The sixth annual Building North Carolina awards were recently handed out, highlighting some of the state's most impressive commercial real estate projects.

The projects were completed between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019, are based on design, innovation and impact on their communities.

According to Appalachian Today, among the award winners was the Appalachian State University Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, in the public project category.

Named after Family Dollar Stores Inc. founder Leon Levin, the building houses the Beaver College of Health Sciences.

It’s the university’s first building constructed off its main campus and is on land donated by Boone-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare System.