Kansas City Chapter, AGC Honors Contractors for Top Projects at Building Excellence Awards

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May 30, 2018
Contractor members of the Kansas City Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) were honored at the Building Excellence Awards on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The Winners and Finalists are listed below. All Finalists are listed in alphabetical order.
 
Project of the Year by a General Contractor (Over $100 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
JE Dunn Construction Company
Cerner Innovations
Kansas City, Missouri
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Project of the Year by a General Contractor ($50 to $100 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
Turner Construction Company

The University of Kansas
Earth, Energy and Environment Center (EEEC)
Lawrence, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
JE Dunn Construction Company

Lenexa Civic Center
Lenexa, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
McCownGordon Construction

University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building
Kansas City, Kansas
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Project of the Year by a General Contractor ($25 to $50 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
McCownGordon Construction

Missouri Innovation Campus
Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
JE Dunn Construction Company

Shawnee Mission School District Center for Academic Achievement
Overland Park, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Turner Construction Company

Children’s Mercy Hospital Medical Office Building
Kansas City, Missouri
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Project of the Year by a General Contractor ($10 to $25 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
R.E. Smith Construction Company

Joplin Public Library
Joplin, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Harmon Construction, Inc.

Cable Dahmer Kia Dealership
Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
McCownGordon Construction

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School
Lee’s Summit, Missouri
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Project of the Year by a General Contractor ($5 to $10 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
A.L. Huber General Contractor

Fishtech Headquarters Office Building
Kansas City, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Pearce Construction Company

Village Church Child and Family Development Center
Overland Park, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Straub Construction Company, Inc.

University of Saint Mary’s Athletic Facility
Leavenworth, Kansas
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Project of the Year by a General Contractor (Under $5 Million):

Building Excellence Award Winner:
Rau Construction Company

New England Building
Kansas City, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Burns & McDonnell

WeWork at Corrigan Station
Kansas City, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
McCownGordon Construction

David T. Beals III Studios for Art & Technology
Kansas City, Missouri
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Renovation Project of the Year by a General Contractor:

Building Excellence Award Winner:
Rau Construction Company

Hotel Indigo/Fairfax Lofts
Kansas City, Missouri

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
McCownGordon Construction

Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
Overland Park, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
Turner Construction Company

Crossroads Academy – Quality Hill Renovation
Kansas City, Missouri
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Project of the Year by a Subcontractor:

Building Excellence Award Winner:
PCI (Performance Contracting Inc.)

Church of the Resurrection Permanent Sanctuary Building
Leawood, Kansas

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
PCI (Performance Contracting Inc.)

University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building
Kansas City, Kansas
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Community Service Award:

Building Excellence Award Winner:
Branco Enterprises, Inc.

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
JE Dunn Construction Company

Building Excellence Award Finalist:
A.L. Huber General Contractor
 
John E. Branham, P.E., CEO, Branco Enterprises, Inc., is 2017-2018 President of the Kansas City Chapter, AGC. Don Greenwell is Executive Director of the Kansas City Chapter, which was chartered in 1934 and currently represents 118 member companies.

The gala event was held at The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, with award-winning correspondent and talk show host Steve Kraske serving as Master of Ceremonies.

The honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of four judges, including:
  • Holly Black-Irvine, AIA, AIA Kansas City Board of Directors, and Integrated Solutions Director and Project Manager, Scott Rice Office Works;
  • Ray Buyle, M.S., Department Head and Associate Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, Kansas State University;
  • James Otter, M.S., Professor/Chair, School of Construction, Pittsburg State University;
  • Aaron Sauer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Technology and Construction Management, Missouri State University;
Founded in 1918, the AGC of America represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors and over 9,000 specialty contracting firms. More than 10,500 suppliers and service providers are also associated with AGC through a nationwide network of chapters, including the Kansas City Chapter.

Visit the Kansas City Chapter, AGC at www.buildersassociation.com or the AGC of America at www.agc.org.

For more information, contact Bill Wien, Communications Director, Kansas City Chapter, AGC, 720 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64106; Phone: (816) 595-4119; bwien@buildersassociation.com.
 
Contact:
Bill Wien, Communications Director
(816) 595-4119