Two GSA Buildings Recognized with 2013 Design-Build Project Awards
The U.S. General Services Administration’s James F. Battin U.S. Courthouse project in Billings, Mont., and the Federal Center South Building 1202 Redevelopment project in Seattle, Wash., won a Design-Build Project Award at this weeks 2013 Design-Build Industry Conference and Expo. Full story »».
GSA Awards $2.1 million Contract Roof Repair Contract to Small Business
Calaska Builders of Bremerton is a Women-Owned, HUB Zone Business
RICHLAND, Washington - The U.S. General Services Administration awarded a $2.18 million contract to replace the roof at the Richland Federal Building in Richland, Washington, to a Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) small business.
GSA awarded the contract to Calaska Builders of Bremerton, Washington, in May. The contract was specifically set aside for an Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business. Calaska Builders, Inc., founded in 2008, is also classified as a Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) small business. The complete roof replacement work began in late June and will be completed this fall. GSA’s Northwest/Arctic Region has awarded more than $21 million out of $32 million available contract obligations to small businesses across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington since October 2012, reinforcing the agency’s commitment to support the companies that power the American economy.
The Richland Federal Building, U.S. Post Office and U.S. Courthouse was constructed in 1965. The seven story building, located at 825 Jadwin Avenue,is home to the Department of Energy, the U.S. Postal Service, and the U.S. Courts.
Battle of the Buildings - 2013
As part of GSA’s commitment to create a more sustainable government, the agency has entered more than 600 GSA owned buildings into the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2013 Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.
Teams from those GSA owned properties, and thousands of other buildings nationwide, will battle it out to see who can most reduce their building’s energy use. Battle of the Buildings competitors in GSA’s Northwest/Arctic Region include the Pioneer U.S. Courthouse in Portland built in 1875, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District Headquarters completed in 2012, and 49 other GSA properties in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
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