8A — February 22 - March 14, 2013 — Owners, Developers & Managers — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

www.marejournal.com O wners , D evelOpers & M anagers Washington D.C. office wins award SkanskaUSAtoconstruct the U.S. Army’s AWG complex F ORT MEADE, MD — Skanska USA an- nounced that its build-


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ing business unit has signed a $30.8 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a complex for the United States Army’s Asym- metric Warfare Group in Fort Meade. The project includes the demolition and construction of three new buildings lo- cated within the current AWG complex: the new 75,000 s/ f headquarters building, a 2,700 s/f visitor control center (VCC) and a 7,000 s/f vehicle

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Shown from left: Garrison Commander Col. Edward Rothstein; Col. Patrick J. Mahaney Jr., commander of the AsymmetricWarfare Group; Lt. Col. Brad Endres, deputy commander of Baltimore District Army Corps of Engineers; and Joe Tierney, project executive with Skanska USA Building

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maintenance and fabrication facility. In addition, the U.S. Army has the option to select Skanska to construct a fourth building, a 15,000 s/f facility for the Department of Public Works (DPW), situated on a site approximately one mile away. “At Skanska, we have ex- tensive experience construct- ing military buildings and facilities, and are thrilled to be working with the U.S. Army to deliver a new state-of-the-art complex that will assist them in defending and protecting our nation,” said Bill Bren- nan , co-chief operating officer for Skanska USA Building’s Greater Washington D.C. of- fice. The project is currently underway, and is scheduled for completion in December 2015. In other news, the Fair- fax County Department of Public Works and Environ- mental Services , the North- ern Virginia Soil andWater Conservation Distric t and the Fairfax Tree Commis- sion honored Skanska USA’s Washington D.C. office with the 2012 Land Conservation Award for Small Commercial Project in a ceremony held at the Fairfax County Govern- ment Center. The awards honor develop- ers, designers, site superinten- dents and contractors whose projects best demonstrate excellence in erosion and sedi- ment control design and imple- mentation; or a commitment to tree preservation and re- placement in Fairfax County. Skanska was recognized for its work and the measures it took to prevent excessive erosion and environmental damage during the construction of Phase 1 of the INOVA Lorton Healthplex in Lorton, VA. n

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