June 14, 2011
Member company Megen Construction awarded contract
Megen Construction Company has been awarded a $76.5 million construction management contract by the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission. The project for Southwest Local School District in western Hamilton County includes the planned construction and renovation of five school facilities. It is both the largest education division contract and largest single contract ever awarded to the Forest Park-based company. Megen will lead the project team, which is in association with URS Corporation.
“We’re so pleased to have been selected for this project by OSFC,” said Megen Founder and CEO Evans Nwankwo. “Full credit goes to our Education Division project managers for their continued high quality of work and conscientious stewardship of districts’ dollars that have led to this selection.”
Megen Construction has built or renovated 57 educational facilities in Ohio, including projects for Butler Technology and Career Development Schools, Princeton City Schools, Lakota Local Schools, Trotwood-Madison City Schools, Cincinnati Christian Hills Academy, Georgetown Exempted Village Schools and several charter schools.
About the Company: Megen Construction Company earned Ohio’s first Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The firm is a two-time winner of the construction industry’s coveted Associated General Contractors of America Aon Build America Award and winner of the Associated General Contractors of Ohio Build Ohio Award. Founded in 1993 by Evans Nwankwo, CPE, Megen Construction employs 45 construction professionals working out of offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus. The company has been involved in the Greater Cincinnati regions most important and unique projects, including: the Revitalization of Washington Park, the Fountain Square Revitalization, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, and Great American Ball Park, Home of the Cincinnati Reds.