KBE Building Corp. Cleans Up at 2015 CT ABC Annual Dinner and 2014 EIC Awards

Firm honored for commissary, technical high school projects in Northeast

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 13, 2015 – KBE Building Corp. has added to its legacy of CT ABC honors, with more awards won during the association’s 2015 Annual Dinner and 2014 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards held on Jan. 29 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantville, Conn.

CT ABC, the Associated Builders and Contractors Connecticut Chapter, is a membership association for merit shop contractors.

Winning Projects

US Naval Submarine Base Commissary – Groton, CT

  • $14.5 million project completed in March 2014
  • 57,000 s/f new commissary offering discounted groceries for military families
  • Designed by the Jenkins Group
  • First place award

Harvard H. Ellis Regional Vocational Technical School – Danielson, CT

  • $84 million project completed in September 2014
  • 117,300 s/f renovation and 68,000 s/f addition including upgrades to classrooms and trade shops
  • Designed by the S/L/A/M Collaborative
  • First place award

J.M. Wright Technical High School – Stamford, CT

  • $60.5 million project completed in August 2014
  • 202,400 s/f renovation and addition of two entrances
  • Designed by Northeast Collaborative Architects
  • Won both Award of Merit and the People’s Choice Award

KBE has been a member of CT ABC since 1983. The $300 million firm’s past awards have included the 30 Year Award, the EIC Spirit Award, the Merit Cup Award, the Safety Award, and awards of excellence for projects in various categories.

On Jan. 29, KBE also won the 2014 CT ABC “Best of the Best General Contractor” safety award, which honors high-achieving firms that participate in the STEP (Safety Training & Evaluation Process) program.

Event Photographs

Photographs from the CT ABC 2015 Dinner and 2014 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards are available below.

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Photo Credit: CT ABC

Caption: KBE Building Corp. CEO and principal owner Mike Kolakowski speaks during the 2015 CT ABC Dinner and 2014 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards on Jan. 29, 2015.

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Photo Credit: CT ABC

Caption: KBE Building Corp. CFO Tim O’Brien speaks during the 2015 CT ABC Dinner and 2014 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards on Jan. 29, 2015.

Project Photographs

High-resolution photographs of KBE’s winning projects are available below:

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Photo Credit: Stephen Swalwell Photos

Caption: US Naval Submarine Base Commissary, Groton, CT

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Photo Credit: Paul Burk Photography

Caption: J.M. Wright Technical High School, Stamford, CT

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Photo Credit: Paul Burk Photography

Caption: Harvard H. Ellis Regional Vocational Technical School, Danielson, CT

About KBE Building Corporation

Regionally located in Farmington, Conn., and Columbia, Md., KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

Media Contact: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing

t: 860.284.7431 | c: 860.836.7517 | f: 860.284.7831 | e: jlawhorn@kbebuilding.com

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