Fairfax County Receives Two Awards from NAIOP
Dec. 22, 2010
Fairfax County recently received two awards from NAIOP Northern Virginia.
The organization awarded the Martha Washington Library with the 2010 Award of Excellence for Best Building, Institutional Facility Under $20 million, and the Thomas Jefferson Library received the 2010 Award of Excellence for Best Building, Renovation Capital Improvement.
Both library branches incorporate green features, and they are expected to receive a minimum of LEED Silver® certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The county’s Department of Public Works and Environmental Services oversaw the design and construction of both branches.
Martha Washington was renovated and expanded using bond funds, and the 17,000 square-foot branch was completed in July 2010. Renovation and expansion of the 17,000 square-foot Thomas Jefferson Library was completed in June 2010.
NAIOP Northern Virginia's awards celebrate significant contributions to commercial, industrial and mixed-use real estate.