Swinerton Renewable Energy - 03/25/13
Swinerton Renewable Energy Honored as Green Leaders
Swinerton Renewable Energy was recently honored by the Sacramento Business Journal for their work on the SMUD Solar Projects.
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Swinerton Builders San Diego - 01/25/13
Swinerton Wins AGC 2012 Construction Industry Excellence Award
Swinerton Builders San Diego is honored to have won the AGC 2012 Construction Industry Excellence Award. Presented on behalf of the AGC, the award reads:
"In recognition of the high level of integrity and ethics in their business practice, and for going beyond the norm with their commitment to supporting the AGC, the construction industry and the community."
Swinerton looks forward to continuing our legacy of excellence in 2013!
Swinerton Builders San Diego - 08/13/12
Swinerton Wins Excellence in Engineering Award
Swinerton Builders San Diego division is excited to annouce they recently won an Excellence in Engineering Award for their UCSD Telemedicine Building project from the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California!
Swinerton Builders San Diego - 08/13/12
Swinerton Builders San Diego Wins AIA Award of Merit
Swinerton Builders San Diego has won an Award of Merit for the Charles David Keeling Apartments project located at the University of California San Diego. This award was presented on behalf of the AIA of California Council.
Swinerton Builders San Diego - 08/13/12
Swinerton Builders and SMS Architects Win Golden Nugget Award
Swinerton Builders San Diego and SMS Architects have won a Golden Nugget Award of Merit for Best Interior Renovation for the Cinepolis Luxury Cinema Del Mar Project. This award was presented by PCBC.
Swinerton Builders Sacramento - 04/16/12
Kaiser South Sacramento Medical Center Expansion Wins AGC Constructor Award
We are proud to announce that HMH Builders' Kaiser South Sacramento Medical Center Expansion has won the 2012 AGC Constructor Award in the category of Meeting the Challenge of a Difficult Job. This Award was presented by AGC of California.
Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley - 04/16/12
NASA Ames Research Center & UCSD Telemedicine honored as Finalists for AGC Construction Awards
Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley's NASA Ames Research Center Sustainability Base, and Swinerton Builders San Diego's UCSD Telemedicine, were both honored to be Finalists for AGC's 2012 Constructor Awards.
NASA Ames Research Sustainability Base was nominated in the category of Innovation in Construction Techniques, and UCSD Telemedicine was nominated in the category of Meeting the Challenge of a Difficult Job. These honors were presented by AGC of California.
Swinerton Builders - 04/13/12
National Associated General Contractors (AGC) Names 35 Firms As Nation?s Safest Construction Companies of 2011
The Associated General Contractors of America named 35 firms as the nation’s safest construction companies. The association, which oversees the Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety programs, noted that these companies were recognized for the strength of their safety programs and their overall safety performance during 2011.
Swinerton received second place for our outstanding safey program.
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Swinerton Builders - 03/29/12
Swinerton & HMH Win AGC Safey Awards
Ho'omaika'i 'ana and mahalo! (Congratulations and thank you!) The 2012 National Construction Safety Excellence Award winners were announced in tropical and friendly Hawaii this year. Swinerton Builders was awarded second place in the Building Division of 850,000-1.25 million work hours and HMH Builders received second place under the 650,001-850,000 work hours category.
AGC partners with OSHA on a number of programs that save time, money, and lives. This construction industry advocacy organization also works in collaboration with the Department of Labor, and serves on safety committees of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). When contractors apply for and win a Safety Excellence award from AGC of America – whether first, second, or third place – it is a prestigious accomplishment that further strengthens our professional image and acknowledges the serious attitude we have about Safety.
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Swinerton Builders Los Angeles - 02/23/12
Swinerton's Steve Lamar Honored With GLAAACC Small Business Advocate Award
We are pleased to announce that Swinerton Builders Los Angeles' Steve Lamar has received the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) Small Business Advocate Award!
This award is historically awarded to an individual, organization, or majority company that has demonstrated the highest level of responsiveness in advocating for the small business enterprise.
Steve will be presented with the award on March 22nd at the GLAAACC 19th Annual Economic Awards Dinner in Los Angeles.
Congratulations go to Steve for this high honor.
*GLAAACC's primary mission is to promote and advocate for the growth of small and African American owned businesses.
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles - 12/14/11
SBLA Receives Major Corporate Partner Award
We are proud to announce that Swinerton Builders Los Angeles has received the Major Corporate Partner Award from the National Association of Minority Contractors Southern California Chapter. Held on November 18th, the “New Challenges Equal Innovative Solutions” 12th Annual Awards Dinner honored award recipients, including Swinerton Corporate Community Relations Manager/Project Manager Steve Lamar, who accepted the award on behalf of Swinerton. Congratulations to the Los Angeles division for this prestigious honor!
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles - 12/02/11
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles Recognized for Exceptional Safety Performance on LAUSD Projects
On December 2nd, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and Liberty Mutual Group recognized Swinerton Builders Los Angeles for exceptional safety performance in the construction of new schools through LAUSD’s Owner Controlled Insurance Program. Safety Manager Jon Gregg and Safety Representative Scott Kubiszewski accepted this award from LAUSD’s Chief Facilities Executive Kelly Schmader and Construction Safety Director Phillip Hannifin.
Previously a member of HMH Builders, Jon Gregg joined the Los Angeles Division of Swinerton Builders in September 2009. Jon was the safety officer for the LAUSD Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy (CRES #14) project and has been instrumental in our success in safety at LAUSD by incorporating Swinerton’s high safety standards into site-specific safety programs at each of the schools. We are currently constructing and working closely with LAUSD’s safety personnel to ensure success for both Swinerton and LAUSD.
Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley - 11/23/11
NASA Sustainability Base Wine CEIL Award
The Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership announced the winners of the second annual CEIL Awards. The awards recognize military and federal, teams and programs that have demonstrated exemplary performance in integrating environmental stewardship into day-to-day activities.
Leadership in Innovation: Granted to a program employing a novel approach to achieve one or more environmental objectives using technology, management, financing, public-private partnerships or others. 2011 winner: NASA Ames Research Center for Sustainability Base.
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Four Swinerton "Gems" Sparkle in ENR's Best Projects Competition
We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row Swinerton and HMH projects were honored in ENR Construction’s Annual Regional Best Projects Awards! These awards recognize the best construction projects and the companies that design and build them. Projects compete in 18 specialized categories, ranging from civil/infrastructure to green building and are judged on a number of criteria including safety, innovation, and overcoming challenges/teamwork.
With four of our projects finishing at the top of a very competitive field, congratulations are in order to everyone involved on these projects that made them a success in the first place:
Best Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality Project: Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, ENR Mountain States
Best Healthcare Project: Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Hospital Campus Expansion, ENR California
Green Building Award of Merit: NASA Ames Research Center Sustainability Base, ENR California
Specialty Contracting Award of Merit: Kaiser La Mesa Solar, ENR California
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles - 11/01/11
Swinerton Project The Carlyle Honored With Best Mulifamily Building Award
The Carlyle, built by Swinerton Builders Los Angeles division, recently won a 2011 PCI Design Award. The winners of PCI's award competition each make use of the capabilities and benefits of precast concrete. Each winning entry celebrates what has been achieved with the paterial and sets the bar for other designers.
Receiving the award in the Multifamily Building category, this 24-story structure featuring luxury high-rise condominiums utilizes precast concrete architectural panels.
To read more about The Carlyle and see additional winners, please click the PDF
Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley - 09/23/11
NASA Partners with DOE to Construct 'Greenest' Federal Building
NASA's Ames Research Center and the Department of Energy (DOE), at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif. are collaborating on technologies and processes for what may be the "greenest," highest-performing building in the federal government.
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles - 08/10/11
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles ranks #11
Swinerton Builders Los Angeles ranks #11 amongst the Los Angeles Business Journal‘s largest contractors according to L.A. County billings.
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Swinerton Builders Orange County - 07/14/11
Swinerton Builders Orange County Named Top Tenant Improvement Contractor
Swinerton Builders Orange County ranks #5 amongst the Orange County Business Journal's Tenant Improvement Contractors.
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Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley - 06/27/11
NASA Sustainability Base is Nominated for a Katerva Award
We are delighted to announce that our project, the NASA Sustainability Base has been nominated for a 2011 Katerva Award. The Katerva Awards are an annual set of awards for the very best sustainability initiatives on the planet.
NASA’s new Sustainability Base, which William McDonough + Partners designed with AECOM and Loisos+Ubbelohde and is being built by Swinerton, is at the entrance to Ames Research Center at Moffett Field and is designed to showcase NASA’s culture of innovation. The client charged the WM+P team with delivering a facility that embodies NASA’s spirit, fosters collaboration, supports health and well-being, and goes beyond LEED® Platinum in its pursuit of Cradle to Cradle® solutions.
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Swinerton Builders Hawaii - 04/09/11
Waikiki Shopping Plaza Wins GCA Award
On April 9th, the Waikiki Shopping Plaza Expansion project won an Award of Excellence in the Building Construction ($10-25M) category from the General Contractors Association of Hawaii (GCA).
Swinerton Builders - 03/25/11
Swinerton Builders Honored by AGC for Charitable Work
Swinerton Builders San Francisco was honored March 12 as one of only five firms nationwide to win an AGC in the Community Award from AGC Charities, Inc.
Partnered with The Always Dream Foundation, Swinerton donated over 1,000 hours of work to help build the Always Dream Play Park in Fremont, California. The park was built with the vision in mind that children of all capabilites could play together.
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To learn more about Swinerton's philanthropic ventures, visit our Swinerton Foundation page:
To read more about Swinerton's work on the Play Park, check out the attached PDF of the March 25th issue of Daily Pacific Builder.
Swinerton Builders Northern California - 03/09/11
Oakland Fire Station 18 Wins Project of the Year
Oakland Fire Station 18 was just awarded Public Works Project of the Year from the Northern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association! Located at a highly visible, busy thoroughfare in Central East Oakland, Fire Station 18 provides an important new landmark for this mixed-use working class neighborhood. Seeking LEED Gold certification, it will be the first LEED certified fire station in Oakland, representing a major sustainability milestone for the city.
Swinerton delivered Fire Station 18 under budget and ahead of schedule using the “CM-@-risk” project delivery method.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. Chartered in 1938, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world with over 25,000 members.
Congratulations to the project team for a job well done!
Swinerton Builders San Diego - 03/07/11
UCSD Housing & Dining Wins Architectural Cast In Place Concrete Award
The American Concrete Institute Awards Committee recently announced that UCSD Housing & Dining project has been selected to receive the “Architectural Cast In Place Concrete” award as part of our American Concrete Institute, San Diego Chapter Awards program. A plaque will be presented at the Annual Awards Banquet to be held on Friday, May 6, 2011, at the Catamaran Resort Hotel.
Swinerton Interiors - 03/04/11
A Moss Definitely Deserved First Place Win
Even though they were literally building inside a box, it was Swinerton Interiors San Francisco’s outside-the-box window display that took home first place for people’s choice award in the annual IIDA Windows Competition! The goal of the competition is to beautify and dress-up empty storefront windows in the Union Square and Financial District in time for the holiday season, and highlight the vibrant creativity of the local design and construction community.
Swinerton partnered with Interior Architects and Sidemark as one of 20 teams to design, furnish, and construct an 8’0” x 8’0” window scene. While their theme of “home” was simple, the end result was anything but with moss covering the entire inside of the room!
Congratulations go to the entire team for their creative efforts on this project, with special recognition going to Project Engineer Sarah Grossman and Carpenter Deland Kaneshiro for their outstanding leadership!
Swinerton Builders San Francisco - 11/09/10
The Ritz-Carlton Highlands Resort Scales LEED Mountain
The Ritz Carlton Highlands Resort has been awarded LEED certification – a remarkable accomplishment for a luxury hotel located literally half-way up a mountain.
Located near Lake Tahoe, the 380,000 square foot project sits 7,000 feet above sea –level, where average annual snowfall tops 16 feet.
The high-end resort features 170 guest rooms, 23 private residences, a 14,000sf conference center and a world-class spa.
The $226 million project was constructed as a joint venture between Swinerton Builders and Q&D.
Green highlights include: