Vision Beloit Renovations Honored

CCI honored for Vision Beloit

Published: Saturday, February 28, 2009 1:00 AM CST

By Daily News writers

CorporateContractors,Inc.(CCI),Beloit,has beenawardeda2008Projects ofDistinctionawardfrom theAssociatedBuilders&Contractors (ABC)ofWisconsinforitworkontheVisionBeloitcenterin downtown Beloit.

CCI’s renovation project,VisionBeloit,wonthe GoldProjects ofDistinctionAwardin the Restoration/Renovation Category. The Projects of Distinction A wards program recognizes the most distinc t construc tion projects throughout Wisconsin.

“Thewinners intheProjectofDistinctionAwardsProgramfacesomestiffcompetition,”saysChris Reinhart,ABCMarketingDirector.“Towinanawardinthis program,youhavetobeastepabovethe competition, whether it be in design, quality of work or overcoming some unusual challenges along the way.”

Transformation summarizes CCI’s renovation of the 1928 Wisconsin Power and Light’s office building into a showcase for Beloit. CCI P roject Manager, Bob Carlson, CCI Supervisor, M ark Heise, and the build team c reated a fac ility that retains the architectural glories of the past.

“Although it was a definite challenge to blend the character of this 81-year-old building with modern amenities , I do get a great deal of satis faction in making the old new again while maintaining the craftsmanshipofthe past,”Carlsonsaid.

Vision Beloit has offices for the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce, Visit Beloit, the Downtown Beloit Association and the Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation.

“I’msureworkingwithsomanydifferentagencies wasn’talwaystheeasiest,”MarthaMitchell, executive director of Visit Beloit, s aid. “But, CCI took all our s uggestions in stride and accommodated our requests when possible. Working with this c ompany was an excellent experience. T he finished product is fabulous and we are happy to show it off to anyone interested. We found the project managers to be very knowledgeable and eager to help. We are very happy with CCI’s quality of work.”

All project entries we reevaluated by an independent panel of construction experts.“The competition was very intense this year and despite the challenging economy our members presented the judges with an array of outstanding entries. With over forty projects entered this year it was quite a challenge to win,” Reinhart said.

CCI,together with the building owner, Hendricks Development Group, and designer ,Angus Young and Associates,we represented with a gold crystal award at the 2008 Projects of Distinction Awards banquet held on Feb.18 in the Wisconsin Dells.

Corporate Contractors, a leading general contracting and construction firm with headquarters in Beloit.CCI provides renovation, commercial, industrial and institutional clients construction solutions and performs commercial roofing, excavation, demolition and concrete floor grinding/polishing services.

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