ABC Honors Contractors at Awards of Excellence Banquet

Twenty-one construction projects are noted for their outstanding quality.

Mon December 02, 2013 - Northeast Edition
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Associated Builders and Contractors Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter (ABC) presented 21 awards to outstanding commercial construction projects at its 23rd annual Merit Construction Awards of Excellence Banquet Nov. 14, at Presidential Caterers in Norristown. The association also named its members of the year in four categories.

“Each year the quality of projects in our awards program improves,” said Curt Johnson, ABC chair and business development director at Klover Contracting. “ABC members prove time and again that merit construction produces impressive buildings safely, on-time and within budget. Our members should be proud of their accomplishments which help to make this region a better place to live and improve the quality of life for everyone in the area.”

Industry professionals representing a cross-section of architects, engineers, commercial real-estate owners, developers and industry leaders visited each project to evaluate the entries and determine the award winners. ABC members entered 40 projects divided into 17 categories in the 2013 competition. The winners include:

• Commercial Over $3 Million

Excellence: RLPS Office Building (Lancaster), Warfel Construction Company (East Petersburg)

• Commercial Under $3 Million

Excellence: McSurdy Medical (Gilbertsville) C. Raymond Davis & Sons Inc. (Kimberton)

Merit: Gulph Mills Golf Club New Maintenance Complex (King of Prussia), Ehret Construction Company (Wilmington, Del.)

• Industrial

Home City Ice Addition & Renovation (East Greenville), Hollenbach Construction Inc. (Boyertown)

• Institutional, Education

Excellence: Christina Seix Academy Upper School (Trenton, N.J.), C. Raymond Davis & Sons Inc. (Kimberton)

• Institutional, Healthcare

Excellence: Hedwig House Inc. (Abington), E. Allen Reeves Inc. (Abington)

Merit: Lehigh University Health Research Hub (Bethlehem), Ondra-Huyett Associates Inc. (Allentown)

• Institutional, Religious

Excellence: Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia), E. Allen Reeves Inc. (Abington)

• Institutional, Senior Living Over $10 Million

Excellence: The Solana Willistown (Willistown), Wohlsen Construction Company (Lancaster)

• Institutional, Senior Living Under $10 Million

Excellence: Lenfest Center at ChesLen Preserve (Newlin Township), The Norwood Company (Malvern)

Merit: Fairview Village (Phoenixville), Harkins Builders Inc. (Media)

• Pre-Engineered Metal Building

Excellence: Saint John Neumann Parish (Haverford Township), E. Allen Reeves Inc. (Abington)

• Public Construction

Excellence: Delaware Joint Armed Forces Reserve Center (New Castle, Del.) Harkins Builders (Media)

• Restoration/Renovation Over $3 Million

Excellence: Lafayette College, 611 High Street —Grossman House (Easton), Miller, Miller & McLachlan Construction Inc. (Northampton)

• Restoration/Renovation Under $3 Million

Excellence: VideoRay (Pottstown), Gorski Engineering (Collegeville)

Heavy Construction, Site Work

Excellence: The Pools at Bellewood Country Club (Pottstown), Brubacher Excavating Inc. (Bowmansville)

• Heavy Construction, Infrastructure

Excellence: Pa. Turnpike SR29 All-Electronic Interchange (Malvern), Allan A. Myers (Worcester)

• Heavy Construction, Restoration

Excellence: Chiques Creek Bridge Replacement, Siegeist Road (West Hempfield Township), Bulldog Construction Company (Coatesville)

• Specialty Construction, Electrical

Excellence: DuPont Chestnut Run Building 735 (Wilmington, Del.), The Tri-M Group LLC (Kennett Square)

• Specialty Construction, Mechanical

Excellence: Atwater Lot 14 (Malvern), Worth & Company Inc. (Pipersville)

• Green Award

AWeber Communications Headquarters (Chalfont), The Norwood Company (Malvern)

ABC also named its 2013 members of the year, nominated by the membership:

• Associate of the Year CBIZ MHM LLC, Plymouth Meeting

• Supplier of the Year Volvo Rents Construction Equipment, Bristol

• Specialty Contractor of the Year Klover Contracting Inc., Quakertown

• General Contractor of the Year E. Allen Reeves Inc., Abington

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