Key Construction Scores Major TEXO Awards

Fort Worth Firm Wins Three Coveted 2009 Excellence in Construction Awards

Jan 19, 2010, 09:45 ET from Key Construction

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Construction was recently presented three prized Excellence in Construction awards from TEXO.  TEXO is the largest commercial contractors association in Texas.  With over 1,900 members in North and East Texas, the association works to build a unified construction community by promoting loyalty and leadership.

Museum Place Office Building (Owner: TLC Urban) in Fort Worth, Texas, won in the Commercial $5 - $10 Million Category.  Designed by JHP Architects of Dallas, this $5.34 million, 45,750 s.f. mixed-use project features ground level retail and three floors of Class 'A' office space above.

The USTC Mark IV Truck Center (Owner: Charter Associates Inc.) in Fort Worth, Texas took the prize in the Industrial: Less Than $5 Million Category.  The 67,000 s.f., $4.3 million pre-engineered metal building project features a paved truck parking area, and 20 truck suites, complete with office space, waiting area, and restroom.  Architectural design for the project was provided by PARMADESIGN of Dallas.

Winning a Merit Award in the Residential: Multi-Family & Condominium Category were The Beat Condominiums (Owner: Matthews Southwest) in Dallas, Texas.  Designed by Corgan Associates, Inc. of Dallas, the $15.2 million, 11-story project encompasses 110,000 square feet.  The 75 loft-style condominiums feature 10 foot ceilings, European style custom cabinetry, and stone countertops, in a concrete, glass and masonry frame.

"We're excited that the three teams that built these award-winning projects have been recognized by TEXO for their efforts," stated Key's Executive VP Steve Whitcraft. "I know how hard each team worked to not only build their respective project, but also to develop great relationships along the way.  We are proud of their achievements, and are honored by the TEXO awards." 

About Key Construction, Inc.

With offices in Fort Worth TX, Wichita KS, Tulsa OK, and Kansas City MO, Key Construction is a privately-held construction company founded over 30 years ago. Throughout its history, Key has remained true to the belief that strong relationships with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and employees will always be the key to its success.  With hundreds of projects successfully completed throughout the United States, and with the majority of its work coming from satisfied repeat clients, Key has become one of the most respected general contractors in the country. For more information, see

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