Awards

As impressive as our accolades may be, the awards themselves are each a true statement about Findorff. These awards represent our history, our knowledge, our respect and advocacy for our clients, in addition to the quality of our team.

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Corporate Awards



  • 2016 Marketing Excellence Awards and Best in Show
    • SMPS Wisconsin
  • 2016 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2015 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2015 DART Circle of Excellence Award for 2014 Diversion
    • Waste Management
  • 2015 Builder of the Year
    • The Daily Reporter
  • 2014 SMPS Awards for Marketing Excellence and Best in Show
    • SMPS Wisconsin
  • 2014 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2014 Construction Partner and Employer of the Year
    • Operation Fresh Start
  • 2014 CFO of the Year
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2013 Futuremakers Partner Award
    • Wisconsin Technical College System
  • 2013 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2013 Builder of the Year
    • The Daily Reporter
  • 2012 Most Philanthropic Company
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2012 Most Admired Company in Wisconsin
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2012 Employer Excellence Award
    • WRTP/Big Step
  • 2012 Best General Contractor
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2011 Star of Madison Awards
    • Wisconsin State Journal
  • 2011 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2011 Best General Contractor
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2010 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2010 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2010 Best of Madison Business Award
    • Madison Magazine
  • 2010 Best General Contractor
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2009 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2009 Best General Contractor
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2009 Best Commercial Contractor
    • Corporate Report Wisconsin
  • 2008 Safety Excellence Award
    • AGC of Wisconsin
  • 2008 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2007 R3 Outstanding Commitment Award
    • WasteCap Wisconsin
  • 2007 Executive Choice Award for Best Commercial Builder
    • In Business Magazine
  • 2007 Construction Futures Award
    • AGC of Wisconsin
  • 2006 Heart of the Community Award
    • Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women
  • 2006 General Contractor of the Year
    • American Subcontractors Association of Greater Milwaukee
  • 2005 Environmentalist of the Year
    • The Daily Reporter
  • 2005 Best Commercial Contractor
    • Corporate Report Magazine

Project Awards



  • 33 East Main Office Building
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
  • Alverno College Campus Improvement Project
    • 2016 MMSD Green Luminary Award
  • American Family Children’s Hospital
    • 2008 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best New Development - Healthcare
    • 2008 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place - Healthcare
    • 2008 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
    • 2007 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2007 Midwest Construction - Healthcare Project of the Year
    • 2007 Concrete Design Award
  • Associated Bank
    • 2015 Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards - Honorable Mention: Best Neighborhood Impact
    • 2015 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2010 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place - Education/Institutional
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • In Business Decade Award
  • Beloit College Center for the Sciences
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • AGC Build Wisconsin Environmental Excellence Award
  • Brix Apartment Lofts
    • 2016 AOMA Property of the Year for Vintage Building
    • 2016 Mayor’s Design Award
    • 2015 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Silver Award - Historic Renovation
    • 2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • Capitol Point Condominiums
    • NAHB Annual Pillars of the Industry Award
  • Chazen Museum of Art
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award
    • In Business Project of the Year Award
    • AIA Wisconsin Honor Award
    • WCREW Impact Award for Achievement
  • Delta Upsilon
    • 2015 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award
  • Department of VA Community Resource & Referral Center
    • 2014 Daily Reporter Top Project Award
    • 2015 Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards - Honorable Mention: Best Neighborhood Impact
    • 2015 MANDI Award - Finalist
    • 2015 WCREW Showcase Award - Deal of the Year for Development - Finalist
  • Edgewood College - The Stream
    • 2012 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2013 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Gold Design Award - Educational
    • 2013 In Business Commercial Design Award - Project of the Year
    • 2013 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best Green Built
    • 2013 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best Medium Project
  • Epic Farm Campus
    • 2013 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award - Best in Show
  • Epic Prairie Campus
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2011 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
    • 2007 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
    • IMI Golden Trowel Award
  • First Unitarian Society Expansion
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • AGC Build Wisconsin Environmental Excellence Award
    • Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award
    • Woodworks Institutional Design Award
  • General Heating and Air Conditioning Headquarters
    • 2010 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place – Office/Corporate
  • Henry Vilas Zoo Animal Health Center
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • Hub Madison
    • 2015 America's Most Luxurious Halls of Residence
    • 2015 Best in American Living Award - Best in Region - Midwest
    • 2015 Best in American Living Award - Platinum Award - Student Housing
    • 2016 In Business Commercial Design Award – Best New Development or Renovation - Residential
  • J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. - Madison Office
    • 2011 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • IMI Golden Trowel Award
  • J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. - Milwaukee Office
    • WCREW Heart of the Community Award
    • City of Milwaukee Mayor's Urban Design Award
    • Business Journal Real Estate Award
  • LaBahn Arena
    • 2012 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2013 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
    • 2014 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Silver Award - Entertainment/Recreation
  • Madison Central Library
    • 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service
    • 2015 New Landmark Libraries
    • 2015 WCREW Showcase Award
    • 2014 IIDA Northland Chapter Excellence in Sustainability
    • 2014 WI Chapter American Public Works Association - Project of the Year
  • Madison Children's Museum
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2011 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2011 Starnet Environment Design Award
    • 2011 WCREW Impact Ingenuity Award
  • Madison College Gateway Student Achievement Center
    • 2013 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Silver Design Award - Educational
  • Madison Investment Advisors, Inc.
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2012 SE2 Focus on Energy Award
    • 2014 ALA Presidential Award - Gold Medal
  • Marine Terminal Condominiums
    • City of Milwaukee Mayor's Urban Design Award
    • Business Journal Real Estate Award
  • Marquette University Al McGuire Center Renovation
    • 2014 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Gold Award - Entertainment/Recreation
  • Meriter Hospital Atrium Expansion
    • AGC Build Wisconsin Excellence in Partnering Award
  • Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District
    • 2017 Wisconsin Masonry Alliance - Best of Clay Masonry
    • 2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2015 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Silver Award - Educational
  • Milwaukee County Historical Society
    • AIA Wisconsin Contractor Award
  • Milwaukee World Festival Inc. Administration Building
    • 2016 Build Wisconsin Award for General Contractor Commercial Projects - Renovation
    • 2016 Business Journal Real Estate Award
    • 2016 Mayor’s Design Award
    • 2015 MMSD Green Luminary Award
    • 2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • Mount Horeb Primary Center
    • Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award
    • 2013 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
  • Ovation 309
    • 2016 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Platinum Award – Interior Design
    • 2016 In Business Commercial Design Award – Best New Development or Renovation - Mixed-Use
  • Overture Center for the Arts
    • 2011 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • AGC Build Wisconsin Award
    • IMI Golden Trowel Award
    • Midwest Construction Cultural Project of the Year
    • WCREW Showcase Award
  • Paine Art Center Carriage House Renovation
    • 2013 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
  • ProHealth Care Courtyard Landscape Improvements
    • 2013 WMA Excellence in Hardscape Award
  • ProHealth Care Sussex Clinic
    • WMA Best in Show for Excellence in Masonry Design
  • Research Products Office Renovation
    • 2017 In Business Commercial Design Award – Best Office Renovation
  • SentryWorld Sports Center
    • 2014 Daily Reporter Top Project Award
  • SEVEN27 Lorillard Apartments
    • 2016 Mayor’s Neighborhood Design Award - Dynamic Multi-Family Design
  • St. John the Baptist Church
    • AGC Build Wisconsin Excellence in Partnering Award
    • Midwest Construction Merit Award
  • St. Mary's Satellite Emergency Clinic
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
  • St. Mary’s Hospital Healing Garden
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • Healthcare Design Best Respite Remodel
  • Summit Credit Union - Greenfield Branch
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
  • Summit Credit Union - Waukesha Branch
    • 2016 In Business Commercial Design Award – Best New Development or Renovation – Retail
  • Sun Prairie Area School District
    • 2011 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2013 SE2 Focus on Energy Award of Merit
  • The Moderne
    • 2012 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Gold Award for Residential – Model Home
    • 2012 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2013 Business Journal Real Estate Award - Project of the Year
    • 2013 Business Journal Real Estate Award - Best New Residential Development
    • 2013 City of Milwaukee Mayor's Design Award
    • 2013 ENR's Midwest's Project of the Year - Award of Merit
    • 2013 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2013 WCREW Showcase Awards - Vision Award - Ingenuity
    • 2013 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
  • University Club Tower Condominiums
    • 2011 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • University Square
    • 2011 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • UW Biochemistry Sciences Complex
    • 2013 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2013 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place - Educational/Institutional
    • Wisconsin Builder Top Green Projects Award
  • UW Health at The American Center
    • 2016 Build Wisconsin Award for Specialty Contractor – Interior Finishes
    • 2016 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place - Healthcare
    • 2016 In Business Commercial Design Award – Best New Development - Healthcare
    • 2015 ASLA Wisconsin, Award of Excellence
    • 2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
    • 2015 SEA Wisconsin, Award of Excellence
  • UW Madison Signe Skott Cooper Hall
    • 2016 IIDA Wisconsin, First Place - Education/Institutional/Liturgical
    • 2015 American School and University Magazine Educational Interiors Showcase - Silver Citation
    • 2014 Daily Reporter Top Project Award
    • 2014 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Bronze Award - Educational
  • Waunakee Community School District
    • 2017 In Business Commercial Design Award - Project of the Year
    • 2017 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best New Development or Renovation - Education
    • 2017 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best Green-Built Project
    • 2016 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
  • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
    • 2010 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award – Best in Show
    • 2010 In Business Commercial Design Award
    • 2010 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best New Development or Renovation
    • 2010 In Business Commercial Design Award - Best New Development or Renovation
    • 2011 American Institute of Architects - Merit Award
    • 2011 Construction Owners Association of America - Project Leadership Award - Gold
    • 2011 ENR's Best Projects Award
    • 2011 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation - Future Landmark Award
    • 2011 SE2 Focus on Energy Award
    • 2011 WCREW Showcase Award
    • 2011 WMA Excellence in Hardscape Award
    • 2011 WRMCA Concrete Design Award
    • 2012 R&D Magazine Laboratory Project of the Year
    • 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Wisconsin - Best of State: Engineering Excellence Award
    • 2012 U.S. Green Building Council - Innovation in Green Building Award