Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter Honors Top Construction Projects at 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards

Posted Nov 05, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – (October 30, 2018) - Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter’s 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards recognized the top construction projects in the region.

The Excellence in Construction awards honors general and specialty contractors for top construction projects that have been completed in the past year. The award honors all commercial construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects were judged by a panel of veteran industry professionals on complexity, teamwork, innovation and cost, among other factors.

 “Florida is a hub for construction,” said Peter Dyga, president and CEO of ABC’s Florida East Coast Chapter. “We’re honored to serve commercial construction professionals who work tirelessly to build our roads, shopping centers, office and industrial buildings and public projects. In the past year alone, we’ve seen some amazing structures come to life, and we look forward to seeing more in the years to come.

The winners of the Eagle and Pyramid awards are eligible to submit their project in the 29th annual ABC National Awards, which will be held March 27, 2019 in Long Beach, California.

The following companies were recognized as Eagle winners at the October 19th ceremony, which was held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, sponsored by Milwaukee and Smith Currie & Hancock LLP. The list is organized by company, project name and category:

Advanced Millwork – Solitair Brickell – Wood & Plastics

Amicon Construction – 5958 South Dixie Highway – Commercial

B & I Contractors – University of Miami - School of Architecture Renovations – HVAC

Baker Concrete – Solitair – Concrete

Balfour Beatty Construction – Solitair Brickell Apartments – Mega-Projects

Brasfield & Gorrie – 800 Waterford Office Building and Parking Deck – Commercial

Builcore Inc. – Jackson Memorial Hospital Central 2nd Floor Auditorium – Hospitals/       Health Care

Capitol Steel Structures – 5958 South Dixie Highway – Structural & Miscellaneous Metals

Cuesta Construction – Surf Style Retail, Corporate Office and Automated Parking Garage – Commercial

DPR Construction – Palmetto General Hospital - 31 Bed Clinical Decision Unit­Hospital/Health Care

George's Welding – NBC Universal Telemundo Center – Structural & Miscellaneous Metals

HITT Contracting Inc. – Chewy Call Center – Interiors

Hypower, Inc.­ – Hollywood Circle - Mixed-Use Hotel, Residential and Retail Project - VDC, Complete Electrical Systems and Related Work – Electrical

Hypower, Inc. – NBCUniversal Telemundo Headquarters - VDC, Complete Electrical Systems and Related Work – Electrical

Hypower, Inc. – 42MWdc Ground Mount Solar Portfolio – Electrical: Solar

Hypower, Inc. – Gables Auto Vault - Luxury Car Storage and Tesla Service Center – Electrical

Hypower, Inc. – Orlando Utilities Commission - 11.82 MWdc Stanton Energy Center Solar Farm – Electrical: Solar

JWR Construction – Morrow Crane Equipment New Service Facility – Industrial

Kaufman Lynn Construction – Kaufman Lynn Construction Corporate Office – Commercial

Kaufman Lynn Construction – Coral Springs Municipal Complex – Government/Local Municipality

Kaufman Lynn Construction – 850 Broken Sound – Multi-Family Housing

KVC Constructors, Inc. – Institute of Contemporary Art Miami – Community/Public Service

Lynx Construction Management, LLC – Riverglades Elementary School – Schools/ Educational

Meisner Electric, Inc. – Miami Design Museum Garage – Electrical

Moss & Associates – Fort Lauderdale Terminal One Modernization Program – Mega-Projects

Pirtle Construction Company – Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) – Government/Local Municipality

Pirtle Construction Company – Bass Museum of Art Renovation & Expansion­ – Historical Restoration/ Renovation

Premier Stoneworks, LLC – Giralda Place – Exterior- Masonry, Precast or Stone

Premier Stoneworks, LLC – 2020 Salzedo – Exterior- Masonry, Precast or Stone

Southeast Mechanical Contractors – NBC Telemundo – Mechanical

Southeast Mechanical Contractors – Fourth District Court of Appeals – Mechanical

Sprinklermatic – Solitair Brickell – Fire Protection

Stiles Construction – Museum of Discovery & Science Kinetic Park – Entertainment Facilities

Stiles Construction – Paramount Condominium – Multi-Family Housing

Stiles Construction – Memorial Regional Hospital Parking Structure – Other Construction

Suffolk – Suffolk's Miami Smart Lab Fit Out – Interiors

Suffolk – Jade Signature – Mega-Projects

Thornton Construction Company, Inc – TRYP by Wyndham – Commercial

Thornton Construction Company, Inc – Southside Elementary School Historical Renovation – Historical Restoration/ Renovation

Thornton Construction Company, Inc – Dr. Toni Bilbao Preparatory Academy – Schools/Educational

Verdex Construction – 1000 North – Interiors

William R. Nash – SLVHS VA Replacement Hospital – Mechanical

Woodland Tilt-Up – FIU Wellness and Recreation Center – Concrete

Woodland Tilt-Up – PBAU Rinker Sports Complex – Concrete


About Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter (ABC FEC)

The East Coast Chapter represents General and Specialty Contractors, associate and supplier members from Key West to Brevard County who share ABC’s belief in open and competitive processes, in the importance of industry education, training and safety services, and in the role the association plays in these areas. For more information, call:  954-984-0075 or visit:


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