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NVCC Higher Education Center Wins NAIOP Northern Virginia Award of Excellence

Arlington, VA, November 2015 — SIGAL Construction Corporation celebrated at this year’s Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Gala as the NVCC Higher Education Center received a 2015 Award of Excellence. The project was recognized in the Build-to-Suit Institutional Facility Under $20 Million category at the event held on November 19th at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.

The Higher Education Center (HEC) at NVCC Loudoun Campus is a new state-of-the-art facility that will help the campus continue its expansion and transformation into a progressive education campus. The building is a three-story steel frame structure featuring a glass curtainwall. The remaining façade is brick and stone veneer with metal wall panels. A cantilevered second floor dramatically extends over the campus pond. The Higher Education Center is designed to engage the students academically, technologically and socially. The academic facility houses classrooms, labs, common areas, a multi-purpose room, and office space as well as a sound isolated recording studio with control room. Advanced telecommunications capabilities help to facilitate the connection between NVCC and its partner universities. 

Construction of the project included temporary, partial drainage of the pond for building footings, retaining walls, landscape and hardscape improvements. Building systems included an 80 well geothermal field and other energy conserving systems. The construction team worked closely with the College to minimize the construction presence on the occupied and active campus.

SIGAL congratulates the entire project team which includes owner Virginia Community College System and architect Perkins Eastman.

About SIGAL Construction Corporation
Founded in 1977, SIGAL Construction Corporation (SIGAL) is one of Washington’s premier general contractors, known throughout the industry for its dedication to sustainability, high quality, cost consciousness, excellent client relations, and the ability to successfully complete unique and challenging projects. A founding partner of the USGBC, SIGAL offers superior general contracting, preconstruction, construction management, design/build, and sustainability services. SIGAL’s diverse project portfolio includes institutions of learning (K-12 and higher education), Federal and municipal agencies, law firms, corporations, hotels, technology firms, biotech companies, healthcare providers, multi-family housing, and associations/nonprofits. To learn more about SIGAL Construction Corporation, please visit http://www.sigal.com.

SIGAL Construction Corporation celebrated at this year’s Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Gala as the NVCC Higher Education Center received a 2015 Award of Excellence. The project was recognized in the Build-to-Suit Institutional Facility Under $20 Million category at the event held on November 19th at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.