7th Annual Project Achievement Awards Program

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The 7th Annual Construction Management Project Achievement Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in the practice of construction management. The awards program is designed to recognize and promote professionalism and excellence in the management of the construction process. Awards will be given to Texas-based CM practitioners for projects and programs that reflect this mission. To be eligible, projects, programs, or program phases must have achieved substantial, final, or a major phase completion during January 2019–January 2021.

This competition is open to all Texas-based CM/PM Firms. Multiple entries from one firm are accepted. Entries may be submitted in more than one category and may be awarded in more than one category. Separate nomination packages and entry fees must be submitted for each category of nomination, if submitted in more than one category.

All projects must be constructed by firms based in the State of Texas.

All entries must be received by CMAA by:  June 18, 2021

Award Categories

Transportation (includes Highways, Transit, Airports, etc.)

  •              Constructed value up to $50M
  •              Constructed value between $50M and $100M
  •              Constructed value greater than $100M

Public Works (includes Water, Wastewater, Flood Control, Parks, etc.)

  •              Constructed value up to $5M
  •              Constructed value between $5M and $15M
  •              Constructed value greater than $15M

Buildings (includes Education, Health Care, Commercial, Hospitality, Government, etc.)

New Construction

  •       Constructed value up to $15M
  •       Constructed value between $15M and $25M
  •       Constructed value greater than $25M


  •              Constructed value up to $10M
  •              Constructed value greater than $10M

International (includes Transportation, Public Works and Buildings projects outside the U.S.)


  • Any value


  • Any value

Program Management

Infrastructure (includes Highways, Transit, Airports, Public Works, Parks, etc.)

  • Any value


  • Any value

Entry Requirements

Each entry shall be delivered to the address below and shall consist of the following:

  •               The 2021 Project Achievement Entry Form along with the entry fee
  •               The project submission package must be submitted digitally on your company’s shared drive providing a link to your project submission. Ensure the link provided clearly shows the name of the project and submitting company.
  •               Include in the submission package, a separate Word file, containing a one-paragraph description of the project, highlighting the significant points of the project.
  •               Include at least 3-4 pictures of the project as high-resolution JPG or EPS files.

Write all narratives clearly and concisely. Provide information that best illustrates the merits of the entry with respect to the criteria. Complete all questions as each criterion will be evaluated and missing information will have an adverse effect on your score. Indicate N/A if a question is not applicable. The weight in scoring for each tabbed section is included in the requirements along with the maximum number of narrative pages allotted for each tabbed section. Be aware that if the text in a section is longer than the specified page limit, only the number of pages within the limit will be judged.

You are encouraged to supplement the entry with printed images and other supporting material such as press reports, awards information and recognition, and letters from clients. All supplemental materials must be contained within the project submission package; however, any supplemental materials you submit are not included in the maximum page limits stipulated for each tabbed section.  For photographs, please include full credit information.


Deliver Submission Package to:

Nicole Countryman


CMAA North Texas Chapter

Entry fees payable to:

CMAA North Texas Chapter


Send an email to Nicole Countryman at

Include an entry fee with each entry nomination package. Entries will not be judged unless the entry fee has been paid.  Entry fees are: $150/members, $200/non-members. All entries become the property of CMAA North Texas and will not be returned. The information and images submitted may be used for promotional purposes by CMAA.


The Project Achievement Awards Committee is composed of owners and professional construction managers. In judging the entries, the Committee will consider outcomes, overall management, safety, quality management, cost   management, schedule management, complexity, innovation and creativity, and customer satisfaction as the basis for the award. This is a competitive process.  Be sure to present your entry in the most complete and thorough manner possible. Winners will be notified on or before July 25, 2021.

Submission Format

Tab 1: Team Information (2-page max.)

Provide name, address, phone, & email for everyone listed below:

  • ·               Owner/Client
  • ·               Construction Management Firm
  • ·               Construction Management Key Team Members
  • ·               Architect/Engineer
  • ·               Builder
  • ·               Design-Builder
  • ·               Other Key Stakeholders

Tab 2: Project Description (5-page max; 25% scoring weight)

Delivery Method:

  • ·               CM-at-Risk
  • ·               Design-Build
  • ·               Design-Bid-Build
  • ·               CM multiple primes


  • ·               Health Care, Research, K-12, Higher Education, Justice, Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Industrial, Federal, Civilian, DOD, City/County/State Government, Highway/Bridge, Transit, Public Works, Airport, Marine Port, Public Works, other.

General Description: (Provide brief narrative on each topic below.)

  • ·               Scope of project/program
  • ·               Type of construction materials
  • ·               Building systems
  • ·               Means and methods


  • ·               Describe unique characteristics of the project/program, including challenges, restraints, solutions to problems, and achievements


  • ·               Indicate and describe any awards project/program has received from other industry or professional organizations

Customer Satisfaction:

  • ·               Provide any letters received by the client, A/E, users, and other key stakeholders

Tab 3: Overall Management (10-page max.; 75% scoring weight)

Quality Management:

  • ·               Approach to quality control/quality assurance during all project phases contracted for

Cost Management:

  • ·               Approach to cost controls during all phases contracted, i.e. pre-design, design, etc.
  • ·               Provide change order data and discussion. Describe any growth addressing % owner’s changes, % differing site conditions, and % errors and omissions
  • ·               Identify claims, if any, and mitigation efforts and results along with the approach to conflict resolution

Schedule Management:

  • ·                 Discussions of schedules successes including changes in the original schedule (reasons for delays, extensions in time or acceleration)

Safety Management:

  • ·                  Identify number of accidents, if any, and mitigation efforts and results

Innovation and Creativity:

  • ·                  Describe innovation and creativity, if any, employed by the CM on this project/program including the use of new technology, unique means and methods, unique ways of resolving problems or conflicts, electronic/Web-based management systems, etc.

Customer Service:

  • ·                  Identify any special or unique owner/client needs addressed by the CM firm for this project/program. Briefly summarize in what specific ways the nominated project/program is an example of the successful application of CM services, principles, and standards of practice in meeting the needs of the owner/client

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