Tellepsen Wins Award for Most Outstanding Construction Project

AGC award for Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute places first in projects over $75M

Houston, TX – Tellepsen, the fourth-generation Houston commercial and industrial builder celebrating its centennial this year, has been recognized for excellence in its construction of the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute with the Project of the Year for Buildings over $75 million award, presented annually by the Texas Building Branch-Association of General Contractors (AGC) Outstanding Construction Awards (OCA).

The AGC Texas Building Branch serves as the legislative office for all AGC building chapters in the State of Texas. Award categories for the OCA competition recognize construction excellence in building, design-build, interior finish-out, industrial warehouse, residential and specialty construction categories.

The award will be presented to Tellepsen at the AGC TBB Annual Convention held on July 19-22, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
“To be selected for an award from this prestigious statewide institution, especially with the large number of exceptional projects in the state of Texas, is truly an honor,” said Howard Tellepsen, Jr., chairman and CEO of Tellepsen. “We hope the patients, families and staff of the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute feel the facility is as high-quality as the AGC does.”

In 2005, Tellepsen began construction casino nederland on the Memorial Hermann Heart slot machine & Vascular Institute project as a 270,000 S.F., 8-story cardiovascular hospital with administration space, parking garages, radiology space, six operating rooms, five catheterization labs, and bonus casino 149 patient beds.

The Memorial Hermann facility has also been the recipient of honors from APEX for Project Excellence and the Houston Business Journal’s Landmark Awards.
A cornerstone of the community, Tellepsen, a fourth-generation, family-owned and -operated general contractor and construction management company with more than a century of experience, has constructed many landmarks that profile Houston’s skyline and industrial landscape. Enhancing the quality of life in our communities, Tellepsen’s building experience ranges from healthcare, education, industrial plants and churches to mission critical, retail, hospitality and office buildings. For more information on the company, our projects, awards, news and helpful building advice, visit


Posted June 24, 2009

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