March 25, 2009 – Forrester Construction Company has been awarded the $14 Million Design Build Hubbard Hall Project at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. The project involves the Restoration and Modernization of Building 260 (Hubbard Hall), which is the historic home of the United States Naval Academy’s crew teams. Building 260 is a three-story boathouse built in 1930 and accommodates over two hundred athletes for their daily training regime.
The project includes hazardous material abatement; interior reorganization; repairs to the existing building and building enclosure; complete replacement of all heating, cooling, electrical, and plumbing systems; and construction of a new indoor rowing tank. It also involves repair of deteriorated foundation pilings, construction of a temporary tension fabric boat storage “shed”, and repair and expansion of the existing wharf and floating docs.
The project was awarded under Forrester’s Multiple Award Construction Contract with NAVFAC Washington. The Architect of Record is Muse Architects of Bethesda, Maryland. The project is expected to be completed by January 2011.