BELL Construction has been building to the highest quality of standards since our founding in 1970, so we are humbled when our accomplishments are recognized.

Our employees, team, and projects have been honored by numerous organizations over the past 50+ years, and we are proud to highlight these awards.

Associated Builders & Contractors

Excellence in Construction Awards

The EIC awards program is the industry’s leading competition that recognizes both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects throughout Middle and East Tennessee. 

The EIC award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. Submitted projects are judged by a panel on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety, and cost.

2021

  • Community | Public Service Category: Shelby Park Pedestrian Bridge Donation (Philanthropic projects that enhance the community, using substantial resources donated by the contractor)
2020
  • Eagle Award / First Place, Commercial ($25M – $50M) Category: McEwen Northside Block B Office & Retail
  • Merit Award / Second Place, Mega Projects (Over $100M) Category: Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Downtown Campus

2019

  • Infrastructure, Heavy, Under $100M: Foster Avenue Bridge Replacement

2018

  • Holston House

2017

  • Brentwood Commons III

2016

  • Infrastructure, Heavy: I-40 Bridge over French Broad River

2015

  • First Horizon Park, Home of the Nashville Sounds

2005

  • Harrisburg Covered Bridge
  • Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, Nashville, TN

Associated General Contractors

Build Tennessee Awards

The AGC of TN – Middle TN Branch recognizes members firms for their outstanding performance on noteworthy construction projects and community involvement efforts.

2021

  • Commercial New Construction, $150-$200 Million Category: Grand Hyatt Nashville (Clark | BELL, A Joint Venture)
  • Commercial New Construction, $25-$50 Million Category: McEwen Block B Office & Retail
2020
  • Institutional New Construction: Battle Creek Middle School
  • Institutional New Construction: Battle Creek Elementary School

 

Members Using Members Award

This award honors AGC members that did the most work with other AGC members in the previous year.

  • 2021

Iris Award

The Iris Award recognizes women working in construction who exhibit excellent qualities throughout their careers in: job performance, commitment to learning, leadership, being an industry role model, and participation in community or charitable activities.

  • 2021, Peggy Harris (posthumously)

Engineering News Record

Top 400 Contractors

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018

Tennessee Road Builders Association

Safety Award

Nashville Business Journal

CRE Leadership Awards

Top 100 Private Companies

  • 2021: #35 (based on 2020 revenue)
  • 2020: #32 (based on 2019 revenue)
  • 2019: #42 (based on 2018 revenue)
  • 2018: #30 (based on 2017 revenue) 
  • 2015: #52 (based on 2014 revenue)

Top General Contractors

  • 2020: #8 (based on 2019 construction billings)
  • 2019: #9 (based on 2018 construction billings)
  • 2018: #8 (based on 2017 construction billings)
  • 2017: #8 (based on 2016 construction billings)
  • 2016: #7 (based on 2015 construction billings)
  • 2014: #4 (based on 2013 construction billings)
  • 2011: #5 (based on 2010 construction billings)
  • 2010: #6 (based on 2009 construction billings)

Fast 50

  • 2020: #34 (based on 2016 – 2019 growth of 38.7%)
  • 2019: #49 (based on 2015 – 2018 growth of 25.3%)
  • 2018: #18 (based on 2014 – 2017 growth of 65.4%)

additional awards

  • 2022,  NAIOP Nashville, Office Development of the Year: Amazon Tower I 
  • 2022 Top Workplaces: The Tennessean/Energage
  • 2009 TCA Architect/Engineer Non-Building Structure: Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, Nashville, TN
  • 2008 Tennessee Concrete Association Non-Building Structure Award: Demonbreun Street Bridge
  • 2007 South Central Construction Award of Excellence: Demonbreun Street Viaduct
  • 2006 National Partnership for Highway Quality State Winner: Reconstruction of the I-40 Robertson Road Interchange
  • 2005 AISC NSBA Merit Award: Gay Street Bridge, Knox County
  • 2005 Top 10 Bridges (Roads and Bridges): Gateway Boulevard
  • 2004, American Public Works, Tennessee Public Works Project of the Year: Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge
  • 2004 TDOT Commissioners Top Quality Award: Gateway Boulevard
  • 2004 TDOT Commissioners Large Project Category: Davidson County No. 1685
  • 1998 Rebuild Tennessee Coalition Infrastructure Award of Merit: Interstate 440/I-24 Interchange

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