Awards & Recognition
2021 ENR Top 50 Industrial Process Contractor
2021 ENR Top 50 Contractors in Petroleum
2021 ENR Top 100 CM-at-Risk Firms
ABC 2022 STEP Platinum Award
ABC 2021 STEP Platinum Award
ABC 2020 STEP Gold Award
Business First Headquarters Project of the Year – 2022
Louisville Business First named L&N Federal Credit Union as the CRE Headquarters Project of the Year in 2022.
Business First Tech Project of the Year – 2022
Louisville Business First named QSR Automations Inc. as the CRE Tech Project of the Year in 2022.
Business First New HQ Deal of the Year – 2021
Louisville Business First named the Glenview Trust Company Headquarters as the Top New HQ Deal of the year in 2021.
Business First Hotel Deal of the Year – 2021
Louisville Business First named the Galt House Hotel renovations as the Hotel Deal of the year in 2021.
Business First Largest General Contractor – 2018 & 2020
Louisville Business First named Kelley Construction as the largest general contractor in Louisville, KY. The Louisville area refers to Kentucky’s Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham and Shelby counties and Indiana’s Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties.
American Institute of Architects 2020 Honor Award
Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana was the recipient of the AIA Honor Award for Additions/Renovations/Restoration over $5M. They highlighted the “dexterous use of color, daylight, and connections to the exterior in support of the organization’s wellness mission.”
ENR Top 400 Contractors – 2018, 2020
Kelley received national recognition from ENR as one of the top 400 contractors in the country.
Business First Commercial Real Estate Awards – 2018
The Kindred Square project was named as a Commercial Real Estate Champion at the 2018 Louisville Business First Commercial Real Estate Awards ceremony in April.
ABC Awards of Excellence – 2017
Kelley Construction was honored with the Awards of Excellence in Construction from the Associated Builders and Contractors, Indiana/Kentucky Chapter at the 2017 Merit Shop Awards Gala in September. The Magnolia Springs Florence project was presented the Award of Excellence for the Healthcare $10-25M projects.
ABC Awards of Excellence – 2016
Kelley Construction was honored with two Awards of Excellence in Construction from the Associated Builders and Contractors, Indiana/Kentucky Chapter at the 2016 Merit Shop Awards Gala in September.
Kelley Construction took first place in two categories. The Park Community Headquarters project was presented the Award of Excellence for the Commercial $10-25M projects, and The Parklands (Turkey Run Park & Broad Run Park) received the Award of Excellence for Infrastructure/ Public Services.
Business First Commercial Real Estate Awards – 2015
Kelley was acknowledged for our participation in the following projects:
- Best Retail/Restaurant/Hospitality Projects – McMahan Plaza Kroger Expansion and Shopping Center Redevelopment
- Best Office Project – 700 North Hurstbourne Building, Shelbyhurst
This was the third annual Commercial Real Estate Awards hosted by Louisville Business First. Kelley Construction is honored to have been nominated and recognized at this years awards ceremony.
Texas Roadhouse Vendor of the Year – 2015
This is the most prestigious award given by Texas Roadhouse and the second time that Kelley Construction has been acknowledged by Texas Roadhouse, having previously received the Vendor Legendary Award in 2008 for “above and beyond” commitment and service on the national level.
Business First Number One General Contracting Firm in Louisville – 2014
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Green Samaritan Award – 2013
Commitment to serve, commitment to listen, commitment to improve: each of these are the characteristics that led a judging committee to select Personal Counseling Service’s 2013 Samaritan Awards Winners.
Award winners were selected from a pool of 25 candidates who were nominated by community members, according to a press release. Each of the five awards focuses on a different category: from single individual to for-profit company.
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Kentuckiana ABC Award of Excellence – 2013
This award was in recognition of the work completed on Phase 2B of the Parklands Floyds Fork, a multi-phase park project in the east end of Louisville. Work involved simultaneous construction of 12 components across an expansive 220 acre site.
BKD President’s Award in Construction – 2009
The 2009 BKD President’s Award in Construction was given to Louisville-based Kelley Construction Inc. for its work on the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) headquarters in Fourchon, La. The project was chosen by the judges to be the overall best in the annual competition, according to a news release.
In addition to the President’s Award, Kelley received the award of excellence — also for the LOOP headquarters — in the category of commercial projects over $5 million.
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