Bob Moore Construction Receives 2013 Achievement Award from Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Bob Moore Construction has received the 2013 Achievement Award for retail construction from the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). The TCA Achievement Awards program was established to honor projects that use site-cast Tilt-Up concrete to introduce new building types, advance industry technology and provide unique solutions to building programs. Bob Moore Construction received the 2013 Achievement Award for the Harley-Davidson of North Texas dealership in Carrollton, Texas.
The TCA Achievement Awards program, a national competition in its 23rd year, was established to honor projects that use site-cast Tilt-Up concrete to introduce new building types, advance industry technology and provide unique solutions to building programs. The winning entries illustrate the variety, beauty, and flexibility of the Tilt-Up construction concept, as well as Tilt-Up's unique ability to get maximize schedule and cost efficiencies. Judging criteria includes aesthetic appeal, architectural creativity, and engineering & construction creativity.
Bob Moore Construction received the 2013 Achievement Award for the Harley-Davidson of North Texas dealership on I-35E in Carrollton, TX. This 50,000 SF facility was built using tilt-up construction and is clad with a brick façade to match the look of the original Harley-Davidson manufacturing plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A 42’ tower atrium stands above the front entrance to the dealership. The interior includes showrooms, sales offices, a parts / accessories department and 20,100 SF motorcycle service area.
The Achievement Award is only the latest recognition Bob Moore Construction has received from the TCA. In August the company became the first general contractor in the United States to earn the TCA’s Tilt-up Contractor certification. Bob Moore Construction was also one of the first general contractors in Texas to have its superintendents evaluated and certified as Tilt-Up Supervisors by the American Concrete Institute in a joint program with the TCA.
The TCA Achievement Award was presented September 30th at the trade organization’s 2013 National Convention Dinner in Houston, TX. Ed McGuire, Executive Vice President for Bob Moore Construction, accepted the award on behalf of the company.
“We are extremely proud to have received the Achievement Award from TCA,” said Mr. McGuire. “This year’s competition included some of the finest and most innovative buildings from all around America. The Harley-Davidson of North Texas Dealership is a showcase project for Bob Moore Construction and it’s exciting to have this project honored with its inclusion in an elite group of commercial buildings around the United States.”
For print-sized pictures of the TCA Achievement Award, visit http://www.generalcontractor.com/photos/2013_09_30-TCA-Award/
For print-sized pictures of Harley-Davidson of North Texas, visit http://www.generalcontractor.com/photos/hdnt/
About the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)
The TCA is the preeminent international nonprofit trade association for the global Tilt-Up concrete construction industry. Founded in 1986, the TCA strives to improve the quality and acceptance of site-cast tilt-up construction, a method in which concrete wall panels are cast on-site and tilted into place. The mission of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is to expand and improve the use of Tilt-Up as the preferred building system by providing education and resources that enhance quality and performance. Tilt-up construction is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, combining the advantages of reasonable cost with low maintenance, durability, speed of construction and minimal capital investment. For more information visit http://www.tilt-up.org
About Bob Moore Construction
A recipient of the QUOIN / AGC General Contractor of the Year Award, the TEXO / AGC Summit Award for Construction Excellence and the Texas Building Branch-AGC Outstanding Construction Award, Bob Moore Construction has been one of the most respected commercial construction companies in Texas since 1946. An industry leader in tilt-up construction, the company was the first general contractor in the United States to be formally certified as a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). Bob Moore Construction was also one of the first general contractors in North Texas to be accepted into the OSHA Local Partnership program in recognition of its superior safety program. The company's portfolio includes a wide range of commercial buildings, from warehouses and distribution centers to office buildings and retail stores. Whether it is providing general contractor, design / build or construction management services, Bob Moore Construction's goal remains the same: to deliver quality construction projects on time and in budget. Bob Moore Construction is a member of TEXO / Associated General Contractors of America, American Concrete Institute and a sustaining member of the TCA.