Brasfield & Gorrie Founder Honored for Lifetime Achievement
November 15, 2016
Miller Gorrie receives Legacy Award from major construction publication
Birmingham, Ala. (November 15, 2016) – Brasfield & Gorrie Founder and Chairman Miller Gorrie was honored for lifetime achievement today by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Southeast, a publication covering construction across the Southeast. ENR Southeast honored Gorrie with its annual Legacy Award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated significant lifelong contributions to the industry as a whole and to their chosen professions.
To date, Southeast Legacy Award winners have included Pat Rodgers, president and CEO of Rodgers Builders, Charlotte; Tom Murphy Jr., CEO of Coastal Construction Group, Miami; and Bill Pinto, the retired COO and principal with the former Hardin Construction Co., Atlanta.
The award was presented at ENR Southeast’s Best Projects Awards luncheon in Orlando, Florida, where Brasfield & Gorrie was also honored with four awards recognizing the company’s recent construction projects.
In addition to two Best Project awards and one Award of Merit, the company took home the publication’s coveted Project of the Year Award for its work on Grandview Medical Center. Other projects honored include Brasfield & Gorrie’s work on the new video board at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium and Georgia Aquarium’s new Sea Lion Exhibit.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We are skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 12 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. Our 2015 revenues were $2.3 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 29th among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2016.