has been employed with Stava Building Corporation since August 1994.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arkansas in Business Administration/Marketing.  Jef’s responsibilities include estimating, scheduling, purchasing, and project management, among many others.  Construction projects he has been responsible for include tenant improvement to new construction for the Williams Companies Learning Center, The Winston Company, an addition to and renovation of the Indian Springs Country Club tennis facility, Philbrook Museum, Inverness Village, Westport Apartments’ clubhouse, the First Baptist Church of Collinsville’s recreation building, numerous projects for The University of Tulsa, Crystal Pools – Sapulpa location, Peloton – Riverside location, Memorial Park Cemetery’s Family Center. Jef has also managed the construction of over 100 Dollar General stores to date located in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Nebraska. When he’s not working, you’ll find Jef with his family or on the golf course.

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Michael F. Dwyer, A.I.A

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Michael F. Dwyer, A.I.A

SBC Architecture (a division of Stava Building Corporation) – Mike has been employed with Stava Building Corporation since 2008 running SBC Architecture.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Fine Art Degree from the University of Tulsa.  He’s a member of the American Institute of Architecture and the U.S. Green Building Council, among other organizations.  His extensive design experience includes medical offices, office buildings, financial institutions and everything in between.  Mike’s success can be attributed to his artistic and creative approach to everything he puts his mind to.

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Design-Build

The advantage of design-build?

» With your Architect and Contractor on the same team, they can seamlessly construct your project from start to finish.  They can find creative solutions to save YOU time and money.

Value Engineering

» Stava Building Corporation considers value engineering to not only be beneficial to our clients, but an essential part of the design and construction process. Simply put, value engineering is a five-step process that allows for cost-savings to be gained by minor changes to the scope of work. Allowing for a product suited specifically to the clients’ needs in a manner that is also financially efficient. Each of the five-steps to value engineering takes analysis, creative thinking, and consistent communication with the client to bring the desired results with more effective products.

1. Information Phase – Discussions between the client and architect to determine the goal for design and essential function of the facility.

2. Speculation Phase – This is the “brainstorming” phase. With the clients’ needs in mind the project manager and architect work hand-in-hand to identify areas that may allow for possible savings. Alternate products may be selected which offer economy and/or better performance.

3. Evaluation Phase – Once the areas of savings have been identified, the design and construction team present their value-engineering recommendations to the client in the form of a “value-engineering proposal.” Phase 1 and 2 are repeated until the desired result is reached for the client.

4. Development Phase – The design team updates the scope and architectural plans to represent the accepted changes from the value engineering proposal.

5. Presentation Phase – Once all changes have been made to the scope, specifications, and plans the design team and/or general contractor presents the updated proposal to the client.

Where You Can Find Stava Buildings

» Oklahoma

» Kansas

» Nebraska

» Colorado

» New Mexico

» Louisiana

» Mississippi

» Arkansas

 

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Tulsa Federal Credit Union – Skiatook Branch

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Tulsa Federal Credit Union – Skiatook Branch

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Project Details

Tulsa Federal Credit Union (TFCU) launched their new “look” in Skiatook with this beautiful, modern and inviting structure designed by Vice President of Architecture for SBC Architecture, Mike Dwyer, AIA. Mike’s creative perspective and vision for this building truly transpired into a work of art. This design will become a staple for future newly constructed Tulsa Federal Credit Union’s across the area. With this new vision, TFCU is confident their customers will be pleased and hopes new members will be drawn to the Union to experience the excellent services they provide. Details of the project include 3600 SF, a structural steel and metal studs buildling, TPO Roof, and continuous concrete foundation.

Architecture

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$1.4 million

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Church’s Chicken

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Church’s Chicken

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AmeriTrust

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Asbury Inverness Village

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Asbury Inverness Village

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Project Details

For this project, Stava Building Corporation acted as a sub-contractor to the Weitz Company, a national General Contracting firm located in Des Moines, Iowa. The contract called for the construction of 60 living units, 20 luxury single-family units designed as independent living units, 20 duplex cottages and a variety of accessory buildings. This project was completed over a period of one and half years and is now being fully enjoyed by the occupants that reside within.

General Contractor

Weitz Company

Project Value

$10.5 million  

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Blessings International

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Blessings International

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Project Details

Blessings International is headquarted in Broken Arrow, OK. With it’s mission of providing life-saving medicine & treatment, they needed a suitable warehouse and office space to carry out their operations effectively. The office space encompasses 5,557 SF and the warehouse, 12,732 SF. The building structure is comprised of steel with concrete insulated wall panels.

Architecture

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$2.5 million

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Dollar General

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Project Details

Over the past 4 years, Stava has teamed up with a developer to construct 140 Dollar General Stores in five states. During this time, Stava has been able to work with all the teams involved in order to find ways to cut construction costs to allow for a better return for all parties.

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Project Details

Stava Buliding Corporation was contracted to design and construct a 19,000 square foot office/warehouse facility for the oil field equipment company, Energy Products, Inc (EPI). With EIFS finishes and synthetic stone work, this Pre-Engineered Metal Building suits the needs and demands of this corporation.Energy Products Inc. was able to work with SBC/SBC Architecture from design to completion allowing their vision and goals to transpire into their new home. With SBC guidance and superior design/construction capabilities, EPI is appropriately suited and equipped for growth and efficient operations for years to come.

Architecture

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$1.6 million

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GoFit

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Project Details:

This 50,000 square foot building houses the company GoFit, a distribution company specializing in exercise equipment fabricated overseas. The Pre-Engineered Metal Building rests on a six-inch slab and foudation with beautiful exterior metal work that exemplifies the company’s brand image with bright colors such as purple and yellow. SBC Architrecture worked closely with GoFit personell to create a warehouse and office space that was condusive to the work and culture of the company.   The warehouse is served by self-guided fork lifts following an embedded guide wire in the concrete floor and a nine bay loading dock. A two-story office structure is attached to the warehouse with an open core that establishes an inviting environment for employees and visitors. Both buildings are served with a Big AssFan™ to circulate air and provide additional cooling in the warehouse.

Architecture:

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$2.7 million

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Project Details

SBC Architecture, a sub-division of Stava Building Corporation, was contracted to design a 6,109 square foot three-tenant facility suited for medical, restaurant and general office use. Stava Building Corporation completed the construction which included such features as veneer walls, sloped membrane roof, and exterior finishes of split-faces block and EIFS.

Architecture:

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$720,000

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Crystal Pools

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Crystal Pools

 

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Project Details

Stava Building Corporation was contracted to complete a design-build shopping center located in Jenks, Oklahoma. The three-tenant space included a total of 14,000 square feet and featured the use of a Pre-Engineered Metal Building with EIFS and stone exterior finishes.

Architecture

SBC Architecture

Project Value

$845,000

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Jackie Cooper Imports

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Jackie Cooper Imports

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Mercedes Benz

The new Mercedes Show Room, styled as the “Auto-Haus” format designated by Mercedes USA, was an expansion of the existing showroom and an addition of a four bay service write up building. The new four bay service write up building comes fully equipped with high-speed doors activated by motion sensors. The second floor of the structure features a large conference room and sales training room. The eye-catching new facade was completed with high finish, horizontal metal siding furnished by Bestworth Rommel. This impressive facility is appropriately home to one of the industry’s premier retailers, Mercedes Benz.

Project Value

$1.7 million

Porsche

While adjacent to, but separate from the Mercedes buildling, the Porsche Dealership required a new facelife to meet the existing standards of Porsche Amercia. To implement these standards, SBC teamed with Jackie Cooper Imports to create a new structre skinned with aluminum composite panel and complete new interior finishes. The finishes now reflect the Porsche America brand and fit seamlessly into the Jackie Cooper Imports complex.

Project Value

$350,000

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Memorial Park Cemetery

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Project Description

Administration Building

To repair and restore the original appearance of the Administration Building, SBC gutted and removed previous build out to the approximately 100-year old historic structure. While preserving the exterior, this restoration project included updating modern technologies to allow for more efficent and practical use.

Family Life Center

In keeping with the existing architecture in place at Memorial Park Cemetary, SBC designed and constructed a beautiful new Family Life Center with Executive Offices. The new structure houses large gathering rooms, a small intimate sitting area, commercial kitchens, offices and an execuitve boardroom. The construction included a two-story red iron structure with metal stud infill. To match existing structures, the exterior was finished in a hand troweled heavy texture with original plaster designs transferred from other buildings on the grounds. Upon completion, this project created a new place for families to gather while still holding on to the original, overall feel of the park.    

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Rubis Plastic Surgery

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Rubis Plastic Surgery

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Trek Bicycle

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Project Details

As an expert in the field of metal building erection, Stava Buildling Corporation was hired to furnish and erect a two-story Pre-Engineered Metal Building for a 60,000 square foot YMCA facility. This facility houses four basketball courts, offices, classroms, and an aquatic center with a walk-in pool and diving pool. The Structure was roofed with an architectural standing seam roof, over 5 1/2 Tectum insulated panels. Exposed interior finishes were protected with a masonry wall up to 8 feet and the building exterior was skinned with 2 1/2 inches of insulated metal wall panels in two colors with a textured finish.

Construction Manager

Flintco, Inc.

Project Value

$4.7 million

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Stava in the news

  • December 30th, 2013 – gtrnews.com: Stava Building Corporation constructing new office/warehouse for HYTORC in Jenks. Click to Read Article
  • December 27th, 2013 – Journalrecord.com: HYTORC is expanding to a new location in Jenks. SBC was honored to be chosen as the general contractor: Click to Read Article
  • November 4, 2012 – Tulsaworld.com: TTCU expanding with new Sapulpa facility built by Stava Building Corp.  Click to Read Article

General articles

  • Winter weather tips for Metal Building owners: Click to Read Article
  • The City of Tulsa recently passed the “Fix Our Streets” program. Review details of this program HERE.

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Stava Building Corporation is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and serves as a building contractor to Oklahoma and surrounding states.

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Tel:  918.742.0999
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1525 West 36th Place South
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This Website is built on WordPress, a Content Management System designed to make managing your company’s website easy to do so.

The Basics

After you’ve logged in you will have extended information in the FOOTER of the website.  Typography shows all the available styles and this page, Tutorial, will get you situated with this custom installation.  Please refer to this page for all the basic information.  The following items are found through the dashboard area:

Pages

Pages are what you would expect to find:  All the page content is located here.  Getting used to how to edit pages will help out with the next sections as these items all are basically designed the same and have the same or similar layouts and terminology.

Creating and editing a page: Add New will create a new page.  A new page will not show up in the menu and will only be accessible with a link. The first step is to write a page title at the top.  Next, the permalink (or URL) will auto-populate a name, which is not relevant for this website because the website is HASH dependent. More about Hash marks in a minute. The main content area is yours to add or edit text and images. The Add Media button will reveal a library of images already included, or you can add more images of your own (click the button and view options).  Once you have included the content for your page you need to add 2 custom fields.  First, is bigPageTitle which is the text that will show up as the big page title text.  Second is nextPage the arrow link inline with the big page title (>): simply add the page you want that arrow to take the view to: no spaces, no capitals, no slashes and it needs to match that page permalink that is highlighted in yellow (or the last /location/).  To save, click Update.  In Page attributes, parent and template are not important with one exception.  The home page needs the template to be “Simple One Page”  or the site won’t work.  Lastly, the Featured Image is the background image associated with that page.  When adding a featured image for pages, the image should be no smaller than 1800 px wide but not larger than 400Kb to keep load time fast.

Hash Marks Explained

Hash marks dictate what is visible on this website.  When you click on ABOUT, the url adds /#about, or simply #about.  That hash mark is the last part of the permalink, which is most likely the page title, and which needs to entered in the nextPage custom field for an arrow to link to that specific page. That hash mark also makes the menu item selected (black background).  For example, the home page has the nextPage custom field as “home” and will add #home to the url, and the menu item for Home will aslo become highlighed.  More on the menu below.

Staff Profiles (About Page)

The About page has a shortcode that looks like this: [custom_posts type='staff_profile'] .  Don’t deleted or edit this link of code or the staff members section will not load.  To add staff members use the Staff Profiles section from the Dashboard menu.  Here you can add, edit or delete staff members. To edit click a name or Edit.   Like the Pages layout, add the name as title: the popup name in red, then add content, what shows up on the mouse click. Under Attributes the order determines which names show up first.  John Stava has order number 1 and will show up first.  If two staff profiles have the same order number, it then orders alphabetically.  The Featured Image is the staff photo…  make sure that the photos are edited to match the rest of the staff photos before adding.  Also, add only a color image, the grayscale effect is managed in the jquery code, which you don’t have to manage.

Portfolio Items  (Client Page)

Please be familiar with the Staff Profiles before reading more about Portfolio items as they are very similar, except there is no sort order number. These items will show up on the site in alphabetical order.  Add or edit any portfolio item.  Here you only have to add a name and the featured image, where the image is white on transparent PNG format.  If you want this item to be a Portfolio Case Study, simply write content in the main content area, place the cursor at the very first character and press the Add Media button, adding at least 2 image thumbnails through the Add Media console:  In the Media console, upload or click an image > on the right hand side LINK To The Media file (Important!) AND choose thumbnail 150×150 (also important!).  Everything else that shows up  on the site is automated.

WordPress Video Tutorial links

When in doubt and as part of new website manager training please refer to these video series: http://ecarbonated.com/knowledge-base/wordpress-training/  While not all the features of WordPress apply to this very custom version for Stava.com, this tutorial will help to navigate and lessen the learning curve.