Manhattan Construction wins four AGCOK “Build Oklahoma” awards, and “Best of the Best” project honor
TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company has been honored by the Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) with four “Build Oklahoma” awards and with the “Best of the Best” top honor for projects completed in 2020. AGCOK’s awards program represents the best of the best commercial building projects in the state. The awards were presented to team members at the AGC of Oklahoma’s annual banquet on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the Embassy Suites Norman Hotel & Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
Manhattan Construction Company received “Build Oklahoma” honors for construction of the following projects:
Cox Business Convention Center Renovation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the “Commercial $50+ million” category and the received the “Best of the Best” award in the $50+ million project category. The “Best of the Best” award further recognizes a “Build Oklahoma” award-winning project that was truly exceptional and worthy of additional recognition.
For Cox Business Convention Center Renovation, Manhattan Construction Company, in a joint venture with Flintco, known as Tulsa Vision Builders, served as construction manager. The project consisted of two major elements, a new three-story clear lobby entrance and the conversion of the historic convention center area into a 40,000-square-foot ballroom. MATRIX Architects Engineers Planners was the architect.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) O’Brate Baseball Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in the “Recreational $50+ million” category. The new O’Brate Baseball Stadium at Oklahoma State University is a 5,000-seat stadium that includes 13 suites and 400 premium seats in dedicated club and suite areas. Built by Manhattan, designed by Studio Architecture, and engineering by Wallace Engineering, this new baseball stadium features the best of the best modern-day player facilities, including an indoor training facility, a pitching lab, an artificial turf infield that allows for practices to take place year-round, multiple bar and food services areas, and state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. Also included are a clubhouse and players’ lounge, a nutrition center, and an operations center that consists of a sports medicine area, additional training spaces, and an equipment room.
BOK Center River Spirit Lounge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the “Recreational Up to $5 million” category.
For this project, Manhattan Construction Company, in a joint venture with Flintco, known as Tulsa Vision Builders, served as construction manager, GH2 was the architect, Wallace Engineering, and Olsson Engineering were the engineers. The BOK River Spirit Lounge was a 5,000-square-foot renovation to the existing BOK Center that added a new bar and lounge with a 1,000-square-foot private entrance.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers COVID-19 Alternative Care Facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the “Healthcare $5 – $10 million” category.
Built by Manhattan Construction Company, designed by HKS, and engineered by Lee & Browne Consulting Engineers, this project is a FEMA/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission assignment issued under a Presidential Declaration of Emergency to renovate and convert existing hospital spaces.
Working concurrently in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Manhattan Construction converted 100 patient rooms at the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center Portland Campus and 116 patient rooms at the OSU Medical Center Hospital into Category 2 Plus patient spaces in only 14 days.