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Karsten Receives National Excellence in Construction Award From Associated Builders and Contractors for The ION

Karsten Interior Services has earned a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award for their scope of work on The ION, presented during ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio, on March 16 2022. The EIC awards are the construction industry’s leading national competition that honors general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe and innovative construction projects…

Karsten Interior Services Recognized at ABC’s 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards

On October 28 2021, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) recognized Karsten Interior Services for three projects at the 21st annual Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased fifty-three projects built by ABC Greater Houston members that were rigorously judged on an array of criteria. This event, established in 2000, recognizes outstanding projects…

Nora Casanova Nominated for LUNA Award

Nora Casanova, Logistics Manager, was nominated for the 2021 Houston Regional Luna Awards. The Luna Awards celebrate the achievements of women in the architecture, construction and engineering industry. The awards are preceded by seminars and a business expo which further enhance opportunities for women in the A/E/C industry. This is the premier event for Regional…

Karsten Mourns the Loss of Young Foreman, Yovanni Salas

It is with great sadness the we inform you of the passing of Yovanni Salas. Yovanni passed on Easter Saturday after a six-week long battle with COVID-19. Yovanni was just 29 years old and leaves behind his wife, Susana, and his four young children. Yovanni started his career with Karsten in 2013 and quickly became…

ENR Texas & Louisiana Names 2021 Top Young Professionals

ENR Texas & Louisiana recently announced their 2021 class of Top Young Professionals and named Megan Karsten as one of the 20 individuals to receive this honor. This annual awards programs features individuals under 40 years of age who have shown exceptional leadership and service throughout their Career. This year, the program had 69 entries…

ABC Greater Houston Excellence in Construction Awards

On October 26, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) recognized Karsten Interior Services for their work on Broadstone Tortilla Factory and 600 N. Shepherd at the Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased forty-three projects built by ABC Greater Houston members that were rigorously judged on an array of criteria such as: safety,…

COVID 19 – Principles for ‘Work Safe’ Companies

Karsten Interior Services would like to keep our employees and customers updated on what is transpiring throughout the company during these stressful times. The current pandemic has drastically affected all of us in some way and is significantly impacting the economy. The Karsten Interior Team has closely followed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

Karsten Interior Services wins ‘Best Picture’ at the AGC Video in Construction Awards

More than 300 AGC Houston members gathered at The Briar Club on January 30, 2020 for the annual Business Meeting, which featured former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. At the sold out event, President/CEO Jerry Nevlud introduced the recipients of the Videos In Construction award winners who received a one-of-a-kind 3-D printed award sponsored by…

Karsten Interior Services Wins Merit Award at the ABC EIC of Great Houston Construction Awards

On October 17, 2019 the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston hosted the 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards Gala. Thirty-eight judges from the Owner, Architect, and Engineering communities review, evaluate and ultimately select the winners in 21 different categories. The projects featured in the program excel in the fields of safety, quality, ingenuity and…

Karsten wins AGC-Texas Building Branch Outstanding Construction Award

On August 22nd, Karsten Interior Services proudly won first place for the University of Houston- Clear Lake Pearland Campus Health Sciences and Classroom Building at the AGC-TBB Outstanding Construction Awards (OCA) competition in the Specialty Contractor- Interiors (All Contract Amounts) Category. Over 200 guests attended the awards ceremony, which was held at the Georgetown Sheraton…