Build Michigan Award

The Build Michigan Award was established in 1995 by the Professional Service Provider Member Council of the AGC of Michigan as a way to recognize the excellence of an entire project team. The judges consider awards for new construction and renovation work in the following areas:

        • Building Construction ($10 million and over)
        • Building Construction ($10 million or less)
        • Federal & Heavy Construction
        • Construction Management
        • Design-Build
        • Environmental
        • "Best Build Michigan First Time Applicant" Award

The Awards were presented at the AGC of Michigan Annual Meeting on February 24, 2017 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit.

     The top ten reasons why you should nominate a project for a Build Michigan Award: 

    1. Image - Showcase your work and our industry
    2. Credibility - Your projects and the work of your teams are very impressive.
    3. Morale - Share the pride of building with your entire team.
    4. Marketing - Award recognition helps create an impressive portfolio.
    5. Honor - This is a prestigious award and you are judged the best by your peers.
    6. Exposure - All nominated projects are recognized during the award ceremony, on our website and in Michigan Constructor magazine.
    7. Odds - A select, but limited, number of projects are nominated annually.
    8. Categories - There are now seven!
    9. Support - Need help? Call AGC! We are here to help. Please, don't wait until the last minute.
    10. Convenience - The format follows AGC/A guidelines so it's easy to enter the Build America Award competition as well.

     Click here to view the 13 exceptional projects submitted for the 2016 award.

     Click here to view the 12 projects submitted for the 2015 award.

    Click here to view the 12 projects submitted for the 2014 award.

     Click here to view the 12 projects submitted for the 2013 award.

    Click here to view the 14 projects submitted for the 2012 award.

    Click here to view the 18 projects submitted for the 2011 award.

    2016 Build Michigan Award Winners

    Building under $10 million

    Meritor Science & Engineering Building Renovation
    Contractor:  George W. Auch
    Design Team:  Harley Ellis Devereaux
    Owner:  Meritor, Inc.


    Building over $10 million

     Polk Penguin Conservation Center
    Constructor:  DeMaria/Wharton-Smith Joint Venture
    Design Team:  Albert Kahn Associates
    Owner:  Detroit Zoological Society



    Construction Management

      Science and Engineering Center
    Constructor:  McCarthy & Smith, Inc.
    Design Team:  Wold A/E
    Owner:  University of Detroit Jesuit High School & Academy


     Construction Management

    University of Michigan G.G. Brown Memorial Labs
    Constructor:  Granger Construction Company
    Design Team:  Integrated Design Solutions
    Owner:  University of Michigan


    Construction Management

    University of Michigan Ross School of Business Expansion
    Constructor:  Walbridge
    Design Team:  Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
    Owner:  University of Michigan




    Dryden Building Renovations
    Constructor:  Siwek Construction Company
    Design Team:  Gazall Lewis & Associates
    Owner:  Skypoint Ventures




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