ABC of the Carolinas Honors Contractors at Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet


The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) announced the recipients of the construction industries premier awards, the Excellence In Construction Awards.   The Awards were presented at the 12th annual EIC banquet at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, NC.

The pinnacle of the ABC of the Carolinas Excellence in Construction Awards is the Project of the Year Award. To earn this prestigious award, contractors must demonstrate a superior level of performance, excellence in meeting or exceeding project quality requirements, design specifications, safety procedures, project team collaboration, overcoming unique obstacles and meeting the project schedule.

Brasfield & Gorrie (Raleigh, NC) was honored with the General Contractor Project of the Year for the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital North Tower project located in Greensboro, NC.   Adams Electric (Greensboro, NC) was honored with the Specialty Contractor Project of the Year award for the Syngenta project located in Durham, NC.

“The EIC Awards showcases the best of the best construction projects in the Carolinas,” said Doug Carlson, ABC President & CEO.   “These projects exemplify the expertise of our skilled craftsmen and women, building some amazing churches, schools, hospitals and commercial buildings.”

ABC honored twenty-three different general and specialty contractors with Eagle and Merit EIC Awards on thirty-eight different projects.   Nine other projects were recognized with Honorable Mention EIC Awards.

Brasfield & Gorrie and the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital North Tower project was also recognized for two other prestigious awards, the Carolinas Green Award and the Free Enterprise Award.   The Carolinas Green Award recognizes environmentally friendly building techniques and the Free Enterprise Award recognizes the highest use of Merit Shop ABC members on a particular project.  Read More.