Forrester Construction Projects Earn Industry Recognition in 2023


For 35 years, Forrester Construction has been building a portfolio of award-winning projects throughout the DMV region. We are proud to have built over 315 projects that have won awards for their quality of craftsmanship, design, and overall construction excellence. Forrester won industry awards in 2023 from numerous industry associations like ENR Mid-Atlantic, NAIOP Northern Virginia, AIA DC, and AGC DC.

Sunrise of Vienna

ENR Mid Atlantic – Best Projects 

NAIOP Northern Virginia – Awards of Excellence 

Associated Builders and Contractors – Excellence in Construction  

Sunrise of Vienna is a 125,000 SF building consists of 85 assisted living and memory care units with 116 beds. The senior living community is features amenities like activity rooms, physical therapy suites, laundry facilities, and spas. There are also many common areas for residents to enjoy including dining areas and cafes, lounges, a theatre, and secure outdoor spaces. Learn more about Sunrise of Vienna…

This project was built in partnership with Sunrise Senior Living and Rust | Orling Architects.

Community of Hope Family Health and Birthing Center

AIA DC – Design Awards

COH Family Health and Birthing Center was a complete repositioning of a 3-story, 14,500 SF office building built in 1963. The building is now a primary care and birth center with administrative office space and pharmaceutical office addition. Learn more about the COH Family Health and Birthing Center…

This project was built in partnership with Community of Hope DC and Gensler.

Studio Theatre

Retrofit – 2023 Metamorphosis Awards

The Studio Theatre renovation transformed a historic space, including offices, restrooms, and public spaces throughout all three buildings. Our team also built a new black box theater with state of the art audiovisual and theatrical lighting system, and a new tension wire grid. Learn more about our Studio Theatre Renovation…

This project was built in partnership with Studio Theatre and Hickok Cole.

Harborside Surgery Center

AGC of DC – Washington Contractor Awards

Harborside Surgery Center features three operating rooms, two procedure rooms, three nurse’s stations, a reception desk, and 19 patient bays. Calming artworks complement the light-colored walls, custom millwork detailing, and accent tile. Learn more about Harborside Surgery Center…

This project was built in partnership with M2 Orthopedics and Boulder Associates Architects.

Swampoodle Terrace

AGC of DC – Washington Contractor Awards

Swampoodle Terrace offers space a green space for the NoMa community to enjoy activities like picnics, chess matches, and gatherings. The L Street entrance highlights an amphitheater with stepped seating, tiered plantings, and bicycle racks. Learn more about our Swampoodle Terrace project…

This project was built in partnership with the NoMa Parks Foundation and Lee & Associates, Inc.

A big thank you to our clients for trusting us to turn their vision into a reality and deliver high-quality results. We could not KEEP BUILDING without our architects, engineers, or building partners’ creativity, talent, and hard work.


Established in 1988, Forrester Construction is an award-winning general contractor offering clients construction management, preconstruction, and design-build services. The company is a locally owned leader in the Washington, DC Metropolitan market with a proven record of construction excellence, client satisfaction, and efficient project delivery. 


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