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WorkingBuildings Awarded Contracts With Two Agencies Under the Department of Health & Human Services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selected WorkingBuildings for a five-year, $25 million indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Facilities Planning and Real Estate Advisory Services for its nationwide facilities inventory and for its international facilities program, which includes both CDC-occupied facilities and facilities for host-nation governments. CDC is recognized around [...]

By | 2017-02-21T16:15:37+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

WorkingBuildings Awarded Contracts With Two Prominent Southeast Health Systems

WorkingBuildings is proud to announce the award of contracts with two esteemed healthcare institutions in the southeast: Piedmont Healthcare and Mission Health. Piedmont Healthcare’s $603 million overhaul of their hospital’s main campus in Buckhead will add 114 general hospital beds and a new 16-story tower to the campus. The new Marcus Tower will be anchored [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:45:47+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Kendeda Fund Selects John McFarland as Donor’s Representative

ATLANTA, May 18, 2016 -- John McFarland, Vice President & Principal at The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies, was selected as the Donor's Representative for the Living Building Challenge Certified Facility through The Kendeda Fund, an Atlanta-based philanthropic organization. McFarland will provide guidance and input to The Kendeda Fund while working with Georgia Tech to design [...]

WorkingBuildings Receives LEED Platinum for Corporate Headquarters

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2016 / The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies received LEED PLATINUM for Commercial Interiors for their corporate office in Atlanta, Georgia. WorkingBuildings was able to achieve this highest-level certification by using a number of sustainable practices.  They were able to minimize material use and diverted over 75% of construction waste materials from landfills. They [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:45:48+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

National Institutes of Health Announces the New Advisory Committee to the Director

ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2016 / In June of 2015, National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the closure of the sterile production unit of the Pharmaceutical Development Section (PDS) within the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. During an inspection, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identified problems with facilities, equipment, procedures, and training protocols. To [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:45:48+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies Announces New Hire

Valerie J. Connors Joins as Senior Controller ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2015 / The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies is pleased to announce the addition of Valerie J. Connors as Senior Controller. Mrs. Connors comes to WorkingBuildings after spending the last nine years with an Atlanta A/E firm. Mrs. Connors has over 35 years of experience as [...]

By | 2016-02-23T16:00:42+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

Gregg Yancey, PE, CEM Joins WorkingBuildings

ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2015 / The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies is pleased to announce the addition of senior mechanical commissioning authority Gregg Yancey, PE, CEM, to the company. Gregg, a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, has more than 20 years of experience as a Project Manager and design engineer at a mechanical contractor. “Gregg’s [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:45:48+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

WorkingBuildings Wins Contract with New Jersey Public Health, Environmental and Agricultural Laboratory

ATLANTA, July 22, 2015 / The State of New Jersey awarded The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies a five-year contract to provide facility management and operation services for one of the nation’s premier public health laboratories. The Health, Environmental and Agricultural Laboratory comprises different space types necessary to support the agency’s current health, agricultural and environmental [...]

By | 2015-12-23T16:44:33+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

Klengson’s Vision for The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2015 / Valerie Klengson joined The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies (WBGC) in January as Director of Business Development, after 27 years at Siemens, the last ten of which she spent as Senior National Sales Manager. She met Michael Weiss, President & CEO of WBGC, some years ago and crossed paths with him and the WB [...]

By | 2017-11-07T13:45:48+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments