GSA awards design-build contract for Anniston U.S. Courthouse project
January 29, 2019
ATLANTA—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a contract to Birmingham, Alabama-based BL Harbert International LLC for the design and construction of the new federal courthouse in Anniston, Alabama.
Construction on the new 63,000 square-foot federal courthouse is slated to begin in the fall of 2019. Once built, the courthouse will serve as home to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and the Bankruptcy Court of Northern Alabama, in addition to providing workspace for the U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
“GSA is excited about providing the federal government a new facility that meets the judiciary’s mission requirements,” said John M. Dennis, acting regional commissioner for GSA’s Public Buildings Service. “We thank the City of Anniston for its ongoing partnership on this project.
- Construction of the 63,000 square-foot courthouse is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2019 and will take approximately two years to complete.
- In total, the project has an authorized budget of $42,575,000, which includes site acquisition, design, construction and other related expenses.
- Once complete, the new courthouse will include two courtrooms and three judges’ chambers.
The mission of the U.S. General Services Administration is to deliver value and savings in real estate, acquisition, technology and other mission-support services across the government. One of its four strategic objectives is to save taxpayer money through better management of federal real estate.