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Family Business Awards: HB Construction stands on these pillars

ABF – It’s been said that “family” and “business” don’t always mix, but that seems to be the exception not the rule for the inaugural Family Business Awards honorees. Read full article here.


Best Places to Work 2021: Meet the top companies in the Large Category

ABF – What makes a business a great place to work?

Perks like ping pong tables and shared spaces might have lost their luster in the age of Covid, but top businesses still have something in common: They care about their people. Read full article here.

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BernCo@Alvarado Square: 1-stop government shopping

ABQ Journal– Starting today, Bernalillo County residents are invited to come Downtown, park for free across the street at Fifth and Silver, and for the first time ever, enter one building to do business with the clerk, assessor, treasurer, probate judge, commission, Planning & Development and more at 415 Silver Ave. SW.

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Top Private Companies 2021: How Covid provided HB Construction a ‘moment of clarity’

ABF– While most businesses scrambled to adapt to unprecedented changes caused by Covid-19, Jason Harrington said it gave him time to slow down and have a moment of clarity.


Jason Harrington Named Member of NM Economic Recovery Council

ABF– To begin the process of lifting restrictions in place to stem the spread of Covid-19 infections that also put the economy in a stranglehold, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday announced the formation of an economic recovery council.

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Behind the scenes: what happens before a New Mexico building gets built

ABF– Before a shiny new building is unveiled, there’s a design from an architectural team. Before a design, there’s “mud” — and not the mud you find in the ground.

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Travis Coker Promoted to COO

ABF– HB Construction has a new chief operating officer in Travis Coker.

Coker has been promoted from regional vice president for HB’s Las Cruces and El Paso, Texas offices to the C-suite role. Coker will be responsible for expanding project delivery capabilities and advancing the company’s financial, schedule and quality practices across its projects.

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HB Construction Projects Receive NAIOP Eagle Awards

Three HB Construction projects were awarded NAIOP Eagle Awards at the annual Awards of Excellence.

Projects: Albuquerque BioPark Penguin Chill Exhibit, Jal Public Schools, NMJC Allied Health Building

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Best Sports/Entertainment: Albuquerque BioPark Penguin Chill Exhibit

ENR– The Penguin Chill Exhibit at Albuquerque BioPark Zoo is home to 32 different species of penguins. Completed in May, the 14,000-sq-ft building features a 75,000-gallon water tank with depths of 5 ft to 12 ft and offers above-ground and underwater viewing areas, allowing guests to watch the birds swim.

Project: Albuquerque BioPark Penguin Chill Exhibit

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Award of Merit: K-12 Education: Jal Public Schools

ENR– This project in Jal, a rural community in southeastern New Mexico, included new elementary and junior high schools, with renovations to the high school’s main building totaling more than 154,000 sq ft of new and renovated space.

Project: Jal Public Schools

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Award of Merit: Government/Public Building: CYFD Children’s Wellness Center

ENR– Finished in December 2018, this project transformed three buildings on an aging campus in Albuquerque into the area’s headquarters for families in crisis.

Project: CYFD Children’s Wellness Center

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HB Construction Wins Contract to Build Out New County HQ

ABF– The Bernalillo County Commission unanimously voted Tuesday to give Albuquerque-based HB Construction a more than $45 million contract to build out its new headquarters Downtown.

Project: Bernalillo County Government Center at Alvarado Square

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Lovelace Announces Plans to Expand its NE Heights Clinic

ABF– Lovelace Health System will expand one of its newer medical clinics. The health care provider confirmed it will expand its clinic at Independence Square in the North Interstate 25 corridor on the northwest corner of Jefferson and Osuna Road.

ENR Southwest Best Project Winners 2019

ENR– ENR Southwest is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Best Projects competition, which was open to projects completed in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico from mid-2018 to mid-2019.

Projects: ABQ BioPark Penguin Chill, Jal Public School Bond Projects, CYFD Children’s Wellness Center

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With Construction Complete, Penguins Prepare for Splashy Debut

ABF– The Albuquerque BioPark Zoo has finished building its penguin exhibit and project officials estimated the animals will have a major impact on the park.

Ethics in Business Awards

Albuquerque Journal– Making Albuquerque a better place – whether through compassion, legal assistance, philanthropy or good food – is the common thread among those who won this year’s Ethics in Business awards.

The annual awards honor individuals, businesses and nonprofits that show a devotion to ethical principles.


HB Construction Announces New Grant Opportunity for Local Nonprofits

HB Construction has announced a new approach to charitable giving. Through the Thriving Families program, HB will award two $10,000 grants every quarter to nonprofit organizations that strengthen families. The program was created to support HB’s mission of creating opportunities for people, families, and communities to thrive.

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Armed Services YMCA Gets New Playground from Donations

KTSM– Playtime will be a lot safer at the Armed Services YMCA, HB construction and several other businesses that donated to get the new play area built were recognized today.

Meet this year’s Top 100 New Mexico Private Companies

ABF– Albuquerque Business First is celebrating New Mexico’s private companies with the Top 100 New Mexico Private Companies Awards.


40 Under Forty: Zach Gruen Helps Build the Community

ABF– For the 18th time, Business First is honoring 40 of the state’s young professionals who are making moves and an impact on New Mexico.

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A Look Inside the Newly Renovated De Anza

KRQE– What may look like just another construction site is home to the original De Anza Motor Lodge. The De Anza, built in 1939, has now been turned into luxury apartments.

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ENR Southwest Best Project Winners 2018

ENR– ENR Southwest is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Best Projects competition, which was open to projects completed in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico from July 2017 to June 2018.

Projects: Eunice Stadium, Carlisle Condominiums

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Danger on the Job

Albuquerque Journal– The subject is one Cameron Potter, safety director at Albuquerque-based HB Construction, says he thinks a lot about. HB has won several accolades for its approach to safety over the past few years.

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Construction of Rio Grande Elementary on Schedule

Valencia County News Bulletin– Manning said the construction company the district selected for the project, HB Construction based in Albuquerque, has been great to work with during the project.


HB Construction Acquires San Antonio-Based Contractor

San Antonio Business Journal– Albuquerque-based HB Construction has acquired San Antonio-based general contractor Reid & Associates.