Fisher Wins the Built by the Best Award 2023

Jan 15, 2024 | Awards, Current News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2023, Palm Springs, California

Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) named Fisher Construction Group the winner of 2023 Built by the Best at the CEBA Conference & Expo in the Over $35MM Category for the NewCold Project in Lebanon, IN. The award recipient was announced during the closing session of the CEBA Conference & Expo.

“A huge Thank You goes out to the NewCold team. They’ve been an amazing partner throughout the years and projects we’ve completed with them,” says Christopher Wright, Project Manager at Fisher Construction Group. “This award represents the ability to work as a team, to move forward as one, and to pursue excellence together.”

Designed and built by Fisher Construction Group, NewCold Lebanon is one of the largest and most advanced cold storage facilities in the world and was the 3rd negotiated high rise cold storage in the US with NewCold. Phase one of the highly automated facility consisted of a 464,656 SF footprint. The complex project included multiple elevations varying from 0’ to 141’ at the ASRS. With the capacity of over 27,000,000 CF and 122,000 industrial pallet positions, the facility will serve some of the largest food producers in the world.

This year the 2023 CEBA Built by the Best Above $35MM finalists included Fisher Construction Group and Ti Cold for their Project with Sierra Supply Chain Services. For more information about all runner up submissions, visit

“Congratulations to Fisher Construction Group & NewCold along with Ti Cold & CORE X COMPLETE for achieving CEBA’s 2023 Built By The Best Awards! Both represent the CEBA standard of excellence in controlled environment building and design. These first-rate facilities will enable your customers to deliver on the promise they make to their customers.”  Brian Lynch, Executive Director, Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA).

More information on each finalist can also be found here.

About Fisher Construction Group: Fisher Construction Group, Inc. is one of the top construction companies designing and building commercial and industrial projects in the food and cold storage industry throughout the US and Canada.

About NewCold: NewCold is a global leader in advanced food logistics, with 15 state-of-the-art automated and energy-efficient warehouses on three continents with over 1.2 million pallet positions. NewCold provides end-to-end supply chain solutions to leading food companies powered by innovative technology and backed by a team of 2,000 people.

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Contact: Meghan Rodgers, Vice President of Public Relations & Industry Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), +1 703-373-4300

About the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA): Founded in 1978, the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) represents the expert builders who specialize in the design and construction of controlled environment buildings, including cold storage warehouses, food processing facilities, clean rooms, pharmaceutical facilities, and foodservice and retail distribution centers. CEBA is where anyone looking to build, renovate, or modernize a first-rate, innovative facility comes to find the most experienced designers, contractors, and manufacturers and suppliers. CEBA is a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA). Learn more at

About the Global Cold Chain Alliance: Comprised of its Core Partners, including the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), and the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA), the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) represents all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics. GCCA unites all partners to be innovative leaders in the temperature-controlled products industry. For more information, visit or contact