KVA provided Owner’s Project Management services for a gut renovation of the 64,000 square-foot, 9-story historic Back Bay headquarters. Renovations included brick envelope restoration to bring out the building’s original character, the installation of new energy efficient window units, and a new granite archway in the original entry leading to the updated lobby space. The office space achieved Class A office status including all new finishes, mechanical, and life-safety systems.
As key advisor, KVA provided Owner’s Project Management and administrative services for planning the consolidation of WGBH’s existing 12-building facility into just two. A 314,000 square-foot, high-rise building was built on one parcel and extended over the active two-lane street connecting to the existing building. The building features an LED interactive façade overlooking the Mass Pike, television studios, and radio studios. KVA provided weekly review of construction progress and financial management, and played an instrumental role during the contractor replacement 60% through the construction process.
Reebok World Headquarters
KVA delivered accurate analysis to Reebok when they were faced with unanticipated changes to their ambitious world headquarters project. KVA provided cost consulting services to evaluate and negotiate $4,000,000 in proposed change order requests.
International Fund for Animal Welfare
KVA managed an aggressive development program for IFAW’s new headquarters which consists of a two-story building, housing, offices, computer room, broadcast studio, and storage. Working within a 10 month pre-construction timeline and a 1 year building schedule, this LEED Gold project was delivered on time with an overall cost one percent under the program budget.