The Associated General Contractors of Georgia recently honored construction companies and executives for outstanding work on projects over the past calendar year across the state of Peach at the Build Georgia Awards. (Photo courtesy of Georgia MCO.)
The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) recently recognized member construction companies for their outstanding achievements over the past year at the prestigious Build Georgia Pricewhich honors the talented individuals who carry out the state’s largest and most influential construction projects throughout the Peach State.
A ceremony was held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Florida.
The winning projects represent the best the construction industry has to offer, for both general and specialized contractors. The companies overcame many challenges over the past year, including material shortages, complex requirements and difficult terrain. To be eligible, projects had to be located in Georgia and completed in the 2021 calendar year.
The projects that earned the prestigious honors met the following criteria:
- Exceptional performance in project safety;
- Overcome the challenges of a difficult project;
- Excellence in project management and scheduling;
- Dedication to customer service and customer service.
To be recognized, construction companies submitted projects judged on criteria such as safety, innovation, dedication and excellence in project management. The awards were categorized into categories such as project delivery method (design-bid-build, design-build, and construction-at-risk management), company size, project size, and new construction by in relation to renovation and interior design.
“Congratulations to all of our Build Georgia winners,” AGC of Georgia said in a statement. “The Build Georgia Awards program is an annual AGC Georgia tradition designed to recognize outstanding achievement by Georgian construction companies.”
First-place general contractor projects
- Albion General Contractors Inc. (Cobb Switzer County Library Interior Renovation and Exterior Addition; Marietta, Fulton County Hapeville Library; Hapeville);
- Balfour Beatty (Thompson Savannah Hotel; Savannah, West Manor Elementary School Additions and Renovations; Atlanta);
- Barnsley Building Group (Delta Air Lines Express lobby; Atlanta, Inspire Brands Innovation Center; Sandy Springs, Newton County Law Enforcement Center; Covington);
- Batson-Cook construction (Heritage Residence Hall; Pine Mountain, Northside Cherokee Hospital Vertical Expansion, Levels 9 & 10; Canton);
- Brasfield and Gorrie (1105 West Peachtree; Atlanta, Berry College McAllister Hall animal science addition; Mount Berry, Emory Musculoskeletal Institute; Atlanta, Kingsboro at Lenbrook; Atlanta, Mercer University School of Medicine; Columbus, TK Elevator Test Tower and IQC; Atlanta);
- Carroll Daniel Construction (East Forsyth High School; Gainesville, Kubota Manufacturing of America Research & Development Center; Gainesville, Lawrenceville Arts Center; Lawrenceville, New Jackson County High School; Hoschton, Osborne High School Rebuild; Marietta);
- Central plant builders (Hall E Utility Plant Improvement Project; Atlanta);
- Construction Company Choate (Hotel Forty Five; Macon);
- Collins & Arnold Construction Company LLC (16th Street Project; Atlanta);
- Cooper & Company General Contractors Inc. (Gwinnett County Public Library – Norcross Branch, Norcross);
- Liege Howard Construction (Wellstar South Cobb Primary Care; Austell);
- Cox & Company (Kelco Tesla CP Project; Atlanta);
- Dublin Construction Company Inc. (Dean Baldwin Paint Facility; Macon, Nichiha USA Phase Two Plant Expansion; Macon);
- Duffey Southeast Inc. (Toyota Material Handling; South Fulton, Viasat Satellite Test Facility; Duluth);
- Garbutt construction company (Irish Gifted Academy renovation; Dublin, Midway Hills Academy, Midway Hills Primary School and Lakeview Primary School renovations; Milledgeville, Premier Surgery Center Renovation and Addition; Brunswick);
- Cheerful construction company (Kennesaw Recreation Center; Kennesaw);
- Gilbane construction company (American Cancer Society Hope Lodge – Atlanta; Decatur, Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center Courthouse addition and new parking lot; Lawrenceville);
- Hogan Construction Group LLC (AC Marriott Atlanta North; Dunwoody);
- Stand construction (STEM Interdisciplinary Research Building at the University of Georgia; Athens, Norfolk South Headquarters; Atlanta);
- JCI Contractors (Upgrading Pelham Primary School; Pelham);
- JE Dunn Construction (712 West Peachtree; Atlanta);
- JTVS Builders Inc. (Georgia Historical Society Research Center; Savannah);
- Construction company Juneau (Element Galleria; Atlanta);
- Kajima Building & Design Group Inc. (Fulton Industrial Boulevard—Phase I; Atlanta);
- Kevin Price Construction (Addition and renovation of Berkmar High School; Lilburn);
- Leapley Construction (Encore at The Interlock; Atlanta, Georgia Tech campus warehouse storage consolidation services; Atlanta, Voya Financial; Atlanta);
- Lusk & Company Inc. (Edgewood Center II; Atlanta, Home 2 Suites; East Point, MainStreet Walton Mill; Monroe);
- McCarthy Construction Companies Inc. (Emory Johns Creek Parking Bridge; Johns Creek);
- McKnight Construction Co. (Columbia County Performing Arts Center; Evans, Millhouse Station Apartment Building; Augusta);
- MEJA Construction Inc. (Jonesboro High School Renovations; Jonesboro, Michelle Obama STEM Elementary Academy; Hampton);
- New construction company south (Atlantic Yards; Atlanta, Georgia Municipal Association new headquarters and parking lot; Atlanta, Peachtree Hills Place; Atlanta, City of Newnan Parks Project: CJ Smith/Lynch Park modifications; Newnan);
- Parrish Construction Group (Barack and Michelle Obama Academy; Atlanta, Lemon Street Grammar School; Marietta, Midtown High School; Atlanta, North Houston Park Phase 2; Warner Robins);
- Piedmont Construction Group (University of West Georgia Production Control Room; Carrollton);
- RK Redding Construction Inc. (The Birch Trees in Villa Rica – A Tanner Elderly Living Community; Villa Rica);
- Builders and Consultants of Stafford Inc. (Tindall Fields III; Macon;
- The Pinyan Company (St. Vincent Academy; Savannah);
- Tomco Construction Inc. (Sacred Journey Hospice; Newnan); and
- West construction company (Savannah College of Art & Design School of Entertainment Arts; Savannah).
First-place projects for specialist contractors
- Adams Construction Services Inc. (TK and IQC Elevator Test Tower; Atlanta);
- Brent Scarbrough & Company (Amazon Hub; Doraville, Peachtree Hills Place; Atlanta, The Interlock; Atlanta);
- Harrison Contracting Co. Inc. (Colony Square; Atlanta);
- LE Schwartz & Sons Inc. (Agnes Scott College – Main Hall; Decatur);
- mark (Client Confidential; Atlanta);
- Mayberry Electric Inc. (JLL Atlanta Headquarters; Atlanta);
- McKenney’s Inc. (Emory Musculoskeletal Institute; Atlanta-VERO Biotech; Atlanta);
- Precision Concrete Construction Inc. (640 Peachtree Hotel; Atlanta-Savannah Arena; Savannah);
- Reliance Interiors Inc. (Village Park @ Paces/Corso Atlanta; Atlanta);
- sports turf company (Sam McIntyre Stadium of Villa Rica High School; Villa Rica).
Safety Leadership Award
The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) announced that Phillip Noblett, Superintendent of Alston Construction Company LLC, has received the prestigious Safety Leadership Award.
As the national chapter of The Associated General Contractors of America Inc. (AGC of America), AGC Georgia presents the Safety Leadership Award to a field supervisor who manages their project sites without lost time or record accidents, and demonstrates their commitment to:
- Provide a safe work environment;
- Steering without compromise;
- Building a culture of safety;
- Take care and respect their co-workers.
“A construction company is accident-free because of how a field supervisor manages their site,” said Mike Dunham, CEO of AGC Georgia. “We commend Phillip Noblett and his work with Alston Construction Company to further raise awareness of the vital role site supervisors play in the commercial construction industry.”
A 15-year veteran of the construction industry, Noblett most recently oversaw Project Blue Firebird, a $100 million+ project that included construction of a 624,000 square foot building and installation of equipment handling for a large online business. company. His main areas of interest included overseeing all day-to-day operations on site while working to keep the schedule on track and ensuring that all work on site was carried out safely.