Students from the School of Planning, Design and Construction have the opportunity to participate in commercial and residential competitions each year as part of their membership in the MSU Student Builders and Contractors Association.
As part of the competition experience, students work together in disciplinary and interdisciplinary project teams to deliver solutions to real-life problems they would likely face in the industry as professionals. They compete in the national arena with other student teams from reputable schools across the country.
Commercial Construction Competitions
Associated Schools of Construction Region 3 Project Solutions Competition (National Open)
- 2018: 5th place
- 2017: 1st place.
Associated Schools of Construction Region 3 Commercial Estimating Competition
- 2016: 5th place
- 2015: 8th place
- 2012: 7th place
- 2009: 1st place.
Associated Schools of Construction National Commercial Estimating Competition
- 2009: 4th place.
Residential Construction Competitions - National Association of Home Builders Residential Construction Management Competition
- 2020: 1st place
- 2019: 1st place
- 2018: 5th place
- 2017: 9th place
- 2016: 14th place
- 2015: 25th place
- 2014: 8th place
- 2013: 1st place
- 2012: 6th place
- 2011: 11th place
- 2010: 4th place
- 2009: Team 1 - 7th place; Team 2 – 11th place
- 2008: 8th place
- 2007: 8th place
- 2006: 13th place
- 2005: Did not compete
- 2004: 1st place
- 2003: 3rd place
- 2002: 2nd place
- 2001: 3rd place
- 2000: 6th place
- 1999: 4th place
- 1998: 8th place
- 1997: 11th place
- 1996: 6th place
- 1995: 6th place
- 1994: 6th place.
Published on March 18, 2021
In February, the two-time defending national champion MSU Residential Construction Management Competition team took second place at the National Association of Home Builders 2021 Student Competition, which was held virtually this year.
Published on February 11, 2020
MSU's Residential Construction Management Competition team took first place that the National Association of Home Builders Student Competition for the second year in a row!
MSU student receives Outstanding Student Award from the National Association of Home Builders' Student Chapter
Published on February 4, 2020
Construction Management senior, Alex Beem, received the Outstanding Student Award from the NAHB Student Chapter in Las Vegas, on Jan 22. Join us in congratulating Alex regarding this great achievement!
Published on March 28, 2019
On Feb. 20, 2019, George Berghorn, assistant professor of construction management, received the Outstanding Educator Award for junior faculty from the National Association of Home Builders Student Chapter at the International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas.
Published on March 26, 2019
Recent Construction Management graduate Dan Hamilton was awarded the Outstanding Student Award by the National Association of Home Builders Student Chapter on Feb. 20, 2019, at the International Builder’s Show.
Published on March 13, 2019
On Feb. 20, 2019, the MSU Construction Management Residential Construction Competition team took first place out of a competitive field of 37 four-year university teams from across the U.S. at the NAHB Student Competition in Las Vegas.
MSU Construction Management program dominates at National Association of Home Builders Show award’s ceremony
Published on March 1, 2019
Construction management students, faculty and alumni from MSU’s School of Planning, Design and Construction received several awards at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show on Feb. 20 in Las Vegas.
Published on February 7, 2019
The MSU College of Music is adding 37,000 square feet of new space to the music building, naming it the Billman Music Pavilion. This project also includes an additional 8,500 square feet of renovations.
MSU students place fifth at the National Association of Home Builders Residential Construction Management Competition
Published on March 15, 2018
On Jan. 10, 2018, the MSU Construction Management Residential Competition Team took fifth place in the nation out of a highly competitive field of 34 university teams from across the U.S. at the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition.
MSU students win first place in Associated Schools of Construction Region 3 Project Solutions Competition
Published on December 6, 2017
On Oct. 21 the MSU Construction Management Commercial Competition Team earned first place honors at the ASC Region 3 Project Solutions Competition in Downers Grove, IL.
Published on February 22, 2013
The Michigan State University (MSU) Construction Management Residential Competition Team earned first place honors, out of 34 university teams, at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Competition.
Published on August 1, 2012
Each year the CM program participates in commercial and residential competitions through the CMP 491 class. The students placed 7th in this year’s commercial competition, and 6th in the national residential competition.
Competition In the News
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To find out how to join one of the competition teams, and to learn more, contact the competition faculty advisor.