Associated Builders and Contractors of New Jersey, Inc. Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in Construction and Development at Annual Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony

Trenton, NJ – October 29, 2015 – The Associated Builders and Contractors of New Jersey, Inc. (ABC-NJ) recognized the state’s outstanding company and project achievements over the past year during the annual Excellence in Construction Awards Presentation on October 29.

“This program showcases the hardworking and dedicated members of ABC-NJ for their outstanding abilities in construction and development,” said Patrick Stewart, President of ABC-NJ.

The goal, added Stewart, is to create greater awareness by the State of New Jersey of the quantity and quality of work being produced by ABC-NJ members; and to also continually raise standards throughout the construction industry. The awards are also an opportunity for ABC-NJ general contractors or subcontractors to have their commercial, industrial, or institutional projects join other Merit Shop projects; and be recognized by the ABC as the “Best of the Best” in the construction industry.

The judging panel consisted of non-ABC-NJ members from a cross-section of the industry including owners, architects, and other construction professionals. Judges based their decisions on notebooks and/or onsite visits. Projects were judged on a points system with a maximum of 100 points and a minimum of 70 points to win an award. Points were given for the description of the project, photographs, project narrative, safety, and letters of recommendation.

Two types of awards were presented at the award ceremony – the ABC Eagle, a national award for excellence in construction, and the Merit Award, recognizing projects companies completed.

The following is a full list of winners recognized by the Association:

Eagle Award Winners – listed in alphabetical order

Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors of Paterson, NJ
Painting and/or Sandblasting
Project: Somerset Patriots Baseball Stadium (Bridgewater, NJ)

D.J. Wagner Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Princeton, NJ
Mechanical Contractor $5M-$10M
Project: Princeton University, Lakeside Graduate Student Housing (Princeton, NJ)

Mechanical Contractor $2M-$5M

Project: Sunoco Headquarters Fit-Out (Newtown Square, PA)

E. Allen Reeves, Inc. of Abington, PA
Historic Preservation

Project: Priory Court (Princeton, NJ)

Ehret Construction Company of Mount Laurel, NJ

General Contractor/Construction Management Under $2M - Religious Organization Construction
Project: Cathedral Kitchen Café (Camden, NJ)

Encon Mechanical Corp. ­of Ocean Township, NJ
Mechanical Contractor
Project: Metro Park Core & Shell ­(Iselin, NJ)

Erco Ceilings and Interiors of Somers Point, NJ
Ceiling and Blinds
Project: DSN Community Center ­(Oakhurst, NJ)

Esposito’s Electric of Denville, NJ

Electrical Contractor

Project: Beta Service Replacement (Randolph, NJ)

Premier Glass of Clifton, NJ
Storefront & Glazing

Project: Leight Residence (South Orange, NJ)

Sweetwater Construction Corp. of Cranbury, NJ
General Contractor/Construction Management $10M and Over

Project: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics-Project White Oak Expansion (Flanders, NJ)

General Contractor/Construction Management $2M-$5M
Project: Pozycki Hall-Monmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)

V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. of Pennington, NJ

General Contractor/Construction Management $5M-$10M

Project: CJ&M Warehouse (Hamilton Township, NJ)

Wohlsen Construction of Parsippany, NJ

General Contractor/Construction Management $10M and Over - Senior Living Facility
Project: Brandywine Senior Living at Mahwah (Mahwah, NJ)

General Contractor/Construction Management $5M-$10M - Senior Living Facility

Project: Masonic Home of New Jersey – Independent Living Apartments (Burlington, NJ)

General Contractor/Construction Management Under $2M - Senior Living Facility

Project: Café Renovations at Masonic Home of New Jersey Independent Living Apartments (Burlington, NJ)

Wu & Associates, Inc. of Cherry Hill, NJ

General Contractor/Construction Management Under $2M

Project: Sustainable Shore Retreat (Waretown, NJ)

Merit Award Winners – listed in alphabetical order

Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors of Paterson, NJ
Painting and/or Sandblasting

Project: Rockville Centre 1.5MG Elevated Water Tower (Rockville, NY)

E. Allen Reeves of Abington, PA
General Contractor/Construction Management $5M-$10M - Senior Living Facility

Project: New Jersey Eastern Star Home (Bridgewater, NJ)

General Contractor/Construction Management Under $2M - Religious Organization Construction
Project: Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Bayview Lodge (Beach Haven, NJ)

V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc of Pennington, NJ
General Contractor/Construction Management $10M and Over

Project: Chapin School Campus Expansion ­(Princeton, NJ)

General Contractor/Construction Management $5M-$10M
Project: TRUMPF Photonics Building Addition (Cranbury, NJ)

W.J. Gross, Inc. of Sewell, NJ
General Contractor/Construction Management $2M-$5M

Project: Rancocas Valley H.S. Athletic Stadium Renovations (Mount Holly, NJ)

Wohlsen Construction of Parsippany, NJ
General Contractor/Construction Management Under $2M - Senior Living Facility
Project: Evergreens ILU Corridors 1 & 3 (Moorestown, NJ)

Worth & Company, Inc. of Pipersville, PA
Mechanical Contractor Under $2M

Project: TRUMPF Photonics (Cranbury, NJ)

Associate of the Year – Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP – Horsham, PA

Emerging Leader Award – Andrew Fabbri, Fabbri Builders – Vineland, NJ

General Contractor of the Year – W.J. Gross, Inc. – Sewell, NJ

Legislator of the Year – The Honorable Rodney Frelinghuysen, United States Representative, New Jersey's 11th Congressional District

Member of the Year – Scott Hofer, ESQ., Flaster/Greenberg PC – Cherry Hill

Project of the Year – Sweetwater – West Long Branch, NJ

Supplier of the Year – ERCO Ceilings & Blinds – Somers Point, NJ

Trade Contractor of the Year – Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors – Paterson, NJ

For more information about ABC-NJ, visit http://www.abcnjc.org/.

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