What do Salt River Project, Southern Nevada Water Authority, N.M. Dept. of Transportation, Ariz. Dept. of Transportation, the City of Phoenix, the Arizona Board of Regents, Clark County School District, Plaza Cos., Marnell PropertiesRED Development, EJM Development, Suncor Development Co., Vestar Development, American Nevada Corp., Westcor and Thomas & Mack Development Group have in common?


They have all been honored in the pages of ENR Southwest (and before that, Southwest Contractor) as Owner of the Year or Developer of the Year. You can read each of the owner/developer profiles written between 2004 and 2011 by clicking on the names of each company above.

And now it’s your turn: your chance to have a say in which firm we choose as ENR Southwest’s 2012 Owner of the Year! Post your nomination in the comments field below, or email your choice to me at
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Past Owner of the Year honoree ADOT won numerous awards for the HOV Bridges project between S.R. 51 and Loop 101 in Phoenix. Image: Stanley Consultants

The Owner of the Year can be a public or private firm, but they must be an owner/developer in the construction industry that is based in or has a major office in the Southwest (Ariz., Nev. or N.M.) and is currently involved in significant construction projects being built now. Other criteria we use in selecting the winner include: community impact/service, sustainability, employee satisfaction, diversity and respect among the construction industry. 

Send in your nominee and why you are nominating them, either below or via email, by Jan. 26th!