Bignell Watkins Hassser Architects worked with Frederick County to design Middletown Volunteer Fire Company #7 as the prototype for the County’s next generation of fire stations. The result is a new 18,500 SF Fire Station that was thoughtfully planned to be functionally efficient and visually appealing with modern amenities. The station houses both volunteers and career fire […]
Monument Realty announced it has secured financing, signed multiple leases and begun construction of Riverside Square, a 90K SF shopping center fronting Route 7 in Ashburn, VA. The shopping center will include a 5K SF Sheetz convenience store and gas station and a 7,400 SF Texas Roadhouse steakhouse. Monument has also signed a lease for a 20K […]
Harmans Dorsey Fire Station (Fire Company 21) celebrated their Grand Re-Opening on Wednesday, October 17th. Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects designed the partial renovation and addition for this existing fire station in Hanover, MD. Our scope included extending the apparatus bays and renovating and reorganizing the living areas, including bunk rooms, day room, kitchen and fitness […]
Construction was recently completed on this interior alterations project for United Association. Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects’ design converted 5,085 sq. ft. of existing cold dark shell space into an educational training center. The spaces included a large training room, with flat screen video wall system, a new reception area, coat closet, lounge, catering pantry, restrooms, […]
Lake Shore Fire Station’s Grand Opening Ceremony took place on Tuesday, July 31st. County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Allan Graves and Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company Chief Tim Hall spoke at the ceremony. The new 13,000-square-foot, $6 million station is on the site of the old Pasadena Hardware, near Maryland Avenue and […]
Magothy Gateway won a Merit Award at the Associated Builders Contractors (ABC) Excellence in Construction Awards. The neighborhood retail center, located in Severna Park, MD, is 92,584 sf. Anchored by a Harris Teeter, the center includes several restaurants, a bank, retail stores, and three pad buildings, including CVS. Thank you to the General Contractor, Chesapeake Contracting Group, for nominating the […]
West Broad Marketplace won best retail project in the Richmond area at the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE) Awards. The neighborhood retail center is located on West Broad Street in Short Pump, VA. Anchored by Wegmans and Cabela’s, the center also includes TJ Maxx, Verizon, Mattress Firm, Rack Room Shoes, among other retailers. Congratulations to the […]
Staff members at Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects gathered on October 2, 2017 for a presentation from three of their colleagues whose families are directly impacted by the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, USVI. Aida Latorre, an Associate at the firm, led the presentation with photos of the devastation in Puerto Rico. She has family […]
Bowie Marketplace and Chesapeake Contracting were recognized with a Merit Award at ABC Baltimore’s Excellence in Construction Awards on April 12, 2017. We are excited to be part of the Bowie Marketplace design team.
Last week, Regency Centers hosted the groundbreaking at The Field at Commonwealth in Chantilly, VA. The new development will occupy nearly 180,000 square-feet of exceptional retail, anchored by a 120,000 square-foot Wegmans Food Market. Construction of the development has begun, with an estimated 2018 completion. Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects provided state-of-the-art architectural design for this transformative development.