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GCS Celebrates Groundbreaking of The Residences at Gateway with Mayor Bowser

Washington, DC, October 2016— The groundbreaking of The Residences at Gateway took place on October 4, 2016, marking a critical path forward in ending homelessness in the District of Columbia and helping to revitalize portions of Bladensburg Road NE identified as part of the Great Streets initiative introduced by the DC Government in 2006. The […]

River Terrace Education Campus Wins Multiple Awards

Washington, DC, October 2016— River Terrace Education Campus, a GCS, Inc. project, received an Award of Merit at this month’s NAIOP DC|MD 2016 Awards of Excellence for “Best Institutional Facility”. The 14th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala, which was held at the Trump International hotel, celebrates the best new projects in the District of Columbia […]

GCS, Inc. Celebrates R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at DC Preservation League Awards

Washington, DC, May 2016— R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths East, a GCS, Inc. project, received an award at last weekend’s DC Preservation League 45th Anniversary and Awards celebration as “an example of the adaptive reuse of a non-contributing building in a historic district intended to serve as a catalyst in an under-served community.” Built […]

GCS, Inc. Projects Collect 2016 WBC Craftsmanship Awards

Washington, DC, March 2016— Two projects completed by GCS, Inc. received Craftsmanship Awards at this year’s Washington Building Congress Craftsmanship Awards Banquet. The projects, which both won in the Electrical – Lighting Systems category, include River Terrace Education Campus and St. Elizabeths Chapel Renovation – R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center. The projects were major collaborative efforts between […]

GCS-SIGAL Celebrates Topping Out of John and Jill Ker Conway Residence

Washington, DC, September 2015—The Joint Venture of GCS-SIGAL celebrated the topping out of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence on Friday, September 18th. The new building is helping to end veteran homelessness and provide low-income housing in the District. The topping out, a significant contractor milestone, was held in large part to thank all […]

GCS Finishes Construction of River Terrace Education Campus

Washington, DC, August 2015— GCS, Inc. has completed the 40,000 SF modernization and 37,700 SF expansion of the River Terrace Education Campus. The design-build project, which now serves up to 160 students ages 3 through 21 with exceptional needs and profound intellectual disabilities, will consolidate the special education programs from Sharpe Health School and Mamie […]

GCS Project Wins 2015 District of Columbia Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Washington, DC, May 2015— R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths East, a GCS, Inc. project, received the Historic Preservation Review Board Chair’s Award for the at the DC Preservation League’s Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation on May 6. Awards were presented to individuals, business and local organizations for exemplary work and commitment to historic […]

GCS-SIGAL, LLC Celebrates Groundbreaking of Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Washington, DC, January 2015—On December 19, 2014, GCS-SIGAL, LLC celebrated the groundbreaking of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. This Design-Build project will expand the historic facility from 176,000 SF to approximately 295,000 SF in order to accommodate its current and future needs. Named after composer/musician and DC-native Edward Kennedy “Duke” […]

The SIGAL Companies Spend 2014 Giving Back

Washington, DC, January 2015— GCS, Inc. and SIGAL Construction Corporation actively spent 2014 giving back to the community on a local and national level. With a volunteer program that continues to thrive, employees of both organizations participated in the following events over the past year: Exercising for a cause at the JDRF Real Estate Games in […]

Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus Featured in Architecture DC Magazine

Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus was featured in the most recent addition of Architecture DC (a publication of the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects). The project was highlighted for winning a 2014 AIA|DC Award of Excellence in Historic Resources. You can read the article by clicking here.

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