Bancroft's Award-Winning Neighborhood-to-Nature Renovation

The owner of Bancroft Elementary School’s recent $65.8 renovation project, DC Department of General Services (DGS), selected Coakley & Williams Construction as the general contractor for this Design-Build modernization. The architects, Ayers Saint Gross, Jonathan Kuhn Architects and Fielding Nair International blueprinted the additional wings with the intention of nurturing the neighborhood-to-nature relationship.

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DC's First Women In Workforce Conference

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser held her first ever Women in Workforce Conference. The purpose of this event was for women professionals who are doing amazing things in Washington to share their experiences as women in the workforce. Project Manager, Barbara Price, gives Women in Workforce three C’s to remember.

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CWC Bikes to the Beach

Coakley & Williams Construction has a long and proud tradition of supporting Bike to the Beach. Bike to the Beach has gone from the early years of raising a few thousand dollars, to present day raising over $1.5 million annually for Autism Speaks and local autism non-profits.

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In the Media: Pepco Powers Ward 6

“Pepco has powered economies, connected communities, and worked toward securing a safe and brighter future for our customers for more than 120 years,” said Dave Velazquez, president and CEO, Pepco Holdings in a press release. “Knowing the historical significance of the James C. Dent House, it was important for us to find a way to again make it a central part of the community.

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The First Licensed Childcare + Coworking Space in the U.S.

Coakley & Williams Construction was awarded the interior buildout of the two-story 12,800 SF space in Washington, D.C. which features shared desks, dedicated desks, a conference room, private telephone rooms, kitchen area with coffee, a large open common area for hosting events, and a fully licensed childcare center on the first floor.

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Coakley & Williams Construction's ABC Leaders Graduate

Congratulations to the Coakley & Williams Construction team members who graduated from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Leadership Development Program. We also want to congratulate Megan Ross, who received the J.P. Blase Cooke Leadership Achievement Award. Great work, team!

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In the Media: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel Reopens

The long-shuttered hotel property on L’Enfant Plaza, now dubbed the Hilton Washington D.C. National Mall, has reopened after a closure of more than five years.  The project features a complete renovation of the guest rooms, an opening up of the lobby and attached restaurant, and renovation of the meeting and event spaces. Still to finish is a revamp of the pool area on the hotel’s 12th floor

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Women in Construction Week: In the Community

This Friday morning on March 8th, 2019, the Coakley & Williams Construction (CWC) Women's Group gathers for a kick-off meeting to prepare for the eventful day ahead. It is the last - but not least - day of Women in Construction Week.

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