Jordan Foster Construction Earns National Honors From Associated Builders and Contractors for Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic

Mar 15, 2024 | News

San Antonio, Texas, 2024 – Jordan Foster Construction today announced work on the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic in El Paso, Texas has earned the company a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award, presented during ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida, on March 14. The EIC awards recognized 91 of the nation’s top construction projects in 2023 as the leading national competition that annually honors general and specialty contractors for industry-leading, safe and innovative construction projects from across the country.

“The recognition of our work on the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic with the Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award is a testament to the dedication and expertise of our team at Jordan Foster Construction.” said Darren Woody, Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Foster Construction, “This project showcases our commitment to quality, safety, and excellence in construction. We extend our gratitude to everyone involved in making this project a success and look forward to continuing our mission of excellence in construction.”

The new Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic is a vital addition to the health and welfare of their community. It is a catalyst for improved healthcare accessibility and service delivery to American Indian/Alaska Natives residing across the Pueblo and the greater El Paso regions. The new YDSP clinic provides primary, dental, mental, and behavioral healthcare services and offers an in-house pharmacy and laboratory. This unique and expanded medical facility will allow YDSP to increase patient visits from 8,600 in 2019 to an estimated 38,000 yearly patient visits.

“The Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic stands as a testament to both architectural innovation and cultural preservation. This 78,500-square-foot healthcare facility beautifully combines modern healthcare infrastructure with the rich tapestry of Tigua heritage.” Said Carl Daniel, AIA, Owner of Carl Daniel Architects and Architect of Record for the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic. “The building incorporates an unusual radial design, sloped stone walls, and a central symbolic Kiva, taken from the Tigua ancestorial structures in Norther New Mexico,” added Daniel.

“This exemplary project is the pinnacle of quality, safety and innovation in our industry, showcasing the incredible structures and teams at Jordan Foster Construction that build the best of the best in merit shop construction,” said 2024 National Chair of the ABC Board of Directors Buddy Henley, president, Henley Construction Co. Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland. “The Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Clinic is an industry-leading construction project, showing how ABC members build projects safely, on time and on budget. It is an honor to congratulate Jordan Foster Construction for showcasing construction excellence.”

The EIC awards honor every member of the construction team, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects are judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, innovation and safety.

A panel of industry experts served as the competition’s judges. This year’s judges included representatives from At Home, the Design-Build Institute of America, Engineering News-Record, Marriott, the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Building Sciences, the Smithsonian Institute and other select construction-related firms nationwide.

A full list of EIC winners  is available on ABC’s website.

Providing employee benefits and a suite of construction-specific employer services exclusively for ABC members for 65 years, the ABC Insurance Trust is the proud program sponsor of the Excellence in Construction Awards.