2019 Golden Hammer Awards includes several Balzer and Associates’ Projects

2019 Golden Hammer Awards includes several Balzer and Associates’ Projects

RICHMOND, VA. (October 31, 2019) –  The 2019 Golden Hammer Award winners have been announced and we’re excited to see that three Balzer and Associates’ Structural Engineering projects, Port City Apartments, 7West Townhomes, and the American Civil War Museum, have received awards!   We are fortunate to have been involved with these projects and want to congratulate our clients as well as the project teams!


Port City  – “Best Adaptive Reuse”
Architecture:  Walter Parks Architects
Structural Engineer:  Balzer and Associates
MEP Engineer:  ONeil Engineering Services, Inc.
Contractor:  KBS

7West – “Best New Construction”
Architecture:  Mario DiMarco Architects
Structural Engineer:  Balzer and Associates, Inc.
Civil Engineer:  Gradient, PC
Geotechnical Engineer:  Froehling and Robertson, Inc.
Contractor:  The Capstone Contracting Company

American Civil War Museum  – “Best Placemaking”
Architecture:  3north
Structural Engineer:  Balzer and Associates, Inc.
MEP Engineer:  Lu + S Engineers, PLLC
Environmental Engineer:  Draper Aden Associates
Contractor:  Whiting-Turner Contracting Company


About Balzer & Associates, Inc.
Established in 1968, Balzer & Associates is a development consulting company that provides planning, architectural, engineering, surveying, and related services throughout Virginia and surrounding areas. The company is headquartered in Roanoke and has additional offices in Richmond, Staunton, New River Valley, Harrisonburg, and Lynchburg.