University Honored for Community Impact, Design and Construction Excellence

CHICAGO, Ill. – The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons, located in Illinois, has won three awards from the Design-Build Institute of America, including the first Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility. Following a competitive judging process, the university’s first major Design-Build project was one of two recipients of this new honor and also won awards for merit and excellence in design. The Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility was created this year to “reward Design-Build teams which have shown extraordinary commitment to triple bottom-line success—economic, environmental and social—and which have clearly improved the communities … Read more

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Gilbane Project Awarded Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award for Mule Creek Project

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gilbane Building Company has been awarded the DBIA 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award for the Mule Creek Infill Complex Project located in Ione, California. The project was the winner in the Federal/State/County/Municipal category and was honored at this year’s DBIA National Conference and Expo. The 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase Design-Build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and Design-Build teams in ten categories across the spectrum of horizontal and vertical construction. “Gilbane, in association with Kitchell, was instrumental in working with Hensel Phelps and numerous other project team members in completing this $330-million project … Read more

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Secret Government Jobs, High-Rises and Retail Win Steel Erection Projects

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Officials with the Steel Erectors Association of America announced the winners of its annual Project of the Year for steel erection contracts topped out in 2016. Five companies in four contract level categories were honored at the 2017 Annual Convention and Awards Gala in May. Entries are judged by an independent panel of experts representing a broad knowledge of structural design. The winning projects demonstrate the range and complexity of steel construction in the United States. Two of the projects were for government installations with extremely tight tolerances and high-level security clearances, while the others were more … Read more

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Daytona International Speedway Grandstand Wins Construction Project of 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The renovation of the Daytona International Speedway’s grandstand was the most significant construction project of 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. As a result, the project’s contractor, Barton Malow Company, received the association’s Alliant Build America Grand Award, as well as the award for the best utility infrastructure renovation project of the year. The $400-million Daytona International Speedway (Daytona Beach, Florida) project was completed in less than 30 months and allowed for continued race events and visits from 750,000 fans throughout the course of the project. The project design considered sight lines for … Read more

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