Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, announced that the Pine + Minor apartment building in Seattle, Washington, received a LEED® for Homes Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The $19.4 million, 89,800 square foot urban mixed-use project includes 120 residential... - April 01, 2014
Yesterday, Waste Management awarded Balfour Beatty Construction the 2013 Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award, a recognition given to the top customers in the construction industry whose various projects achieved outstanding sustainability milestones. This is the third year in a row that Balfour... - March 14, 2014
Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, announced that the EMP Administrative Office Building for the EMP Museum in Seattle, Washington, received a LEED® Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Developed by Vulcan, Inc. and owned by Cedar Strands Properties the project... - March 07, 2014
Northwest Housing VIIIA, a student residence hall built by Balfour Beatty Construction and designed by Gensler for George Mason University, has recently earned a top award from the National Design Build Institute of America (DBIA).
The project received the highest honor in the Educational Facilities... - August 17, 2013
Company selected as the 2013 recipient of the Manuel and Laura Rosen Professional Service Award. - June 26, 2013
San Diego office certification marks fourth LEED achievement for a Balfour Beatty office in the United States. - June 15, 2013
10,000th Military Housing unit completed by Balfour Beatty Construction.
Celebrated unit represents one out of 1,861 new homes built for military
service men and women and their families at Ft. Bliss since 2005. - June 08, 2013
Six 190,000 pound steel roof trusses erected at Tony Nelsson Equestrian Center Expansion Project - June 08, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction received industry recognition from the the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), San Diego Post and the San Diego Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) for two projects in California.
On April 10, the Society of American Military Engineers,... - May 03, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction announced the appointment of Cecilia Kucharski as director of business development for the company’s Southwest Division. - May 01, 2013
After 16 years of company service, Robert Van Cleave, chairman and CEO of Balfour Beatty Construction Services US, will retire at the end of 2013. The announcement was made this week at the company’s annual officers meeting.
“I’ve partnered with senior business leaders for more than... - April 19, 2013
Three Balfour Beatty Construction projects earned top honors at the Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 23rd Annual Excellence in Construction Awards, which were presented on February 20 at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The winning buildings are high-profile,... - March 01, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected as the general contractor for Onslow Memorial Hospital’s new Wound Care Center, which will offer advanced hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients whose wounds are resistant to traditional forms of treatment. Onslow Memorial Hospital is an acute care,... - February 01, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction announces the promotion of two company leaders, both representing a significant step forward for the business in the areas of innovation, integration, and energy. Mark Konchar, an 18-year industry veteran, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Bevan Mace, a 15-year... - January 26, 2013
Liberty Mutual Insurance recently honored Balfour Beatty Construction with a Gold Safety Award for an outstanding safety record achieved on the military base of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. A Gold Award is the insurance carrier’s most coveted safety benchmark and is awarded to less than one... - January 23, 2013
For the fourth consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine recognizes Balfour Beatty Construction for its commitment to employees by placing the company on its prestigious “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. - January 20, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected as general contractor for the core and shell construction of Energy Center Three, a Class AA, 20-story office tower in Houston, Texas. The project is under development by a venture of Trammell Crow Company and Principal Real Estate Investors at the southwest... - January 05, 2013
Balfour Beatty Construction, W & J Construction Corporation and M.W. Williams Construction Group broke ground on the $100 million Harris Technology Center in Palm Bay, Florida.
At a groundbreaking ceremony on November 27, Florida Governor Rick Scott and Harris Corporation President and CEO William... - December 08, 2012
The J. Paul Leonard Library and Sutro Library at San Francisco State University received an Honor Award in the Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration category from the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) in their annual national Design-Build Award Competition. - July 21, 2012
Interior construction on the new Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center is now underway. Memorial Hermann selected Balfour Beatty Construction based on successful performance on past projects, to provide construction management services for the build-out of their new facility.
The $7.4 million, 30,000-square-foot... - June 24, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction received industry recognition from the Design Build Institute of America – Western Pacific Region (DBIA-WPR) and from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Southern California Chapter for three projects in California. - June 01, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction was selected by Carr Properties to provide both preconstruction and construction services for the new 1700 New York Avenue, NW office building, which is located less than two blocks from the White House and directly adjacent to the world-renowned Corcoran Gallery of Art. - May 25, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected as the general contractor for the renovation of Red Hat, Inc.’s (“Red Hat”) new global corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has its headquarters currently... - May 23, 2012
Bob Kiger has been hired by Balfour Beatty Construction to serve as Vice President of Operations, to oversee the company's Nashville, Tennessee office. - May 18, 2012
The Chula Vista Elementary School District and Balfour Beatty Construction broke ground Tuesday, May 8 on the district’s next school, Enrique S. Camarena Elementary. The school is named after a former marine, police officer and Drug Enforcement Administration agent whose death at the hands of a... - May 12, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction has been awarded two contracts from the Wiseburn Unified School District to provide lease-leaseback services to construct a $3.9 million multi-purpose room building at Peter Burnett Elementary School and a $350,000 single level concession stand at R. H. Dana Middle School.
Designed... - May 02, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction announced today that the Wounded Warrior Headquarters and Hope and Care Center at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., received a LEED® Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). - April 10, 2012
At a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, the Sierra Sands Unified School District and Balfour Beatty Construction celebrated the completion of the new $7 million Career and Technical Education Building at Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest, California. Balfour Beatty Construction Management (At-Risk) services... - April 06, 2012
At a dedication ceremony today, Naval Base Coronado and Balfour Beatty Construction celebrated the completion of two child development centers – one new facility on Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and another expansion facility at Naval Air Station North Island. The two facilities together have... - March 29, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction adds John Waltz as senior vice president for the Houston division’s Large Projects group. - March 21, 2012
The Associated General Contractors of America honored the NGA Campus East project at Fort Belvoir, Va. with a prestigious Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Award, and with an Alliant Build America Award. The association also honored the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. with an Alliant Build America Merit Award. - March 18, 2012
The Balfour Beatty Construction-led design-build team recently delivered the George Mason University Northwest Housing VIIIA project six months ahead of the contract completion date.
Officially named the Rogers Hall and Whitetop Hall, the new housing project adds 609 beds to George Mason University’s... - March 11, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications for two of its own office locations on the East Coast. - March 07, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction serves as construction manager on the recently completed $61M Riverside City College School of Nursing & Math and Science Complex. - February 10, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction expands its presence in the Mid-Atlantic, opening a new Maryland office and promoting William Bedri III to vice president of operations to lead that office.
The new Maryland office allows the company to provide a higher level of attention and service to clients, partners,... - February 01, 2012
For the third consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine recognizes Balfour Beatty Construction for its commitment to employees by placing the company on its prestigious “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. The company ranks #44 in 2012, following a #40 ranking in 2011, and #76 in 2010.
“While... - January 20, 2012
Balfour Beatty Construction played a key role in helping the Oak Park Unified School District win a Green Schools Leadership Award. - November 25, 2011
One of Texas’ largest builders of K-12 facilities, Charter Builders, and interior construction, SpawMaxwell, will now begin operating under the Balfour Beatty Construction name. This change comes as a natural next step for both businesses that have been a part of the Balfour Beatty family since... - November 16, 2011
The new House will improve the health and well-being of children and the environment. - November 12, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction received two 2011 national Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) awards, one each for the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia and The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. The winners were announced at the Design-Build... - November 08, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction announced today the promotion of John Harris to Vice President in their Florida Division, which has principal offices in Orlando and Plantation. Harris’ promotion is a continuation of the plan for long-term growth in the division.
In his new role, Harris will focus... - October 19, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction and the U.S. Marine Corps, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $31 million Wounded Warrior Headquarters and Hope and Care Center at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Several wounded Marines and sailors assigned to Wounded Warrior Battalion West were in attendance amidst an audience of more than 600 guests. - October 08, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction announced today the promotion of Sean DeMartino to President of their Florida Division, which has principle offices in Orlando and Plantation. - October 05, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected to build the initial phase of a new west campus for Palm Beach State College in Florida. - September 22, 2011
Construction on Florida Atlantic University’s new football stadium in Boca Raton is nearly complete. The FAU Owls take the field for the first home game on October 15. As the Balfour Beatty Construction team focuses on the final touches, the entire project is celebrating their commitment to safety with a Sunshine State Recognition Award. - September 21, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction announced today the addition of Ken Portnoy as Vice President of Public-Private Partnerships. In this role, Portnoy will help lead and coordinate the pursuit and delivery of public-private partnerships (PPP) within all of Balfour Beatty Construction’s U.S. regions.
“Ken... - August 31, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction has promoted Lori Willox to Chief Financial Officer of its South Central region and hired Jim Cunningham as the new North Texas Division Director of Business Development for Interiors and Special Projects.
In her new role, Willox will help develop and drive the strategic... - July 22, 2011
Robert Van Cleave, chairman and CEO, announced today the in-house promotion of Mark Layman as the new President of Balfour Beatty Construction Services US. In this role, Layman will retain his duties as chief financial officer, while in addition, taking on increased responsibility, providing greater... - July 21, 2011
The Balfour Wind Energy Constructors (BWEC) joint venture recently completed construction of the Alta Wind Energy Center- Phase I project, developed by Terra-Gen Power, LLC. This project marks the beginning of the new wind center, which will ultimately generate enough energy to sustain the electricity... - July 13, 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction announces today that it has closed on an agreement to acquire Howard S. Wright, one of the oldest contractors on the West Coast, with significant operations in Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Phoenix. The acquisition is a strategic step forward for both companies, bolstering... - June 30, 2011