Photo by Eric Laignel The interior fit-out project created offices, workspaces, conference rooms, a 150-seat auditorium and galleys. Related Links: http://enr.construction.com/bonus_regions/midatlantic/2013/1216-best-interior-designtenant-improvement-project.asp Best Interior Design/Tenant Improvement Project Located in the recently built 1000 Connecticut Building in downtown Washington, D.C., Arent Fox's 235,000-sq-ft leased space is spread across levels Nos. 2 through 8 and portions of the first level. The interior fit-out project created offices, workspaces, conference rooms, a 150-seat auditorium and galleys.Despite the complex design features and nine-month schedule, the project was delivered on time. There were no lost-time accidents or OSHA-recordable incidents during the 100,000 work-hours logged on the job.Project
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.