MCA Project Excellence Early Bird Deadline

Each year the Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) recognizes construction projects and members that make substantial contributions to the community and the Association through the Awards of Excellence.  
All Project Excellence Award nominations are due no later than December 7, 2015 - Early bird entry fee is $225 if submitted on or before November 13, 2015!
Nominations will be accepted from MCA Members in good standing during 2015 and 2016. Contractors, Subcontractors/Specialty Contractors and Construction Services Providers are invited to nominate a project completed between 2013 and 2015. The project must be substantially completed when nominated. Early bird entry fee is $225 if submitted on or before November 13, 2015. Entry fee is $300 if submitted November 14 - December 7, 2015.

Nominations can be submitted for a project in each of the following categories:


  • New Project Total Value Under $10,000,000. Excludes design fees, development costs and land.
  • New Project Total Value Over $10,000,000. Excludes design fees, development costs and land. 
  • Renovation, Expansion or Tenant Improvement Project. Includes any modifications to an existing structure or building. 
  • Government Construction Project. Includes public schools, local, state and federally funded projects. 
  • Green/Sustainable Project. Conditions to be considered will include sites issues, water efficiency, energy reduction & effects on the atmosphere, materials & resources use, reuse of onsite materials & reduction including building reuse, indoor environment efficient use of utilities and green building cost benefit to the owner. 
  • Research, Innovation or Technology. Construction "means and methods", processes or studies that advance or improve the construction industry.

New for 2016 - Subcontractor/Specialty Contractor Project. Includes subcontractor or specialty work of any size or cost.
To nominate a project for an award, please complete the Project Excellence Award nomination form by December 7, 2015.

New for 2016 - a separate Payment Form must be submitted along with your nomination form (you may submit a single payment form for all nominations entries).