Awards and Recognition

Winkelman Building Co. LLC consistently ranks among the state’s leading commercial construction firms. In addition, the National Commercial Builders Council, Behlen Building Systems and Energy Panel Structures Inc. have recognized our firm at the national level.

The following provides a list of awards we have won over the past 25 years.

2016 Award of Merit
Minnesota Construction Association
Renovation, Expansion or Tenant Improvement Project
St. Cloud Subaru 

2014 Award of Merit
Minnesota Construction Association
New Construction Project Over $10 Million                                                                                       Kingsley Shores Senior Living

2014 Award of Merit
Minnesota Construction Association
Green/Sustainable Project
Annandale Elementary School

2012 Award of Merit
Association of Licensed Architects
Discovery Church

2011 Project of the Year
Minnesota Construction Association
New Construction Project Under $10 Million
St. Cloud Orthopedic Clinic

2010 Project of the Year
Minnesota Construction Association
New Construction Project Under $10 Million
The Villages of Lonsdale Senior Housing Campus

2009 Annual Excellence in Concrete and Masonry Design & Construction Award
Freeborn Bank Building

2009 Project of the Year
Minnesota Construction Association
Green or Sustainable Construction Project
Kennedy Community School

2008 Award of Excellence

Associated Builders and Contractors
Freeborn Bank Historic Restoration – Albert Lea, MN

2008 Project of the Year
Minnesota Construction Association
Expansion/Addition Project
Mille Lacs County Jail – Milaca, MN

2007 Minnesota Construction Association Project of the Year

Government Construction Projects
Swanville Public Schools
 
2005 National Outstanding Building Award
Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
J.R. Ferche Excavating Project

2005 Merit Award 
Associated Builders and Contractors
Minnesota School of Business - Waite Park, MN

2005 Small Business of the Year
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
 
2004 National Award Winner
Recreational Category, Behlen Building Systems
Bernick's Arena, Sartell, MN
 
2002 National Building of the Year
Recreational Category, Behlen Building Systems
White Bear Racquet & Swim, White Bear Lake, MN

2001 National Building of the Year

Offices/Commercial Category, Behlen Building Systems
M&P Properties, Maple Lake, MN

2000 National Building of the Year
Industrial/Factory Category, Behlen Building Systems
Land of Lakes Tile & Stone, Albertville, MN

1999 Outstanding Preservation Project
Minnesota Preservation Alliance
Paramount Theater, St. Cloud, MN

1998 Award of Excellence
MN Associated Builders and Contractors
Excellence in Concrete Masonry – MN Masonry Institute
Cellular 2000 Complex, St. Cloud, MN

1997 Award of Excellence
National Commercial Builders Council
Holy Angels Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud, MN

1994 2nd Place National Excellence in Construction
Associated Builders and Contractors
Award of Excellence – MN Associated Builders & Contractors
Building of the year – Systems Builders Association
Becker Community Center, Becker, MN

1994 Building of the Year
Systems Builders Association
Lakedale Telephone Company, Annandale, MN

1993 1st Place National Excellence in Construction
Associated Builders and Contractors
Award of Excellence – MN Associated Builders and Contractors
College of St. Benedict Ardolf Science Center, St. Joseph, MN

In addition to the previous project related awards, we are proud of the recognition we have received from the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. for our high standards of project safety. Throughout the years we have consistently been awarded their Safety Training and Evaluation Process Award (STEP Award) for our Gold Level of achievement and ongoing efforts in the development of a quality safety program.