Fort Lauderdale, Fla., November 3, 2021-
Source: DBIA, Haskell.com
Update: The Boynton Beach (Florida) City Hall and Library project designed in a public-private partnership (P3), received the National Award of Excellence in the Federal/State/County/Municipal category at the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) awards dinner and ceremony in Denver, Colorado. Built in a public-private partnership using progressive design-build delivery, the winner emerged from three finalists.
The Boynton Beach (Florida) City Hall and Library project emerged from two other National Award of Merit winners – the WYMD General Instruction Building at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming, and the Navy General Administration Facility in San Diego.
Hypower’s project Boynton Beach City Hall and Library was awarded the prestigious 2021 DBIA Design-Build National Award of Merit Award in the MUNICIPAL Category.
The 4-story, 102,000 SF Boynton Beach City Hall and Library is the first P3 project of its kind attempted in the state of Florida. Despite having to work with an expedited schedule, the design-build team completed this project on time with enhanced features provided by adding $2.5 million of scope from their own contingency funds.
The new 102,000 SF, 4-story City Hall and Library facility is a tilt-up and steel structure building including spaces for the city management staff, building department, commission chambers, community space, a public library, and space for a future café. The City initiated a master plan for the redevelopment of 16 acres into a pedestrian-friendly town center to live, work and play. The City Hall and Library facility, along with its open space program, was designed to invite and promote private development in the area with the redevelopment’s added amenities and enhanced public safety criteria. This project was unique in that it houses many city departments, each with functional requirements. Throughout the project, the team was challenged to further refine the design even throughout construction. The city’s architect collaborated with the team to resolve issues and review user group requests.
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Hypower has long been widely recognized for its culture of innovation and industry excellence. It was named a 2017 Business of The Year and a 2018 Healthiest Employer and a 2020 Best Places to Work Honoree by the South Florida Business Journal. Hypower holds the distinction of winning the highest number of Eagle Awards won by any contractor- six 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards, five 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards. Hypower also won the prestigious Specialty Contractor Project of the Year at the Excellence in Construction Awards by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Florida East Coast Chapter in 2018 and 2020. Hypower is currently recognized as a TOP 30 Electrical Contractor in the nation by Associated Builders and Contractors. The company was included in ABC’s 2019 Top 150 Performers list in the USA and was named Accredited Quality Contractor in 2018, 2019, and 2020. The company places an extraordinary emphasis on safety and loss prevention from an employee, job site, and public safety perspective- Hypower was honored with an ABC STEP Platinum Award for Safety Training consecutively in the last six years. In 2020, Hypower’s President Bernard Paul-Hus was honored with the 2020 South Florida Ultimate CEO Award by the South Florida Business Journal.
About Hypower, Inc.
Ranked by ENR magazine as a top commercial electrical and utility contractor in the Southeast, Hypower works with some of the leading general contractors, utilities, developers, and institutions in the United States. The company operates through several divisions that specialize in electrical building construction, outside plant power and communications projects, prime electrical infrastructure, airfield lighting, and ground-mount solar nationwide. Hypower also specializes in 24/7 commercial and industrial electrical service and repair in South Florida. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hypower is a family-owned company that currently employs more than 400 people and has successfully completed over 1,000 projects valued at over $1 billion. Hypower consistently ranks at the top of its class nationally for its exemplary safety and innovation record within the construction market. Follow Hypower on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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