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Manhattan Construction Named Outstanding General Contractor by the American Subcontractor Association

DALLAS – The American Subcontractor Association (ASA) North Texas Chapter has honored Manhattan Construction Co. with the 2012 Outstanding General Contractor Award. In addition to this top accolade, Manhattan received three other ASA honors at the organization’s 35th Annual Awards Ceremony held May 25, 2013.

Manhattan won the Outstanding Project Team Award and Outstanding Project Award, both in the more than $50 million category, for construction of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in University Park, Texas. Manhattan also received the Outstanding Project Award in the less than $50 million category for construction of the Rockwall County Courthouse project in Rockwall, Texas.

“Being recognized with these four awards from the local subcontracting community is one of the greatest compliments we can receive,” said Manhattan Senior Vice President Mark Penny, “We appreciate the subcontracting professionals who collaborated with us to make these projects great.” 

George W. Bush Presidentical Center
George W. Bush Presidential  Center, University Park, Texas.

The 226,000-square-foot George W. Bush Presidential Center opened May 1, 2013. It contains the George W. Bush Presidential Library, which includes the archives and museum, and the George W. Bush Institute. The Institute includes permanent and temporary exhibit spaces, the only full-scale replica of the oval office in the world, a Texas rose garden modeled after its White House namesake, National Archives and Records Administration storage and a presidential suite. Manhattan also built the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, making it the only contractor to have constructed two presidential libraries.

 Rockwall County Justice Center
Rockwall County Justice Center, Rockwall, Texas

The Rockwall County Courthouse project was completed in 2011. The 125,000-square-foot project serves courthouse functions and courthouse support services and other county service offices. The traditional courthouse design includes four 50-foot-high columns and a 150-foot dome atop the roof making the building visible from the Interstate.

About Manhattan Construction:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction is consistently recognized nationally by Engineering News-Record as a top 20 general builder. Manhattan Construction operates from offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Naples, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Tampa, Kissimmee, Fla.; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta, Ga. Manhattan Construction’s building portfolio includes corporate headquarters, institutional, healthcare, office, hospitality and leisure, sports and entertainment, aviation, retail, and judicial facilities throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information visit: or connect with us @ManhattanBuild, via Facebook/ManhattanConstruction and on LinkedIn.