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Ronald Reagan National Airport

Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC - NTMA Job of the Year

“From a design architect’s perspective, we were very pleased with the overall craftsmanship and quality of the poured terrazzo floors by David Allen Company at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Even though the scope of the floor finish was extensive and the pattern complex, David Allen Company was quite successful in fulfilling our design intentions.”
Mark Shoemaker, Principal
Pelli Clark Pelli Architects
New Haven, Connecticut


"David Allen Company’s excellent, hard working crew exhibited leadership, teamwork, and efficiency of time and talent in successful completion of our terrazzo project. As one worker started a procedure, another immediately followed with the next steps. The Company is to be commended for the strong work ethic and high standards of its team."
Fred Fries
Business Manager
Barberton, Ohio City Schools


Fort Belvoir, Northern Virginia

Fort Belvoir, Northern Virginia

“Little and Associates enjoys doing business with David Allen Company. They have the technical knowledge and skill to do the difficult jobs. Most importantly, they do quality work. Their customer service and attention to detail allows us to execute our projects on time and in budget. That translates into satisfied clients and satisfied architects.”
Tim Brixey, AIA
Little & Associates
Charlotte, North Carolina


“With a history of successfully completed projects and several now under contract, David Allen Company has always been very responsive to our project requirements. When the project demands more than the conventionally accepted level of commitment and service, David Allen Company delivers. It has been my experience that David Allen Company is always ready to meet this challenge.”
Will Thompson
Hensel Phelps Construction
Augusta, Georgia


RBC Center Interior

RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

“When the Arena (RBC Center, Raleigh) became a fast track project and the contract was expanded, we were glad to know David Allen Company was doing the terrazzo and tile. We knew they would meet the fast track schedule for this difficult job. They were timely in delivering a first-class job. It is a pleasure to work with people you have confidence in.”
Davin Olsen
Gale Force Holdings
RBC Center, Raleigh, NC


Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood  International Airport - NTMA Job of the Year

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport - NTMA Job of the Year

“The master craftsmen of the David Allen Company continually succeed in bringing the artist’s ­creative skills to life through a mutually respectful and collaborative partnership.”
Thomas H. Sayre, Principal
Clearscapes, Inc.
Raleigh, NC


“When a project becomes difficult and challenging, we know David Allen Company will perform to our highest expectations. When our professional reputation is on the line, it is comforting to work with people we can trust with that reputation.”
Harry A. Baulch
Senior Project Manager
Davidson, Jones, Beers
Raleigh, North Carolina



“David Allen Company has performed the marble, granite, and tile on many First Citizens projects. I enjoy working with them because I can always be assured they will attend to every important detail and deliver a quality job. They have an extremely competent team, from management to craftsmen, and are a pleasure to work with.”
Gary Williams
First Citizens Bank
Raleigh, North Carolina


“David Allen Company was a pleasure to work with as a Subcontractor on our project. They had the manpower to do the job and deliver their product in a timely fashion during the very tight construction schedule. Their technical knowledge is superior and they do quality work. Their customer service helps produce a first-quality installation.”
Stanley Cole
Neumann Smith & Associates Architects
Detroit, Michiga


“David Allen Company did an excellent job working with a diverse range of ceramic tile materials to achieve a very high level of quality, which exceeded the owners’ expectations.”
Scott Jones
Senior Project Manager
J. A. Jones Construction
Charlotte, NC


“In my 60 years in the tile, marble, and terrazzo industry, I have found David Allen Company to be equal to or better than other installation contractors. Their technical knowledge, commitment to quality, and professionalism are the best the industry has to offer. It’s just part of their culture.”
Robert Young
Independent Quality Control Consultant
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Fort Belvoir, Gaithersburg, MA

Strom Thurmond Fitness Center

"Now that the Strom Thurmond Fitness Center is completed, I want to thank you for the excellent job David Allen Company did as the Terrazzo finish contractor for the project. This is the first time in my forty-year career that the quality of work exceeded my expectations. David Allen Company can be very proud of this project! I can honestly say, 'Job well-done!'"
Richard Larsen
Senior Project Manager
Ellis Don Construction, Inc.


“Over the past 88 years David Allen Company has developed an industry-wide reputation for excellence. Their superior craftsmanship, competitive pricing, and on–time and on-budget delivery are attributes we value.”
Mike Bellaman
Bovis Lend Lease
Richmond, Virginia


Awards

National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)
2013
NTCA 5-Star Commercial Grand Prize Award
EPIC Center at University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Marble Institute of America (MIA)
2003
Pinnacle Award of Excellence – Commercial Interiors
David Allen Company Corporate Headquarters
Raleigh, NC

N.T.M.A. HONOR AWARDS - Terrazzo
2008
Special Art Award - David Allen Company, 2nd Floor Lobby
Terrazzo Contractor: David Allen Company Inc.
Raleigh, NC

2008
Mayo Clinic
Contractor: Balfour Beatty Const.
Jacksonville, FL

2007
Mount Vernon Lobby Renovation, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Architect: MFM Design, Washington, DC,
Contactor: GC Deitz Construction, Chantilly, Virginia

2006
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Rental - NTMA Job of the Year
Contractor: Cummings-Centex-Rooney
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2006
Kentucky Fair & Expansion Center
Contractor: Morel Construction
Louisville, Ky.

2006
Charlotte Arena
Contractor: Hunt Construction Group
Charlotte, NC

2005
New County Office Bldg
Contractor: Kenbridge Const.
Prince George County Va.

2003/2004
University of SC Wellness & Fitness Center
Contractor: Ellis-Don
Columbia, SC

2003
Richmond International Airport
Contractor: Skanska
Richmond, VA

2002
David Allen Company Corporate Headquarters
Contractor: Jedco Construction
Raleigh, NC

2002
NC Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Contractor: Ellis-Don
Chapel Hill, NC

2001
SpectraSite
Contractor: Miller Bldg. Corp.
Cary, NC

2000
The Entertainment & Sports Arena
Contractor: Hensel Phelps
Raleigh, NC

1997
Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport - NTMA Job of the Year
Contractor: Morganti McGaughan
Rollsville, MD

1996
South Terminal Expansion CDIA
Contractor: SAE American
Bethesda, MD

1996
Headquarters Complex
Contractor: Blake Construction
Fort Belvoir, VA

1996
Arlington Courthouse
Contractor: Turner Construction
Arlington, VA

1995
Government Employees Insurance Company
Contractor: Omni Construction
Bethesda, MD

1994
Duke University Levine Science Research Center
Contractor: Centex Simpson
Durham, NC

1993
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
Contractor: McDivet, Street, Bovis
Gaithersburg, MD

1991
Prince George Maryland Justice Center
Contractor: Turner Precision
Arlington, VA

1989
US Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc
Contractor: Omni Construction
Bethesda, MD
Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC)
2007
Eagle Award - Specialty Contractor – Exterior Stone Veneer/Masonry
The Umstead Hotel
Cary, NC

2006
Specialty Contractor of the Year

2006
Eagle Award - Specialty Contractor - Interiors/Epoxy Terrazzo
The Charlotte Arena
Charlotte, NC
Associated Builders and Contractors of Metropolitan Washington Area
Subcontractor of the Year Flooring Ceramic Tile, Stone, Terrazzo: 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Paragon Award Excellence in Safety: 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007

Outstanding Achievement in Safety: 1996

2007
STEP Award - Platinum (Safety Training and Evaluation Process)

2006
STEP Award - Platinum (Safety Training and Evaluation Process)
Gold Safety Award

2005
STEP Award (Safety Training and Evaluation Process)
Gold Safety Award

2004
STEP Award (Safety Training and Evaluation Process)

2004
Silver Safety Award
Construction Professionals Network of North Carolina (CPN)
2005 Star Award
Rams Head Center
UNC Chapel Hill, NC
Miscellaneous
March 14, 2008
Washington Building Congress – Craftsmanship Award in recognition of outstanding work in connection with the US Pharmacopeia Consolidation Project

Washington Building Congress - Craftsmanship Award Winner for: The Hay Adams Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Washington Building Congress - Certificate of Recognition for outstanding dedication and contribution to the Post September 11, 2001 Pentagon Phoenix Project

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Registration of Vice President Philip Halcomb on The Honor Wall, National Mall, Washington, D.C.

Marble Institute of America Award

Marble Institute of America National Pinnacle Award of Excellence, Commercial Interior, David Allen Company Corporate Headquarters

National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association Award

National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association, Honor Award, David Allen Company Corporate Headquarters

TileLetter Award

TileLetter Commercial National Grand Prize Winner, David Allen Company, Raleigh, North Carolina

Sir Walter Raleigh Award

Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance

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