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Manhattan Construction Executive Receives Construction “Good Scout” Award

Bob Bowen 

DALLAS – Please join us in congratulating Manhattan Construction’s Executive Vice President Bob Bowen for being honored with the Boy Scouts of America Construction “Good Scout” Award. The Longhorn Council of Boy Scouts of America will present the award to Bowen at a luncheon held in his honor on November 8th, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency at the DFW Airport.

The Construction “Good Scout” Award is bestowed to one individual in the construction industry each year known for his or her strong character and contribution to the community.

Bowen is a founding board member of the Construction Industry Outreach Advisory Council (CIOAC), a non-profit association committed to the promotion of diversity in construction and industry advocate for the future workforce. He previously served on the board of the Dallas Architectural Foundation, UT Arlington – College of Architecture, Construction Education Foundation, Dallas Capital Improvement Board, TEXO (Associated Builders & Contractors, and Associated General Contractors) and Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).

At Manhattan Construction, Bowen provides executive oversight for offices in the south and southeast U.S. He began his construction career with Manhattan in 1981. Prior to his current role, he was senior vice president of the Dallas office serving North Texas which has built several high-profile projects including The George W. Bush Presidential Center, The Ritz Carlton Hotel and Residences, Cowboy Stadium, The Ballpark in Arlington, Prestonwood Baptist Church and First Baptist Dallas. Bowen earned his bachelor of science in building construction from Texas A&M University in 1981.

About Manhattan Construction Group

When Laurence H. Rooney founded what is now Manhattan Construction Group in Oklahoma Territory in 1896, he built his business and reputation for trustworthiness and dependability through consistent performance. These same timeless values have enabled Manhattan to grow and prosper into one of the most respected construction firms in the nation. The firm’s operating companies are Manhattan Construction Co., Cantera Concrete Co. and Manhattan Road & Bridge. Manhattan is recognized by Engineering News-Record as a top green builder, general builder and bridge builder in the nation. In the last two years Manhattan has received 50+ industry honors for quality and safety. The company’s services include Builder-Driven Pre-Construction®, construction management, general building, design-build and turn-key projects, and roads, bridges and civil works. The company works in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information about Manhattan, please visit: or connect with us on twitter @ManhattanBuild, via Facebook/ManhattanConstruction and on LinkedIn.