Professionals earn awards for stellar real estate accomplishments

2007 Landmark Awards, Houston Business Journal

Community Impact -- Sabine to Bagby Promenade. Finalist: Sugar Land Regional Airport.

Public/Private Partnership -- Sabine to Bagby Promenade. Finalist: Bayou Place II.

Green Project -- 1100 Equity Drive. Finalist: Schlumberger Ltd. Headquarters.

Headquarters Move -- Silver Eagle Distributors. Finalists: Schlumberger Ltd. Headquarters, BJ Services Co. Corporate Headquarters.

Historic Rehabilitation -- Christ Church Cathedral.

Hospitality -- Hotel Granduca. Finalist: Hotel Indigo.

Land Deal -- Telfair. Finalist: Astroworld Site Sale.

Medical Development -- Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza. Finalists: Memorial Hermann Katy Medical Plaza I, Texas Woman's University Institute of Health Sciences - Houston.

Multifamily Development -- Bayou on the Bend. Finalists: 36Sixty, The Bel Air, The Lighthouse at Willowbrook.

Project Sale -- BMC Software Headquarters Sale/Leaseback. Finalist: The Reserve at Westchase.

Special Project -- Harris County Civil Courthouse. Finalists: Dawson-Curlee Angel Flight Center, Telfair - Twin Suspension Bridges.

Rehabilitation/Renovation -- Harrisburg Plaza. Finalists: The Shops at Houston Center, Town & Country Village.

Retail Development -- Sawyer Heights Village Shopping Center. Finalist: The Shops at Rocky Creek Crossing.

2007 Lifetime Achievement Award -- Gerald D. Hines.

2007 Design Awards, American Institute of Architects

Residential real estate

  • Residential Architecture Design Award (Honor Award) -- Val Glitsch, FAIA Architect for a new House for Elaine -- a "rather humble house with a seemingly low budget" that "is executed with appropriate materials and details."
  • Residential Architecture Design Award (Honor Award) -- Jay Baker Architects for Jeff Bell Residence, which "is successful in its restraint" and "is well sited among the trees and fields."
  • Residential Architecture Design Award -- Intexure Design for Live-Work Studio, a house and studio that is "simple and elegant."
  • Restoration and Renovation  Design Award (Honor Award) -- Stern and Bucek Architects, Frame/Harper House, a house built in the 1960s.
  • Restoration and Renovation  Design Award -- Glassman Shoemake Maldonado Architects for 5306 Institute Lane.
  • Restoration and Renovation Design Award -- W.O. Neuhaus and Associates for Elder Street Artist Lofts.

Commercial real estate

  • Sustainable Mention in Architecture (Honor Award) -- Kirksey for Satterfield & Pontikes.
  • Architecture (Honor Award) -- Carlos Jimenez Studio for Library Service Center for Rice University, a green building that "successfully demonstrates how a warehouse can make a visual statement."
  • Architecture -- Leo A. Daley/LAN and PageSoutherlandPage Joint Venture for Christ Church Cathedral Mixed-Use Project, "a successful urban project."
  • Architecture -- BNIM Architecture for Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building, "a difficult building type."
  • Architecture -- Powers Brown Architecture for Petrol Valves, with "small design moves that give big results."
  • Architecture -- Albert Marichal Studio for mix: (Gallery Row), an "elegant" gallery complex.
  • Interior Architecture (Sustainability Mention) -- Kirksey for Horizon Wind Energy, a structure that reflects the company's "business of selling sustainable energy."
  • Interior Architecture -- PageSoutherlandPage for Suite One-PageSoutherlandPage, a former bank lobby.
  • Interior Architecture -- DMJM Rottet for Lime Rock Management structure.
  • Urban Design -- Page SoutherlandPage for Jim and JoAnn Fonteno Park.
  • On the Boards (unbuilt projects) -- Mc2Architects for Biloxi House.
  • On the Boards -- Powers Brown Architecture for Flower Market Square.
  • Student Award -- Fizza Hasan, University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture for Hydroponics Lab Project.

Excellence in Construction, Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.

Basic Industries -- 2007 Lyondell Houston Refinery turnaround project.

Cajun Constructors Inc. -- Foundations and site paving for Motiva diesel plant, Port Arthur.

Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing -- Lambeth House; M.D. Anderson FEMA Internal Flood Compartmentalization.

D.E. Harvey Builders Inc. -- Schlumberger office renovation.

Gilbane Building Co. -- Looscan Library.

Manhattan Construction Co. -- Scott & White Memorial Hospital Center for Advanced Medicine; Memorial Hermann Central Plants.

HOAR Construction LLC -- Orthopedic Specialists of Texas.

Industrial Specialty Contractors LLC -- Installation of electrical and instrumentation systems for Meeker-I Gas Plant, Rifle, Colo.

Performance Contractors Inc. -- Civil and mechanical construction of Enterprise Products Operating's Splitter Unit, Mont Belvieu.

Western Summit Constructors Inc. -- Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Project, El Paso.

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. -- 11000 Equity Drive.

TDIndustries -- mechanical and plumbing system for Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. Westway Park headquarters.

Merit Awards

Baker Concrete Construction Inc. -- Cameron LNG Terminal tanks package.

Burton Construction -- Kings Harbor Waterfront Village.

Gilbane Building Co. -- North Cypress Medical Center.

HOAR Construction LLC -- Abilene Regional Medical Center; LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch; Santa Fe Physicians Medical Center.

Jamail & Smith Construction -- Betsy Ross Elementary.

Manhattan Construction Co. -- Harris County Parking Garage Phase II Vertical Expansion; Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Replacement Hospital.

Ref-Chem LP -- Low Sulfur Natural Gasoline Project.

S&B Engineers and Constructors -- Enterprise Hobbs Fractionation; Lyondell Houston Refining Py Gas Project.

SpawGlass Construction Corp. -- Sam Houston State University Raven Village.

TIC - The Industrial Co. -- Mustang Station Unit 5.

Zachry Construction Corp. -- Sunoco Chemicals Houston operations continuous presence maintenance.

2007 Design Excellence Awards, Texas Oklahoma Chapter, International Interior Design Association

Pinnacle Large Firm -- SHR Architects

Design Excellence Award -- SHR Architects, community replacement hospitals in Katy and Sugar Land.

Design Excellence Award -- Kirksey, Texas Woman's University's Institute of Health Sciences.

Design Excellence Award -- Gensler Houston, Susman Godfrey LLP's offices.

Honorable Mention -- Carter Design Associates, Bobita C. Lindig Women's Breast Center.

Golden Trowel Awards, Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston, Texas Masonry Council

Projects in six categories received Excellence and Honor awards. Winners (with architect, masonry contractor and general contractor listed, respectively) are:

  • Residential. Excellence -- Briarglen Condominiums (Ziegler Cooper Architects, Camarata Masonry Systems Ltd., G.T. Leach). Honor -- 5750 Main St. (CNR Design, D&H Masonry, Mainland Construction).
  • Governmental/Institutional. Excellence -- Forty Holy Martyrs Orthodox Church (CJK Design Group, T.E. Reilly Inc., Stewart Builders Ltd.). Honor -- St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Murphy Mears Architects Inc., T.E. Reilly Inc., Durotech Inc.).
  • Industrial/Commercial. Excellence -- Market Street, The Woodlands (DDG Architects/Gensler, Lucia Inc., Linbeck Group). Honor -- 3700 Buffalo Speedway (PDG Architects, W.W. Bartlett Inc., Tellepsen Builders).
  • Educational Facility (College/ University). Excellence -- University of Houston Parking Garage & Shell Retail Building (STOA/Golemon/Bolullo, Camarata Masonry Systems Ltd., SpawGlass Construction). Honor -- Prairie View A&M Juvenile Justice Center (Susman, Tisdale, Gayle; Camarta Masonry Systems Ltd., Satterfield & Pontikes).
  • Educational Facility (Public-Funded K-12). Excellence -- Cypress Woods High School (PBK, Winco Masonry LP, Pepper Lawson). Honor -- Sanderson Elementary (STOA/Golemon/Bolullo, Camarata Masonry Systems Ltd., Construction Ltd.)
  • Hardscape/Landscape. Excellence -- East Shore at The Woodlands (Clark Condon and Associates, Hoggatt LP). Honor -- Firethorne (Clark Condon and Associates, Hoggatt LP).