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Posted on Thu, Apr 1, 2010 : 5:04 a.m.

Paparazzi: Washtenaw Contractors Association announces winners of Pyramid Awards

By Staff

The Washtenaw Contractors Association (WCA) announced the winners of its 13th annual PYRAMID Awards March 19 before a group of the county's leading contractors, architects, construction project owners and labor leaders. Each award represents exceptional effort in the areas of teamwork, service or innovation. The winners were selected by an independent jury composed of industry experts in Evansville, Ind. The winners of the 2010 PYRAMID Awards are listed below.

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The Detroit Zoo Dinosauria team. | Photos courtesy of Washtenaw Contractors Association

Best Project Team - Projects under $3 million

Detroit Zoo Dinosauria Exhibit Installation (Royal Oak)
Architect - studiozONE llc (Dearborn)
Contractor - JC Beal Construction (Ann Arbor)
Owner - Detroit Zoological Society (Royal Oak)

Best Project Team - Projects between $3 million & $25 million

Zaragon Place (Ann Arbor)
Architect - Neumann/Smith Architecture (Southfield)
Contractor - O’Neal Construction (Ann Arbor)
Owner - Zaragon Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Best Project Team - Projects over $25 million

Bay City Public Schools (Bay City)
Architect - Wigen Tincknell Meyer & Associates (Saginaw)
Contractor - Spence Brothers (Saginaw/Ann Arbor)
Owner - Bay City Public Schools (Bay City)

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Fred Beal accepts the "Best Innovation" award on behalf of JC Beal Construction.

Best Subcontractor Award - Contracts under $500,000

Eagle Excavation (Flint) for the University of Michigan Tunnels Phase IV project (Ann Arbor)

Best Subcontractor Award - Contracts over $500,000

Huron Valley Electric (Ann Arbor)/Motor City Electric (Detroit) for the University of Michigan MCIT Data Center project (Ann Arbor)

Best Innovation

JC Beal Construction (Ann Arbor) for the Thompson Block Emergency Façade Stabilization System (Ypsilanti) 

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