Safety and Sustainability among Accolades in ENR Competition
Linbeck is proud to announce two of our projects were winners in this year's Engineering News-Record Regional Best Projects competition! Chosen from a pool of 94 projects across 18 categories, these awards testitfy to our continued efforts to build safely, efficiently, and effectively.
Receiving a total of two awards, the South Tower 5th Floor Renovation at Cook Children's Medical Center was recognized with an Award of Merit for Project Excellence, as well as the Excellence in Safety Award for upholding rigorous jobsite safety procedures and maintinaing an outstanding safety record. The project finished-out 30,500 SF within one of Cook Children's core buildings, giving the hospital space to expand its medical services to more patients.
Additionally, Linbeck received an Award of Merit for Excellence in Sustainability for the Campus Landscape Enhancements Phase III project at the University of Texas at Dallas. The 100+ acre beautification project added more than 1,300 trees to the university campus, with major efforts made to preserve existing landscaping.
Three Projects Capture Attention of TEXO
TEXO, The Construction Association honored Linbeck with three first-place awards in their 2022 DIstinguished Building Awards competition: one for the South Tower 5th Floor Renovation at Cook Children's Health Care System, another for the Laboratory Expansion and Clean Room Renovation at Carter BloodCare, and the final for the Campus Landscape Enhancements Phase III at the Univeristy of Texas at Dallas.
While varying in size and scope, all three projects required immense levels of collaboration, ingenuity, and dedication from our project teams. Linbeck thanks TEXO for this exciting recognition, and inspiring us to continue our pursuit of project excellence!
Rothko Chapel Recognized for Preservation Excellence
Following its monumental renovation and restoration, the Rothko Chapel received a Good Brick Award from Preservation Houston at its 2022 Cornerstone Dinner. Founded with the mission to honor and protect the city's historically rich landscape, Preservation Houston awarded Rothko Chapel with the Martha Peterson Award for successfully breathing new life into the 50-year-old space and fulfilling artist Mark Rothko's original vision. Today, Rothko Chapel features a new custom skylight, enhanced interior lighting, and updated structural support that will allow it to stand tall for the next 50 years.
Houston Project Voted Best of the Year
At their 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards, the American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC) awarded Linbeck first place in the $15-$25 Million category for our YES Prep Southside Elementary and Home Office Building project. Nominated and voted on by members of the subcontracting community, this top award is considered an honor for Linbeck, as it illustrates the strong relationships we have maintained with our subcontracting partners, those we consider critical to every project we undertake.
For more than 15 years, Linbeck has partnered with YES Prep Public Schools, standing by their mission to prepare students for college and the professional world--regardless of background or financial constraints. This recent award by ASA-HC is a testament to Linbeck's longstanding commitment to the local institution and those who help lead it. We are humbled and look forward to continuing to build up our communities!
Projects Receive Regional and National Recognition
Engineering News Record recognized two Linbeck projects with a total of four awards in their 2021 Best Projects Awards. Rice University's Brockman Hall for Opera and the University of Texas at Dallas' Sciences Building were each spotlighted by the engineering and construction magazine for their exceptional quality, craftsmanship, and overall execution.
Brockman Hall for Opera took home a regional Award of Merit in the Cultural/Worship category, while the Sciences Building received a regional award in the HIgher Education/Research category, as well as an Award of Merit for Excellence in Safety. In 2022, ENR also honored the Sciences Building with a national Best of the Best Project Award in the Higher Education/Research category, making it one of the top 20 projects across the country.
We are proud to have been part of two projects that continue to make waves in the industry and set a new standard for excellence.
Linbeck Wins Grand Award at National Construction Safety Excellence Awards
At the 2021 Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA), Linbeck was recognized as holding the best safety program in the nation! The event started with our winning first place in our category (350,000-850,000 work hours), and ended with being awarded the Grand Award across all categories. We are so excited for everyone at LInbeck, and are equally proud of them for their demonstrated commitment to safety.
2021 Virtual Annual Meeting
We may not have been able to gather in person this year, but we all survived 2020, and now it's Game On for 2021! This year our company-wide annual meeting went virtual, but it was still filled with lots of laughs, an inspiring message from keynote speaker Jaciel Castro, Chief of Operations for Community Preschools, and our ultimate game faces ready to tackle everything that Linbeck has in store for the new year!
Linbeck is Selected Construction Management Firm for the National Medal of Honor Museum
We are thrilled to announce that Linbeck is the selected construction management firm for the National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington, Texas, which has been designed by acclaimed architect Rafael Vinoly. NMOHMF CEO James Connors believes “the stories of our nation’s Medal of Honor recipients deserve a home”, and we couldn’t agree more. “Overseeing the construction of America’s next national treasure is a tremendous honor, and our team is thrilled to play such a foundational role in bringing this important building to life”, says Linbeck’s CEO, David Stueckler. We are truly privileged and honored to be a part of this momentous journey.
Business Development, Marketing, and Proposal Basics for the General Contractor, an AGC WebEd Series
Linbeck's very own, Todd Zdunkewicz, is this month's author of Associated General Contractors of America's featured article! Todd talks all things business development, marketing, and proposal basics for the general contractor. Here, he introduces three topics showcased in the 2020 AGC Business Development WebEd Series that are sure to improve your business. Read more by clicking the image below.
Basics of Business Development for the Busy General Contractor Webinar
Today we highlight one of our Vice Presidents, Mackenzie Carolan, who recently had the privilege to present on the basics of business development for busy general contractors with the Associated General Contractors of America. Register here for FREE by clicking the image below to gain full access of the recorded webinar.
Rice University's new Brockman Hall for Opera
We are eager and excited to soon see students return back to Rice University and enjoy the new Brockman Hall for Opera. Linbeck built the exceptional 600-seat European-style theater, which now places the opera program in the upper echelon alongside Rice's premium orchestral program. An inaugural performance is scheduled for November, and we look forward to celebrating amongst the internationally acclaimed Shepherd School of Music.
TEXO 2020 Distinguised Building Awards
We are pleased to announce our 2020 TEXO The Construction Association wins! The Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business and Texas Christian University's Fine Arts Building have both been awarded winners in this year's Distinguished Building Awards. Congratulations to our projects teams for your dedication, hard work, and an exemplary job well-done in winning these outstanding awards!