Summerfield Apartments

The Summerfield Apartments is a new 3-story building with 114 micro units aimed to meet the needs of the students of Pittsburg State University in Kansas. The apartments feature a full bathroom, full kitchen, and laundry in each unit. The building will also feature a beautiful courtyard to be used by the residents for community events.
Cowen Construction was awarded the Summerfield Apartments Project in Pittsburg, Kansas April 28, 2015.
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Meet Our Team

Rob Wright
Rob WrightProject Manager
Rob has over 26 years of construction and management experience. His experience is derived from being a coordinator, estimating and project management. He has a degree in Construction Management and has also completed specific training in Construction and Business Management.
The Project Manager will manage your project including scheduling, coordinating and monitoring the project activity in such a manner as to complete the project in a safe and timely way, within and under budget. The Project Manager reports directly to the President. and is accountable for all associated project activities including safety and security on the project.
Zach Carver
Zach CarverSuperintendent
Zach Carver has been involved with many of Cowen’s significant projects since 2005. His dedication to the company and his great work ethic have proven extremely successful. Zach’s training is derived from classroom instruction, continuing education seminars, OSHA Safety Class, and years of on-site experience. He will be on the project site at all times during construction.

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.

Florian Förster
Florian FörsterProject Coordinator
Florian has over 5 years of construction service experience gained in various projects. Cowen is proud to have Florian as part of our team since 2010. His training is derived from classroom instruction, continuing education seminars, OSHA Safety Class, and many years of operating equipment and on-site experience.

As Project Coordinator, Florian coordinates and reviews the shop drawings and submittals, and interfaces with the Architect’s Representative on shop drawings and submittals. He also establishes and follows up on delivery dates for long lead time items and expediting material orders and coordinates with the Warranty Manager for coalition of Operation and Maintenance Manuals for equipment to be turned over to the Owner at project end and review of as-built drawings.