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Tulsa World Palace Building and Paper Storage Renovation

Renovation of historical building including complete replacement of plumbing, HVAC and electrical systems, into approximately 60 apartment units with lease-able commercial space on the ground floor. Project includes a tenant roof deck area.

Tulsa World Palace Building and Paper Storage Renovation

August 20, 2015

Meet Our Team

Link Cowen
Link CowenVice President
Link has oversight and responsibility of all construction related activities. He is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University’s College of Business and has over 15 years of experience in project management, estimating and preconstruction services. Link was born in Shawnee, OK; which is the city in which his great grandfather started Cowen Construction in 1896. He and his Wife Heather enjoy spending time with their son Link, who is the fifth Cowen in the direct lineage of his great, great grandfather to carry the family first name of Link.
Link is proud to be associated with Leadership Tulsa, he has been the Chairman of the Construction Leadership Council and is a recipient of the Build Oklahoma Award for leading the way on a 35 million dollar LEED Gold medical facility. He enjoys golfing, going to the lake, and spending time with his family.
In his role with the company, Link believes it is most important to keep the firm focused on building lasting relationships that result from providing outstanding service based on a foundation of trust, accurate information, quality construction, open communication and an appropriate amount of creativity throughout the building process.
Phil Hamburger
Phil HamburgerSuperintendent
Phil Hamburger has been in the construction industry for over 20 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Oklahoma State University and has worked at Cowen Construction since 2004. Some of his most recognizable projects include Ernst & Young, the beautiful Utica Place facility at 22nd and Utica and the Pediatric Dental Group. Phil is also Green Advantage Certified, and used his knowledge in Green Building for the new Pediatric Dental Group facility located at 6th & Utica, which holds a LEED Silver Certification.
Jointly responsible with the Project Manager for the overall success of the project. Responsible for meeting schedule, controlling costs, and managing manpower and equipment (if applicable) on assigned project. Provides continuous hands-on field supervision of all construction operations, including subcontractors and other construction related personnel; directing them in the planning, scheduling, and execution of work on time, within budget, and with high standards of workmanship. Attains or exceeds profit goals and promotes workplace safety while meeting or exceeding owner’s expectations. Promotes a positive company image. Is the leader on every project and is ultimately responsible for its operational success.