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DBIA-UMR 2016 Regional Awards Competition Winners Announced

The DBIA-Upper Midwest Region held our 8th Annual Awards Celebration at the Midland Hills Country Club on March 16, 2016. We would like to extend a huge congratulation to all the winners! And thank you to everyone who submitted awards.

2016 Design-Build Excellence Award – Best Project
Ryan Companies - CHS Field

Ryan Companies - CHS Field

Tony Solberg, Zivan Robinson, Ayman Arafa, Mark Maghrak, Anthony Adams and Casey Redland, all from Ryan Companies

2016 Design-Build Excellence Award
Mortenson Construction - 4MARQ Apartments

Mortenson Construction - 4MARQ Apartments

Troy Blizzard, Mortenson Construction; Chris Dent, MMC; Eric Jahnke, Premier Electric; Carolyn Wolf, Mortenson Construction; Kelly Mansell, Mortenson Construction; David Miller, Urbanworks; and Scott Beckman, Urbanworks

2016 Design-Build Merit Award
Ryan Companies - Park Nicollet Clinic & Specialty Center

Ryan Companies - Park Nicollet Clinic & Specialty Center

Mike Smutny, Steve Busse, Erin McKiel, Paul Kieffer, Brad Krump, and Chris Johnson all from Ryan Companies

Additional entries were received from:

  • McGough Construction - Cargill Research & Development Center
  • Mortenson Construction - Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
  • Mortenson Construction - Minnesota Senate Building
  • Mortenson Construction - Minnesota State Capital Parking Ramp F
  • Mortenson Construction - Northern Stacks I
  • Nor-Son, Inc. - CRMC/MHI Baxter Clinic


Check back for details regarding our 2017 Awards Competition. Details should be available in October, 2016.

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