The Master Builders’ Association Awards Local Achievements

Wed February 23, 2005 - Northeast Edition

The Master Builders’ Association (MBA) honored local construction teams during its annual Building Excellence Awards banquet. The event was held on Friday, Jan. 21, 2005.

The Building Excellence Awards are given to contractors and their project team for exemplary work performed on a construction project. Entries are judged on project teamwork, innovative construction techniques, overall project quality and customer satisfaction.

This year’s Building Excellence Award winners are:

Best Project Over $5 Million

Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

Contractor: Mascaro Construction Company L.P.

Subcontractors: Easley & Rivers Inc.; FRANCO; and Richard Goettle Inc.

Architect: MacLachlin Cornelius & Filoni Inc.

Owner: Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Best Project Under $5 Million

Washington County Family Court Center

Contractor: Dick Corporation

Architect: Glance & Associates Inc., Architecture + Planning

Owner: Washington County Authority.

Excellence in Craftsmanship Category

Courtyard by Marriott

Pittsburgh Downtown

Contractor: Mascaro Construction Company LP

Subcontractors: Phoenix Roofing Inc.; Easley & Rivers Inc.; Giffin Interior & Fixture Inc.; Master Woodcraft Corporation

Architect: Perfido Weiskopf Architects

Owner: Oxford Development Company/Penn Avenue Hotel Limited Partnership.

Design/Build Category

CORO Center for Civic Leadership Pittsburgh Terminal Building — Southside

Contractor: Jendoco Construction Corporation

Subcontractor: Ferry Electric Company

Architect: Renaissance 3 Architects

Owner: Pittsburgh Terminal Properties.

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