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Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Muhlenberg College and Bruner/Cott and Associates, Inc. receive Construction Management Association of America National Project Achievement Award

Allentown, PA, December 22, 2011 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Muhlenberg College and Bruner/Cott and Associates, Inc. received the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) National Project Achievement award in the Buildings, Renovation/Modernization project with a Constructed Value Greater than $15 million category for the renovation and additions to the Seegers Union during the CMAA’s National Conference and Trade Show Recognition Dinner at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC on November 8, 2011. Alvin H. Butz, Inc. served as the Construction Manager of the project which was designed by Bruner/Cott and Associates, Inc.

The CMAA National Project Achievement award winners are chosen by an Awards Committee composed of owners and professional construction managers. The selection of winners involves an extensive competitive review process which considers outcomes, overall management, safety, quality, cost and schedule management, complexity, innovation and creativity, and customer satisfaction. It also judges how the specific needs of the project and owner were addressed by using construction management.

 

Muhlenberg College’s Seegers Union project consisted of renovations to approximately 66,000 SF and a new addition of 30,000 SF to the sixties-era Center to enhance and expand the student dining and life experience. Construction began in June 2009 and was completed in August 2010.

“We’re honored to receive the prestigious CMAA National Project Achievement Award for our role in helping to improve the student experience at Muhlenberg College,” says Greg Butz, president and CEO of Alvin H. Butz, Inc. “The dedication of our highly talented, professional team and the coordination with Muhlenberg and Bruner/Cott demonstrates how following a well-conceived project plan produces superior results.”

Alvin H. Butz, Inc. has won four Mid-Atlantic Chapter Project Achievement Awards for the Sands Casino Resort |Bethlehem, Coca-Cola Park, and Lehigh Valley International Airport. Butz has also received four National Project Achievement Awards including the Mid-Atlantic Chapter Project of the Year Award in the Higher Education Project under $20 Million category for Seegers Union in June, Lehigh University – Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University - Campus Square, and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Fred J. Jaindl Family Pavilion in the last 14 years. Butz is the only construction management firm headquartered in the Lehigh Valley region to win a CMAA National or Mid-Atlantic Chapter Award. Alvin H. Butz, Inc.’s sister company, Alexander Building Construction Co., also won a 2011 CMAA Project Achievement Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Project of the Year in the Private Sector Projects over $20 million category for the overbuild addition to the East Wing of Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Pa.

ABOUT BUTZ: Alvin H. Butz, Inc. provides construction management services for corporate, commercial and institutional clients in eastern Pennsylvania. With a heritage of over 91 years, the company has a reputation for high-quality, cost-effective construction management services and is recognized as the premier builder of the region’s largest, most complex structures. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, hi-tech manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings.

 

Alvin H. Butz Inc. is a subsidiary of Butz Enterprises, Inc. a privately held corporation owned by the Butz family. Shoemaker Construction Co. and Alexander Building Construction Co. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Butz Enterprises, Inc. Through those three operating entities, Butz Enterprises, Inc. is able to offer construction management services to most of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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