Western Specialty Contractors Takes Home Two “Best of the Best” AGCOK Awards for Restoration Work in Oklahoma

Western Specialty Contractors–Tulsa, Oklahoma Branch has been honored by the Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) with two “Best of the Best Under $2 Million” top honors for projects completed in 2020.

Representatives from Western’s Tulsa, Oklahoma Branch accepted the AGCOK awards at the organization’s 81st Annual Awards Banquet on April 17, 2021. The AGCOK is the state’s largest and leading commercial/industrial construction trade association, headquartered in Oklahoma City. The awards honor outstanding commercial construction companies, employees, industry partners, and leaders that have helped build the Oklahoma community.

It is a great honor to be completing projects like this in Tulsa since our branch was established in 1945,” said Western Tulsa Branch Manager Doug Martin. “We have been waterproofing and restoring buildings here for over 75 years. Receiving awards like this always prove the integrity, quality, and pride our field personnel has daily. Give them quality! That’s the best kind of advertising. But, of course, that quality also brings in awards, which we very much appreciate.

Doug Martin | Branch Manager, Western Specialty Contractor's Tulsa Branch

Harwelden Mansion – Best of the Best – Historical Restoration Under $2 Million (Masonry, Concrete and Sealants)

Located just minutes from Downtown Tulsa, Harwelden is a historic, Collegiate Gothic-English Tudor-styled mansion built in 1923 by businessman and philanthropist Earl P. Harwell.

Western’s team restored several of its deteriorating concrete balconies bolsters with hand-formed replacements and installed new sealants around the mansion’s windows.

OneOK Building – Best of the Best – Top to Bottom Exterior Restoration Under $2 Million (Sealants) Western’s team performed a complete exterior restoration on the 17-story, high-rise building at 100 West 5th Street. Workers re-installed all the building’s exterior sealants and repaired damaged granite panels. Western’s Tulsa branch had originally installed the building’s sealants when it was constructed in 1984.

About Western Specialty Contractors

Family-owned and operated for more than 100 years, Western Specialty Contractors is the nation’s largest specialty contractor in masonry and concrete restoration, waterproofing, and specialty roofing. Western offers a nationwide network of expertise that building owners, engineers, architects, and property managers can count on to develop cost-effective, corrective measures that can add years of useful life to a variety of structures including industrial, commercial, healthcare, historic, educational, and government buildings, parking structures, and sports stadiums. Western is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with 30 branch offices nationwide and employs more than 1,200 salaried and hourly professionals who offer the best, time-tested techniques and innovative technology.