Firm Spotlight - The Clark Construction Group, Inc.
Clark Construction Group LLC
Since its founding in 1906, Clark Construction has become one of the nation's most experienced and respected general contractors, with annual revenues of over $2 billion. Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Clark has regional offices that are strategically located to serve the needs of clients throughout the United States.
Clark is a diversified contractor with the ability to meet the needs of clients on a variety of project types, including new construction and renovation of sports facilities, convention centers, performing arts centers, hotels, retail centers, office buildings, health care facilities, educational facilities, laboratories, multi-family residential housing, airports, rail stations, correctional institutions, water treatment plants, manufacturing plants, and heavy/highway projects. These types of projects have been successfully completed for both public and private clients under a variety of project delivery methods, including general contracting, construction management and design-build.
Clark's philosophy is to deliver the highest level of quality within the industry, both on-time and within budget, and to assure that the standards of today's construction meet the stringent requirements set by the company's founder 100 years ago. Our employees are dedicated to meeting our commitment to clients and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
Representative Project Descriptions
Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
At 2.3 million gross square feet, the Washington Convention Center is the District of Columbia's largest building, spanning six blocks, a distance of nearly six football fields set end-to-end. This facility offers approximately 725,000 square feet of exhibit hall space, 150,000 square feet of meeting rooms and a 70,000-square-foot ballroom. The facility attracts an estimated 3 million visitors each year, and is large enough to host several shows simultaneously or have one major show move out while another moves in.
U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Nearing completion, the new headquarters for the U.S. Department of Transportation is located on an 11-acre parcel within the Southeast Federal Center in Washington, D.C. The 1.9 million-gross-square-foot complex consists of two towers and will be home to the agency's more than 5,000 employees. Two levels of below-grade parking also are planned for the complex, which spans two full city blocks. Featuring 1.3 million square feet of rentable space, the new headquarters will act as a catalyst and connector for the future commercial, residential and retail development of the area west of the Navy Yard. The project also includes the construction of new streets, sidewalks, plazas and retail pavilions as well as a "walking museum" that illustrates the important functions of the DOT.
Music Center at Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, Md.
The Music Center at Strathmore Hall is Montgomery County's newest performing arts center. Encompassing a total of 195,000 gross square feet, this state-of-the-art facility features a 1,976-seat concert hall, as well as a 15-room arts education center with classrooms and rehearsal space. One of the few professional concert halls with a full music and dance education facility in the same building, the Music Center at Strathmore boasts two major rehearsal halls for orchestra and chorus, four classrooms, a 2,500-square-foot dance studio with sprung floor, and nine practice rooms.
FedEx Field - Home of the Washington Redskins, Landover, Md.
Located on a 200-acre site in Prince George's County, this 1.8 million-gross-square-foot NFL stadium features seating for over 81,000 fans, including 208 private suites and surface parking for over 20,000 cars. The structure, which represents a significant architectural feature, is a hybrid system, including cast-in-place concrete, structural precast and structural steel.
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.
Located in the last available post on the National Mall, the National Museum of the American Indian is the 16th museum of the Smithsonian Institution. The 260,000-gross-square-foot structure is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history and arts of Native Americans. The central feature of the building is a 130-foot high rotunda. All other spaces radiate from this domed space. In addition to exhibit areas, the museum also includes two theaters, an outdoor performance area, café, resource center and museum shops.
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