Big-D Construction, based in Salt Lake City, has been awarded the Design-Build Institute of America 2007 Rocky Mountain Chapter Design-Build Award for the Sysco Foods distribution center in Denver.

The category for the award was "Best Project Industrial/Process Sector Over $25 million." The company teamed with Architectural Nexus, Great Basin Engineering and ARW Engineers for the 545,000-square-foot facility.

Sysco has been a client of Big-D Construction for almost two decades, with the first of 12 projects dating back to 1989.