Hampton Inn contractor honored

BATTLE CREEK – The Associated General Contractors of Michigan recently announced the 2012 Build Michigan Awards, recognizing excellence in commercial construction. Iron Mountain firm Gundlach Champion won an award for its work on the Hampton Inn Hotel in Marquette.

Seven projects and construction teams were recognized as winners during the AGC of Michigan’s recent annual meeting in Battle Creek.

Gundlach Champion won in the Building Construction ($10 million or less) category. The hotel is owned by T.J. & R.M. Larson Inc. and was designed by Barry J. Polzin Architects Inc.

“The Build Michigan Awards represent some of the most outstanding commercial construction projects completed in our state in any given year,” said AGC chairman Ken Lawless. “These projects contribute to our quality of life whether they are schools for our children, office buildings for our businesses, or hospitals for our citizens.”

The awards recognize new construction and renovation projects in several categories. Awards also are considered for first-time entries.