Media: Noteworthy
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Highlights of our teammates doing great things, stories from the field and our experts quoted in the media, all right here.
  1. Visions of Hope

    October 30, 2018 Balfour Beatty was proud to sponsor the Anchor Center for Blind Children’s annual fundraising event, Sunset in the Country. The event was so successful that it achieved a record breaking net profit – exceeding 20+ prior years.
  2. Construction Dive: 4 answers to common collaboration hiccups

    October 23, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Chief Innovation Officer Mark Konchar shares his expert insights into four keys to successfully delivering design-build, IPD and other highly-collaborative projects.  
  3. Silent No More

    September 24, 2018 Steve Smithgall, SVP National Operations and Safety at Balfour Beatty, talks about suicide and its alarming rate within the construction industry in his blog, Silent No More.
  4. ZOM completes 50-story apartment tower in Brickell (Photos) (Video)

    September 17, 2018 Our South Florida team recently delivered the 50-story Solitair Brickell for ZOM Living in Miami. Check out the story in the South Florida Business Journal, including an impressive photo gallery and video featuring the 438-unit tower that was crafted in the basket-weave pattern of a Medjool date palm tree.
  5. ENR 2018 Top 100 Green Building Design Firms and Contractors: Green Is Growing in New Ways

    September 13, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Kyle Frandsen weighs in on the latest sustainability and green building trends in ENR's latest Top 100 Green Building Design Firms and Contractors issue. He describes the growing demand among owners for health and wellness certifications, including the WELL Building Standard. 
  6. Construction News: Green building becoming the standard for construction

    September 03, 2018 Balfour Beatty's John O'Connor was featured in a Q&A column about how green building practices are becoming more of the industry standard today. He provides insight into the latest green building trends, describing the many economic and environmental benefits inherent in green buildings for both owners and end-users. 
  7. Building Design + Construction: More districts are reusing empty offices, stores, and other buildings to upgrade their schools

    August 20, 2018 Balfour Beatty project, Wiseburn High School, which was formerly an aerospace facility, is featured by BD+C.
  8. Oh, the Places You'll Go!

    August 15, 2018 Balfour Beatty interns take their projects (and social media) by storm.
  9. Firefighters Scale River Landing’s 120-foot Tower Crane

    August 15, 2018 How do you rescue an operator from a 120-foot tower crane? We learned from the experts.
  10. Building Design + Construction: Making schools more secure is imperative, but how best to do that isn't settled yet

    August 14, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Gil Fullen and Jon Moreau weigh in with BD+C on protecting students against the unthinkable.
  11. How Cool is This School?

    August 08, 2018 Ribbon-cutting ceremony is held for new school at Manor ISD.
  12. San Bernardino Sun: Here's Who Will Design and Build the Sterling Water Treatment Plant in Highland

    August 06, 2018 Balfour Beatty and Arcadis to design and build East Valley Water District's Sterling Natural Resource Center in Highland.
  13. Charlotte Business Journal: Corning Optical HQ Tops Out, Heads for Early 2019 Completion

    July 23, 2018 Balfour Beatty project, Corning Optical Communications headquarters in Charlotte, NC, offically tops out.
  14. REBusiness Online: NP International to Construct 1.3 MSF Mixed-Use Development Near Miami

    July 20, 2018 NP International selects Balfour Beatty to construct the new Gables Station mixed-use development in Coral Gables.
  15. Project Team Travels Through Time

    July 11, 2018 Balfour Beatty teammates unearth a hidden treasure at San Diego project site.
  16. Microsoft Announces Design and Construction Teams for Redmond Campus Modernization

    July 03, 2018 Balfour Beatty honored to partner with the Microsoft campus modernization design and construction team to deliver their vision and workplace of the future.
  17. LINXS Team Gives Back

    July 02, 2018 The Balfour Beatty joint venture responsible for the LAX Automated People Mover project supports local students and growing businesses.
  18. Green Line Groundbreaking

    July 02, 2018 Balfour Beatty's $1.08 billion rail project breaks ground in Somerville, MA.
     
  19. Dallas Business Journal: Construction Set to Start on 41-Story High-Rise in Dallas’ Arts District

    June 29, 2018 Balfour Beatty breaks ground on new mixed-use development, Atelier, the tallest rental tower in the Dallas area.
  20. Bisnow: Expect the First Phase of Capitol Complex Expansion to Kick Off in July

    June 22, 2018

    Balfour Beatty to kick off construction on first phase of Capitol Complex Master Plan in Austin, TX.

  21. Skyway Bridge

    June 15, 2018 Balfour Beatty JV team shares details on building Colorado's longest bridge, Skyway Bridge.
  22. National Safety Month

    June 06, 2018 Balfour Beatty has joined the National Safety Council and a number of companies from around the nation in observing National Safety Month, which takes place each year in June.
  23. Austin Business Journal: Take a hard-hat tour of The Independent, Austin's tallest tower, from top to bottom

    June 06, 2018 Balfour Beatty and other members of the project team hold a topping out ceremony and give a look inside the project.
  24. Civil Engineering Magazine: Lucky Horseshoe

    May 30, 2018 Learn from this first person account how Balfour Beatty and the Pegasus Link Constructors team, along with lead designer WSP USA and other members of the project team, delivered the award-winning Horseshoe interchange project in Dallas.
  25. Changing Lanes

    May 30, 2018 Balfour Beatty JV team completes first two traffic switches to begin construction on the US 183 project’s new tolled lanes in Austin, Texas.
  26. ENR: Construction Industry Women Seek Strategies, Allies To Boost Impact

    May 24, 2018 Researchers and professionals, including Brian Cahill, president of Balfour Beatty's California operations, share insight with the nearly 700 attendees at the recent Groundbreaking Women in Construction conference (GWIC).
  27. Breaking New Ground on Gender Equality

    May 23, 2018 Balfour Beatty teammates represent at the 2018 Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference.
  28. National Construction Safety Week

    May 07, 2018 May 7 - 11 is National Construction Safety Week and is a perfect time to raise awareness and reflect on the power of safe choices.
  29. The Registry: Alaska Airlines Celebrates Groundbreaking of 128,000 SQFT Hub Project, Expanding Presence in SeaTac

    May 03, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Seattle team recently broke ground on Alaska Airlines' newest structure, the "Hub", in SeaTac, Washington.
  30. Helping to Raise the Bar for 21st Century Learning Environments

    April 25, 2018 Wiseburn High School, recently constructed for the Wiseburn Unified School District (WUSD), served as the perfect backdrop for the 2018 EdShift Conference  held in El Segundo, California in April 2018. Balfour Beatty provided construction management-at-risk services to build the transformative project, which now stands as a model of excellence for 21st Century learning. 
  31. 2.5 Million Hours and Counting

    April 24, 2018 Balfour Beatty - Flour joint venture team celebrates safety achievement on 183 South in Austin, TX.
  32. Staying on Track

    April 24, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Rail Division awarded Mission Bay Center Station platform and track improvement project in San Francisco, CA
  33. Making Progress Against Our Goals

    April 12, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Southeast Rail Extension project team safely ties light rail extension into existing system.
  34. A New Home for Those in Need

    April 11, 2018 Balfour Beatty's Portland team lends several helping hands to Habitat for Humanity. 
  35. Balfour Beatty mixed-use hotel project breaks ground

    March 22, 2018 Balfour Beatty clients Dolabi Family Partnership and Bond Partners recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new hotel and residential development in Fort Worth’s Historic Near Southside District.   
  36. Construction Dive: The Dotted Line: How to Develop a Collaborative Team that Wins Bids

    March 20, 2018 Mark Konchar, Balfour Beatty's chief of innovation, and other industry leaders share insight with Construction Dive on the importance of project team collaboration.
  37. Building Design + Construction: Movers + Shapers: Lean and Mean

    March 14, 2018 Industry leaders, including Balfour Beatty's Bevan Mace and Steve Smithgall talk with Building Design + Construction about continuous improvement of top construction firms' Lean processes.
  38. National Women in Construction Week

    March 04, 2018 This week, we are celebrating National Women in Construction Week – an occasion that recognizes the vital contributions women make to our company and industry.
  39. Focus Daily News: Southern Gateway Corridor Construction Underway

    March 02, 2018 Balfour Beatty team and project partners kick off construction of The Southern Gateway corridor.
  40. Mark Johnnie Appointed Director At-Large for Carolinas AGC Board

    March 02, 2018 Mark Johnnie, vice president and regional manager for Balfour Beatty's civils operations in the Southeast, elected to the Carolinas Associated General Contractors Board of Directors for three-year term.
  41. Kitsap Sun: Rooms With a View: Future Harrison Hospital Embraces Surroundings

    February 19, 2018 Details of Harrison Medical Centers' new acute care expansion project, currently under construction, are featured in Kitsap Sun.
  42. Del Mar Times: Beaming With Pride at Skyline School

    February 13, 2018 Balfour Beatty and Solana Beach School District hold beam signing at Skyline Elementary School.
  43. Spreading the Joy During the Holidays in California and Arizona

    January 04, 2018 Balfour Beatty teammates in Arizona and California spread joy during the holiday season.
  44. WilmingtonBiz: Company Lands $225M In Road Contracts, Including Military Cutoff Extension

    December 14, 2017 Balfour Beatty wins nearly $225 million in state road contracts.
  45. Dallas Business Journal: Liberty Mutual's $325M regional campus to connect thousands of DFW employees

    November 30, 2017 Libety Mutual Insurance's new regional hub opens in Plano's Legacey West. Balfour Beatty served as general contractor for the project.
  46. Worth: Destinations 2017 Denver

    November 30, 2017 Denver's transit initiative is highlighted, which includes Balfour Beatty's current project, North Metro Rail Line commuter rail extension from Denver Union Station to 124th Avenue.
  47. South Florida Business Journal: Mixed-use development project near UM obtains $95M to start construction

    November 22, 2017 Balfour Beatty to start construction on mixed-use project, Paseo de la Riviera, located across the street from the University of Miami in Coral Gables.
  48. Breakfast of Champions

    November 20, 2017 Long-time client Regional Transportation Department commends Balfour Beatty’s work delivering major rail transit projects.
  49. Charlotte Business Journal: 300 South Tryon, Kimpton Tryon Park open with great fanfare

    November 16, 2017 Balfour Beatty and project partners celebrate opening of 300 South Tryon and Kimpton Tryon Park, located in uptown Charlotte.
  50. The Charlotte Observer: Here is a new video of the light-rail extension, which is opening in March

    November 13, 2017 Balfour Beatty's Lynx Blue Line Extension project is set to open in March.
  51. Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News: Palomar College celebrates groundbreaking for its North Education Center

    October 19, 2017 A groundbreaking ceremony is is held for Palomar College's North Education Center, where Balfour Beatty is serving as general contractor.
  52. The Dallas Morning News: Tallest apartment tower in Uptown Dallas plans to start leasing in early 2018

    October 17, 2017 Balfour Beatty and project partners celebrate topping out at The Residences at Park District in in Dallas' Uptown District.
  53. Del Mar Times: Volunteers, students come together to bring FarmBot technology to Solana Ranch

    October 11, 2017 The San Diego chapter of the US Green Building Council and Balfour Beatty partnered with the Solana Beach School District for the sixth annual Green Apple Day of Service.
  54. Join Balfour Beatty US Lean Leaders at LCI Congress 2017

    October 03, 2017 Join Balfour Beatty US Lean Leaders at LCI Congress 2017
  55. Orlando Magazine: The Face of Building to Last

    October 01, 2017 Balfour Beatty's John Harris, senior vice president in Florida, is highlighted in Orlando Magazine's Meet the Faces Orlando 2017 series.
  56. Bloomberg BNA: Builders, Tool Industry Ready for OSHA Silica Rule Deadline

    September 18, 2017 Steve Smithgall, Balfour Beatty's senior vice president of operations and safety, discusses the company's preparidness for OSHA's silica rule deadline.
  57. ENR MidAtlantic: D.C. Rail Projects Propel Region’s Multifamily Sector

    August 14, 2017 Balfour Beatty Mid-Atlanic COO, Leon Blondin, talks what's driving multi-family construction trends with Justin Rice.
  58. The Future is Lean

    August 04, 2017 Justin Maletic, director of business acquisition at Balfour Beatty, discusses Balfour Beatty's adoption of Lean processes with Syska Hennessy Group's Senior Principal/Western Region Leader, John Passanante.
  59. Balfour Beatty in Orange County named by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work

    July 25, 2017 Balfour Beatty was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Orange County.
  60. Charlotte Business Journal: How lean construction could save time, money in real estate projects

    July 13, 2017 Balfour Beatty's Bevan Mace was recently featured in the Charlotte Business Journal based on his CoreNet Global presentation about leveraging lean construction and integrated project delivery to deliver maximum value for owenrs.   
  61. Why You Should Standardize to One “Best-In-Class” Estimating Platform

    July 06, 2017 Ray Miller, vice president of preconstruction at Balfour Beatty, shares insight on estimating technology in the July-August 2017 issue of Design Cost Data Magazine.
  62. Orlando Sentinel: New Lake Nona project touts high-end amenities

    July 03, 2017 Balfour Beatty to start construction this fall on new Lake Nona project.
  63. Building Washington: Capitol Crossing: Reuniting Neighborhoods, Creating New Space

    July 01, 2017 Building Washington Magazine gets a deep dive into the unique development underway in Washington, DC, Capitol Crossing, with developer Property Group Partners and general contractor Balfour Beatty.
  64. Del Mar Times: New Skyline School breaks ground in Solana Beach

    June 13, 2017 Balfour Beatty, Skyline students and parents, and members of the Solana Beach community celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Skyline Elementary School.
  65. Osceola News-Gazette: $82M upscale senior rental community set for Celebration

    June 01, 2017 Balfour Beatty to serve as construction manager for new upscale senior living rental community in Celebration.
  66. Charlotte Business Journal: The List: Charlotte's largest general contractors

    May 26, 2017 Balfour Beatty tops Charlotte Business Journal's largest contractor list.
  67. One Man’s Safety Journey from the Head to the Heart

    May 05, 2017 One Man’s Safety Journey from the Head to the Heart
     
  68. Dallas Business Journal: Liberty Mutual reaches milestone on $325M campus in Plano's Legacy West

    April 06, 2017 Balfour Beatty's Liberty Mutual campus project reaches a major milestone.
  69. DJC Oregon: DJC Announces its Newsmakers for 2017

    March 23, 2017 Rhonnda Edmiston, from our Portland team, named as one of Daily Journal of Commerce's 2017 Newsmakers.
  70. The Dallas Morning News: Huge Deep Ellum Development Will Take More Than 2 Years To Build

    March 23, 2017 The Dallas Morning News gets the scoop on the new development in Deep Ellum, The Epic, where Balfour Beatty is serving as general contractor for the planned office building.
  71. Puget Sound Business Journal: REI offers a first look at its future HQ campus in Bellevue's Spring District

    March 23, 2017 REI gives details on its new headquarters, being built by Balfour Beatty's Washington State team.
  72. Texas CEO Magazine: How Do You Create a Culture of Innovation in the Construction Business?

    March 18, 2017 Texas CEO Magazine catches up with Balfour Beatty's Corey Blackburn, director of technology and innovation, following a recent Enlightened Speakers' Series event.
  73. Women in Construction

    March 06, 2017 Women in Construction
  74. Business Tribune: Pioneer Courthouse Square's facelift going smoothly

    February 28, 2017 The Business Tribune profiles Howard S. Wright's remodel project, Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland.
  75. Construction Dive: The return of the neighborhood market: Why grocery-anchored developments are on the rise

    February 16, 2017 Balfour Beatty's Mike Macon talks about our Whole Foods Market Midtown Atlanta project and grocery-anchored developments with Construction Dive. 
  76. ENR Texas & Louisiana: Balfour Beatty uses top-down method to drive Dallas high-rise schedule

    February 06, 2017 ENR Texas & Louisiana highlights Balfour Beatty's top-down construction project, Park District in Dallas.
  77. Construction Dive: MD's first net-zero energy school opens its doors

    January 05, 2017 Construction Dive takes a closer look at why energy-saving school designs are preferred.
  78. School Construction News: Highland Park ISD to Construct, Renovate Five Elementary Schools

    December 21, 2016 School Construction News recently profiled Balfour Beatty's $110 million elementary construction and renovation project for Highland Park Independent School District (Highland Park ISD) in Dallas.
  79. ENR MidAtlantic features Balfour Beatty's $1.3 billion Capitol Crossing project in Washington, D.C.

    December 19, 2016 Constructing a podium for the largest air rights project to date in Washington, D.C., is one thing. Doing it in a confined work area over an active highway is something else entirely. Topping that, the project includes moving Washington’s oldest synagogue—twice.
  80. Balfour Beatty, Ledcor’s Affinity joint partnership wins safety award

    December 15, 2016 Balfour Beatty and Ledcor's Affinity joint partnership team was recently honored with the North American Occupational Safety and Health award for its work on the Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre in Vancouver, B.C.
  81. Phoenix Business Journal Profiles Jay McQuarie

    December 08, 2016 Jay McQuarie shares his journey and experience in the construction industry.
  82. Charleston Regional Business Journal: Hotel Bennett to open next year beside Marion Square

    December 05, 2016 Balfour Beatty Construction is building the 179-room hotel, dubbed Hotel Bennett, at the corner of King and Hutson streets beside Marion Square.
  83. Structure Magazine: The Virtual Toolbelt

    December 01, 2016 Balfour Beatty's Elizabeth Angel and Daniel Shirkey co-author this article about how contractors are utilizing digital tools like BIM and VDC.
  84. Balfour Beatty's BIM experts return to the winner's podium

    November 29, 2016 Balfour Beatty's expert Virtual Design and Construction team received the award for the “Best BIM Application in an Overseas Residential Project” at the 2016 buildingSMART Hong Kong International BIM Awards.
  85. Phoenix Business Journal profiles Balfour Beatty's Jay McQuarie

    November 25, 2016 The Phoenix Business Journal recently profiled Balfour Beatty's Phoenix market leader Jay McQuarie as part of its "Landmark Leaders 2016" feature and awards program. Each year, the publication recognizes Phoenix business leaders who showcase the traits and skills necessary to be an effective force in the communities and companies they represent.  
  86. Balfour Beatty Lean Champions Represent at LCI Congress in Chicago

    November 01, 2016 Lean experts from across the field come together for a powerful collaboration.
  87. The Charlotte Observer: Uptown's newest office tower is getting ready to make its debut

    October 28, 2016 Spectrum Properties and Balfour Beatty Construction led a 90-minute media tour to introduce Charlotte’s premier new corporate location, 300 South Tryon, showcasing features and views from the 25-story office tower.
  88. The New York Times: Project Mends a Gash in the Street Grid of Washington

    October 26, 2016 The New York Times recently profiled Balfour Beatty's truly historic work for Property Group Partners in Washington, D.C. The 2.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use Capitol Crossing development is transforming a seven-acre site into a distinctive cityscape that will reunite the District’s East End and Capitol Hill neighborhoods.  
  89. Dallas Business Journal: Kasey Bevans works to shift the identity of Balfour Beatty's technology department

    October 13, 2016 Recently named one of Dallas Business Journal's 2016 Women in Technology Award winners, Kasey Bevans shares insight during a Q&A with Anna Butler.
  90. Dallas Business Journal: Balfour Beatty wins $110M project with Highland Park ISD

    October 04, 2016 Dallas-based Balfour Beatty Construction U.S., has won a large elementary construction and renovation project from Highland Park Independent School District totaling $110 million.
  91. Portland Business Journal: Cool Spaces: Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, builds a building and makes its own captivating spot inside

    October 03, 2016 Employees from Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, show off their new digs in Portland at the Pearl West building during a recent office tour.
  92. Puget Sound Business Journal: How Puget Sound Energy and Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, train their 'industrial athlete'

    September 23, 2016 Puget Sound Business Journal visits Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company and Puget Sound Energy to learn more about workplace wellness.
  93. Commercial Property Executive: Balfour Beatty's Howard S. Wright Tapped to Build Portland’s Broadway Tower

    September 21, 2016 Commercial Property Executive magazine recently reported that Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, has been named the contractor for BPM Real Estate Group’s Broadway Tower office and hotel project in downtown Portland.
  94. Retrofit: SDSU’s Renovated Zura Hall Sets a New Benchmark for Residence Halls on Campus

    September 12, 2016 Retrofit magazine featured Balfour Beatty and its collaborative design-build team's successful transformation of San Diego State University's Zura Hall into a vibrant home for students seeking an authentic SoCal vibe. The Zura Hall project sets a new bar for student housing within the shell of a 1960s-era residence hall while showcasing the burgeoning sustainable surf movement. 
  95. Encinitas Advocate: EUSD schools all have solar power after summer project

    September 01, 2016 Construction of solar projects at six Encinitas Union School District elementary schools — Park Dale Lane, Capri, Ocean Knoll, La Costa Heights, El Camino Creek and Flora Vista — was completed over the summer.
  96. Commercial Property Executive: Balfour Beatty Lands Capitol Crossing Contract in DC

    August 26, 2016 Balfour Beatty’s relationship with Capitol Crossing in Washington, D.C., continues as the company lands yet another contract for the 2.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development. Property Group Partners, developer of Capitol Crossing, just awarded the general contracting firm a $196 million contract to build the North Block phase of the $1.3 billion project.
  97. Charlotte Business Journal: Architects, contractors and many more industries are seeing impact from Charlotte's building boom

    August 12, 2016 Balfour Beatty Construction's Pat Dean and other key industry leaders share insight on the current market trends with the Charlotte Business Journal.
  98. Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: Cornish Commons wins three awards

    August 03, 2016 Cornish Commons, the 20-story complex for Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, recently won three awards.
  99. Orlando Business Journal: Sean DeMartino on what’s next for the EDC/Central Florida Partnership merger

    August 03, 2016 Sean DeMartino talks with the Orlando Business Journal about the EDC/Central Florida Partnership's future leader, plans for the partnership and co-chairing a board with one of his biggest industry competitors.
  100. FleetOwner: Paccar Celebrates Renton Grand Opening

    July 12, 2016 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, recently celebrated the grand opening of the new PACCAR distribution center in Renton, Wash. As general contractor for the new 160,000-square-foot parts distribution center, the Howard S. Wright team was recognized by PACCAR as a true partner that was key to the facility's success.  
  101. Portland Business Journal: Portland's next office tower breaks ground this week

    June 21, 2016 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, is set to break ground on its latest Portland project. On behalf of BPM Real Estate Group, the project team is kicking off its work to build Broadway Tower, a 19-story office and hotel tower. The 430,000-square-foot building will include 175,000 square feet of office space, 247 underground parking spaces and a 180-room Radisson RED hotel.
  102. Puget Sound Business Journal: Construction choreography: Migration to downtown forces a delicate dance among developers, construction companies

    June 17, 2016 Mortenson Construction, Andersen Construction and Howard S. Wright Construction compete for jobs all the time, but in the crucible of Seattle’s Denny Triangle neighborhood, their rivalry is tempered by the need to play nice.
  103. Atlanta Business Chronicle: Builder selected for Atlanta’s ‘tallest residential tower’

    June 02, 2016 The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that The Related Group has selected Balfour Beatty Construction to build its planned luxury, mixed-use residential tower in Midtown Atlanta.
  104. Construction Dive: Balfour Beatty lands contract for 39-story Related Group Atlanta high-rise

    June 01, 2016 Miami-based developer The Related Group has awarded Balfour Beatty Construction the contract to build a luxury, 39-story mixed-use tower in Midtown Atlanta. The new high-rise will include a pool terrace, fire pit terrace, 6,500 square feet of retail space and 390 luxury residential units, all with access to business, shopping and entertainment districts nearby, including a Whole Foods Market complex that will anchor the development.
  105. San Francisco Business Times: 3 ways to keep down costs: Contractors are using an array of strategies to limit price increases

    May 20, 2016 Chief Innovation Officer Mark Konchar shares his insights with the San Francisco Business Times on how Balfour Beatty Construction teams leverage lean construction and the latest technologies to help clients manage costs and more efficiently deliver projects.
  106. San Francisco Business Times: Incentives, rewards and culture help Bay Area construction firms avoid accidents

    May 20, 2016 Senior Safety Manager Shaun Burke shares his expertise with the San Francisco Business Times about how Balfour Beatty Construction teams ensure safety remains the top priority on Bay Area projects even during times of very high demand. 
  107. ENR Top 400: Construction Contractors Enjoy Home Cooking

    May 19, 2016 Scott Skidelsky, senior vice president at Balfour Beatty Construction, along with other industry leaders, share insight with Engineering News-Record about the state of the market.
  108. Victorville Daily Press Spotlights Balfour Beatty Project for Victor Valley College

    May 16, 2016 Balfour Beatty teammates joined Victor Valley College officials and regional dignitaries for a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Automotive/Welding Vocational Complex. The structure will include a new Automotive/Diesel Mechanics lab space, new Welding Lab and an additional 6,240 associated square feet for lecture classrooms.
     
  109. Construction Dive: Building for earthquake threats - How seismic design can ensure clients 'sleep better'

    May 05, 2016 Balfour Beatty experts from California and the Pacific Northwest share their insights and expertise on what owners and developers need to know about building with seismic threats in mind, as well as ongoing challenges to ensuring buildings are prepared for the worst.  
  110. International hotel firm signs on for 19-story downtown tower

    March 31, 2016 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, and its Broadway Tower project were featured in a Portland Business Journal story about the latest developments at the 19-story, mixed-use building in Portland's Pearl District.    
  111. CBS 8 San Diego Features Grand opening of Pacific Trails Middle School

    February 26, 2016 The CBS affiliate in San Diego featured the grand opening and completion of Balfour Beatty Construction's $32 million Pacific Trails Middle School for the San Dieguito Union High School District. The 74,200-square-foot middle school project includes the construction of six buildings, landscaping and site improvements. The buildings include a two-story, 22-room classroom building, administration building, gymnasium, food service building, library/media arts building, and a multi-purpose art and music building. 
  112. Training: The Heartbeat of Organizational Transformation

    February 25, 2016 Mike Carlin, senior vice president of operations, shares his insight on training and development.
  113. WTOP News: Apartment building with rooftop resort coming to NoMa

    February 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Real estate developer Wood Partners has named Balfour Beatty Construction to build its new luxury apartment building in NoMa, within walking distance of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol.
  114. Multi-Housing News: Construction Starts on Austin’s Next Skyline Topper

    January 26, 2016 Developers broke ground recently on the soon-to-be tallest building in Austin’s skyline, The Independent, at a site near Third Street and West Avenue. Schedule for completion in 2018, the 58-story residential tower will reach 685 feet in height. The value of the building is estimated at more than $300 million. Balfour Beatty Construction secured the general contractor assignment.
  115. Multi-Housing News: Construction Starts on Austin’s Next Skyline Topper

    January 26, 2016 Developers broke ground recently on the soon-to-be tallest building in Austin’s skyline, The Independent, at a site near Third Street and West Avenue. Schedule for completion in 2018, the 58-story residential tower will reach 685 feet in height. The value of the building is estimated at more than $300 million. Balfour Beatty Construction secured the general contractor assignment.
  116. Dallas Business Journal: Balfour Beatty lands work on Dallas' big Park District project

    January 21, 2016 Dallas-based Trammell Crow Co. and MetLife Inc. have selected Dallas-based Balfour Beatty Construction to build Park District, a 20-story office tower and a 34-story residential tower. The new development will be the first commercial development built fronting Klyde Warren Park and will connect downtown and Uptown Dallas.
  117. The Dallas Morning News: Uptown tower project starts with morning groundbreaking

    January 15, 2016 At this morning’s groundbreaking for the new Park District project in Uptown, officials wore cowboy hats instead of the traditional construction helmets. The 2-tower development at Pearl Street and Woodall Rodgers will include an office tower and 34-story apartment high-rise. The building was designed by Dallas architect HKS. Balfour Beatty Construction is the general contractor. 
  118. The Dallas Morning News: Uptown tower project starts with morning groundbreaking

    January 15, 2016 At this morning’s groundbreaking for the new Park District project in Uptown, officials wore cowboy hats instead of the traditional construction helmets. The 2-tower development at Pearl Street and Woodall Rodgers will include an office tower and 34-story apartment high-rise. The building was designed by Dallas architect HKS. Balfour Beatty Construction is the general contractor. 
  119. Austin Business Journal: Get ready to Jenga: Austin's newest, tallest building sets groundbreaking

    January 06, 2016 ​The Independent — the off-kilter-styled luxury condo tower — has a groundbreaking scheduled for Monday, January 11, at the construction site near Third Street and West Avenue. The $300 million, 58-story structure will be the tallest in Austin when it's completed in 2018. Balfour Beatty Construction has secured the general contractor assignment.
  120. CNBC SquawkBox features CEO Mark Layman

    November 24, 2015 What's driving demand for construction and where are the hottest markets? Balfour Beatty Construction CEO Mark Layman joined CNBC SquawkBox to weigh in and share his insights. 
  121. Dallas Business Journal: Balfour Beatty Wins Construction Work of Fort Worth's New 25-Story Tower

    November 16, 2015 Dallas-based Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected by Anthracite Realty Partners and Bennett Benner Partners for the pre-construction and construction work on a new 25-story office and retail tower in downtown Fort Worth.
  122. The Art of Storytelling

    October 29, 2015 Miles is a thoughtful leaders who believes there is a lot more to a project than bricks and mortar.
  123. Relentless Ally: Andrea Fagerstrom

    October 26, 2015 Learn more about Andrea Fagerstrom, project engineer and Relentless Ally since 2013.
  124. Balfour Beatty Construction Seattle raises $40,000 for CHI Franciscan Health Systems From Annual Golf Tournament

    September 16, 2015 It was all heart for the Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, Seattle office’s 14th annual charity golf tournament raising $40,000 for the CHI Franciscan Health System’s Electrophysiology department on September 10th at The Golf Course at Newcastle.
  125. Balfour Beatty’s Seattle Office Rises to New Heights with the Completion of Cornish Commons

    August 28, 2015 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, celebrated the opening of the new Cornish Commons residence hall at Cornish College of the Arts, that allows students to live, learn, create, work, and play within steps of other campus facilities in South Lake Union in Seattle.
  126. Balfour Beatty Construction Achieves Major Milestone at Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton

    August 20, 2015 Project team successfully erects two steel box trusses – weighing nearly 500,000 pounds each – at double hangar project.
  127. Relentless Ally Jim Twilley: A lesson He Could Live With

    July 27, 2015 ​Jim Twilley is the general superintendent for our Special Projects Group in Houston. He’s also a man who is known for his solid commitment to Zero Harm and a relentless ally for the safety of his teammates.
  128. $200,000 Worth of School Improvements at No Cost to Taxpayers

    May 29, 2015 (Balfour Beatty Construction Services – Torrance, CA)  For the 5th consecutive year, more than 350 Balfour Beatty Construction employees rallied alongside contactors, vendors, school staff, students and community members to participate in a full day of cleaning, painting, planting and landscaping to repair and spruce up school campuses in the Redondo, Torrance, Culver City, and Wiseburn Unified School Districts as part of Los Angeles County’s 11th Annual Sharefest Workday.
  129. ENR Southeast: Balfour Beatty Named Southeast Contractor of the Year

    May 28, 2015 ENR Southeast features Balfour Beatty as Contractor of the Year.
  130. Steve Lubich: A Man of Honor

    May 21, 2015 Honor, courage, commitment - it’s what you would expect from a team of U.S. Marines, highly elite trained forces that protect our nation. 
  131. Seattle Office Showcases Full-immersion Virtual Reality for AEC Delivery at Inaugural Rapid Integration Technology Expo

    May 18, 2015 The Seattle office of Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, successfully launched its inaugural Rapid Integration Technology Expo (RITE) with 70-plus clients, partners and peers on May 6, 2015. 
  132. Balfour Beatty – Proud Supporter of Safety Week 2015

    May 04, 2015 As part of our ongoing commitment to accepting nothing less than Zero Harm for anyone coming into contact with our work, we are a proud supporter of Safety Week 2015. 
  133. Oregon Division Celebrates the Completion of PNCA’s New Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

    April 16, 2015 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, celebrated the official grand opening of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) new Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design. 
  134. Big D’s Billion-Dollar Baby: New Parkland Hospital Tops the Chart

    April 09, 2015 The new Parkland Hospital is big. Check out the numbers: 862 private adult beds and 96 neonatal ICU beds. More than two million sf of space, and $1.27 billion in construction cost. Ten thousand employees. A hundred fifty minority/women/small business contractors. Five million man-hours in trades labor.
  135. Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: HSW untangles the maze for pedestrians who just want to get past jobsites safely

    April 09, 2015 Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, and its 1007 Stewart project are profiled in a Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce story about how the team is maximizing safety while reducing the mobility impacts on pedestrians and businesses. 
  136. KERA: Mark Layman, Balfour Beatty Construction

    April 03, 2015 Mark Layman joins host Lee Cullum to discuss the building boom and opportunities for Balfour Beatty Construction in a thriving market. 
  137. 36th Annual Coalition for Adequate School Housing Conference

    February 23, 2015 ​Balfour Beatty Construction vice presidents, Gil Fullen and Layne Arthur, are moderating and presenting at the 36th annual Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) Conference in Sacramento.
  138. The Dallas Morning News: If You Work Too Hard, This Dallas CEO Will Tell You to Get a Life

    February 20, 2015 Cheryl Hall from The Dallas Morning News catches up with Balfour Beatty's CEO, Mark Layman.
  139. 6 Ways Your Office Design Is Bumming Everyone Out

    February 17, 2015 Fast Company interviews Mark Konchar, co-author of Change Your Space, Change Your Culture.
  140. Puget Sound Business Journal: Howard S. Wright Construction Finds its Strength in Diversity

    February 06, 2015 The Puget Sound Business Journal talks with Dan Peyovich about diversity.
  141. 2014 CSBA Annual Education Conference and Trade Show

    December 11, 2014 On Monday, December 15th from 8:30 am – 9:45 am, Layne Arthur, vice president and Kyle Frandsen, sustainability project engineer from the Southwest division of Balfour Beatty Construction will be hosting two exhibitor table talks.
  142. Sustainability – The Big "S" View

    November 06, 2014 We at Balfour Beatty Construction say we are passionate about providing clients with the best construction experience they have ever had, and delivering that every time.
  143. Heartfelt Grand Opening Ceremony at Lilian J. Rice Elementary School

    October 02, 2014 ​SAN DIEGO – Recently, more than 75 attendees assembled at Lilian J. Rice Elementary school, in San Diego, Calif., for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the school’s multi-purpose building, newly renovated by Balfour Beatty Construction.
  144. Women in Technology at Balfour Beatty

    September 29, 2014 Just 8.9 percent of the construction industry nationwide is composed of women, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. 
  145. Balfour Beatty Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 28, 2014 Amazing how a bucket of ice water and a good cause can rally employees behind a good cause. Employees throughout Balfour Beatty Construction are lining up to take-on the ice bucket challenge!
  146. Sarah Michaelson - Coaching for a Cause

    August 04, 2014 “Polar Vortex.” Those two words were all over the Washington, DC area media this past winter, and it was not just the typical hype. 
  147. BIM Across Borders

    July 23, 2014 In an age where bounds of information is available at the simple swipe of a screen, it seems there are no limits to where technology can take us. 
  148. Balfour Beatty's Northern California Division Logs One Million Man Hours with Zero Lost-Time Injuries

    July 23, 2014 The Northern California division reached a safety milestone earlier this year, logging an impressive one million man ours with zero lost-time injuries.
  149. University Of Oregon Project Team “Tops Out” The Student Recreation Center

    June 09, 2014 ​Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company celebrated a major milestone on May 21st by holding a topping out ceremony at the University of Oregon Student Recreation Center.
  150. Oregon Division Raises More Than $30,000 for the American Heart/American Stroke Association

    May 14, 2014 The Oregon division employees and their families participated in this year’s Heart Walk, raising more than $30,000 for the American Heart/American Stroke Association! 
  151. 2014 Relentless Ally Award Winner is Selected

    May 08, 2014 Beatty Construction Services US presented project manager Justin Maletic with the highest honor an employee of the company can receive: the Robert C. Van Cleave Relentless Ally Award, created to honor the legacy of our retired chairman and CEO.
  152. Portland Business Journal: Contractor takes a bow as Pearl's Marriott begins operations

    May 01, 2014 The Pearl District’s first hotel opened April 11 and the contractor for the noteworthy project is taking a bow.
  153. Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) NW Youth Careers Expo

    April 30, 2014 (Construction West – Portland, OR) On Tuesday, March 18th, the Oregon division was one of over 125 participating exhibitors for the 10th Annual Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) NW Youth Careers Expo at the Oregon Convention Center.
  154. Project Manager Helps Teach Girls About Construction Through Cookie Box Creations

    February 27, 2014 Dallas, TX--Imagine being tasked with encouraging a group of pre-teen girls to think “outside the box” when all you have is boxes—Girl Scout Cookie boxes that is. Project Manager Katie Humphries doesn’t need to imagine. 
  155. Five Minutes With Ed Littleton, Risk Vice President for Balfour Beatty Construction

    March 27, 2012 Richard Korman from Enginering News-Record catches up with Balfour Beatty Construction's, Ed Littleton.
  156. Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, the Largest Net Zero School in the Country

    November 18, 2011 This is no ordinary school year for some North Texas students and teachers. Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, TX is the largest net zero school in the United States, and the first of its kind in Texas.
     
  157. Charlotte Business Journal: Charlotte Ritz-Carlton brings green to luxury experience

    October 18, 2010 Balfour Beatty Construction navigates the challenges faced when building The Ritz-Carlton's first environmentally friendly hotel.