ENR Southwest Announces Winners of Best Projects Competition

Regional Best Project Award winners have been announced for ENR’s annual awards, with HB receiving top honors in its category.


New Affordable Apartments are Coming to Albuquerque’s West Side

Albuquerque Journal–New affordable housing is coming to Albuquerque’s West Side. Developers on Tuesday broke ground on the San Roque Apartments, a 137-unit apartment complex located in the 400 block of Coors NW.

Representatives from Bernalillo County, the State of New Mexico, and HB Construction break ground at the Mesa del Sol Tournament Fields Phase II.

Mesa del Sol sports complex begins phase two development

ABF– In all, the Mesa del Sol Regional Outdoor Sports Complex will develop 600 acres of land into 31 fields for soccer, football, cricket, lacrosse or cross country.


Allaso Olivine apartment complex planned for Albuquerque’s Far Northeast Heights

ABF– Allaso Olivine, a class-A apartment complex, will sit at the corner of Alameda Boulevard and Louisiana Boulevard, a few blocks north of Paseo Del Norte Boulevard.

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UNM behavioral crisis center moves forward with groundbreaking ceremony

ABF– “This is a facility that will benefit not just UNM and not just Bernalillo County, but our entire state and the region,” said Garnett Stokes, president of the University of New Mexico.

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ENR Southwest Names 2022 Best Project Winners

ENR– ENR Southwest is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Best Projects competition! The regional contest also features two special awards, Excellence in Safety and Excellence in Sustainability.

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Revealed: These are ABF’s Top Private Companies in New Mexico for 2022

Albuquerque Business First–The most successful companies often had humble starts. They took an idea, put in the work and built a household name out of a dream.

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Harrington Brothers Focus on Purpose

Saint Pius Connections– For brothers Jason and Adam Harrington of HB Construction, experiencing the fluctuations of the construction industry led to a new and intentional focus for their company: impacting the lives of people, families and communities.

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An Extreme Makeover for Bernalillo County

Dekker/ Perich/ Sabatini– When a cast-off building in the heart of downtown Albuquerque receives an intelligent extreme makeover for a new owner – the outcome is transformational.


Titan Development to break ground on Allaso Vineyards on Wednesday in Albuquerque

ABF– Titan Development hopes to replicate the feeling of walking into a winery at its latest apartment project in the Northeast Heights.


Construction to begin on new El Paso fire station in northwest

KFOXTV– The city of El Paso hosted the ceremonial groundbreaking for Fire Station No. 36. Thursday. It will be constructed on The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in northwest El Paso at 1960 N. Resler Drive.

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Table of Experts – 2022 NM Construction Outlook

ABF– Jason Harrington of HB Construction sat down with other industry leaders to discuss current market challenges, as well as paths forward, in 2022.

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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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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.

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HB Construction refurbishes Nob Hill HQ

It’s going to be a busy summer for HB Construction. In addition to marking the firm’s 25th anniversary as a general contractor, the company is moving to new digs in Nob Hill.


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.