Awards and Recognition

Edifice’s award-winning performance has been recognized by numerous industry-leading associations for excellence in construction, a strong commitment to quality, and above all else, client satisfaction. 

2019

  • Edifice was named one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte
  • North Carolina Subcontractors Association / Metrolina Minority Contractors Association named Edifice General Contractor of the Year
  • Engineering News-Record list Edifice as one of the Nations Top 400 Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Eric Laster named to the 2019 class of the Most Admired CEO’s in Charlotte
  • Tod Creech awarded the Kurt Ryback Memorial Service Award from CPN of North Carolina

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • The Refinery wins ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award and nominated for Project of the Year
  • The RailYard wins ABC Excellence in Construction Award of Merit
  • MEDIC Headquarters wins CPN of North Carolina Star Award for projects over $25 million

2018

  • Engineering News-Record list Edifice as one of the Nations Top 400 Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses
  • Tod Creech nominated for CFO of the Year
  • Named #1 Middle Market Leader in Charlotte
  • ABC Diamond STEP Award for Safety

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Metrolina Park wins Heavy Hitters Award from CBJ
  • MEDIC Headquarters wins ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award & Project of the Year
  • Brookstone Church wins ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award
  • Metrolina Park wins ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award and nominated for Project of the Year

2017

  • Charlotte Business INClusion & Crown’s of Enterprise Prime Contractor of the Year
  • Charlotte Observer’s 2017 Top Work Place
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Carmel Baptist Church New Student Discipleship Center wins ABC Award of Merit
  • Myers Park Country Club wins ABC Eagle Award
  • Metrolina Park wins a Heavy Hitter award from the CBJ

2016

  • North Carolina Subcontractors Association / Metrolina Minority Contractors Association names Edifice General Contractor of the Year
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Burkert New North American Headquarters wins ABC Eagle Award
  • Sovereign Grace Presbyterian Church wins ABC Eagle Award & nominated for Project of the Year

2015

  • 15 Years, ZERO Lost Time Accidents, Amerisure
  • 1.7 MILLION employee hours without a lost-time accident (as recognized by NCDOL)
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Off Broadway Shoes Corporate Headquarters wins ABC Award of Excellence
  • Parker Poe Raleigh Office wins ABC Eagle Award
  • UNC Charlotte PORTAL wins North Carolina State Construction Best Managed Project
  • UNC Charlotte PORTAL wins Construction Professional Network (CPN) 2015 Star Award

2014

  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • UNC Charlotte Belk Hall certified Green Globes
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • UNC Charlotte Belk Hall wins North Carolina State Construction Best Managed Project
  • Elevation Church Lake Norman wins Solomon Award
  • Christ Lutheran Church wins Solomon Award
  • UNC Charlotte PORTAL wins ABC Eagle Award
  • Elevation Church Lake Norman wins ABC Eagle Award

2013

  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • Business Journal’s Largest North Carolina Metro Area General Contractors
  • Grant Thornton’s Top 100 Privately Owned Businesses
  • Accredited Quality Contractor Recertification
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • UNC Charlotte Belk Hall receives ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award
  • Christ Lutheran Church New Worship Facility receives ABC Excellence in Construction Award of Merit

2012

  • Wake Tech Community College Building E Receives LEED Gold Certification
  • Business North Carolina’s Top North Carolina Contractors
  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • Re-designated as an Accredited Quality Contractor by the Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Tod Creech, CFO presented with the Kurt Ryback Memorial Service Award by Construction Professionals Network (CPN)
  • Eric Laster named the Joe Martin Champion of Spirit Honoree by the MDA Muscle Team
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Wake Tech Community College Building E
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Lancaster County Water & Sewer Administrative Office

2011

  • Designated as an Accredited Quality Contractor by the Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Largest Area Projects (Tissue Machine Building and UNC Charlotte Belk Residence Hall)
  • Engineering News-Record lists Edifice as a Top Southeast Contractor
  • Business Leader Magazine’s “Top 50 Catalyst Entrepreneurs” Eric Laster
  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • ABC Platinum STEP Award for Safety
  • Francis Marion Ranger Station Receives LEED Gold Certification

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Piedmont Behavioral Health (now known as Cardinal Innovations Healthcare)
  • ABC Award of Merit, Hopewell Baptist Church
  • Construction Professional Network’s Star Award of Excellence, Elevation Baptist Church

2010

  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Largest Area Projects (York High School and Hickory Ridge Middle School)
  • ABC Gold STEP Award for Safety
  • Engineering News-Record, Top 400 Contractors
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors
  • Southeast Construction Magazine’s Top Contractors List
  • Telly Award, Corporate Video
  • SMPS Special Events Award of Merit, “Nothing but Networking” event

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Southeast Construction Magazine, Best of 2010, Award of Excellence, York Comprehensive High School
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Elevation Baptist Church
  • ABC Award of Merit, York Comprehensive High School

2009

  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas Contractor of the Year
  • ABC Craftsperson of the Year (Edifice’s Chuck Jacobs)
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Finalist
  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • ABC Gold STEP Award for Safety
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors List
  • Southeast Construction Magazine’s Top Contractors List
  • Kohl’s Salisbury, LEED Certified
  • Kohl’s Fuguay-Varina, LEED Certified
  • Kohl’s Knightdale, LEED Silver

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Saint Mark Catholic Church

2008

  • Association of Fund Raising Professionals, Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Finalist
  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • ABC Gold STEP Award for Safety
  • Southeast Construction Magazine’s Top Contractors List
  • Business Leader Magazine’s Names CEO Eric Laster Business Leader of the Year

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Port City Community Church
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Aquesta Bank Corporate Headquarters
  • ABC Award of Merit, PreGel Corporate Headquarters
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Excellence Award, Port City Community Church

2007

  • Eric Laster named Executive of the Year by the Charlotte chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association
  • Ranked in Grant Thornton’s Top 100 privately-owned companies
  • United Minority Contractor’s Corporate Service Award
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s Top Area General Contractors List
  • Southeast Construction Magazine’s Top Contractors List

PROJECT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Carmel Baptist Church New Education Wing
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Eagle Award, Lowe’s Motor Speedway Executive Suite
  • ABC Award of Merit, Hickory Ridge High School
  • ABC Award of Merit, CATS Light Rail Vehicle Maintenance Facility
  • Construction Professionals Network, Star Award of Excellence, Lowe’s Motor Speedway Executive Suite
  • Design-Build Institute of America, Best Public Project, Hickory Grove Elementary School

2006

  • American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas, General Contractor of the Year