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Honors and Awards

At GH Phipps we are never happier than when something we build enhances the community we live in and exceeds our clients’ expectations. Still, it’s gratifying to win awards, too. Here are a few of ours:

2016 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Bronze Award Project of the Year (Under $10 million)
Littleton Public Schools Runyon Elementary Renovation

2016 American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado (ASLA Colorado) President's Award of Excellence and the ASLA Colorado Research and Communication Award, honoring Didier Design Studio
Denver Botanic Gardens Science Pyramid

2016 AIA Colorado Honorable Mention for Commercial / Institutional, BURKETTDESIGN, Inc.
Denver Botanic Gardens Science Pyramid

2016 Associated General Contractors National Award for Construction Safety Excellence for General Contractor in the 400,000 to 600,000 Hours Category (Silver)

2015 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Project of the Year (Under $10 Million), General Contractor
Denver Botanic Gardens Science Pyramid

2015 AIA Colorado Design Awards, Merit Award
State Capitol Dome Restoration

2015 ENR Mountain States Overall Best Regional Project, and First Place Finalist in the Cultural/Worship category
Denver Botanic Gardens Science Pyramid

2015 ENR Mountain States Best Regional Project, Finalist for Overall Best Regional Project, and First Place Finalist in the Renovation/Restoration category
Colorado State Capitol Dome Restoration

2015 National Society of Professional Engineers – Colorado Chapter, Project of the Year
Colorado State Capitol Dome Restoration

2014 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Project of the Year ($10-$40 Million), General Contractor
Colorado State Capitol Dome Restoration

2013 Associated General Contractors National Award for Construction Safety Excellence for General Contractor in the 450,001 to 650,000 Hours Category (Silver)

2013 American Subcontractors Association of Colorado Project Manager of the Year
GH Phipps Operations Manager Mike Evango

2012 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Best Building Project (Over $70 Million), General Contractor
Children’s Hospital Colorado - East Tower Addition

2010 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Project of the Year ($5-$15 Million), General Contractor
United States Air Force Academy - Cadet Gymnasium Modernization

2010 The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs Award of Excellence for Historic Civil
Restoration
University of Colorado Colorado Springs - Heller Center for Arts & Humanities

2009 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Project of the Year $30 - $60 million, General Contractor
Denver Health Core Remodels

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Osborne Center for Engineering and Science:  

  • Colorado Sustainable Awards, First Place, Commercial Category
  • 2009 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design Award, Institutional Buildings Category, Colorado Renewable Energy Society
  • Green Building of America Award Winner, Real Estate and Construction Review's Success Stories, Southwest Green Edition

2009 Associated General Contractors National Award for Construction Safety Excellence for General Contractor in the 700,000 to 1,000,000 Hours Category

2008 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Project of the Year $30 - $60 million
Sun Microsystems

2008 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Silver Award Project of the Year Over $60 million
Children’s Hospital Colorado

2008 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Bronze Award Project of the Year Meeting the Challenge of a Difficult Job
University of Denver - Nagel Hall

2007 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Design/Build Project over $10 Million
Invasive Species Research Facility

2007 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Bronze Award Project of the Year over $60 Million
Platte Valley Medical Center

2006 Rocky Mountain American Concrete Institute – Award of Excellence Public Buildings over $10 million.
Colorado Springs Utilities Testing Laboratory

2005 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Project of the Year $20 - $40 million
Auraria Tivoli Revitalization

2005 American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC/CO) Excellence Award Building/Technology Systems
Colorado Springs Utilities Laboratory

2004 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Design/Build Project over $10 Million
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Alpine Village Housing

2004 Excellence in Design Awards by Environmental Design and Construction Magazine in “Institutional, Government, Non-Profit, Educational and Healthcare” category (Runner-up)

2003 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Silver Award Project of the Year Under $3 million
CenturyLink Niwot

2003 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Project of the Year $20 - $40 million
Denver Museum of Nature & Science Atrium Addition, Space and Science Exhibit/Gallery Space, and Gates Planetarium/Auditorium

2003 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Project of the Year Over $40 million
Boulder Community Hospital, Foothills Campus

2003 ASHE Vista Award
Boulder Community Hospital, Foothills Campus

2003 American Subcontractors Association Hall of Fame

2003 McGraw Hill Colorado Construction Magazine Gold Hard Hat Awards Best Overall and Gold Award in “Public” category
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

2003 McGraw Hill Colorado Construction Magazine Gold Hat Awards Gold Award in “Restoration/Renovation” category
Denver Health Central Utility Plant

2003 McGraw Hill Colorado Construction Magazine Gold Hard Hat Awards Gold Award in “Masonry” category
Fort Lupton Schools Addition/Renovation Project

2003 McGraw Hill Colorado Construction Magazine Gold Hard Hat Awards Gold Award in “Mechanical/Electrical” category
Denver Health Western Addition

2003 McGraw Hill Colorado Construction Magazine Gold Hard Hat Awards Silver Award in “Mechanical/Electrical” category
Denver Health Surgical Expansion

2002 American Subcontractors Association Contractor of the Year

2002 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year $10 - $20 million
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Cragmor Hall

2001 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) Silver Award Design Build Project over $10 million
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

2001 Design Build Institute of America Best Private Project over $15 million Design Build Excellence
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

2000 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year $10 - $20 million
CenturyLink

2000 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Concrete Work
Sports Authority Field

Historic Denver Inc.'s 1999 Preservation Award
Wyatt-Edison Charter School project

1999 AIA Colorado South Chapter Merit Award
Adams State University Math and Science Building

1998 American Subcontractors Association Contractor of the Year

1998 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year over $15 million
Cherry Creek Shopping Center

1998 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year $2-5 million
Wyatt Edison Charter School

1997 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year over $15 million
Children’s Hospital Colorado East Addition

1997 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Partnered Project
Hewlett-Packard Building #5

1996 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year over $15 million
University Hospital Critical Care Tower (Phipps/McCarthy)

1996 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Contribution to Community
Colorado Christian Home/Tennyson Center for Children and Families

1996 American Subcontractors Association Contractor of the Year

1995 American Subcontractors Association Contractor of the Year

1995 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place Partnered Project
CenturyLink Network Reliability Center

1994 Associated General Contractors of Colorado Award of Merit for Construction Excellence (ACE) 1st Place General Contractor Project of the Year $8 - 20 Million
Colorado Springs Airport Terminal

1992 Lexmark Supplier Excellence Award (for quality, delivery, cost, technology, service, communication, stability and citizenship)