GSA DHS Headquarters Consolidation
St. Elizabeths Campus (Phase II)
Owner: GSA, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Square Footage: 1.375 Million SF
Construction Value: $139M
Completion: June 2019
Market: Federal & Defense Agencies
Services: Construction Management, Program Management
AFG was awarded a 5-year task order contract to provide Program and Construction Management services to support GSA NCR in implementing the 1.375 MSF Phase II of the US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Consolidation to St. Elizabeths Campus in Washington, DC.
AFG is serving as the Federal Government’s representative providing the full range of construction management services including: construction management, inspection, scheduling, cost estimating, design services, construction phase, environmental reviews, commissioning services, claims analysis/claims defense, quality control, testing, public outreach, project close-out, administrative support.
Currently, the DHS headquarters consolidation is the largest federal project since construction of the Pentagon with all construction program phases estimated to be from $3 Billion to $4 Billion.
22 current simultaneous projects being managed for GSA by AFG, including:
Center Building Renovation
Center Building Annex (West Addition)
Central Utility Plant 2 Construction
Allison Building A, B, C & D Renovation
Relief Building Renovation
Home Building Renovation
Hitchcock Hall Renovation
Circulating Library Renovation
Engine House/Fire House Renovation
Ice House Renovation
The largest project will renovate the historic Center Building to serve as the new headquarters of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The building is located on the St. Elizabeths West Campus. The Center Building was originally constructed circa 1840 to 1860 and has been vacant for the past 10 years.
The scope of work for this design-build project will include architectural, engineering, historic preservation, construction, security, commissioning, and other related services necessary to renovate the building. The design will conform to GSA Design and Construction Excellence requirements. The Center Building renovation has an overall duration of 34 months.