McCarthy News & Events

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Breaks Ground on $835 Million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

Team members from McCarthy Mortensen NBAF A Joint Venture (McCarthy/Mortenson) broke ground yesterday on the final and largest phase of the $835 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). The construction team was joined by representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S Department of Agriculture, the state of Kansas, Kansas State University, and the community of Manhattan, Kan.
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Chandler Airport Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project Named 2015 Water Reuse Project of the Year by Arizona Water Association

The Chandler Airport Water Reclamation Facility expansion project, led by McCarthy, was recently named the 2015 Water Reuse Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association.
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Michael Gritters Appointed as Sole General Contractor Representative to California OSHPD Hospital Building Safety Board

Michael Gritters, executive vice president in charge of healthcare for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., has been appointed to the Hospital Building Safety Board for the State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD). Gritters will serve a 4-year term, holding the sole General Contractor member seat on the board. In addition, he has been appointed to three committees that oversee Administrative Process and Code Changes, Education and Outreach, and Standard Details.
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McCarthy Building Companies Named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Company

McCarthy was ranked among the leading innovative organizations in the country for its practical use of emerging technology including the use of BIM 360 Field software to improve quality and safety processes on McCarthy’s commercial construction projects.

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McCarthy Named Large General Contractor of the Year in Kansas City by American Subcontractor Association

McCarthy has been named General Contractor of the Year in the Large General Contractor category by the American Subcontractor Association’s (ASA) Kansas City Chapter, a non-profit trade association focusing on advocacy, leadership, networking and education for construction subcontractors and suppliers. The award, accepted by Barry Sutherland and Mark Heit of McCarthy’s Kansas City office, was presented during the Kansas City Chapter’s Industry Awards Banquet at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City.
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