Archive for January, 2020

Lucy Lambert-Novotny Named AGCOK 2019 Committee Member of the Year

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Lucy Lambert-Novotny, DBIA™Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company Project Manager Lucy Lambert-Novotny has received The Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) 2019 “Committee Member of the Year” award.

Lambert-Novotny is currently the chairperson for the Workforce Development Committee at AGCOK. Under Lucy’s leadership, the Workforce Development Committee, in partnership with Junior Achievement, launched a job shadow program that introduces middle and high school students to the commercial construction industry. She received the “Committee Member of the Year” honor for creating the program template that includes bringing students to a job site, providing students with an overview of the industry, a panel discussion from the project foreman and a tour of the job site.

“Lucy’s efforts in creating this program have been a huge success and have helped young students become aware of the different careers in the industry and to consider it as a viable path for a future profession,” said Craig Abbott, Manhattan Construction Company vice president.

The AGC of Oklahoma (AGCOK) is a statewide, full service, non-profit organization for construction professionals. AGCOK actively represents all types and disciplines of contractors and related affiliates including general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, service providers, education affiliates, and other industry related professional organizations. http://www.agcok.com

Manhattan Construction wins AGCOK “Best of the Best” project honor and four “Build Oklahoma” awards

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company, a top nationally-ranked general building company, has been honored by the Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) with the “Best of the Best” top honor and four “Build Oklahoma” awards for projects completed in 2019. AGCOK’s awards program represents the best of the best commercial building projects in the state. The awards were presented to team members at the AGC of Oklahoma’s annual banquet on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Manhattan Construction Company received the “Best of the Best” award in the $50+ million project category for the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The “Best of the Best” award further recognizes a “Build Oklahoma” award-winning project that was truly exceptional and worthy of additional recognition.

Manhattan Construction Company received “Build Oklahoma” honors for construction of the following projects:

OSU McKnight Center
AGCOK “Best of the Best” project and “Build Oklahoma” Award winner.
Image Credit: Tim Hursley

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in the “Education $50+ million” category.

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University is a state-of-the-art facility that encourages discovery, pushes educational boundaries and redefines Oklahoma State’s influence in the arts with world-class programming that is unique to the region. Built by Manhattan Construction Company, designed by Beck Design and engineered by Walter P. Moore, this 65,000-square-foot, one-of-a-kind project consists of a 1,200-seat auditorium, a 217-seat recital hall, a lobby and support areas. The site also has an exterior amphitheater with state-of-the-art display and sound adjacent to University Avenue, a main corridor of campus.

OSU Soccer Neal Patterson Stadium
AGCOK “Build Oklahoma” award winner.
Image Credit: Simon Hurst

Oklahoma State University Soccer Facility – Neal Patterson Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in the “Recreational $10 – $20 million” category.

The new home for Oklahoma State University Soccer includes four new buildings. Built by Manhattan Construction Company, designed by Studio Architecture and engineered by Wallace Engineering, the West Grand Stand is the principal building and includes home, visitor and official locker rooms, a team meeting room, a training room, a kitchen, lounge, and club/multi-purpose room. The upper level of the West Grandstand houses suites, press boxes, and club level seating. Two other structures, west of the Grandstand, have new restroom facilities, concession stands, and ticket sales. On the North end of the field is the ‘Cowgirl Cauldron,’ which has a bar area with private stadium-style seating. The complex also includes a new surface parking area with space for over 200 vehicles. A 30′ x 40′ video scoreboard was added to enhance the fan experience during the matches.

SEVEN6MAIN
AGCOK “Build Oklahoma” award winner.
Image Credit: Wei-Haas Creative


SEVEN6MAIN in Owasso, Oklahoma, in the “Commercial $10 – $20 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company, designed by Selser Schaefer Architects, and engineered by Wallace Engineering, this project includes a 41,000-square-foot commercial and residential project in Owasso’s downtown Rosebud District. The three-story, brick facade complex also features restaurant SMOKE and a new diner MAD EATS, retail space, office space for tenant build-out and ten luxury apartments, each with a detached garage.

Cherokee Nation Tahlequah Casino
AGCOK “Build Oklahoma” award winner.
Image Credit: Phil Clarkin Photography


Cherokee Nation Entertainment Tahlequah Casino in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in the “Commercial $20 – $50 million” category.

Manhattan Construction Company in a mentor-protégé agreement with Foreman Construction Management & Consulting, known as Foreman | Manhattan Construction Team, served as construction manager, Childers Architect was the architect, and Chavez Grieves was the engineer for this project. The new 93,000-square-foot entertainment destination for the Cherokee Nation features 525 electronic games, an upscale steakhouse, live music venue and 33,000 square feet of convention and meeting space that can accommodate up to 1,000 people.

 

Adam Stogner named AGC of Oklahoma “Project Manager of the Year”

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Adam StognerTulsa – The Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) has named Manhattan Construction Company Senior Project Manager Adam Stogner “Project Manager of the Year.” Stogner received the honor at AGCOK’s Awards Banquet held Saturday, January 11, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The “Project Manager of the Year” award recognizes the project manager from among the AGC of Oklahoma membership who has shown superior skill and creativity in bringing complex projects to completion. Stogner was chosen for his exemplary commitment to his projects and leadership abilities, both on and off the jobsite.

“Adam is incredibly deserving of this recognition as he is a tremendous individual and motivating leader in the industry,” said Ryan Haynie, Manhattan Construction Company vice president. “We are proud to have Adam represent our Manhattan family of builders.”

Adam Stogner joined Manhattan in 2002 and has been a key team member in several high-profile projects in Tulsa.  His recent projects include the highly complex River Spirit Casino Margaritaville Phase II expansion, premier Tulsa attraction BOK Center and SEVEN6MAIN in Owasso, Oklahoma.

The AGC of Oklahoma (AGCOK) is a statewide, full service, a non-profit organization for construction professionals. AGCOK actively represents all types and disciplines of contractors and related affiliates including general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, service providers, education affiliates, and other industry-related professional organizations. http://www.agcok.com