Association names Excellence in Construction winners
An association has handed out awards for the best work by contractors in the region over the past year.
At the 30th-annual Excellence in Construction Awards this week at New Vintage Place in Grand Rapids, the Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter, or ABC/WMC, presented dozens of awards, including the Safety Award of Excellence and Craft Professional of the Year.
Sixteen companies vied for the Safety Award of Excellence, which was awarded in two categories.
The awards ceremony was also highlighted by the Craft Professional of the Year award.
Terry Buschert, a foreman and safety advisor at Portland-based Architectural Metals, Inc., won the award as the top craft professional in West Michigan.
Low Voltage: Hope College Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, by Parkway Electric and Communications
Polished Concrete: Hudsonville Public Schools, Burgess Concrete Construction
Precast Concrete: Unity Christian High School, Kerkstra Precast
Roofing: Gun Lake Government Center, Architectural Glass & Metals
Sheet Metal: 25 Ottawa building, Pleune Service Company
Exterior Decorative Concrete: Tanger Outlet, Kent Companies
Electrical: Fairlife, Feyen Zylstra
Structural Concrete: Dicastal, Vanlaan Concrete
Exterior Finishes: Audi Grand Rapids/Porsche Grand Rapids, Architectural Metals, Inc.
Fire Protection: Portage Distribution Center, Brigade Fire Protection
Glazing: Audi Grand Rapids/Porsche Grand Rapids, Vos Glass
HVAC: Perrigo Holland & GVSU Kindschi Hall of Science, Van Dyken Mechanical
Interior Finishes: Western Michigan University Heritage Hall Alumni Center, The Bouma Corp.
Process Piping: Project Polk - Fairlife, Allied Mechanical Services; RO Heating/Compressor Cooling Project, Godwin Plumbing
Structural Steel: Kalamazoo Valley Community College Culinary and Allied Health Building, Pioneer Construction
GC/GM, Historical Construction less than $1 million: Gladding Properties, Dan Vos Construction
GC/GM, Historical Construction more than $1 million: Klingman Lofts, Rockford Construction
New Construction, less than $1 million: Ottawa County 58th District Courthouse, Wolverine Building Group
New Construction, $1-$5 million: Standard Lifters, Triangle Associates
New Construction, $5-$10 million: Aquinas College Alksnis Athletics and Recreation Building, Rockford Construction
New Construction, $10-$26 million: Cornerstone University Christ Chapel, The Christman Company
New Construction, more than $26 million: Hope College Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, G.O. Construction
Renovation/Addition, less than $1 million: Huntington Bank Renovation, Wolverine Building Group
Renovation/Addition, $1-$5 million: Wolfgang Puck at Amway Grand Plaza, Pioneer Construction
Renovation/Addition, $5-$10 million: 345 State Street Housing, Pioneer Construction
Renovation/Addition, more than $10 million: Western Michigan University Heritage hall, The Christman Company