Archive for February, 2015

Manhattan Construction Wins Six Honors for Excellence In Construction and Top National Safety Honor

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Manhattan wins six ABC honors

TULSA, Okla. – The Associated Builders Contractors (ABC) of Oklahoma has honored Manhattan Construction Co. with six Excellence In Construction Awards and a top National Safety Honor.

Manhattan Construction Co., Oklahoma received the ABC STEP Diamond Safety Award – the highest honor in the Associated Builders and Contractors Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards program. This is the fourth consecutive year for Manhattan Construction Co. to earn this honor.

ABC’s Excellence in Construction program recognizes innovation, quality and vision by a building team. Projects are judged on a safety, personnel management, quality control, scheduling and degree of difficulty in completing a project. Manhattan Construction Co. received ABC Excellence In Construction Awards for: 

  • Saint Francis Hospital/Trauma Emergency Center project in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the “Mega-Projects” category. The eight-story addition accommodates a new emergency department, a 150-patient bed tower, a new campus chapel, and a new women’s convent. Manhattan Construction was the construction manager and Page Southern Page was the architect.
  • OK Kids Korral project in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the “Commercial $5-$10 Million” category. The OK Kids Korral provides daytime and overnight lodging for families while their children are receiving cancer treatment at other nearby facilities. Manhattan built the project for the Toby Keith Foundation. Crafton Tull Sparks was the architect.
  • Chickasaw/Riverwind Sovereign Family Medical Clinic project in Norman, Oklahoma in the “Health care $2-$5 Million” category. Manhattan was the construction manager for this Chickasaw Nation project, which includes the Sovereign Medical Clinic and Sovereign Pharmacy and Fine Gifts. Rees Associates, Inc. was the architect.
  • Osler Hotel Renovation in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the “Historical Restoration $2-$10 Million” category. Manhattan renovated the seven-story historic building originally constructed in 1928 for Coury Properties, Inc. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is noted as the best local example of Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Preservation and Design Studio was the architect for the renovation project.
  • University of Oklahoma (OU) Scholars Walk and Asp Avenue Improvements in Norman, Oklahoma in the “Other General Construction – Over $2 Million” category. Manhattan constructed a 22-foot pedestrian mall sidewalk through OU’s south campus with accompanying renovations and relocations. Garver was the architect.
  • 100 Boulder Condominiums project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the “Residential/Multi Family & Condos” category. Manhattan built the two-level, 18-unit condo project. The wood framed structure provides residents with high-end interior finishes and trendy amenities like an induction cook top or fold down Murphy Bed. Parker Associates was the architect.

Team members from Manhattan Construction Co. were presented the honors at the ABC Excellence in Construction Awards Event Banquet held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

About Manhattan Construction:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction is consistently recognized nationally by Engineering News-Record as a top general builder. Manhattan Construction operates from offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Naples, Fort Myers, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta, Georgia. Manhattan Construction’s building portfolio includes corporate headquarters, institutional, health care, office, hospitality and leisure, sports and entertainment, aviation, retail and government facilities throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information visit: www.manhattanconstruction.com.

 

Manhattan Construction Wins Four AGC Build Oklahoma Project Honors

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Manhattan wins 4 AGC Build OK awards

TULSA, Okla. – The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Oklahoma has honored Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company with four Build Oklahoma Awards.

AGC’s Build Oklahoma Awards represents the “Best of the Best” commercial building projects. Manhattan Construction Co. received AGC Build Oklahoma Awards for:

  • Saint Francis Hospital/Trauma Emergency Center project in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the “Mega-Projects” category. The eight-story addition accommodates a new emergency department, a 150-patient bed tower, a new campus chapel, and a new women’s convent. Manhattan Construction was the construction manager and Page Southern Page was the architect.
  • Osler Hotel Renovation in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the “Historical Restoration $2-$10 Million” category. Manhattan renovated the seven-story historic building originally constructed in 1928 for Coury Properties, Inc. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is noted as the best local example of Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Preservation and Design Studio was the architect for the renovation project.
  • St. John Family Medical Care Clinic – Riverside in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the “Healthcare $5-$10 Million” category. The clinic will be used as a primary care medical clinic that consists of exam rooms, doctor’s offices, nurse stations and a radiology suite.  Manhattan Construction was the construction manager and Kinslow, Keith and Todd was the architect.
  • University of Oklahoma Hester Hall Renovation for College of International Studies in Norman, Oklahoma in the “Education $5-$10 Million category. The renovation includes complete gutting and floor plan reconfiguring of an existing 88-year-old structure to create space for the College of International Studies. Manhattan Construction was the construction manager and Bockus Payne Associates Architects was the architect.

Team members from Manhattan Construction Co. were presented the honors at the AGC Build Oklahoma Awards Banquet held Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center.

About Manhattan Construction:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction is consistently recognized nationally by Engineering News-Record as a top general builder. Manhattan Construction operates from offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Naples, Fort Myers, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta, Georgia. Manhattan Construction’s building portfolio includes corporate headquarters, institutional, health care, office, hospitality and leisure, sports and entertainment, aviation, retail and government facilities throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information visit: www.manhattanconstruction.com.

 

Manhattan Construction Names Kevin McKay As Houston Operations Manager

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Kevin McKay

Manhattan Construction Co. has announced the promotion of Kevin McKay as operations manager for the company’s Houston-area office where he will oversee construction quality, subcontractor management and safety program adherence to ensure building excellence for Manhattan’s clients.

During McKay’s 32-year career with Manhattan he has led construction in the field for multiple high-profile projects including AT&T Stadium and Texas Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas; George W. Bush Presidential Center in University Park, Texas; River Center in San Antonio, Texas; New Orleans Sports Arena in Louisiana; and First Baptist Church in downtown Dallas, Texas. His portfolio of work includes $2 billion in projects across three States including Louisiana, Texas and Virginia.

“I have had the privilege of working with Kevin on several major projects and can easily say he is among the best builders in the industry,” said Manhattan Construction Senior Vice President Bob Bowen. “I am thrilled for our Houston-area clients and team members who will benefit from Kevin’s leadership and expertise with successfully delivering highly-complex projects.”

Most recently, McKay oversaw the new headquaters office building for the Dallas-based advertising agency, The Richard Group, as well as the DFW Airport Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program.

 

About Manhattan Construction Company

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record as a top general builder. Manhattan is an eleven-time Associated Builders and Contractor (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor, and four-time STEP Diamond award winner – the highest honor of the Safety Training and Evaluation Process program. The company’s services include Builder-Driven Pre-Construction®, construction management, general building, design-build and turn-key projects. Manhattan’s portfolio includes corporate headquarters, institutional, health care, office, hospitality and leisure, sports and entertainment, aviation, retail and government facilities throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information visit: www.manhattanconstruction.com