Awards + Recognition

We are honored to be recognized by our partners and peers for excellence in our work, our commitment to safety, and our efforts on behalf of our team members and communities.

Development

DBIA Award

4Marq Apartments
DBIA, 2016

NAIOP Awards of Excellence

JW Marriott Mall of America
NAIOP, 2016

Top 25 Real Estate Developer Award

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2016

NAIOP Awards of Excellence

Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis
NAIOP, 2015

Top 25 Real Estate Developer Award

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2015

Top Project

Acuity Insurance Flagpole
Daily Reporter, 2015

Top Project Award

4Marq Apartments
Finance & Commerce, 2015

Build Wisconsin Award (General Contractor)

Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Building
AGC of Wisconsin, 2014

DBIA Award

Radisson Blu Mall of America
DBIA, 2014

Real Estate Project Award

Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Building
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2014

Showcase Award: Impact Achievement Award

Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Building
Commercial Real Estate Women - Wisconsin (WCREW), 2014

Top 25 Real Estate Developer Award

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2014

Top Project

Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Building
Daily Reporter, 2014

Top Project Award

Radisson Blu Mall of America
Finance & Commerce, 2013

Design

Design-Build Excellence Award in the Commercial Buildigns Category

AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown by Marriott
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - Upper Midwest Region, 2017

Design-Build Excellence Award in the government bulidings category and was also selected as the Project of the Year

State of Minnesota Senate Building
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - Upper Midwest Region, 2017

Best Retail Project Award

Mall of America - West Blvd Renovation
Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), 2016

Design-Build Excellence Award

4Marq Apartments
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - Upper Midwest Region, 2016

Mayor's Design Award

Halcyan Hotel
City and County of Denver, 2016

Mayor’s Design Award

Sojourner Family Peace Center
City of Milwaukee, WI, 2016

National Award of Excellence

USCG Base Ketchikan AK - Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Homeport Upgrades
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - National, 2016

National Award of Merit

USCG Base Ketchikan AK - Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Homeport Upgrades
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - National, 2016

Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Award

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advanced Care (CFAC)
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - National, 2016

2015 Honor Award

MNSCU - North Hennepin Community College BioScience & Health Careers Center
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Minnesota Chapter, 2015

Merit Award

University of Washington - Tacoma - Rec Center YMCA
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - SW Washington Chapter, 2015

National Design-Build Award

University of Washington - Tacoma - Rec Center YMCA
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - National, 2015

National Design-Build Award

USCG Sector Headquarters Building
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - National, 2015

2014 National Honor Award

Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - National, 2014

AIA Divine Detail Award

University of Chicago - Quad Portal (Includes ADMN Basement and 1st Fl South)
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Chicago Chapter, 2014

Commercial Design Award

Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) - Phase I
Madison InBusiness Magazine, 2014

Design-Build Excellence Award

Radisson Blu Mall of America & Parking Ramp
Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - Upper Midwest Region, 2014

Merit Award

Museum of Wisconsin Art
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Wisconsin Chapter, 2014

Construction

Concrete Design Award

Acuity Corporate HQ Office Expansion and Parking Structure - Phase 1
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association (WRMCA), 2017

Master Award for Exemplary Construction

University of Iowa - Hancher Auditorium (CMa $132M)
Master Builders of Iowa, Chapter of AGC, 2017

Achievement Award

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO) Operations & Technology Center
Tilt-Up Concrete Association, 2016

Award of Excellence

Mall of America Expansion (Retail, Office, JW Marriott)
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP - Minnesota), 2016

Award of Excellence

Mall of America Expansion (Retail, Office, JW Marriott)
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP - Minnesota), 2016

Best New Development or Renovation - Healthcare

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advanced Care (CFAC)
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best New Development or Renovation - Healthcare

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advanced Care (CFAC)
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best Office Renovation

Kohl's Innovation Center
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best Office Renovation

Kohl's Innovation Center
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best Project Award

University of Colorado Boulder - Athletics Complex
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Mountain States, 2016

Best Project Award

Northern Arizona University - Science and Health Building
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Southwest, 2016

Best Project Award

Northern Arizona University - Science and Health Building
Engineering News Record (ENR), 2016

Best Public/Private Partnership

Sojourner Family Peace Center
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best Public/Private Partnership

Sojourner Family Peace Center
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Best Retail Project Award

Mall of America Expansion (Retail, Office, JW Marriott)
Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), 2016

Excellence in Concrete Award

Denver International Airport - Hotel and Transit Center
American Concrete Institute (ACI) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2016

Excellence in Construction - Merit Award

Woodward Lincoln Campus Phase 1
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2016

Jack Mincher People’s Choice

Woodward Technology Center Phase 2 (HQ)
Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Colorado Chapter, 2016

Project of the Year Award

Denver International Airport - Hotel and Transit Center
Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Colorado Chapter, 2016

Real Estate Champions Award

Sterling Ranch Filing 1
Denver Business Journal, 2016

Real Estate Champions Award

Denver International Airport - Hotel and Transit Center
Denver Business Journal, 2016

Red Award - Real Estate and Development

Northern Arizona University - Science and Health Building
AZRE Magazine, 2016

Showcase Award

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advanced Care (CFAC)
Commercial Real Estate Women - Wisconsin (WCREW), 2016

Summit Awards

Pepsi Center - Architectural Lighting Upgrade
Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM), 2016

Summit Awards

Pepsi Center - Architectural Lighting Upgrade
Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM), 2016

Safety

Most Improved Safety Program

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

National Diamond Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

National Platinum Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

National Platinum Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

National Platinum Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

National Platinum Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

Outstanding Safety Program for General Contractors

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

Outstanding Safety Program for General Contractors

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

Outstanding Safety Record Award

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2015

Award of Merit

Engineering News Record (ENR) - Midwest
Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) - Phase I, 2013

National Platinum Level STEP Award for Safety

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2012

Outstanding Safety Program for General Contractors

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2012

Safety Excellence Award

Fox Valley General Contractors Association, 2012

Outstanding Achievement Award

Wisconsin Safety Council, 2011

Perfect Safety Record Award

Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2011

President Safety Excellence Award

Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2011

Safety Award

Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2011

Safety Award

Associated General Contractors (AGC) - Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2011

Safety Excellence Award

Fox Valley General Contractors Association, 2011

StormReady Supporter

Target Field - Home of the Minnesota Twins
National Weather Service Organization, 2011

Workplace

Top Workplace

Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, 2017

Best Places to Work

Prairie Business Magazine, 2016

Best Places to Work

Prairie Business Magazine, 2016

Best Places to Work for Young Professionals Award

NEWaukee, 2016

Top Milwaukee Workplace

Milwaukee Business Journal, 2016

Washington's Best Workplaces

Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016

Washington's Best Workplaces

Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016

Washington's Best Workplaces

Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016

Best Places to Work

Milwaukee Business Journal, 2015

Best Places to Work

Phoenix Business Journal, 2015

Best Places to Work

Phoenix Business Journal, 2015

Top Workplace

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2015

Best Place To Work Award

Crain's Chicago Business, 2014

Top Workplace

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2014

Top Workplace Award

Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2014

Top Workplace Award

Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2014

Top Workplace Award

The Denver Post, 2014

Innovation

B2W Software Client Award

B2W Software, Inc., 2017

Vision Achievement Award

Sojourner Family Peace Center
Commercial Real Estate Women - Wisconsin (WCREW), 2016

Visual Planning Award

HARBORCENTER
Synchro Software Ltd., 2014

Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Award

Northwestern Mutual - Van Buren Office Building
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - National, 2014

Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Award

Penn State - Pegula Ice Arena
American Institute of Architects (AIA) - National, 2014

Vision Achievement Award

Museum of Wisconsin Art
Commercial Real Estate Women - Wisconsin (WCREW), 2013

Visual Planning Award

Pinnacle Bank Arena
Synchro Software Ltd., 2013

"Delivery Process Innovation" TAP Award

Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2013

"BIM Excellence" TAP Award, Honorable Mention

Central Washington Hospital Expansion
American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2012

CETI Award, "New Materials, Methods, Products & Equipment"

Fort Carson WT Barracks
FIATECH Consortium, 2012

"Delivery Process Innovation" TAP Award, Honorable Mention

Fort Carson WT Barracks
American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2012

Community & Diversity

Corporate Citizenship Awards

Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016

General Contractor Mentor of the Year Award

Associated Minority Contractors of America, 2016

Large Project of the Year Award

U.S. Bank Stadium
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, 2016

Luminary Award

SRP Public Administration Building (PAB) Renovations and Improvements
Salt River Project, 2016

Most Valuable Player Award

U.S. Bank Stadium
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, 2016

Corporate Partner in Education

Waukesha Education Foundation, 2015

Employer Partner Award

The Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP - Big-Step Inc.), 2015

Outstanding Project Award

U.S. Bank Stadium
Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE), 2014

Stellar Award

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2014

Franklin Avenue Business Association Award

U of M - Community University Health Care Ctr (CUHCC) Improvements
Franklin Area Business Association, 2013

Mom's Choice Award

Catch the Sun Children’s Book
Mom's Choice Awards (MCA), 2013

Community Innovator Award

Target Field - Home of the Minnesota Twins
The Arc Minnesota, 2012

Large Project of the Year Award

Union Depot
Association of Women Contractors (AWC), 2012

Small Business Award

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), 2012

Recgonition Award

National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) - National Chapter, 2004

Venture Forward Award

WomenVenture, 2001

Minority Business Recognition Award

Minnesota Minority Supplier Development Council, 2000

Sustainability

Environmental Excellence Award

Peoria Sports Complex Improvements
Arizona Forward Association, 2016

Airports Going Green

GMIA - Inbound Baggage Claim Renovation
American Association of Airport Executives, 2015

Innovative Project of the Year

Penn State - Intramural Addition Phase II
U.S. Green Building Council - Central Pennsylvania, 2015

Innovative Project of the Year

Penn State - Intramural Athletics Building Addition
U.S. Green Building Council - Central Pennsylvania, 2015

Commercial Design Award

Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) - Phase I
Madison InBusiness Magazine, 2014

Healthcare Environment Awards

Park Nicollet Health Services (Methodist Hospital) - Womens Center
Contract Magazine, 2014

Heavy Medal Award

Northern Arizona University - Health & Learning Center
U.S. Green Building Council - Arizona, 2014

SE2 Leadership Award, Focus on Energy

Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Building
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA), 2014

Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award

Waste Management, 2014

Downtown Greening Award

Target Field - Home of the Minnesota Twins
Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (DID), 2013

Heavy Medal Award

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Spring Training Facility
U.S. Green Building Council - Arizona, 2013

SE2 Leadership Award

Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) - Phase I
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA), 2013

Award of Excellence

American Transmission Company (ATC) Corporate HQ & Operations Center
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA), 2012

Green Newsmaker of the Year Award

Wisconsin Builder / Daily Reporter, 2012

Innovation in Green Building Award

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)
U.S. Green Building Council - Washington DC, 2012

Our Team Awards

Forty Under 40 Award

Ian Small
Phoenix Business Journal, 2017

Forty Under 40 Award

Chase Farnsworth
Phoenix Business Journal, 2017

Forty Under 40 Award

Kelly Mansell
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2017

Forty Under 40 Award

Angie Helfert
Milwaukee Business Journal, 2017

Making a Difference Award

Dan Mehls
The Emily Program Foundation, 2017

Top 25 Women in Business

Joanna Slominski
Prairie Business Magazine, 2017

Top Young Professionals (formerly Top 20 Under 40 Award)

Daniel Sizemore
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Midwest, 2017

Top Young Professionals (formerly Top 20 Under 40 Award)

Kelly Mansell
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Midwest, 2017

Twenty Under 40 Award

Gene Hodge
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Mountain States, 2017

Twenty Under 40 Award

Brandon Bergholz
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Mountain States, 2017

Twenty Under 40 Award

Joanna Slominski
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Mountain States, 2017

Women’s Advocate Award

Lynn Littlejohn
Association of Women Contractors (AWC), 2017

ACE-ENR Outstanding Mentor

Maria Bumgarner
Ace Mentor Program - Twin Cities, 2016

Forty Under 40 - National Award

Sheryl Van Anne
Building Design & Construction Magazine, 2016

Most Influential Women

Tammy Carr
AZRE Magazine, 2016

Newsmaker of the Year Award

Justin Blubaugh
Wisconsin Builder / Daily Reporter, 2016

Newsmaker of the Year Award

Michael Sorge
Wisconsin Builder / Daily Reporter, 2016

Newsmaker of the Year Award

Chad Labucki
Wisconsin Builder / Daily Reporter, 2016

Newsmaker of the Year Award

Erin Bertocchi
Wisconsin Builder / Daily Reporter, 2016

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Melanie Nordhougen
Minnesota State University - Moorhead, 2016

Power Book Award

Maja Rosenquist
Denver Business Journal, 2016

Women in Business Award

Lynn Littlejohn
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2016

Estimator of the Year

Steve Resset
Daily Reporter, 2015

Forty Under 40 Award

Taylor Cupp
Prairie Business Magazine, 2015

Harvey Peterson Safety Award

Mel Langlais
Associated General Contractors – Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2015

Horizon Award

Joanna Slominski
North Dakota State University, 2015

Rising Young Professional

Ben Anderson
Daily Reporter, 2015

Top 20 Under 40 Award

Devin Hunsaker
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Midwest, 2015

Top 20 Under 40 Award

Yvonne Nguyen
Engineering News Record (ENR) - Midwest, 2015

Women in Business Award

Kelly Mansell
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2015