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Press Releases

Award Winning Behind the Builder Campaign:

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  • 2016: Community Impact Award winner: Magical Bridge Playground | Structures 2016
  • 2016: Market-Rate Residential Project winner: Centerra Apartments | Structures 2016
  • 2014: SWENSON inducted into the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame
  • 2014: SWENSON receives Mayoral Commendation in City of San Jose for its multi-decade financial commitment to the arts, specifically Children’s Musical Theatre
  • 2013: SWENSON Honored by International Academy of Visual Arts, Davey Award for successful strategy & creative design
  • 2013: SWENSON Honored by International Academy of Visual Arts, Communicator Award for “Behind the Builder” Campaign
  • 2011: SWENSON named Business of the Year by Capitola-Soquel Chamber of Commerce
  • 2011: SWENSON receives award as top contributor to local non-profits giving back over $500k to Silicon Valley non-profits
  • 2010: SWENSON named Developer of the Year by Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • 2010: SWENSON CFO Lee Ann Woodard wins Business Journal CFO of the year award
  • 2009: Barry Swenson named to Mercury News’ Power 10 of Silicon Valley’s most influential citizens 2009: BSB receives acknowledgement as 5th largest General Contractor in the Bay Area
  • 2006: Barry Swenson named Prince of Valley Real Estate by Valley Life Quarterly
  • 2005: SWENSON receives Golden Nugget Award for Historic Re-use of Saratoga Retirement Community, Swenson recognized for Design-Build approach and push for Transit Oriented Development, by Green Business Quarterly
  • 2004: SWENSON receives Runner Up Award for Developer of the Year

SWENSON in the News