:: Awards

HESS’ accomplishments and success are a result of the collaborative relationships we have fostered among our partners, associates, communities and most importantly, our clients.

AwardsThe work of HESS has merited numerous craftsmanship and other performance awards from regional and national professional organizations.

General Awards

Outstanding General Building Contractor

DC Metropolitan Subcontractor’s Association

Safety Management Award

ABC and Contractor

Contractor Of The Year

Washington Minority Contractor’s Association

Project-Specific Awards

Anne Arundel Community College – Plant Building Renovation

Project Achievement Award 2011
Construction Management Association of America

Carlin Springs Elementary School

Shirley Cooper Award for Outstanding Educational Environment
American Association of School Administrators, CEFPI, AIA

Outstanding New School Building Design Award K-5 2002-2003
Virginia Department of Education, VEFP

Award of Excellence
Virginia School Board Association

Award of Excellence
Virginia Department of Education

Citation Award
National School Board Association

Merit Award
AIA Potomac Valley Chapter

Colonial Forge High School

Best New High School Built and Occupied in Virginia in the Last 3 Years

Virginia Educational Facility Planners 2000 Conference

Francis Scott key middle school

Green Ribbon School 2012
U.S. Department of Education

Suburban Schools Honorable Mention 2010
USGBC National Capital Region Chapter Awards of Excellence for Building Design and Construction

Great Seneca Creek Elementary School

Merit Award for New Construction

Associated General Contractors

Kenmore Middle School

Outstanding Distinction
CEFPI Northeast

Outstanding Design Award

Virginia School Board Association, Exhibition of School Architecture

Manassas Park Elementary School

K-12 Project of the Year

McGraw-Hill Construction’s Mid-Atlantic Construction Best of 2009

Shirley Cooper Award for Outstanding Educational Environment
American Association of School Administrators, CEFPI, AIA

COTE Award Winner
American Institute of Architect’s Committee on the Environment

Juror’s Favorite Award for New Construction
James River Green Building Council

Award for Excellence in Architecture
Virginia Society AIA

Honor Award
Central Virginia Chapter AIA

Educational Facility Design Award
American Institute of Architect’s Committee on Architecture for Education

Grand Prize Award
Learning By Design

Platinum Design Award
Virginia School Board Association, Exhibition of School Architectural

MRYTILLA MINER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Grand Honor Award
Potomac Valley Chapter AIA

Honor Award
Maryland AIA

Award of Excellence in Design
Chief of Engineers USCOE

Architectural Design Award
Masonry Institute

Morgan State University – Morris Soper Library (Now the Earl S. Richardson Library)

Higher Education Project of the Year

McGraw-Hill Construction - featured in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) “BEST OF THE BEST 2008”

Best Education Design
IIDA, New England

Merit Award
AIA, Maryland

Honorable Mention
AIA, Baltimore

Honor Award
AIA, Potomac Valley Chapter

Morgan State University – McKeldin Student Union

Citation Award

AIA Maryland

Oakdale High School

Washington Contractor Award Winner for New Construction

Associated General Contractors

Pope John Paul The Great Catholic High School

Washington Contractor Award Winner for New Construction

Associated General Contractors

Excellence in Construction Award
Associated Builders and Contractors

Design Excellence Award
American School and University

The Learning Village At The Armstrong Site - Mountain View High School

“The Most Significant Real Estate Transaction of The Year” - 2005

Virginia Business Magazine and The Virginia Certified Commercial Investment Chapter

2005 Merit Award Winner (Mid-Atlantic Region)

Mid-Atlantic Construction Magazine

2005 Award Winner – 5th Annual Washington Contractor Awards

The Association of General Contractors

2005 Public Private Partnership Award Winner

The National Council For Pubic Private Partnerships

Washington Lee High School

Platinum Design Award 2009
Virginia School Board Association, Exhibition of School Architectural

2010 Top High School
Virginia Educational Facility Planners (VEFP)