2018 AGC Build Knoxville Awards

(L to R: Tommy Cutcher , Buddy  Heins, Marv House, Bruce Bosse, Steve Heatherly, and Drew Milsaps.)

On January 18, 2018, Merit Construction was the proud recipient of four Associated General Contractors (AGC) Build Knoxville awards. The projects that received the awards were (in no particular order) UT Volunteer Blvd. Campus Beautification Phase 1, Lenoir City Utility Board Operations Center, Tennessee Cancer Specialists, and Tate’s School-Multipurpose Building. Congratulations to all the recipients. Great work Merit team. Special congratulations goes to Marv House for receiving the SIR Award (Skill Integrity Responsibility) and AGC of Tennessee Honorary Lifetime Membership.

2017 Associated General Contractors of Tennessee Knoxville Branch Awards

Thursday, January 19, 2017 – The 2017 Associated General Contractors of Tennessee Knoxville Branch Awards dinner. Merit is very proud of our team and all the projects we’ve been a part of. On this evening, we shared the privilege of receiving several awards. Merit won Infrastructure – $5 Million and Over for the Ripken Experience, Renovation – $5 Million and Over for John H. Daniel “The Daniel”, and 3rd place – Construction Safety Excellence Awards. It goes without saying, are industry is a proud, hardworking, and determined group of people. Congratulations to all the winners.

Build Knoxville Awards

Steve Heatherly, Shannon Sapp and Drew Milsaps

Congratulations and thanks for all your hard work and efforts that went into the Merit projects that won Build Knoxville Awards last night.


Sacred Heart Project

111 Piers

“Each and everyone of those piers is a mustard seed that will grow into a House of The Lord for ALL People.” – FR. Joe Freed


Merit nearly sweeps contractors’ awards

Merit Construction swept the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee-Knoxville Branch first Build Knoxville Awards, except one category won by Blaine Construction.

The program honors AGC members who build the Knoxville region’s most impressive construction projects on criteria including state-of-the-art advancement, project management, innovation in construction techniques or materials, safety record, client service, community relations, environmental sensitivity and partnering excellence.

Merit Construction won awards in three categories: Commercial under $5 million, Mountain Commerce Bank; Institutional, Alcoa High School and Industrial, ProNova Solutions.