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2015 Awards Now Being Accepted

Awards are now being accepted for the 2015 Design-Build Awards Competition {hyper link to attached pdf document}. All entries are due January 23, 2015. The awards recognition program will take place on March 18, 2015 at the Midland Hills Country Club in St. Paul. Please contact Gloria Grove with any questions.

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Regional Awards Competition 2014 Winners Announced

The DBIA - Upper Midwest Region held its Sixth-Annual Awards Program at Midland Hills Country Club on March 19, 2014. Awards were presented to:

WSB & Associates and C. S. McCrossan
Design-Build Excellence Award – Best Project
Main Street/125th Ave. (CSAH 14)

WSB & Associates and C. S. McCrossan

From left: Jim Rudd (American Engineer Testing), Jeff Segar (Braun Intertec), Chuck Gonderinger (SRF Consulting, Inc.), Andrew Witter (Anoka County), Craig Alberg (WSB & Associates), and Sam Straate (C.S. McCrossan)
Mortenson Construction
Design-Build Excellence Award – Commercial Buildings
Radisson Blu

Mortenson Construction

From left: Schane Rudlang (City of Bloomington), Trace Jacques (ESG Architects), Tom Trout (Carlson Hotels Worldwide), Troy Blizzard (Mortenson Construction), and Dave Warning (Mortenson Construction)
The Opus Group
Design-Build Excellence Award – Commercial Buildings
The Station on Washington

The Opus Group

From left: John Saccoman (Molin), Paul Kourajian (Molin), Dave Hove (Collins Electric Company, Inc.), David Graham (ESG Architects), Tom Becker (Opus Design Build), Katie Pope (Opus AE Group), Jessica Besonen (Opus Design Build), and Kyle Sytsma (Major Mechanical Inc.)
The Opus Group
Design-Build Excellence Award – Educational Facilities
Saint Thomas Academy/Vincent J. Flynn Hall

The Opus Group

From left: Scott Shifflett (The Opus Group), John Patterson (Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.), Robley Evans (Saint Thomas Academy), Bill Beyer (Opus AE Group), and Jennifer Koehler (Opus AE Group)
Nor-Son, Inc.
Design-Build Excellence Award – Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration Projects
Coal Country Inn

Nor-Son, Inc.

From left: Jason Sumner (Nor-Son), Erica Boyles (Nor-Son), Matthew Arndt (Nor-Son), Todd Lampinen (Nor-Son), and Jordan Frank (Nor-Son)
Anderson Companies
Merit Award – Industrial/Process/Research Facilities
Water Gremlin Project

Anderson Companies

From left: Tim LaBissoniere (Clark Engineering), Carl Dubois (Water Gremlin), Greg Harris (Anderson Companies), Ed Farr (Edward Farr Architecture), and Neal Logan (Edward Farr Architecture)
McGough
Merit Award – Civic Buildings
Keller Golf Course – Clubhouse and Pro Shop

McGough

From left: Scott Yonke (Ramsey County), Dave Carlson (Partners & Sirny Architects), Rick Christensen (Partners & Sirny Architects), Greg Mack (Ramsey County), and Tom Nonnemacher (McGough)


Congratulations to the award winners!

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