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AWARDS

 

110+ Years, 150+ Awards

We are recognized for excellence in all aspects of our business and are honored to showcase 150+ awards on a local and national level that highlight our people, engagement in the community commitment to safety, projects, sustainability and craftsmanship.

2012-2017 Top Workplace – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2017 Ballpark Digest’s Best New Concessions Experience: Miller Park
2015-2016 Milwaukee Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
2015 Deloitte Distinguished Performer Award (Community)
2014 Corporate Citizen of the Year – Biz Times Milwaukee
2014 Humanitarian of the Year – Daily Reporter Wisconsin
2014 Top 10 Business of the Year ­- Waukesha County Business Alliance
ENR Midwest Project of the Year Award: Milwaukee Art Museum Atrium Addition + Renovation
ENR Midwest Project of the Year Award: Johnson Controls Hawley Road Facility

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Hunzinger consistently ranks among the top contractor in the following local and national lists

  • ENR Top 400 Contractors
  • ENR Top 50 Midwest Contractors
  • ENR Top 100 Green Contractors
  • Business Journal Milwaukee Area Largest Contractors
  • Deloitte Wisconsin 75

Hunzinger’s Ryan O’Toole Among Chosen as an Emerging Leader of Waukesha County

We are thrilled to announce that our own Ryan O’Toole was named one of Waukesha County Business Alliance’s Emerging Leader’s of Waukesha County.

According to the Waukesha County Business Alliance, this annual awards program honors young professionals who live or work in Waukesha County and who are creating and inspiring a better vision for the future. Tomorrow’s leaders are taking the right steps today by building a dynamic and meaningful path that will continue to have a positive impact on the community. They are taking strides to further themselves personally and professionally by showing initiative, determination and commitment.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger’s Milwaukee Tool and Master Lock Office Projects Among Winners of the Business Journal’s Real Estate Awards

Hunzinger Construction Company is thrilled that two of our notable projects from the past year were recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal with a 2018 Real Estate Award.

Milwaukee Electric Tool Company won “Best New Development-Industrial” while the Master Lock Company won “Best Renovation-Industrial.”

A panel of real estate experts judged each nomination. All of the winners were profiled in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s April 13th issue and honored at an awards luncheon held at the Italian Community Center.

Read the full article here.

DIVERSITY & OUTREACH COORDINATOR JOAN ZEPECKI RECEIVES GOLDEN CHAMPION AWARD

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to announce that our own Joan Zepecki, Hunzinger’s Diversity and Community Outreach Coordinator, was awarded the Golden Champion Award for Leadership in Minority Business Development in the Wisconsin Construction Industry. The National Association of Minority Contractors awards professionals that exceed diversity and inclusion goals within the industry.

Zepecki is proud of Hunzinger’s $360 million worth of contracts with minority and women owned businesses, other contracts are with small or disadvantaged firms. Joan’s Hunzinger experience goes back to pre-construction of the Wisconsin Center and Miller Park projects. There she successfully worked with the owners, their boards, government officials, community members and subcontractors to develop successful inclusion strategies. She continues to build on those action plans ever since, with great results.

Read the full story here.

THE DAILY REPORTER AWARDS HUNZINGER FOR DIVERSITY IN BUSINESS

Hunzinger Construction Company was recognized by The Daily Reporter for leading the way for diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Joan Zepecki has served as Hunzinger’s Diversity and Community Outreach Coordinator since 1994, with the preconstruction of the Wisconsin Center Convention Center and Miller Park projects.

These projects included specific diversity and inclusion goals. 25% of all construction contracts were awarded to minority, women, small or disadvantaged owned businesses. Along with these contracts we met workforce utilization goals. This encouraged hiring City of Milwaukee residents, minorities and women.

Read the full story here.

Senior Project Manager Ryan O’Toole Awarded Director of the Year

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to announce that Senior Project Manager Ryan O’Toole was awarded Director of the Year at The Daily Reporter’s 2017 Newsmakers of the Year awards banquet for his work at the Director of Commercial Interiors. The event took place at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee where nearly 325 construction and design industry professionals attended to honor 32 newsmakers.

As Director of Commercial Interiors, Ryan works with clients like Master Lock, Great West Financial/Empower Retirement, Old Republic Risk Management and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin to bring their vision for their new space to life.

Read the full article here.

Sustainable Building Solutions Director Phil Vetterkind Awarded Green Builder of the Year

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to announce that Sustainable Building Solutions Director Phil Vetterkind was awarded Green Builder of the Year at The Daily Reporter’s 2017 Newsmakers of the Year awards banquet.

As Director of Sustainable Building Solutions, Phil works with clients like Dominion Properties where he led the LEED Platinum Certifications for the Sage on Jackson and Sage on Prospect projects, Wangard Partners Inc., Northwestern Mutual, Rockwell and Johnson Controls, Inc.. Phil recently completed the University of Wisconsin La Crosse Student Center that received LEED BD+C Gold certification and is now working on the new Field House project on campus as well. He is currently wrapping up the Steamfitters Training Center in Madison, WI and submitting the paperwork for LEED Silver BD+C Certification.

Read the full article here.

Phil Vetterkind Recognized by USGBC Wisconsin with Transformation Award of Excellence

Phil Vetterkind, Director of Sustainable Building Solutions, a division of Hunzinger Construction Company, is proud to have been presented with the Award of Excellence for the Most Successful Community Engagement.

U.S. Green Building Council – Wisconsin (USGBC-WI) celebrates leaders in the built environment by hosting their Annual Transformation Awards Reception to honor the individuals, groups and organizations championing sustainable practices and driving market transformation within Wisconsin’s built environment.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger’s Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Office Project Among Winners of the Business Journal’s Real Estate Awards

Hunzinger Construction Company is thrilled that one of our notable projects from the past year has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal with a 2017 Real Estate Award for Best New Development-Nonprofit.

When Make-A-Wish Wisconsin desperately needed to move out of their cramped second floor office space in Butler, WI where they had been located since their creation in 1985, Patti Gorsky, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Wisconsin turned to firms that had long standing relationships with them over the years – NAI MLG Commercial real estate brokers, Hunzinger Construction Company general contractors/design builders, Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA), JCI and M & M Office Interiors, among other supporters.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger Receives ENR’s Best Project of the Year Award for Milwaukee Art Museum Addition

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to be the recipient of the Engineering New Record’s (ENR) Annual Best Projects Award in the Cultural/Worship category for its Milwaukee Art Museum Addition and Renovation project.

The ENR Regional Best Projects Awards are a series of special events to celebrate and honor the building teams that created the best projects of 2016 nationwide. These extraordinary projects are selected by juries of local prominent industry professionals recognizing outstanding design and construction in a variety of categories.  Panelists select winning projects on the basis of quality, innovation, safety and the ability of their project teams to overcome unique challenges. In all, projects are honored in categories ranging from Energy and Health Care to Education, Renovation and Transportation.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger’s Milwaukee Art Museum Project WCREW Judge’s Choice Impact Award

Hunzinger is so proud to have been part of the Milwaukee Art Museum team and we are so humbled to have received the Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women’s (WCREW) Judges’ Choice Impact Award for the construction and design of the Milwaukee Art Museum East Addition and Gallery Renovations.

Founded in 1998, WCREW helps women in all disciplines of the commercial real estate industry achieve success by providing opportunities to learn, lead, network, and do business together.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger Builds Award-Winning “Canstruction” Project for Local Charity Using Over 2000 Cans!

We are excited to announce that the ballots have been counted and after a very close race, the People’s Choice Award went to Hunzinger Construction for Bernie’s Chalet! A total of 13,000 cans were delivered to the Jewish Community Pantry as a result of this years’ competition!

Canstruction is an international charity competition that challenges architects, engineers and students to design and build structures made entirely of canned food. Following a public exhibition of the artistic creations and a juried awards ceremony, the food is donated to a local hunger relief organization, in this case the Jewish Community Pantry. The event was sponsored by the Jewish Community Center in partnership with Bayshore Town Center and its philanthropic arm, Olshan Outreach.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger Named Among Business Journal Best Places to Work 2016

Hunzinger is proud to announce that we have been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

The newspaper awards businesses that they believe are the best places to work in southeast Wisconsin and the basis for the selection comes directly from submissions from the employees who find their jobs to be the most meaningful and rewarding.

“We are so gratified that our employees feel that we are once again one of the Best Places to Work and we are committed to maintaining that positive atmosphere,” said Kevin O’Toole, Executive Vice President Hunzinger Construction Company.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger Wins Top Project Award from The Daily Reporter

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to receive a Top Projects of 2015 Award from The Daily Reporter for the Milwaukee Art Museum project.  Our work on the Milwaukee Art Museum East Addition and Gallery Renovation was truly one of our notable projects from the past year.

The Daily Reporter honored all awardees at their 16th Annual Top Projects awards dinner held May 19, 2016 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino where over 750 industry professionals attended. Additionally, profiles of all top projects were featured in a special section of The Daily Reporter.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger’s Milwaukee Art Museum East Addition and Gallery Renovation Among Winners of the Business Journal’s Real Estate Awards

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud that one of our notable projects from the past year has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal with a 2016 Real Estate Award.

Hunzinger is a winner for its work as Self-performing Construction Manager for the 17,000 sq. ft. addition and 100,000 sq. ft. renovation of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger and Clients among Wisconsin Green Building Alliance Transformation Award Winners

Hunzinger is proud to be presented with the Award of Merit for Education and to have a number of its clients receive awards this year!

The Wisconsin Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC-WI) celebrates leaders in the built environment by hosting their Annual Transformation Awards Reception to honor the individuals, groups and organizations championing sustainable practices and driving market transformation within Wisconsin’s built environment.

Read full article here.

ENR’s Best Project of the Year for Interior/Tenant Improvement Awarded to Hunzinger

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud to be the recipient of the Engineering New Record’s (ENR) Annual Best Projects Award for Interior/Tenant Improvement for its Johnson Controls, Inc. Hawley Road Facility project.

The ENR Regional Best Projects Awards are a series of special events to celebrate and honor the building teams that created the best projects of 2015 nationwide. These extraordinary projects are selected by juries of local prominent industry professionals recognizing outstanding design and construction in a variety of categories. Panelists select winning projects on the basis of quality, innovation, safety and the ability of their project teams to overcome unique challenges. In all, projects are honored in categories ranging from Energy and Health Care to Education, Renovation and Transportation.

Read full article here.

‘2015 Green Master’ Awarded to Hunzinger by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council

Hunzinger Construction Company was recently recognized as a 2015 Green Master by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council is a network of Wisconsin business and organizations that are interested in, or actively responding to, the challenge of sustainability. Their goal is to establish Wisconsin not only as a destination for “sustainable businesses,” but as a home for businesses from all sectors with an interest in sustainability

The Green Masters Program is a recognition and assessment program for Wisconsin businesses interested in improving their sustainability initiatives. The objective of the Green Masters Program is to provide companies with a benchmark for themselves and the ability to compare their sustainability performance to other companies in their sector. The Program helps distinguish these companies from their peers.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger among Biz Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2015

Hunzinger Construction was honored to be ranked among 10 companies in Milwaukee Business Journal’s ‘Best Places to Work in 2015’ in the large businesses category. Through a scoring process based on employees rating their companies on various topics, the Business Journal selected a group of southeastern Wisconsin companies and organizations creating stimulating work environments that increase employee satisfaction and retention.

Companies were rated on topics such as trust in senior leaders, team/manager effectiveness, retention probability, work engagement and feeling valued. In total, 33 winners were selected based on the highest scores in each category.

Read full article here.

Hunzinger Honored Among Deloitte Wisconsin 75 with Distinguished Performer Community Award

Hunzinger was thrilled to receive the 2015 Deloitte Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer Community Award.

Five Distinguished Performer Awards were presented in the areas of community, entrepreneurship, environment, generations and people. The Distinguished Performer Community Award recognizes Hunzinger’s efforts to give back to the community.

Read full article here.

Hunzinger Estimator Brent Arnold Receives 2015 Benjamin E. Nickoll Young Leadership Award

Hunzinger’s Brent Arnold received the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Benjamin E. Nickoll Young Leadership Award.

Brent is active on the MJF’s board of directors, participated in their Krakow Shofar Mission and co-chaired the George Weinstein Fellowship. He also co-founded the Jewish Wisconsin Initiative for a Sustainable Environment (J-Wise) and recently served on the steering committee for the 2015 Maccabi Games/.

The Award was established on the occasion of Benjamin E. Nickoll’s 80th birthday, in honor of his lifetime of dedicated service to the community. It is intended to serve as an inspiration to future generations so that others may become aware and emulate the lives of humanitarians. The Nickoll Fund is a permanent endowment within the Jewish Community Foundation.

Read the full article here.

John Hunzinger Wins 2015 BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Award

Hunzinger Construction Company President John Hunzinger received the BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Award from BizTimes Media LLC.

The Bravo! Entrepreneur Awards salute southeastern Wisconsin business leaders for their bold leadership, business growth and innovation.

John was recognized for his vision and leadership in bringing Hunzinger Construction Company to the forefront of the industry in both sustainable building and 3-D modeling technologies.

Read the full article here.

Hunzinger Construction Company Projects Among the Winners of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2015 Real Estate Awards

Hunzinger Construction Company is proud that two of our notable projects from the past year have been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal with 2015 Real Estate Awards.

Hunzinger is a winner for its work at the new office space built by Johnson Controls Inc. in a former Sam’s Club on Hawley Road in West Allis.  The property is owned by Renaissance Faire II, LLC and was developed by Van Buren Management, Inc.  Hunzinger was the Construction Manager for this 130,000 square foot interior build out project completed in just 5 months.  Eppstein Uhen Architects, Milwaukee, were the project designers.

Read the full article here.

Miller Park Chosen as the Sporting News Best Ballpark in the Major Leagues!

Miller Park began the Sporting News MLB Ballpark Bracket competition as the No. 12 seed in the National League. A week later, the Brewers’ stadium has taken the title of Best Ballpark.

Hunzinger Construction Company is very proud of our work with the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.  Hunzinger not only was the lead local contractor on building Miller Park, but we have continued a very successful relationship with the Milwaukee Brewers through the years, recently completing a number of projects for them including working as the general contractor for the T. G. I. Friday’s Front Row Sports Grill at Miller Park complete renovation and update in time for the 2014 Brewer’s season opener.

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Hunzinger Construction Company Awarded Corporate Citizen of the Year by BizTimesMedia

Hunzinger Construction Company received The Biz Times Corporate Citizen of the Year Award.

The Corporate Citizen of the Year Award is given to a for-profit organization in recognition of its impact to a single or multiple nonprofit organizations through financial contributions collective efforts to promote, encourage and organize fundraising efforts and company-sponsored programs and/or events engaging employees to participate in volunteerism.

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Top 10 Business of the Year by the Waukesha County Business Alliance and media partner BizTimes Media LLC.

This annual award recognizes companies headquartered in southeastern Wisconsin that have consistent financial growth, and demonstrate a commitment to good business practice through their employee relations, customer-focused commitment, community service and business education partnerships. We are grateful for the acknowledgement. John Hunzinger attended and spoke at the awards ceremony to highlight Hunzinger’s unique relationship with a national peer group he founded.

Humanitarian of the Year by the Daily Reporter of Wisconsin

The Daily Reporter Newsmakers of the Year awards recognizes outstanding achievements in the construction industry, as well as, impact on the building community.  The event is one of the largest of its kind in Wisconsin and hosts the construction industry’s leaders from across the state, from every level of construction, design, and development.

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