General Services Administration
BCS integrated into the GSA Project Management support staff to act as liaison between the Federal agency tenant and commercial landlord on multiple renovation and build-to-suit projects ranging in size from 10,000 SF to 400,000 SF. Due to the nature of some of these projects photos may not be available. Representative projects include the following:
Defense Information Systems Agency, Falls Church, VA
Provided project management services as for this 407,000 SF build-to-suit construction for a DOD agency. 85,000 square feet was classified as research and development space with raised access floor and a special 24/7 HVAC system. The areas that are mission-critical were connected to a UPS system and backed by two 900-kW emergency generators owned by the tenant. Types of spaces included computer labs, software and hardware testing facilities, conference facilities and high-tech classrooms with enhanced audio-visual features. Construction was completed on schedule and within budget.
Missile Defense Agency, Falls Church, VA
Provided project management services for this 125,000 square foot build-out for a Department of Defense tenant. Design and construction was accelerated in response to a Congressional mandate. Constant coordination with the design and construction team was required to accomplish the extensive site and exterior/interior building modifications required to secure the building tenants. Tenant upgrades included structural upgrades to accommodate high-density file storage, a UPS system for the computer room and telephone/data rooms, and supplemental air conditioning for 24/7 operations. Site work included two access-controlled entrances, bollards, parking lot lighting, and perimeter security fencing. Project was completed on schedule and within budget.
Environmental Protection Agency, Arlington, VA.
Provided project management services for this 360,031 SF build-to-suit construction project for the Environmental Protection Agency. This LEED Gold USGBC rated facility holds many innovative and state of the art technologies. Specific and unique facets regarding this project include MSDS documentation and compliance; pre and post construction phase indoor air quality compliance; managing client Health and Safety team inspections; LEED compliance such as Measurements and Verification controls; utilization of recycled products; daylight harvesting; and environmentally friendly finishes to name a few. The facility is the first LEED Gold building in the GSA National Capital Region. Project finished on budget totaling $30,500,000.00.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, Riverdale Park, MD.
Providing project management services for the 226,000 SF build-to-suit GSA-leased building in the University of Maryland Research Park/Enterprise Campus in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The space is comprised of 70% open environment and 30% for enclosed offices, support and mission-specific use, with mission critical (24×7) operation occupying approximately 14% of the facility. The building is a state-of-the-art facility that will be able to support prediction of weather events two weeks in advance. It is an environmentally sustainable project that is required to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Version 2.1 (LEED) Silver rating. Unique space requirements include increased floor loading, fitness center, emergency generator and UPS support, 5,000 SF column-free auditorium, two weather-protected loading docks, a 450 SF mail room with bomb-resistant construction, extensive physical security access and alarm system, and raised flooring throughout the areas designated for offices, workstations, and office support areas.
Federal Communications Commission, The Portals Building, Washington, DC.
Consolidation of the Federal Communications Commission from seven geographically separate buildings in Washington, DC to a 400,000 SF build-to-suit new facility in DC. The space classification was primarily office, with special conference facilities requiring upgraded audio-visual systems and finishes. Other special construction included raised floor and a special 24 by 7 HVAC system. The cabling infrastructure accommodated normal and classified communications and data networks.
The Portals Building, Washington, DC
Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
Provided project management and construction engineering services for the tenant of this 220,000 square foot “Class A” office building. Successfully accelerated the design and construction of the tenant interior fit-out. Served as GSA’s on-site representative, managing the construction contract, providing quality control monitoring, and coordinating all tenant contractors with the construction contractor. Construction of the tenant fit-out was completed within budget and on schedule.
Various Projects to Support GSA National Capital and Mid-Atlantic Regions.
Provided cost estimating services during the design and construction phases of projects to include preliminary project budgets, cost estimates and change order evaluation and negotiation. Analyzed the impact of change orders to the critical path and predicted resulting time delays and cost overruns. Also provided architectural and engineering support including construction drawing design reviews and contractor-submittal reviews and approvals. Prepared shop drawings based on architectural layout revisions and analyzed contractor change order proposals for accuracy and price justification. Performed final inspections of buildings at construction completion and recommended space acceptance.