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Skanska Completes Douglas MacArthur Elementary School, the First Net Zero Ready School in Alexandria, Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, announces the completion of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School located in Alexandria, Virginia, the first net zero ready school in the Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) system. As a net-zero school, the amount of energy that will be produced onsite …

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Skanska Completes Longwood University’s Joan Perry Brock Center

DURHAM, NC — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, announces the successful completion of the Joan Perry Brock Center at Longwood University. The 72,000-square-foot, 3,020-seat arena and convocation center will be home to Longwood’s basketball teams as well as a gathering space for campus academic and cultural events. …

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Western Specialty Contractors Completes Facade Restoration Portion of Tower Modernization Project at Bon Secours Hospital

GREENVILLE, SC — Western Specialty Contractors - Charlotte, North Carolina, Branch was a participant in the Tower Modernization project at Bon Secours Health System’s St. Francis Downtown hospital in Greenville, South Carolina.

The Tower Modernization project, led by general contractor Vannoy Construction, included general facade repairs, replacement of all …

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions to Develop 1,200-Bed Student Housing Project at William & Mary

WILLIAMSBURG, VA — Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, announces it has reached financial close on a public-private partnership (P3) project to deliver new on-campus student housing at William & Mary in Virginia.

Construction on the over $240 …

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Clemson Breaks Ground on HOK-Designed Advanced Materials Innovation Complex

CLEMSON, SC — Construction is now underway on Clemson University’s Advanced Materials Innovation Complex (AMIC), designed by HOK. The 143,000-square-foot facility will support education and research into specialized and advanced materials used to develop new technologies and innovations. The $130 million building will be the university’s most technologically advanced …

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HGA Transforms Arrival and Patient Experience at Washington, DC’s Children’s National Hospital

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of Children’s National Hospital’s new arrival and patient experience located in Washington, D.C. The institution, dedicated to neonatal care, neurosurgery, oncology, and other specialties, needed an upgraded arrival experience.

Prior to the transformation, most patients and their families accessed …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone of George Mason University’s Life Sciences and Engineering Building

ROCKVILLE, MD –– Skanska recently reached a milestone by topping out George Mason University’s new Life Sciences and Engineering Building at the school’s Prince William County Science and Technology (SciTech) Campus.

The $83.6 million,132,000-square-foot Life Sciences and Engineering Building will support students enrolled in STEM-H majors, such as kinesiology, materials …

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Balfour Beatty, Metcon Joint Venture Selected for Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Construction Program

RALEIGH, NC — Balfour Beatty’s Building operations and joint venture partner Metcon Inc., in association with Right Build and Varnedoe Construction, have been selected by Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to deliver an approximately $650 million phased construction program at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). As part of its Vision …

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Gilbane Selected to Lead Planning, Design, Development, Construction, and Operations of USC's Health Sciences Campus

COLUMBIA, SC — Gilbane has been selected by the University of South Carolina (USC) to lead the planning, design, development, construction, and operations of the university’s new Health Sciences Campus in the BullStreet District in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The initial engagement with Gilbane was presented to the Board of …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center’s Renovation and Expansion Project

RICHMOND, VA — Skanska recently reached a milestone by topping out at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Virginia, where it is providing renovation and expansion services. Construction includes renovations to existing spaces and the addition of two floors to help the hospital meet patient needs and provide …

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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Development Breaks Ground

WASHINGTON, D.C. — KTGY, a full-service architecture, branding, interior, and planning firm focused on residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use developments, announces the groundbreaking of Vermeer, a mixed-use development located in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Washington, D.C., which has recently been redeveloped from an industrial area to a mixed-use …

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Hillside Court Playground+ Wins Two Golden Hammer Awards

RICHMOND, VA — The Hillside Court Playground+ in Richmond, Virginia, won two awards at the 2022 Golden Hammer Awards celebration: Best Placemaking and Urban Design and the Teen Choice Award. Phase I of Playground+ includes new basketball courts, which formally opened in late fall of 2021 and honors Sharmar “Simba” …

Mueller Associates Joins Design Team for Historic Hirshhorn Museum Revitalization

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates has been selected to provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for the modernization of the historic Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, a multi-year design project that will transform galleries and public spaces and enable the museum to address a significant increase in attendance in …

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Perkins&Will Selected to Design Howard University’s New STEM Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global architecture firm Perkins&Will, in collaboration with K. Dixon Architecture (KDA) and R. McGhee & Associates (RMc), has been selected to design the new interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center at Howard University, a historically Black college and university (HBCU). The STEM Center, which …

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Perkins&Will Celebrates Completion of George Mason University Humanities & Social Sciences Building

FAIRFAX, VA — Perkins&Will celebrates the completion of Horizon Hall, a soaring 218,000-square-foot academic and research facility at George Mason University (GMU) that is the new home of the university’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences. The campus’s largest building houses classrooms, faculty spaces, spaces for study and reflection, and …

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Balfour Beatty Joint Venture Celebrates Grand Opening of North Carolina Central University’s $55.4M Student Center

DURHAM, NC — Balfour Beatty, in joint venture with Holt Brothers and Structure Building Company, formally celebrated the grand opening of North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Student Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony with Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., Chancellor of NCCU, NCCU Board of Trustees, and community partners. …

HGA Completes Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of the Lamond Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library in Washington, D.C. HGA designed a two-story 23,000-square-foot building to replace the existing library located on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast Washington, D.C. Consigli Construction Co., Inc. led the collaborative design-build project. …

New Health Care Building at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Tops Out

BETHESDA, MD — The Clark Construction team delivering the P-114 Medical Center Addition and Alteration at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, reached a significant milestone with the completion of structural concrete on the medical campus’s new 575,000-square-foot health care facility (Building C).

Members of the Clark …

CHKD Opens 14-Story Pediatric Mental Health Hospital

NORFOLK, VA — The Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) celebrated the opening of their new pediatric mental health hospital and outpatient center (Children’s Pavilion) this spring to address children’s mental health needs. Located in Norfolk, Virginia, on the Eastern Virginia Medical Center (EVMC) campus, this 14-story facility currently …

Skanska Selected to Build Virginia Tech’s $69.5M Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building

BLACKSBURG, VA — Global construction and development firm Skanska has been contracted to build Virginia Tech’s new Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building. Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the new $69.5-million, approximately 102,000-gross-square-foot building will provide a teaching laboratory and general use classroom space to support Virginia Tech’s growing enrollment and Beyond Boundaries …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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AM Partners Applauds Report Highlighting Economic Boon Bringing $12.6B to Maryland and Washington, DC Region

TYSONS, VA — The Center for Regional Analysis (CRA) at George Mason University recently released a new preliminary assessment report with the following: highlighting a new report that found building a new American Legion Bridge and expanding the Washington D.C. region's network of managed toll lanes into Maryland will generate …

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New Mixed-Use Ecodistrict will Transform Best Products Property in Henrico County, Virginia

HENRICO COUNTY, VA — Green City Partners, LLC, a partnership between Future Cities and Concord Eastridge, will transform a 204-acre underutilized parcel into a sustainable and resilient community, called GreenCity, in Henrico County, Virginia. This $2.3-billion investment will result in the creation of a mixed-use ecodistrict that will …

Takeuchi to Open New Manufacturing Facility in South Carolina

MOORE, SC — Takeuchi-US is preparing to open its first North American manufacturing facility in Moore, South Carolina. The new Takeuchi facility will produce compact track loaders and is expected to employ around 100 people when fully operational.

Takeuchi’s new 156,000-square-foot production facility and stand-alone office building are close to …

EPA to Provide WIFIA Loans Totaling $396M to Modernize Baltimore’s Water Infrastructure

BALTIMORE, MD — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces $396 million in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing to the City of Baltimore. EPA’s WIFIA program will help fund projects to modernize water infrastructure across the city, focusing on supporting low-income communities and communities of color.

“In …

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President Biden and USDOT Announce $1.2B for Highways in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation announce more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) toward the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region.

Under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, annual funding for the ADHS will increase …