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Lehigh Valley Construction, Real Estate Leaders Honored at Inaugural Event

By Colin McEvoy on November 2, 2022

The winners of the Leaders in Construction & Real Estate awards celebration hosted by Lehigh Valley Business.

Fifteen firms and individuals, including several investors in the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC), from across the Lehigh Valley were honored on Nov. 1 at the inaugural Leaders in Construction & Real Estate awards celebration hosted by Lehigh Valley Business.

This brand new event recognizes the people and companies who are changing the landscape of the Lehigh Valley region through design, construction, project management, lending, innovation, and more.

“This year’s Leaders in Construction & Real Estate winners are at the top of their fields, helping businesses and families turn their dreams into reality,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, LVB Senior Group Publisher. “These leaders in construction and real estate work in a multifaceted field and help to make the Lehigh Valley a great place to live and to work.”

The Leaders in Construction & Real Estate awards celebration was held at DeSales University in Upper Saucon Township.

LVEDC was among the sponsors of the awards celebration, which was held at DeSales University in Upper Saucon Township.

“We’re proud to be a sponsor and to congratulate all the winners, particularly our investors: MKSD Architects, J.G. Petrucci, Boyle Construction, Serfass Construction, Barry Isett, and Kim Jacobsen of Lee & Associates,” LVEDC President & CEO Don Cunningham said at the event.

The construction award categories were architects, developers, engineers, general contractors, homebuilders, lender/bonding agents, project managers, and subcontractors. Real estate categories included commercial real estate agents and residential real estate agents.

“Keeping projects moving forward amid tremendous uncertainty and countless complications has been a daunting task, but the Lehigh Valley’s construction and real estate professionals have been up to the challenge,” said Ernest Long, LVB Editor. “That’s why we at Lehigh Valley Business are proud to present the first annual Leaders in Construction & Real Estate awards.”

The winners (and their categories) included:

In addition to LVEDC, other sponsors for the event included Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, Boyle Construction, J.G. Petrucci Company, Lee & Associates, and MKSD Architects.

LVB is a multimedia news source with daily news featured on its website, LVB.com, as well as a print edition. Additionally, LVB publishes special focus sections and products throughout the year including Reader Rankings and Fastest Growing Companies in addition to the yearly Book of Lists. It also hosts eight annual events, including Women of Influence, Health Care Heroes and Forty Under 40, to recognize excellence and provide leadership opportunities.

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