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Commercial | HOURIGAN|CLAYCO - 600 CANAL PLACE
HOURIGAN|CLAYCO AIMS TO DELIVER ITS WORK ON TIME WITH INNOVATION. BY BIANCA HERRON
fter more than two decades in
the industry, Hourigan Construction has earned a reputation for managing complex
projects and delivering them to the highest
standards. The key to the Richmond, Va.based company's success is its commitment
to investing in its people, processes and the
technology required to build smart - not
only for today, but also the future.
Hourigan Construction's latest project,
600 Canal Place, is no exception. The company has teamed up with Chicago-based
Clayco to provide design/build services
for Dominion Energy's new office tower in
The 20-story project will be approximately 1 million square feet and occupy a
full city block. It will include a high-performance workplace, street-level retail,
employee amenities and parking for more
than 1,200 employees.
The building is targeting LEED Gold
certification and integrates a range of sustainability strategies including a high-performance exterior enclosure, energy-efficient mechanical/electrical systems and an
exterior landscaped terrace that captures
and utilizes rainwater.
Hourigan|Clayco broke ground on the
project in December 2016 and anticipates
Hourigan|Clayco - 600
* Location: Richmond, Va.
* Employees on-site at peak: 400+
* Scope: Office building and parking
"It will be an iconic building
bui for Dominion Energy in
- Brian Bu er, enior vice president
CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER 2017
By early next year, Hourigan estimates there
will be more than 400 workers on site per day
to complete 600 Canal Place on schedule.
completion in early 2019. The 20-story
commercial office building will house nearly 1,200 Dominion Energy employees, and
is designed not only to promote new ways
of working but also enhance productivity
"The building will include bright, modern office space with expansive downtown
views, a fitness center, conference center,
a variety of collaboration workspaces, a
three-story atrium, and a cafeteria and dining space opening to a green rooftop garden
and patio," Hourigan Construction Senior
Vice President Brian Butler says.
He adds that the company has nearly
30 percent of the project complete, which
also includes a 400,000 square foot parking
garage. "The parking garage is mainly below
grade and will be attached to the building
and will house approximately 800 vehicles,"
Butler notes. "It is cast-in-place concrete,
while the tower is a structural steel frame
with a concrete core.
"Additionally, its exterior is curtain wall
with metal panel accents," Butler continues.
"The tower will also have cooling towers
and AHUs on the roof with chillers, emergency generators and electrical switchgear
in its lower levels."
He adds that the building is on track to be