PHILADELPHIA and HAMPTON, Va., July 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), on behalf of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to provide construction management services in connection with the Measurement Systems Laboratory (MSL) to be built at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The 30-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $3.2 million.
The new $80 million MSL is the third phase of a multi-year master plan known as the “Revitalization Program” for NASA’s Langley Research Center. The new facility will consolidate many similar-functioning laboratories currently spread across the campus into a central core facility with approximately 175,000 gross square feet of space. The facility will accommodate approximately 245 permanent staff, students and visitors.
“The new MSL facility will significantly improve communications among many laboratories and expedite the process of developing new ideas from concept to application,” said James P. Beckett, P.E., CCM, LEED AP, Hill’s Vice President in charge of the project. “We are honored that GSA continues to rely on Hill to manage these important NASA projects,” added Beckett.
Hill International, with 4,600 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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