Finalists in the category Excellence in project Management for Projects $5 Million or Below were: Peterson Brothers Construction for the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance and Reyes Construction, Inc. for Santa Paula Creek Emergency Streambank Protection in Santa Paula.

In the Excellence in Project Management for Projects Over $5 Million category the finalists were: Barnhart, Inc. for San Diego StateUniversity College of Arts & Letters in San Diego, and Clark Construction Group-California LP for Caltrans District 11 Headquarters in San Diego.

The finalists in the Innovation in Construction Techniques or Materials category included: Granite Construction Company for Runway 12-30 & Taxiway A Extension, Mojave Airport in Mojave. In the Meeting the Challenge of the Difficult Job-Builder finalists included: Hensel Phelps Construction Co. for California State University Performing Arts Facility in Fullerton and Turner Construction Company for Chapman Marion Knott Film Studio in Orange. Finalists in the category of Meeting the Challenge of the Difficult Job-Heavy Engineering included: Shimmick Construction Co, Inc. for Illinois Street Intermodal Bridge in San Francisco and Teichert Construction for Ferguson Slide in Mariposa.