Balfour Beatty benefits from prefab panels on Virginia apartment project

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  • LCOR Inc. has awarded Balfour Beatty a $seventy nine million contract to build Sage at National Landing in Arlington, Virginia. Construction has commenced on the luxurious multifamily community predicted to spark added development and vibrancy in the Crystal City district just outside of Washington, D.C.
  • The Balfour Beatty group is employing the latest systems and lean development methodologies in constructing the apartment making. These will involve the prefabrication of exterior wall panels and mechanical, electrical and plumbing components, as well as the use of BIM, to guarantee successful shipping and delivery of the job.
  • The utilization of prefabrication really should conserve the Balfour Beatty groups installation time. It will also provide a safer installation strategy, lower jobsite waste and free up added space for other trades on the flooring inside of the making, according to the firm.

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