We do consistent, world class, quality work--every time, on every project. That is the E&L Construction Group’s philosophy. It permeates all that we do. We know if we employ our philosophy in every job, the awards will follow.
It is great to be recognized for good work. It makes our people feel good about their work, but it is also important for our owners. They expect a quality facility for their investment dollars, but to get an award winner is even better.
Award Winning Projects:
Although we think every project we do is an award winning project, the following is a list of some of our projects that have received formal state and national recognition.
Ice Mountain Hockey Complex, Burton Michigan, Multiple Award Winner
We received two awards for the Ice Mountain Hockey Complex, currently known as Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena, that we constructed in Burton, MI. This project had several site challenges including a tight budget and an even tighter schedule. Leagues had been formed and starting dates established prior to completion of the design. This put pressure on the E&L Construction Group to deliver. The facility includes two ice arenas, locker rooms, food concessions, retail sales areas, offices, and conference rooms. It was awarded the following:
Finalist, Build Michigan Award – State Award Winner
This award is presented by the Michigan Association of General Contractors. This competition is held on a yearly basis and recognizes construction excellence, quality in construction, and superior management of the construction process. A panel of architects, contractors, construction suppliers, and construction buyers selects the award winners for the state of Michigan.
Steelox Merit Design Award – National Award Winner
This award is presented by Steelox, a manufacturer of pre-engineered buildings. It recognizes effective use of design of pre-engineered buildings and recognizes outstanding construction means and methods. A panel of engineers, architects, and contractors selects the award winners. This award is a national award and is awarded upon merit.
Companion Animal Hospital, Linden, MI, State Finalist
The Companion Animal Hospital was recognized by the Michigan Association of General contractors as a finalist in the Build Michigan Award. This facility, located in Linden, MI consisted of a surgical suite, laboratory, X-ray facilities, treatment rooms, dog-runs, a beautiful front desk, and grooming complex.
Finalist, Build Michigan Award – State Award Winner
Presented by the Michigan Association of General Contractors, this competition is held on a yearly basis and recognizes construction excellence, quality in construction, and superior management of the construction process. A panel of architects, contractors, construction suppliers, and construction buyers selects the award winners for the state of Michigan.
The MRI of Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc, MI, National Award Winner
The MRI of Grand Blanc is one of the most beautiful buildings in southeastern Michigan. It was our second project to receive national accolades. This project was technically demanding due to the installation of a General Electric diagnostic magnet. This called for special construction methods as no ferrous metal is allowed in the magnet room.
The facility included a beautiful lobby with an open curtain-wall, waiting rooms, conference room, kitchen, computer room, diagnostic reading room, and command control room. This facility was featured in Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated Magazine.
National Nominee – Build America Award
This award is presented by the American Association of General Contractors. It is a national award of prominence that recognizes construction excellence, quality in construction, and superior management of the construction process.
To be nominated for this prestigious award, a facility must clearly stand out among all others in quality construction.
It recognizes technically difficult projects that require superior field engineering. A panel of national architects, contractors, and owners selects the award winners for this national award.
Provincial House, Livonia, MI, Multiple Award Winner
Build Michigan Award - 1st Place
Provincial House located in Livonia, MI.
Build America Award - 2nd Place, United States
This 240,000 square foot facility project included a complete renovation of 4 floors of St. Joseph’s Hall, new construction of a chapel, medical entrance facility, and complete renovation of the hospital wing (Angela Hall).
E&L Construction Group, Inc. Corporate Offices
The E&L Construction Group, Inc. Corporate Offices were named a state finalist in the Build Michigan Award. This award recognizes construction excellence. The offices were entered in the "Design-Build" competition. The project involved converting a large airplane hangar, 2 story condominium, and 2 story office structure that had been vacant for 3 years, into a modern, updated, corporate headquarters.
A complete renovation of 10,000 sf of abandoned office space and a 3,000sf condominium resulted in an integrated office to house the headquarter functions for E&L. Redesign resulted in 23 offices, 2 conference rooms, technology room, collaboration spaces, lobby, 2 kitchens, employee function area, and support spaces. The renovation took into consideration potential expansion, growth, and incorporated state technologies that will position E&L well into the future.