Rankings & Awards

2018 ULI Chicago Vision Award

2018 ULI Chicago Vision Award

Recognizing the full development process, the ULI Vision Awards define the standard for real estate development in the Chicagoland area. As a proud recipient of the 2018 ULI Chicago Vision Award for Innovative & Replicable Re-Use, Cristo Rey St. Martin…

2018 Merit Award Winner – Industrial

2018 Merit Award Winner – Industrial

Trumpf Smart Factory was named the Merit Award winner in the Industrial category by the Chicago Building Congress. The state-of-the-art manufacturing and showroom build-to-suit was designed and constructed to be at the forefront of integrated automation, material and information flow…

2018 Merit Award Winner – Renovation

2018 Merit Award Winner – Renovation

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep was honored with the Merit Award in the Renovation and Adaptive Reuse Under $10 Million category by the Chicago Building Congress. The project required the comprehensive transformation of an abandoned big box retail store…

2017 Contractor of the Year

2017 Contractor of the Year

More than 900 guests attended NAIOP’s 2017 Chicago Awards for Excellence event and dinner at Navy Pier in November. Attendees cast their votes live throughout the evening, and named McShane Construction Company as the Contractor of the Year. This was…

2017 Top Design/Build Firms

2017 Top Design/Build Firms

The McShane Companies is ranked #69 on Engineering News-Record’s Top Design/Build Firms listing. McShane Construction Company was founded upon the design/build project delivery method and first appeared on ENR’s Top Design/Build Firms rankings in 1998. As a practitioner and early…

2017 Best Curb Appeal Award

2017 Best Curb Appeal Award

Apex 41, a luxury apartment residence completed by McShane Construction, received the 2017 Best Curb Appeal Award by the Chicagoland Apartment Association. The contemporary residence was constructed in a podium format with a five-story metal-framed residential component atop a two-story,…

2017 Community Impact Award

2017 Community Impact Award

Urban Land Institute Chicago recognized The Arts & Recreation Center at Ellis Park on Chicago’s South Side with its Community Impact Award. After over a decade of planning, The Arts and Recreation Center at Ellis Park transformed a vacant site…

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

Chief Executive Officer, Jim McShane was recognized for his leadership in the Chicago real estate community by Urban Land Institute Chicago. Since founding The McShane Companies in 1984, Jim McShane has consistently guided with innovation and an innate understanding of…

2015 Contractor of the Year

2015 Contractor of the Year

McShane Construction Company was named as the 2015 Contractor of the Year by NAIOP Chicago. Selected through live voting from its peers, McShane received the honor for the fifth time in company history, with the firm also winning in 2007,…

2015 Distinguished Service Award

2015 Distinguished Service Award

Jim McShane received the Distinguished Service Award from the Chicago Building Congress. Jim was recognized for his dedicated service on the Chicago Building Congress Board of Directors. The Chicago Building Congress is the only vertically-integrated trade association in the Chicago…

2015 Architectural Excellence Award

2015 Architectural Excellence Award

Adaptive reuse project, Grove Apartments in Oak Park, Illinois received The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design by LISC Chicago. Originally designed as a car dealership by renowned industrial architect, Albert Kahn and constructed in…

2015 Multifamily Executive Awards

2015 Multifamily Executive Awards

The Shops and Lofts at 47 mixed-use development was named the Grand Winner in the Mixed-Income category by Multifamily Executive magazine. After years of limited development activity, The Shops and Lofts at 47 brought new, attractive, and much-needed housing and…