Northwest/Arctic Region earns Seattle 2030 District Vision Award
The Northwest/Arctic Region was recently recognized with a Vision Award from the Seattle 2030 District for having the best performing portfolio in the city. According to the Seattle 2030 District, GSA’s Seattle portfolio is the first to collectively exceed the 2030 District’s existing building energy use reduction target for the year 2030. As of FY 2013, GSA’s Seattle portfolio has reduced energy use by over 52%+, this includes the Henry M. Jackson Building, Federal Courthouse, 700 Stewart St, and the Old Federal Building. Full story »».
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.