Archive for June, 2018

Brett Harrison honored as ASA-OK “Superintendent of the Year.”

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Brett Harrison receives 'Superintendent of the Year'

OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Subcontractors Association of Oklahoma (ASA-OK) has named Manhattan Construction Company Superintendent Brett Harrison “Superintendent of the Year.”

Harrison received the honor at ASA-OK’s 2018 Annual Awards Gala held Friday, June 15 at the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

The subcontracting community nominated Harrison for exhibiting expert supervision and direction of the projects he oversees, open and professional communication, understanding of processes and workforce scheduling of subcontractors, building relationships on the project site, safety, and knowledge of contract documents, including state and local policies.

“During his career, Brett has established an excellent reputation among his peers for his hard work and dedication to project success,” said Kyle Nelson, Manhattan Construction Company vice president. “It is a pleasure to congratulate Brett on this esteemed honor.”

After working in the subcontractor trades, Harrison joined Manhattan in 2010 where he has been involved in more than $140 million in construction projects. He specializes in healthcare construction and is currently serving on the INTEGRIS Council Emergency Hospital and Medical Office Building project team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

ASA-OK is an organization dedicated to addressing the issues and concerns affecting Oklahoma subcontractors.

First structural steel column installed at Globe Life Field

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The first structural steel column was installed at the new Globe Life Field project Friday, June 15. The occasion marks the start of vertical construction on the future new home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club.

Officials from the Texas Rangers and Manhattan Construction Company joined with several Texas Rangers players at the event. In all, approximately 35,000 tons of steel (16,000 in the seating bowl; 19,000 for the roof) will be used in the construction of Globe Life Field.

The official groundbreaking for Globe Life Field took place on September 28, 2017, with construction beginning the following week. The new 1.7 million square foot ballpark, located on 13 acres just south of the current Globe Life Park in Arlington, will include a retractable roof for climate control and shelter for fans during the hot summer months. Seating capacity is approximately 40,000 for Globe Life Field, which will open in March 2020. HKS is the design architect for the project, and Manhattan Construction Company is the Construction Manager.