SIGAL Construction Corporation celebrated at this year’s USGBC-NCR Midsummer Night’s Green as 440 First Street, NW was the recipient of a 2014 Award of Excellence. The project received the award for Project of the Year – Core & Shell during the event held on July 17th at 1812 North Moore in Arlington, VA. The collaborative efforts of First Potomac Realty Trust, FOX Architects, and SIGAL exceeded sustainable goals and the project received LEED Platinum certification in November 2013.
The Washington Business Journal honored The SIGAL Companies as a top Corporate Philanthropist in the Greater Washington Area by both volunteer hours and monetary giving. The awards were presented on Thursday, June 19th at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.
GCS-SIGAL, LLC has been awarded the renovation and expansion of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. This Design-Build project will expand the historic facility from 176,000 SF to approximately 294,900 SF in order to accommodate its current and future needs.
Arlington, VA, June 2014— Northern Virginia Community College leaders, professionals from SIGAL Construction Corporation and Perkins Eastman, consultants and construction trades people celebrated the “Topping Out” of the Higher Education Center at NVCC Loudoun Campus on Thursday, June 5, 2014. The celebration marks the final placement of structural steel on the three-story frame structure. Located at 1000 Campus Drive, Sterling, VA 20164, the new state-of-the-art facility will help the campus continue its expansion and transformation into a progressive education campus; NVCC plans to link up with other Virginia Universities to offer Bachelors Degrees to its students.
SIGAL Construction Corporation participated in the AIA DC and Washington Architectural Foundation’s Architecture in Schools volunteer program this past spring. Kristina Castro, a Project Manager at SIGAL and Registered Architect, led the volunteer effort at SIGAL. For eight weeks, Kristina and numerous SIGAL employees spent one hour each week at Kings Glen Elementary School in Springfield, Virginia teaching sixth grade students about construction and architecture.
The joint venture of GCS-SIGAL, LLC will be receiving the Historic Preservation Review Board Chair’s Award for Francis L. Cardozo High School at the DC Preservation League’s Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation on Thursday, May 15. Awards will be presented to individuals, business and local organizations for exemplary work and commitment to historic preservation, archaeology, education, and lifetime achievement.
SIGAL Construction Corporation has completed the fast-track construction for Crystal Tech Fund, a technology venture capital company managed by Disruption Corporation and located at 2231 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. The 13,000 SF interior renovation of the open floor office space took nine weeks to complete and offers sweeping views of the Potomac River and Washington, DC.
SIGAL Construction Corporation and Arlington Public Schools celebrated the Groundbreaking Ceremony on the highly anticipated Arlington Elementary School #1 on Wednesday, March 19. Designed by VMDO Architects, the new 98,000 SF elementary school will accommodate over 600 students, helping the county achieve a fundamental goal of reducing overcrowding.