Washington Post wins Contract Magazine’s Interiors Award

January 2017


The Washington Post in Washington, DC


Contract Magazine awarded the Washington Post and Gensler with the 2017 Interiors Award for Large Office.


Read more: Interiors Awards 2017: Office-Large

Learn more about the Washington Post project



Washington Building Congress recognizes rand* for Sidley Austin

January 2017


rand* was awarded the 2017 Washington Building Congress Craftsmanship Award for outstanding architectural millwork at Sidley Austin in Washington, DC.


Read more: 2017 Craftsmanship Awards Winners



ASID achieves LEED Platinum Certification, WELL next

January 2017


The American Society of Interior Designers in Washington, DC


rand* teamed with Perkins + Will and Savills Studley – in association with Carr Properties – to deliver the new tenant space for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and 8,700 sf space in an 11-year lease at Columbia Center. The ASID Headquarters, opened in May 2016, has achieved LEED Platinum certification and is set to be the very first WELL-certified tenant space in the Washington metro region.


Read more:
ASID Headquarters Goes Platinum (ASID)
A Living Laboratory (ASID Icon)
This could be the District’s first WELL-certified space (WBJ)

Learn more about the ASID project



rand* is “Building the Future of Sustainability”

November 2016


Summit Foundation in Washington, DC


“Material transparency is more important than ever. Your space not only needs to function well and look amazing, it needs to be built with materials that are sourced and manufactured responsibly.”


Read more: Building the Future of Sustainability (Construction in Focus)

Learn more about the Summit Foundation project



NAIOP NoVA recognizes rand* for Arlington County DHS

November 2016


Arlington County Department of Human Services in Arlington, VA


Architecture, Inc, and rand* construction are awarded the 2016 NAIOP Northern Virginia Award of Merit for Best Interior Tenant Space Over 50,000 sf for their work at the Arlington County Department of Human Services – Sequoia Plaza III.


Read more: 2016 Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards

Learn more about the Arlington County DHS project



Listen: Sustainability in Design, Construction and Development

November 2016


rand* Sustainability Coordinator Beth Giltner and Gensler Associate Brynn Kurtzman discuss sustainability and its impact on design, construction and development with Streetwise host Paul Berry.


Listen to the show: Streetwise with Paul Berry Episode 11.13.16



rand* wins NAIOP Award of Excellence for ASID, Washington Post

October 2016


NAIOP DC-Maryland chapter awards rand* construction with the Best Sustainable Project Award for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Best Interiors (Over 25,000 sf) for the Washington Post.


Read more: NAIOP DC | MD 2016 Awards of Excellence Winners



Spotlight on rand*’s renovation of Woodrow Wilson Library

October 2016


Woodrow Wilson Library in Falls Church, VA


“If you need proof of the transformative power of architecture, look no further than the Woodrow Wilson Library in Fairfax, Virginia. This budget-minded renovation of a modest, sorely outdated building serving a mostly low-income Latino neighborhood has brown into a vibrant venter of community life…”


Read more: Unwrapping the (Concrete) Box (Architecture DC)

Learn more about the Woodrow Wilson Library project



Spotlight on rand*’s renovation of the One Franklin Square Rooftop

October 2016


“The renovation focused on the rooftop spaces – both interior and exterior – which were transformed from utilitarian service spaces into attractive amenities…”


Read more: Rooftop Redux (Architecture DC)



rand* Austin named Best Place to Work in 2016 by Austin Business Journal

September 2016



“rand* provides performance-based bonuses to all employees. Project management staff have project specific bonuses available if certain milestones are met at the end of the project…”


Read more: ABJ 2016 Best Places to Work Winners



Take a tour of rand* renovated GetWellNetworks’ HQ

February 2016


GetWellNetwork in Bethesda, MD


Take the tour: Office Envy: GetWellNetworks’ HQ Offers Robots, Coffee and Ping Pong

Learn more about the GetWellNetwork project



rand* CEO Linda Rabbitt receives 2016 Horatio Alger Award”

December 2015


Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Linda Rabbitt, founder, chairman and CEO, rand* construction corporation, has been selected for membership in the prestigious organization.


Read more: Washington, D.C. entrepreneur and distinguished philanthropist Linda Rabbitt to Receive 2016 Horatio Alger Award



rand* spotlighted for excellence in construction – ABC Building Washington Winter Issue

December 2015


“The key to any successful project is that everyone on the team is clear on the project goals and design intent. On Manatt Phelps, rand* was lucky to team with an exceptional client and architect, who made working together a breeze and clear communication the primary solution to any challenge on site.”


– Jeff Osgood, Senior Superintendent, rand* construction


Read more: Building Washington, Winter 2015

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