About Our Program Team:

M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc. has grown to national recognition as one of the nation’s leading contractors, design/builders and construction management firms since the company’s founding in 1927. Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine ranks M.B. Kahn as one of the Top 100 Program Managers in the nation, the Top 50 Green Firms in the United States and the 9th largest company in South Carolina.

M.B. Kahn will serve as the primary resource for the additional financial strength of the Richland County Penny Program. M.B. Kahn will also aid in the areas of:

  • Program Development
  • Quality Assurance Review
  • Procurement

HDR|ICA is the country’s leading provider of performance-based highway asset maintenance management services. By integrating the principles of effective business management, technology, and engineering, HDR|ICA offers improved transportation infrastructure through the most cost-efficient methods.

HDR|ICA’s extensive amount of experience in large transportation design and management projects has ranked them the #1 transportation design firm in South Carolina and as a Top 20 National Transportation Program Manager according to Engineering News Record.

HDR|ICA will be tasked with overseeing program delivery throughout the Richland County Penny Program. This includes their involvement in managing roadway projects and SCDOT coordination.

Brownstone has been delivering program and construction management services in the southeast since 2005 and has established itself as a premier minority-owned Construction Management and Architectural Design firm in South Carolina.

Brownstone is a full service construction and consulting firm specializing in Program/Construction Management, Architectural Design services. The firm is emerging into one of the top MBE firms of its kind in the Southeastern region.

Brownstone will manage and oversee design and construction for bikeway, sidewalk, greenways, and pedestrian improvements included in the Richland County Penny Program. During the construction phase of the program, the firm will also lead the procurement process while utilizing small, local firms that have been certified through Richland County’s SLBE office.

The Program Development Team (PDT) has prioritized the following tasks in order to assure the timely and successful completion of the Richland County Penny Program:


  • Program Development
  • Public Involvement
  • Environment Permitting
  • Quality Assurance Reviews
  • Project Coordination
  • Right-of-Way Acquisition
  • Proposal Preparation and Procurement
  • Construction Services