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Alvin H. Butz, Inc. Receives CMAA Award for PPL Center

Allentown, PA, June 3, 2015 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc. received the 2015 Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter Project of the Year Award for their work in Private Sector Projects over $100 million.

Butz was awarded the honor for the construction management of the $182 million PPL Center in Allentown, PA. Completed in September 2014, the center and ice hockey arena has quickly become an iconic symbol for the revitalization of Allentown.

"Despite numerous challenges, our team was able to successfully deliver to the City of Allentown an ice hockey arena and entertainment venue that is befitting of the new and exciting era the city is currently enjoying," said Greg Butz, President and CEO of Alvin H. Butz, Inc.

Along with the arena, major components of the award-winning project include:

  • Hotel shell and core
  • Office shell and core
  • Two Parking Facilities
  • Preservation of the Dime Savings Bank building
The CMAA annual awards program serves to recognize excellence in the construction management field. CMAA judges look for examples of the successful application of construction management principles and standards.

This 2015 award marks the fifth consecutive year in which a Butz Family Company has won a CMAA award. Other projects that have won the award include:
  • WellSpan York Hospital - Emergency Power System Improvement
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center - Lance and Ellen Cancer Pavilion
  • Philadelphia Housing Authority - Norris Apartments Revitalization
  • Penn State University - Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building
  • Muhlenberg College - Seegers Union Addition and Renovations
  • Geisinger Health System - Gray's Woods Ambulatory Care Campus Phase I
An awards dinner was held on June 2, 2014 at The Union League in Philadelphia in recognition of this year's CMAA award winners.

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ABOUT ALVIN H. BUTZ, INC. AND THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a strong commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and northern Delaware.


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