Projects Featuring AGWAY Building Products Win GVCA Awards of Excellence for Construction

The 2014 Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA) Building Excellence Awards recognized the most outstanding construction projects completed by GVCA members during the two previous years. Agway is proud to announce that two of the winning construction projects featured extensive use of AGWAY building products, and both were recipients of an Award of Excellence, the GVCA program’s highest honour.

In all, judges reviewed 45 submissions, representing more than a half billion dollars of construction, and all entries were judged and scored using a strict set of criteria. Points being awarded for a wide range of attributes and accomplishments, including: customer and trades satisfaction; quality of workmanship; project complexity; GVCA trade loyalty and qualifications, such as Gold Seal certified personnel; project management and execution; and a demonstrated commitment to safety.

St. Jacobs Playhouse Fly Tower Addition: GVCA Award of Excellence

The addition of a ‘fly tower’ to the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse was the GVCA Award of Excellence winner in the in the commercial construction category, for projects valued at $750,000 to $2 million. 

Agway congratulates the winning St. Jacobs project team, including Waterloo-based, Melloul Blamey Construction on their most deserving win.

Dundas Museum & Archives: GVCA Award of Excellence

Agway building products were also primary components used in the restorative work done on the Dundas Museum, itself, as well as in the construction undertaken to integrate it with Pirie House, an adjacent Heritage building purchased 40 years ago. This project received the 2014 Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA) Award of Excellence in the institutional construction category, for projects valued at $750,000 to $2 million.

Designed by McCallum Sather Architects and constructed by Collaborative Structures Ltd., the design was created to reflect the region’s history. In collaboration the team was also able to maintain accessibility while integrating and connecting the two buildings – via both landscape and architecture – with an accessible, new main entrance and the addition of an elevator feature.

Agway applauds the outstanding success of the entire Dundas Museum & Archives team in a beautiful job, well done.