Kennedy News

Dennis Armstrong
NASA Kennedy Space Center
321/867-2468

Jan. 9, 2003
RELEASE : 03-03
David Boland, Inc. Awarded KSC Construction Contract
NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center has awarded a firm fixed price contract for the construction of a second Operations Support Building (OSB II) to David Boland, Inc., Titusville, Fla.

The OSB II will be located in the Launch Complex 39 area near the Vehicle Assembly Building. Existing modular housing and trailers will be demolished to make way for the new six-story, 189,000-square-foot building. The OSB II will provide 784 permanent office spaces, 16 training rooms, computer rooms, multimedia conference rooms, a 352-person Mission Conference Center with an observation deck, technical libraries, and an Exchange store.

The contract award amount is $23,969,000. The performance period is 835 calendar days, or approximately 27 months, with a projected completion date of April 29, 2005.

David Boland, Inc., is a small business HUBZone firm. This is the largest award to a HUBZone firm by Kennedy Space Center. The HUBZone Program increases employment opportunities, investment and economic development in Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) areas.

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