Thirty-one projects recognized at the 2022 ABC Excellence in Construction Awards


HOUSTON — On October 27, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) hosted its annual Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased thirty-one projects built by ABC Greater Houston members and strictly based on a set of criteria were judged. Established in 2000, this event honors outstanding projects in commercial and industrial construction.

Categories included general contractor and specialist contractor projects, and selected projects were distinguished for safety, quality, ingenuity and workmanship. With twenty-four categories and two important awards, the Merit Award and the ICE Award, the selected entries count among the best shopfitting merits.

Below are the award winners.

ICE Award Winners:
Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd. – The Revere in River Oaks
Chemex Global, Inc. – The Encina Pilot Plant Project
EE Reed Construction, LP – Project Whispers
EE Reed Construction, LP – Women’s Hospital Medical Office Building
Gilbane Building Company—Texas Tower
Griesenbeck Architectural Products – The Ion
JE Dunn Construction – The Houston Airport System’s general service facility
Karsten interior design – Heights senior living
SpawGLASS Construction – The Village of Southampton
Starcon, a Cianbro company – 1592 turnaround
Turner Construction Company – United Inflight Training Center expansion
Way Engineering, Ltd. – The University of Houston: John M. O’Quinn Law Building
White Construction Company – Mafrige Field House of Sam Houston State University

Merit Award Winner:
Alston Construction—HOU8
Austin Commercial – The college of industrial career building on the mainland
Austin Commercial – Memorial Hermann / The Woodlands Hospital
Burns & McDonnell – Sunflower PDC Project
Burns & McDonnell – Fuel Plant at Tucson Airport
Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd. – The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Children’s Exhibition Hall
Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd. – The Revere in River Oaks
Holes Incorporated – Trinity Bay: Offshore cutting and removal
Moore Industries – Air Products Project Pepper turnkey maintenance of building and equipment canopies
Moore Industries – The Bayou Choctaw Explosion-Proof Building Plumbing and Fire Suppression System
Moore Industries – GIS building construction of the STAR EIU South Substation
Roll-Lift USA – Trinity River Liberty Bridge replacement
Satterfield & Pontikes – HCC Key West campus expansion
Satterfield & Pontikes – Renovations and expansions of Stratford High School
Slack & Co. Contracting Inc. – HCA Women’s Hospital
SpawGlass Construction – Texas A&M University Polo Road Garage
SpawGlass Construction – West Pearland Library
Turner Construction Company – JPMorgan Chase 600 Travis

Photos from the EIC award ceremony can be viewed here.

ABC members are known for their commitment to safety and excellence in construction and the awards program has demonstrated that commitment. Projects have been evaluated by local owners, architects and engineers for safety, design execution, craftsmanship, attention to detail, installation and other considerations.

ABC Greater Houston also presented Starcon with the coveted Best of Houston award for the 1592 turnaround project. The Best of Houston Award recognizes the highest-scoring project that best represents the industry and the city. This title holds the highest honor after being carefully judged and Starcon will hold the award until the next winner is announced at the EIC Awards 2023.

To learn more about ABC Greater Houston, please visit our website at

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national trade association for the construction industry, founded in 1950 and representing more than 21,000 members. Locally, ABC Greater Houston was founded in 1969 and today serves several hundred commercial and industrial contractors, suppliers and construction partners in the greater Houston area. ABC helps members develop employees, win business, and do that work safely, ethically, and profitably for the benefit of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at


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