Nominees for Building Berks Awards announced
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance will present awards in October.
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance has announced the nomination list for its annual Building Berks Awards & Expo.
GRCA received 27 project nominations. These projects illustrate the growth in the construction and real estate industries as well as the outstanding companies headquartered in Berks that have facilitated this exceptional development. To be nominated, construction or renovation projects must have been completed between Jan. 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019.
“These projects represent the creativity and innovation of people working in our community,” said Deb Hefner, Greater Reading Chamber Alliance business outreach director, in a statement. “We are thrilled to highlight the growth in the key industries of real estate and construction in our region. They are evidence of Greater Reading’s construction potential.”
Winners will be announced at the Building Berks Awards & Expo, to be held on Oct. 16, at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Prior to the event, GRCA will host a trade expo that will give builders, construction suppliers, architects, engineering firms, and real estate firms the opportunity to showcase their products and services.
The nominated projects are as follows in alphabetical order:
666 Tulpehocken Street
American Crane & Equipment
B2 Bistro + Bar
Barley Mow Craft Beer House
Beer Wall on Penn
Berks Catholic John R Post Learning Center
Berks Community Health Center
Carriage House Activities Center
Hope Rescue Mission
Muhlenberg School District athletic fields
Muhlnenberg School District Blue Center
Orthopaedic Associates of Reading
Reading Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department
Reading Regional Airport
Redner’s Fresh Market
Sinking Spring Ace Hardware
The Spine and Wellness Center
Tom Masano Mercedes
UGI Energy Services
The nominations will be judged by an expert panel of Berks County’s leaders in their industries. Members include:
Michael Kautter, Kautter & Kelley Architects
Kirsten Deysher, Liberty Environmental
Stephen Gieringer, Neighborhood Housing Services
Renee Chesler, Glen-Gery
Ann Moll, Gallen Insurance
Ken Pick, Berks County Community Development
Lee Olsen, Olsen Design Group
Tickets are available for the event at https://bit.ly/2YTkqCf.