In an announcement by the U.S. Department of Defense, the Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. won a $16-million firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of a reserve training center complex at Joint Expeditionary Base, Little Creek, Virginia Beach, Virginia. The work to be performed will provide low-rise reinforced concrete and a steel framed building and will be of permanent construction with masonry exterior walls and gypsum board interior walls, concrete floors, and pile foundation.

The joint reserve center areas include an assembly hall, classrooms, medical exam rooms, conference room, storage, crews lounge, administrative areas, recruiting office, toilets/locker room/showers, janitorial space, and mechanical equipment spaces. The Marine Corps exclusive use areas include active duty administrative offices, a unit conference space, an administrative space, supply/storage areas, a recruiting space, an armory, shops for communications equipment maintenance, a multi-media/local area network control center, a NEXGEN secure and equipment room, a firearm training simulator, training aids storage, and an exercise and double locker room area.

Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by September 2021.