Washington, DC — GCS-SIGAL, LLC has been awarded the new construction of North Capitol Commons in the NoMa neighborhood of DC. This 87,000 SF mixed-use residential community is located on one of the main roads leading to the United States Capitol, offering residents monumental views of the north and south of North Capitol Street. The building will provide affordable housing units including housing for veterans.
Designed by Sorg Architects, the 14-story building will consist of 12 floors of micro studio apartments (124 units) over office and retail spaces on the ground level and community/office spaces on the second floor. Upon completion, North Capitol Commons will offer conference space, management offices, a lounge, fitness center, retail space, and social services. Fitting into the neighborhood’s setting, the new building’s slim structure, modulated and rotating massing and glass façade at the street level will creating a welcome feel for the community.
The project will follow Sustainable Design – Enterprise Green Communities for New Construction. Expected project completion is Winter 2015.
About SIGAL Construction Corporation
Founded in 1976, SIGAL Construction Corporation (SIGAL) is one of Greater 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 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 www.sigal.com.
About GCS, Inc.
Founded in 1986, GCS, Inc. is a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) in the District of Columbia. GCS’ services include project and construction management in addition to general construction services. A leading force in the Construction Management and Design-Build arena, GCS has a staff of over fifty project managers, superintendents, carpenters, and laborers. GCS has a proven track record of successfully complying with and exceeding the economic inclusion requirements for CBE, the First Source Employment Agreement, and the Apprenticeship Act. In addition to recruiting and retaining residents of our nation’s capital (including returning citizens), GCS supports many programs tailored in training and educating the District’s youth through the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation, including the Cardozo Construction Academy House Project. To learn more about GCS, Inc., please visit www.gcs-dc.com.
About Sorg Architects
Sorg Architects is a Washington, DC-based full service, international design firm offering architectural design services as well as interior design, urban planning, historic preservation, and construction management. Established in 1986 by Suman Sorg, FAIA, the firm is known for design excellence and has garnered significant recognition for its work, including 28 awards from the American Institute of Architects. The firm’s extensive portfolio includes mixed-use, multi-family residential, commercial, educational, institutional, and civic projects, often designed for repeat clients. Sorg Architects is deeply invested in creating modern designs that are useful, beautiful, and sustainable. To learn more about Sorg Architects, please visit www.sorgarchitects.com.
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