Archive for April, 2014

Manhattan Construction’s Lisa Blake Named Building Design+Construction 40 Under 40 Winner

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Lisa Blake

Washington, D.C.
– Manhattan Construction Co. Assistant Project Manager Lisa Blake has been selected by Building Design + Construction (BD+C) magazine as a 2014 “40 Under 40” winner. Each year the program honors 40 up-and-coming architecture, engineering and construction professionals “who stand out in their academic, professional, personal and community achievements,” according to the magazine. Blake’s profile story can be viewed on BD+C’s website and in the publication’s April 2014 issue.

Blake began her career as a civil engineer before joining Manhattan Construction as a senior project engineer. Dubbed by BD+C as a “biocontainment superstar,” today she is serving as assistant project manager for Manhattan Construction and is working on the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Replacement Project at Fort Detrick Maryland. In 2011, she received the Rising Star Award from Professional Women In Construction. She holds a bachelor of science in biological systems engineering from Virginia Polytechnic and State University and is a LEED Accredited Professional +BD&C.

Brian Killion, vice president at Manhattan Construction, says, “The accomplishments Lisa has realized in her career are indicative of her passion for success, and we are fortunate to have her as a key member of our team. She and her fellow winners define the new generation of construction industry professionals.”

Manhattan Construction’s Bryce Johnson Named Oklahoma Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Honoree

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Bryce Johnson

Oklahoma City, OK Manhattan Construction Company is pleased to announce that Assistant Project Manager Bryce Johnson has been chosen as a 2014 Oklahoma Magazine 40 Under 40 honoree. Each year Oklahoma Magazine selects 40 young professionals to be honored in the competition. Honorees are recognized as top young professionals who make Oklahoma a better, richer, more exciting place to live. Johnson’s profile story can be viewed on Oklahoma Magazine’s website and on page 76 of the publication’s April 2014 issue.

At age 38, Johnson has worked as an estimator, preconstruction manager, and project manager on commercial construction and high-end residential projects. As assistant project manager at Manhattan Construction, he has helped to build more than $130 million of construction including the American Indian Cultural Center, Delaware Casino, Mike Monroney System Training Building and several projects for The University of Oklahoma. He is also actively involved in local organizations including Junior Achievement of America and Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity as their New Home Placement board member and Emergency Home Repair board member.

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Manhattan’s Jason Martin Appointed to AGC of Oklahoma Board As Statewide Chairman of Construction Leadership Council

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Jason Martin


We are pleased to announce that Manhattan Construction Company Senior Project Manager Jason Martin has been appointed to the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Oklahoma board of directors as statewide chairman of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC).

The CLC is an organized forum of individuals with the purpose of exchanging ideas, fostering a strong network among peers, discussing pertinent issues and providing feedback to the leadership of the AGC of Oklahoma.

Martin has more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry including projects in the education, healthcare, sports, resort, multi-unit living and cultural sectors.

Martin graduated with a construction management degree from Oklahoma State University and holds the American Institute of Contractors Certified Professional Contractor (CPC) designation.


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