Matthew Grosshandler receiving the Merit Award at the 25th Annual ABC/GCI Safety & Education Dinner.


Burlington, MA – “The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors congratulates Bald Hill Builders for receiving the Merit Award at the 25th annual Excellence in Construction Awards for their outstanding work on Clarke/Crosswater Showroom Remodel.


Over 200 ABC members gathered at the Boston Marriott Burlington Hotel to recognize and celebrate the very best construction projects its companies have to offer. This year’s applicant pool was particularly competitive, with each award winner selected for the high standards of craftsmanship, safety and quality delivered by talented merit shop workers using the efficient merit shop approach. “Our companies are committed to providing the highest quality work in a safe and efficient manner,” said ABC MA President Greg Beeman. “Tonight was a great night to recognize their achievements and celebrate the merit shop construction industry as a whole”


The Merit Award recognizes the overall excellence in project execution, craftsmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction. Bald Hill Builders took home the Merit Award, representing work that stands above the rest, for its work on the Clarke/Crosswater Showroom Remodel. The existing building comprised of CMU and concrete utilized solely by Clarke. The space was subdivided to create a new state of the art showroom for Clarke Appliance and add a space for Crosswater Plumbing to house a showroom in the United States. The work performed included a complete demolition of the existing showroom for the creation of two brand new spaces including plumbing, electrical, millwork, tile.


The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors is the largest construction trade association in the Commonwealth, representing some 430 local general contractor, subcontractor, and supplier and associate companies that employ more than 20,000 workers throughout Massachusetts.”