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BEI's 20th ANNIVERSARY

YEAR 20 TIMELINE!

May 2001
THE BEGINNING
Brad Beck started Beck Engineering, Inc. in Spirit Lake, IA.
May 2001
2002
FIRST PROJECT
BEI's first project is completed which was a parking lot at Tvedte's strip mall in Okoboji, IA.
2002
2003
FIRST PUBLIC PROJECT
BEI's first public project is built. The Spirit Lake Hill Avenue Boardwalk was a joint project between the City of Spirit Lake and the Iowa DNR.
2003
2004
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
BEI wins the Award of Excellence from the Iowa Concrete Paving Association for the East Entryway Project in the City of Spirit Lake.
2004
2007
STORMWATER CONFERENCE NOMINATION
BEI wins the Stormwater Conference Nomination for Outstanding Performance for innovative design of stormwater management practices that facilitate improvement in stormwater quality for low impact development practices implemented at Historic Arnolds Park.
2007
2008
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
BEI wins the Award Of Excellencefro the Iowa Concrete Paving Association for the Wahpeton Recreational Trail.
2008
2010
IOWA QUALITY INITIATIVE STRUCTURES AWARD
BEI wins the Iowa Quality Initiative Structures Award from the AGC and Iowa DOT for the South 2nd Street Bridge over Silver Lake Dam Spillway in the City of Lake Park.
2010
2011
STATE AND NATIONAL ASPHALT AWARD
BEI wins the State and National Asphalt Paving Athletic Use Paving Award for the Spirit Lake High School track project.
2011
2014
STORMWATER RECOGNITION
BEI and the City of Okoboji earn recognition from the Stormwater Conference for implementation of stormwater green infrastructure practices in local watersheds for several gardens that were built in the City.
2014
2015
STORMWATER RECOGNITION
BEI and the City of Spirit Lake earn recognition from the Stormwater Conference for implementation of stormwater green infrastructure practices in local watersheds for several gardens that were built in the City.
2015
2016
NEW OFFICE
A new office is constructed at 3301 Zenith Avenue in Spirit Lake, IA for Beck Engineering's Headquarters. At this time BEI had 10 full time employees.
2016
2017
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
BEI wins the Iowa Great Lakes Corridor Small Business of the Year award.
2017
2018
PSMJ CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE
BEI wins the PSMJ Circle of Excellence for the first time.
2018
2018
ADDITIONAL OFFICE
BEI opens an additional office in Cherokee, IA.
2018
2019
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
BEI adds Landscape Architecture Services, and the company grows to 20 full time employees.
2019
2019
PSMJ CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE
PSMJ’s exclusive Circle of Excellence highlights firms that demonstrate outstanding business achievement in the architecture and engineering industry.
2019
2020
PSMJ CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE
PSMJ’s exclusive Circle of Excellence highlights firms that demonstrate outstanding business achievement in the architecture and engineering industry.
2020
2020
PSMJ EMPLOYER OF CHOICE
BEI wins the PSMJ Employer of Choice Award for the first time.
2020
2021
TWO ADDITIONAL OFFICES
BEI opens two more offices; one in Orange City, IA and one in Sioux Center, IA. The company grows to 27 full time employees.
2021