NIKA Awarded $1M Department of Veterans Affairs Contract

Maryland Architecture and Engineering Firm Hired to Design $31M Outpatient Clinic

Rockville, MD, October 27, 2016 —  NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, was recently awarded a $1M contract to design the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA)  new South Hillsborough Outpatient Clinic in Riverview, Fl. Located at the intersection of US HWY 301 and Summerfield Crossings Blvd., the facility will comprise approximately 50,000 square feet of net usable area and be a prominent anchor within the regional veteran community.

The project, led by Hokanson Companies, Inc. and constructed by Doster Construction Company, will cost approximately $31M and is scheduled for completion in 2018. As the Designer of Record, NIKA will provide schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration services. The overall design concept is rooted in providing an inviting environment for patients, visitors, and staff, while delivering a safe, sustainable and energy efficient building that honors our nation’s military veterans.

NIKA CEO Kabir Chaudhary remarked, “We are honored to be chosen to be a part of this important project and excited to continue our extensive history of working with the VA and other agencies to design and improve our government’s military healthcare facilities.”

NIKA Sr. Vice President Mark Smith will serve as managing principal on the design project, Vice President of A/E Services Tae Jung will serve as design principal, and Amit Vajaria will serve as project manager.


About NIKA

NIKA is revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property. By combining architecture, engineering, enterprise technology, and facilities operations management services all under one roof, we are able to provide unparalleled value to our clients. With nearly two decades of experience serving organizations across the world, NIKA provides exceptional client service that is designed to enhance operational excellence and readiness while meeting mission objectives.

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