11/8/19 – The Daily Transcript: AGC awards highlight noteworthy projects
By Mark Armao
The San Diego Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America recognized several local projects last week, during the trade group's biennial Build San Diego Awards banquet.
More than 300 guests gathered at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront to attend the program, which also highlighted public agencies for "getting the best value out of every construction dollar," according to a news release.
Drawing from more than 30 nominations, eight construction projects in San Diego County received one of the juried awards.
"A panel of four judges evaluated the nominees in terms of excellence in project management, innovation in construction techniques or materials, excellence in client service, contractor's contribution to the community as it relates to the project, and meeting the challenges of a difficult job," the release stated.
In the Building Construction -- Public Work category, Erickson-Hall Construction was given the award for the Sage Creek High School Performing Arts Center in Carlsbad.
The project features a two-story lobby, 345-seat auditorium and a multi-purpose room that doubles as a black-box theater. Designed by Culver City-based Rachlin Partners, the 17,000-square-foot building is wrapped in a transparent, curvilinear façade...Read More>