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Project Team

Led by St. Louis-based McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., the McCarthy HITT team is responsible for supporting the mission critical needs of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.  McCarthy HITT is a joint venture of the nation’s most capable design-build/operations and maintenance firms. The team includes HITT Contracting, Falls Church, Va.; Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp., Overland Park, Kan.; Gensler, Washington, D.C.; and Akima, LLC, Herndon, Va.  The Black & Veatch + Gensler Joint Venture serves as the Architect, Designer and Engineer for the project.

About McCarthy Building Companies
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the oldest privately held national construction company – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 14th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2018). With approximately 3,700 salaried employees and craft professionals, the firm has offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas, Houston; Albuquerque; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online at www.mccarthy.com or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

About HITT Contracting
HITT Contracting, Inc. provides clients a wide range of services, from base building construction and renovation, to corporate interior fit-outs, to service and emergency work—there’s no job too large to tackle, and no project too small to deliver. In 2018, the company’s revenue topped more than $1.9 billion. As one of the top 50 largest general contractors in the nation with 1,000+ team members, HITT delivers quality construction from coast-to-coast. Their success is a direct result of the relationships they’ve formed with clients, partners, and subcontractors, and they don’t take that for granted. Never content to settle, HITT is continually evolving to better serve all of their stakeholders. They may operate from 10 locations nationwide, but they have one singular motivation: to elevate the business of building.

About Black & Veatch + Gensler Joint Venture
The Black & Veatch + Gensler Joint Venture (BV+G) brings world-class thinking to the N2W project. Combining Gensler’s excellence in architecture, interior design and planning with Black & Veatch’s outstanding engineering services and longstanding history working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), BV+G brings a combined 30 years of local experience to this project.  Black & Veatch is among the largest and most trusted global architect‐engineer‐construction firms and has been executing successful MILCON, civil works, and infrastructure projects in support of the Federal government for more than 100 years solving today’s complex and technical building solutions. Gensler is a world leading architecture, design, and planning firm and has worked with more than 24 Federal agencies, completing more than 30 million square feet of planning and design for government clients. BV+G provides the most technically innovative, adaptable, and cost-effective services to government agencies and institutions.

About Akima
Akima is an Alaska Native Corporation with more than 7,500 employees and 30 years of experience in federal contracting in the core areas of IT, systems engineering, base operations and logistics, aviation, protective services and detention management, and construction. The Akima portfolio of companies compete in 8(a), small business, and open markets to deliver scalable, cost-effective solutions to meet virtually any mission requirement. With operations in 46 states, two territories and 12 countries, Akima is positioned to provide the expertise you need wherever you need it.

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