Awards

With employees who deliver world-class workmanship, a focus on exceeding customer expectations and a commitment to safety, LeChase has amassed a number of awards for projects, as well as for corporate responsibility. Thanks to a high percentage of repeat customers and its strategic expansion in select geographies, the company has also earned a spot in national rankings that include the Engineering-News Record (ENR) Top 400 Contractors (#110), Building Design + Construction Giants (#60) and Modern Healthcare Top Construction Management Companies (#21).

Industry Awards

Company

  • Building Design + Construction | Giants 300 Reports Top Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 60
  • Engineering News-Record (ENR) | Top 400 Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked
  • Engineering News-Record (ENR) | Top 100 Construction Management-at-Risk Firms
    • Consistently Ranked
  • Rochester Business Journal | Wealth of Health Awards (co-sponsored by Excellus)
    • 2008 & 2011 Award Recipient
  • Modern Healthcare | Top Construction Management Companies
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 20
  • Xerox Corporation | XQ Certification
    • Representing the highest vote of confidence the company can bestow upon a vendor, LeChase is the only construction company in the world to receive the coveted XQ Certification from Xerox Corporation, a national leader in the total quality movement.

Regional

  • Albany Business Review | Top General Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 10
  • Buffalo Business First | Top Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 5
  • Central New York Business Journal | Top Commercial Builders
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 10
  • Charlotte Business Journal | Top General Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 25
  • Engineering News-Record (ENR) | New York State Top Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 10
  • Engineering News-Record Southeast | Top General Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 100
  • Rochester Business Journal | Top 75 Local Companies
    • Consistently Ranked
  • Rochester Business Journal | Top Commercial Builders
    • Consistently Ranked #1
  • Rochester Business Journal | Top Property Management Firms
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 20
  • Triangle Business Journal | Top General Contractors
    • Consistently Ranked in the Top 10

Project Awards

  • Duke University | Crowell Quad Residence Hall
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | National Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2019 Eagle Award | Historic Restoration/Renovation between $25 and $100 million
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2019 Eagle Award | Historic Restoration/Renovation between $25 and $100 million
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2019 General Contractor Project of the Year
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2019 Best in BIM
  • Dormitory Authority of New York (DASNY) | Alfred State College – MacKenzie Complex
    • Buffalo Business First | Brick by Brick Awards
      • 2019 Recipient | Best Historic Restoration
  • Monroe County | Greater Rochester International Airport – Gateway to Monroe County Project
    • American Public Works Association (APWA) Genesee Valley Branch
      • 2019 Project of the Year | Structures, more than $75 million
  • YMCA Buffalo Niagara Association | Lockport YMCA
    • Buffalo Business First | Brick by Brick Awards
      • 2019 Recipient | Best New Construction
  • Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation | Explore & More Children’s Museum
    • Buffalo Spree | Best of Western New York
      • 2018 Best New Construction
  • OTO Development, LLC | AC Hotel Chapel Hill Downtown
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2018 Eagle Award
  • State University Construction Fund | Binghamton University School of Pharamcay
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award
      • 2018 Recipient | New Building Category
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC)
      • 2018 AGC Excellence in Partnering Award
  • Veria Lifestyle Inc. | YO1 Wellness Center
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award
      • 2018 Recipient | New Building Category
  • Duke University | The JB Duke Hotel & Thomas Executive Conference Center
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | National Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2017 Pyramid Award | Renovations between $10 million and $100 million
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2017 Eagle Award | Specialty Team Project over $50 million
    • Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women (TCREW) 
      • 2017 Champion Award | Best Redevelopment Project
  • Cornell University | Beck Center & Statler Auditorium
    • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State | Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award
      • 2016 Recipient
  • Duke University | Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2016 Merit Award | Under $2 million Renovation & Restoration Category
  • State University of New York at Buffalo | SUNY Buffalo School of Architecture & Planning – Hayes Hall Restoration
    • Buffalo Business First | Brick by Brick Awards
      • 2016 Recipient | Best Historic Restoration
    • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State | Excellence in Partnering Awards
      • 2015 Recipient
  • Health Care Property/Longfellow Real Estate Partners (HCP/LREP) | Carmichael Building
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2015 Merit Award | $25 – $50 million Renovation & Restoration Category
    • Triangle Business Journal
      • 2015 Top Redevelopment Award
    • Engineering News-Record Southeast
      • 2015 Best Projects | Renovation & Restoration Category
  • University of Rochester Medical Center | Golisano Children’s Hospital Expansion
    • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State | Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award
      • 2015 Recipient
  • Duke University | Baldwin Auditorium & Restoration
    • Engineering News-Record Southeast
      • 2014 Best Projects | Renovation & Restoration Category
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) | National Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2013 Eagle Award | $10 – $100 million Renovation & Restoration Category
    • Building Design + Construction | Reconstruction Awards
      • 2014 Silver Award
    • Carolinas AGC (CAGC) | Pinnacle Awards
      • 2013 Best Building Project
  • Duke University | Paul M. Gross Hall Laboratory Renovation
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2014 Eagle Award | $10 – $25 million Renovation & Restoration Category
  • Health Care Property/Longfellow Real Estate Partners (HCP/LREP) | 710 West Main Street Renovation
    • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Excellence in Construction Awards
      • 2014 Merit Award | $10 – $25 million Renovation & Restoration Category
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) | Golisano Institute for Sustainability
    • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State | Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award
      • 2013 Recipient
    • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) | Design-Build/Team Awards
      • 2014 National Award of Excellence | Education
      • 2014 National Award of Merit | Education
      • 2014 Excellence in Design
    • Engineering News-Record (ENR) | New York State Best Project Award
      • 2013 Best Project | Green Project Category
  • American Cancer Society | B. Thomas Golisano Hope Lodge Hospitality House
    • Building Design + Construction | Reconstruction Awards
      • 2011 Bronze Award

Safety Awards

Company

  • Associated General Contractors (AGC) | National AGC Safety Awards (NASA)
    • 2017 Recipient – 25% Below Division Incident Rate
    • 2012, 2007, 2006 & 2005 Recipient

Regional

  • North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) | Safety Awards
    • 2017 Gold Award
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Carolinas Chapter | Safety Training & Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards
    • 2016, 2015 & 2014 Platinum Award
    • 2013 Gold Award
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), Northeast Region | Safety Excellence Award
    • 2016 – 2nd Place Winner
  • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State | Safety Excellence Award
    • 2012, 2007, 2006 & 2005 Recipient
  • Carolinas AGC (CAGC) | Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA)
    • 2011 Recipient
  • Carolinas AGC (CAGC) | 2008 Presidential Award for Outstanding Safety Performance
    • LeChase’s North Carolina offices had zero lost time injuries or illness