HOUSTON – On October 28, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) hosted its annual Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased fifty-three projects built by ABC Greater Houston members that were rigorously judged on an array of criteria. This event, established in 2000, recognizes outstanding projects in the commercial and industrial construction industry.

Categories included general contractor and specialty contractor projects, and the selected projects excelled in safety, quality, ingenuity, and workmanship. With twenty-three categories, and two major awards, the Merit Award and the ICE Award, the selected entries are considered among the best of merit shop construction.

Below are the award recipients.

ICE Award Winners:

Camarata Masonry Systems – Houston Botanic Garden

Camarata Masonry Systems – Rice University Music and Performing Arts Center

Chemex Global – Hugoton Renewable Diesel Project

Craig & Heidt, Inc. – City of Wallis Drainage & Pavement Improvements

E.E. Reed Construction, LP – Frontier Barbours Cut

E.E. Reed Construction, LP – The Sophie Condominium

Griesenbeck Architectural Products, Inc. – Post HTX

Harvey Builders – Houston Botanic Garden

Harvey Builders – Houston Center Repositioning

Harvey Builders – Waste Management Headquarters

Holes Incorporated – The P.A. Smith Hotel: The Geisel House Renovation

Kitchell Contractors – University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work Renovation and Addition

MAREK – Museum of Fine Arts Houston Nancy & Rich Kinder Building

Moore Industries, LLC – ExxonMobil Mont Belvieu MBPP Lab HVAC and Domestic Water Replacement

Ref-Chem, LP – Vistra Brightside Solar Facility

Ref-Chem, LP – City of Siloam Springs Water Treatment Plant

S&B Engineers and Constructors Ltd – Orbit NGL Export Project

S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd – Sweeny Hub Phase 2 (SHP2)

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. – Harold R. Rowe Middle School

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. – Jordan High School

Sealevel Construction, Inc. – The Acadiana Region Waste Water Improvement Project

STARCON International, Inc. – NAO Turnaround Baytown, Texas

TDIndustries, Inc. – Memorial Hermann Pavilion II (Sarofim Pavilion)

Merit Award Winners:

Alston Construction Co., Inc. – Park 249 & HOU7

Alston Construction Co., Inc. – Restaurant Depot

Austin Commercial – College of the Mainland STEAM/Allied Health Building

Austin Commercial – University of Houston The Quad

Camarata Masonry Systems – Barryknoll Apartments

Camarata Masonry Systems – Gables Republic Square/Hotel ZaZa

Crain Group, LLC – Techemet Receiving and Partial Processing Center

Gilbane Building Company – The Ion

Gilbane Building Company – Tomball ISD Bond Program: New Elementary, Junior High, Stadium and Water Treatment Plant

GMI- Greater Metroplex Interiors, Inc. – Novel River Oaks

Griffin Dewatering – Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center

Haley-Greer, Inc. – 405 Colorado

J.E. Dunn Construction Company – Crimson Gables Signature Collection

Karsten Interior Services – Houston Center Repositioning

Karsten Interior Services – The Ion

Karsten Interior Services – Broadstone Museum District

McCorvey Sheet Metal Works, LP – UT Health Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health

Moore Industries, LLC – LE2 Upgrades to Wilber Road

PCL Industrial Construction Co. – OG&E Sooner AQCS Project

Performance Contractors, Inc. – Baytown Chemical Expansion Project

Polk Mechanical Company – Delivery Station DSX7

Polk Mechanical Company – Live Nation

Ref-Chem, LP – Austin Bergstrom Airport: Fuel Farm Upgrade and Expansion

Ref-Chem, LP – Lake Charles Bulk Substation

Ref-Chem, LP – LEP3

Roll Lift USA – Undocking & Transport Services for Victoria Class Submarine

Sealevel Construction, Inc. – Grand Bayou Flood Control Structure

Turner Construction Co. – Confidential Interior Fit-Out

Turner Construction Co. – Houston Independent School District Bellaire High School

Way Engineering – Block 58: Texas Tower

ABC members are renowned for their dedication to safety and excellence in the construction field, and the awards program demonstrated that commitment. The projects were evaluated by local owners, architects, and engineers on safety, execution of design, craftsmanship, attention to detail, installation, and other considerations.

ABC Greater Houston also awarded the coveted Best of Houston Award to S&B Engineers and Constructors Ltd. for the Sweeny Hub Phase 2 project. The Best of Houston Award recognizes the highest scoring project that best represents the industry and city. This title holds the highest honor after having been evaluated diligently and S&B will hold the award until the next winner is announced at the 2022 EIC Awards.

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