Excellence in Partnering Competition

The purpose of the Excellence in Partnering Competition is to recognize Construction Projects Best Epitomizing the Principles of Partnering.

Mutuality and Trust: A common purpose with mutual benefit.
Commitment: Parties are prepared to commit resources to the mutual endeavor.
Clarity: Each party is clear about who is doing what.
Openness: All parties are prepared to raise issues concerning the quality of the working relationship.

Judging Factors

Adherence to the Principles of Partnering
Improved Communications
Conflict Resolution and Claim Avoidance
Delivery of Quality to the Jobsite


Reached Substantial Completion in 2018
Nominated by project owner or primary project stakeholder and contractor
Open to all contractors — AGC NYS members and Non-AGC NYS members

Presentation of Awards are made at the AGC NYS Construction Industry Conference that will be held this year on December 4-6, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY

2018 Winners

Informal Partnering

El Sol Contracting & Construction Corp. – Atane Consulting & New York State Department of Transportation – Region 11 for Gowanus Expressway Steel Repair, Brooklyn, NY D262963

James H. Maloy, Inc. – Sano-Rubin Construction Services & The New York State Thruway Authority for Capital Region Welcome Center, New Baltimore, NY TAA 18-22/D214670

Tioga Construction – AECOM – Ravi Engineering & Land Surveying, P.C. & the New York State Department of Transportation – Region 1 for Rexford Bridge Replacement, Clifton Park & Niskayuna NY D900026

Formal Partnering

LeChase Construction – Fahs Construction – SLAM Collaborative Architects & Engineers P.C. – State University of New York at Binghamton and State University Construction Fund for Binghamton University School of Pharmacy, Johnson City, NY

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