Banneker Ventures Completes Construction of FDA Biosciences Library

Today, Banneker Ventures announced the completion of the main portion of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) Biosciences Library and Telework Space at FDA’s new Consolidated Headquarters campus in White Oak, Maryland.   This $5.6MM construction project includes the complete modernization of an entire floor of FDA’s Shared Use Building and involved the construction of 34,000 sq. ft. of space, including significant structural glass, and upgrades to the flooring, ceiling, HVAC, electrical and fire alarm system.   Banneker Ventures was awarded this contract by the U.S. General Services Administration Office of Campus Development.

Omar Karim, Banneker Ventures’ President, remarked that “Banneker was humbled to support GSA and FDA on this significant project as FDA works to consolidate its staff and facilities into the new White Oak campus.   GSA and FDA are wonderful partners and their leadership ensured the success of this incredible project on campus.”   The FDA Biosciences Library project represents the largest contract that Banneker Ventures has completed to date for GSA.

Banneker Ventures is a full-service construction and facilities management company with offices in Maryland and Washington, DC.   An SBA certified 8(a) small business, Banneker provides value added services to government agencies, quasi-government agencies and commercial clients.