Wolverine Building Group Receives ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards

abc-award-for-ottawa-county-58th-district-courthouseThe Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter (ABC/WMC) held their 30th Annual Excellence in Construction awards event on Tuesday, September 13 at the New Vintage Place. The annual event highlighted West Michigan’s most innovative and high-quality construction projects, safety efforts and craft professionals. With over 375
attendees and 79 construction projects submitted for judging, Wolverine Building Group was awarded first place in two of the 26 categories:

  • New Construction Less Than $1 Million: Wolverine Building Group received this award for work on Ottawa County 58th District Courthouse.  The project included major improvement work and additions to the courthouse such as a new garage area that allows for transport of inmates in and out of the facility, new Sheriff’s office, new cells, locker room and staff kitchenette. This project was completed while daily court continued.
  • Renovation/Addition Less than $1 Million: Wolverine Building Group received this award for work on Huntington Bank Renovation.  Tabc-award-for-huntington-bank-renovationhe project was a major remodel of the 1st, 6th, and 7th floor of the Trust Building including a new branch office, café, and a new regional office. Careful work was required in this 125 year old building to integrate new mechanical, plumbing, electrical system with a chic modern office environment. 

“We are honored and humbled to accept these ABC/WMC Excellence in Construction awards,” said Curt Mulder, President of Wolverine Building Group. “Receiving these awards is another great reminder to our employees and partners just how talented they really are and how their hard work, innovation, and dedication is not only recognized by our clients, but also by their peers in the industry.”

About ABC Western Michigan

ABC Western Michigan (www.abcwmc.org) is a non-profit construction trade association that fosters the principles of freedom of choice through the merit construction philosophy. ABC members build commercial buildings, industrial plants, municipal and public works projects, roads and highways, homes, and provide a wide array of construction services. The organization strengthens the construction industry by advocating on behalf of its members, offering educational and training opportunities, and providing cost-saving strategies in order to support and defend the merit shop philosophy and open shop contractors. The West Michigan Chapter has over 400 members and includes all of the Western Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

About Wolverine Building Group

Wolverine Building Group is a diverse construction company, consisting of several specialized teams serving markets such as health care, educational, multi-unit residential, industrial, retail, restaurant, commercial office, municipal and sports & recreation. With over 76 years of experience in construction management, design/build, and general contracting, Wolverine Building Group has become nationally known and recognized as one of the top leaders in the construction industry.

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