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West Virginia Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Recognizes Two Projects with Excellence in Construction Awards

October 17, 2012

Omni Associates – Architects was honored at the West Virginia Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors 2012 Excellence in Construction Awards Dinner on October 17th, 2012 for two recent projects: the Mountaineer Medical Office Building and the Charleston Professional Building. Omni Associates shares both awards with the contractor, March-Westin Company.

Mountaineer Medical Office Building in Bridgeport, West Virginia is a four story, 51,000 square foot structure designed specifically for medical provider tenants. It is a steel frame structure with combinations of brick veneer, insulated metal panels, aluminum store front windows. It includes a portico share for patient drop off. The tenant space is design with numerous “Wet Columns” throughout the space to allow for the vast array of plumbing needs required for medical office fit-out. Current tenants include:

  • Eyecare Center
  • MedExpress Urgent Care
  • Mountain State Dermatology
  • Mountain State Primary Care
  • Mountain State Medical Specialties
  • Mountaineer Medical Office Building Pharmacy
  • United Summit Center

The Charleston Professional Building is a 19,427 SF two story facility is located in the central business district of Charleston, West Virginia designed to house FBI offices. It includes service bays to modify surveillance vehicles, forensic evidence labs, and investigators’ work and technology spaces. The one acre site has a security perimeter fencing system and the exterior of the building is designed to resist high pressure intrusion as well as radio frequency shielding.

The basic shell of the building is a pre-engineered structure with a mixture of metal panels and masonry veneer materials. The project is certified LEED™ Silver with energy efficient mechanical and electrical systems, close proximities to city services, and much of the landscape around the building being restored to natural plantings that will retain the storm water,