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									                   Table of Contents
    1. Proposal Response
    2. Construction Management Plan
    3. Project Plan
    4. Project Team & Organizational Chart
    5. CBE (LSDBE) Participation
    6. CBE Certificate
    7. Class A Business License
    8. Bond Letter
    9. Portfolio




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WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
June 3, 2010

The Department of the District of Columbia
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 317
Washington, DC 20004

Re:    Redevelopment of The Historic DuPont Trolley Station
       Request for Proposals
       Federal ID No 52-2323118
       DUNS No. 119329097


WCS Construction, LLC is pleased to have this opportunity to respond to your Request for Proposals
for this important project at DuPont Circle Washington, DC.

WCS Construction will team with Arts Coalition For DuPont Underground for this project. We are
prepared to exceed 35% CBE participation. Most importantly WCS Construction offer a clear
commitment to our local community, and we would welcome an opportunity to assist The
Department of the District Of Columbia vital redevelopment effort.

We believe that the WCS and team are well positioned for this important construction project, and
offer the following attributes for your consideration:

       WCS Construction is a CBE contractor. We operate as an LBE, DZE certified firm (certified
       contractor number LZ45355092009).
       As a locally based employer, WCS Construction is committed to the Ward 8 and other DC
       communities and is a significant contributor to the area through local tax contributions,
       employment of community residents, and the donation of funds and services to neighborhood
       projects.
       WCS Construction offers a demonstrated commitment to hiring CBE businesses and has
       consistently supported the growth and success of these firms.
       Our professional leadership on this project is highly accomplished and experienced, with a
       number of award-winning projects in our portfolio.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
WCS Construction Qualifications and Experience

General Background

WCS Construction was established in 2001 and is today one of the most active contractors in the
region. W. Christopher Smith is the sole owner and principal of the firm, and we have no parent
company or subsidiaries. In 2008, we completed more than $84 million in work, over $56 million in
the slow down year of 2009 and we anticipate that we will exceed $100 million in 2010. WCS
Construction services include general contracting, construction management, design-build, and
preconstruction support.

We are proud to have received the 2009 Best of Washington Award in the General Contractor
category from the U.S. Local Business Association. This is the second consecutive year that WCS
Construction has earned this prestigious award, which recognizes local companies that enhance the
positive image of small business through excellent service to customers and their communities.

We have received many other important commendations and awards, including a 2009
Craftsmanship Award from the Washington Building Congress for the construction of the Solomon
G. Brown Corps Center for the Salvation Army. The Associated General Contractors of Washington,
DC, has frequently recognized the firm’s work, as has the Associated Builders and Contractors
(ABC) Metro Washington chapter and the ABC Virginia chapter.

WCS Construction possesses an exemplary track record in safety, and maintains high standards for
safety training, monitoring, and review. We also have a strong record of performance in budget and
schedule compliance, as well as quality assurance through all phases of work.

Commitment to CBE Program

WCS Construction is a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) contractor based in the HUB Zone,
Ward 8. We are an LBE, DZE certified contractor and we are dedicated to the mission and goals of
the CBE (formerly LSDBE) program. We actively support CBE businesses; and comply with all
requirements of the CBE program, Apprenticeship program, First Source Agreement program, and
project-specific Memorandums of Understanding.

We consistently comply with—and often exceed—the 35 to 50% LSDBE requirements on our
projects. We value the inclusion of LSDBE/CBE subcontractors on our team and are proud of the
many outstanding projects we have completed together.

Through our commitment to working with CBE firms, we have developed many strong relationships
with top-quality local contractors and teaming partners


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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
Commitment to the Community

In addition to our ongoing support of local businesses, contractors, and vendors, including CBE
firms, WCS Construction actively contributes to the community through donations and services and
through our emphasis on projects that enhance our urban environment. Over the past five years, we
have contributed nearly $2 million to local community organizations and various charities.

Examples include our support of the Salvation Army Fore Kids Golf Tournament, which raises funds
for families in need; and the Fannie Mae and William C. Smith & Co. Oxon Run Community
Improvement Day involving the dramatic restoration of 25 acres of parkland in Southeast
Washington, DC.

Our commitment to the community is also reflected in our extensive portfolio of community
revitalization projects. We understand the critical importance of conserving costs and adhering to
limited budgets in order to complete these projects, such as school and park renovations, and we are
proud to be a part of improving our local community through these initiatives. Examples include:

       Improvements to Dunbar High School and Ballou High School
       Improvements to St. Thomas More Catholic School
       Construction of the Town Hall Education Arts and Recreation Campus (THEARC), a
       110,000-SF community center
       Construction of the Mississippi Avenue Community Playground at THEARC, and restoration
       of 25 acres of Oxen Run Park
       Construction of the Solomon G. Brown Corps Center for the Salvation Army
       Construction of the Shops at Park Village in southeast Washington, DC, including the
       Southeast Super Giant

Management Experience

As president of WCS Construction, I have well over 30 years of experience in a diverse range of
projects, both on site and as a project executive. Our firm has completed many exceptional projects
in the Washington metropolitan area, including 1706 New Hampshire Avenue (the old German
Embassy), and the Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium inside the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Both of these projects earned AIA awards of excellence in historic preservation and architecture.

In addition, our vice president of estimating, Fred A. DiPietro, has more than 30 years of experience
in estimating and budgeting. Fred and I have worked together successfully for many years to assist
clients in staying on budget throughout the various phases of a project.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
Project Experience

WCS Construction has successfully completed many new construction and renovation projects
throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Our work includes commercial office and multifamily
residential construction as well as smaller, community-based projects. We are familiar with all local
code and local regulatory requirements; and we have a commitment to projects that serve to enhance
the communities of the District of Columbia, including revitalization, redevelopment, and historic
preservation projects in particular.

WCS Construction is proficient in the construction of projects located on tight urban sites where
space and site logistics are at a premium and security is difficult. Recently completed projects
include THEARC and The Solomon G Brown Corps Center in southeast Washington, DC.

WCS Construction has been involved with several projects that feature the use of historic tax credits,
including Tremont Grand, Montgomery Arms, and Skyland Town Center. The Tremont Grand hotel
renovation and addition project involved the historic restoration of a landmark hotel in Baltimore
Maryland. The project has won multiple awards since its completion in 2006.

Highlights of the Tremont Grand project include the restoration and renovation of 90,000 square feet
of the former Masonic Temple, which was saved from demolition. The work included refurbishment
of vast expanses of both interior and exterior marble, decorative plaster, elaborate scagliola, unique
murals, distinctive cabinetry, ornamental painting, and preservation of a historic façade dating back
to the 1860s. WCS Construction self-performed all select demolition to ensure the preservation of
the existing decorative elements.

A key component of the project’s development was conserving all available historic tax credits while
producing a state-of-the-art convention and banquet facility. Abatement of both lead paint and
asbestos was coordinated with new construction activities to assure minimal schedule impact.

The renovation of the Montgomery Arms Apartments in Silver Spring, Maryland, involved a
complete renovation of a historic, three-building complex. The Skyland Town Center in southeast
Washington, DC, will be redeveloped into a mixed-use town center with retail and residential space.
The public-private project will be LEED®-certified.

Recently completed projects in Washington, DC, also include the Super Giant on Alabama Ave, SE,
a prototypical store completed in six months from certified pad to open doors. In addition, we are
completing the renovation of the Shops at Park Village Center where the Super Giant is located and
developed the site work for the mall and the Super Giant.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
LEED Experience

WCS Construction is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Fred
DiPietro has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2002, and Jae Park and Marjorie Olivares,
WCS Construction project manager/assistant project manager, are also a LEED AP.

We have participated in several LEED-certified projects and are now supporting William C Smith
Co. in getting its new building, Sheridan Station, 2 M Street, Gateway II, Capital Gateway and others
sites all planned to achieve certification at either the LEED Gold or LEED Silver level.

We are continually exploring new technologies here by reviewing Green Building Council case
studies and reports and discussing LEED issues and emerging materials and equipment with our
subcontractor community. Additionally, we keep updated pricing manuals and periodicals available
for reference so that we can respond to arising issues.

Again, WCS Construction, together with Arts Coalition For DuPont Underground, is pleased to
respond to The District Government’s Request for Proposals for the upcoming renovation and
improvement of the area beneath DuPont Circle. We hope that this information meets with your
needs. If you require additional information please call me at 202.889.3615 or reach me by email at
janglemyer@wcsmith.com.

Sincerely,

WCS Construction, LLC



Jim Anglemyer
President




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             WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
             Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
                              Construction Management Plan


WCS lists (see attached) the key personnel and plan for insuring a timely completion to the
project.

The location of the project in relation to public streets and other properties presents logistical
issues that must be addressed prior to the commencement of construction activities. WCS
Construction will work with the Owner to address these concerns and limit their effect on the
Construction Schedule.

In addition to the pre-construction meetings outlined in the Project Manual, WCS Construction
will be available at the request of the Owner to attend other meetings to provide input and
counseling for construction related activities. Meetings related to the inspection process, critical
structures, utilities and traffic control are a few examples of where our involvement would
benefit the Project.

Our experience in projects such as this lends itself to proper coordination of the site development
and maintenance of logistical access is critical to a successful project. DuPont Trolley station
adds another dimension with the limited space and access to the site. Coordination of future
activities with the owner and others affected by the project will reduce potential negative impacts
on the construction schedule. WCS Construction will work with the Owner to identify issues
affecting the project which will then be entered as milestones on the construction schedule so
they can be tracked and properly managed.

WCS Construction believes that a key part of coordinating a successful project is the orderly
flow of communication through designated individuals and methods. In addition to the items
outlined in the Project Manual to be discussed at the Pre-construction Meeting WCS
Construction plans to discuss the roles of each individual associated with the project, how
information is to be relayed and to whom. While most architects allow 14 days for the review of
RFI’s by the Architect we suggest a quicker response time to limit potential impacts on the
Construction Schedule. An updated RFI log will be provided at all progress meetings and we
will work with the Design team to expedite the process where possible.

Submittals in general can have a large impact on the project’s success. Lead times will be
reflected on the Project Schedule under procurement and tracked by means of a Submittal
Control Log that will be updated and reviewed at weekly progress meetings. WCS Construction
will work with the Design Team to minimize the review process. This may include additional
meetings with members of the Design Team, Vendors, Subcontractors and Ownership as
required or requested.



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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
Possible LEED Certification of the DuPont Trolley Station Project adds to the emphasis for
accurate and timely submittal documentation and review. WCS Construction will designate a
Project Management Individual who will have the responsibility of acquiring the proper
documentation data in a timely manor so the owner may achieve the LEED Certification Credits
being pursued. Said individual will also alert the owner of any issues relating to the LEED
Certification Process including other potential Credits that may be obtained. Review of the
LEED Certification Process will be tracked and reported to the owner through weekly meetings
and written correspondence.

WCS is committed to staff the field with a Superintendent to oversee total field operations and
second Superintendent to oversee bringing the structure from the foundation stage. The
Superintendents have in depth experience with similar projects and report directly to the Sr.
Project Manager. Superintendents will be added as the project progresses beginning with a
Superintendent to oversee framing & MEP phases of the Project and then adding an additional
Superintendent to oversee the finishes.

Construction will start with the pre-construction conference, site mobilization, the installation of
dust control and carbon monoxide control measures and protection / securing of the site.
Materials generated though the demolition of the existing structures and railroad infrastructure
will be recycled and documented as required for Leed Certification Purposes.

Elevating debris to street level and related street level loading and trucking off site will be
coordinated with the traffic control plan to minimize negative impact on traffic and business
concerns in the immediate area.

Following the demolition activities we will install material-moving equipment at feasible access
points, focusing on the existing ramp down. Underground material moving equipment will be
either natural gas or electric only to keep the air quality at safe levels. A staging area that
complies with the traffic control plan will be designated and utilized for incoming deliveries
which will be scheduled at the site with our project Superintendent. Emphasis will be placed on
drying in the underground site prior to the installation of electrical rough-ins and compliance
with LEED requirements for protecting items such as duct and other components from moisture
and mold.

Special attention will be given to maintaining a clean, healthy site including underground air
quality, pest extermination and periodic pest treatment and prevention from pests migrating into
the site.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
WCS implements weekly subcontractor meetings on all of our projects which are mandatory for
contractors who are currently active on site or will be within 30 days of each meeting. Minutes
are kept for every meeting which includes the review of a two-week look-ahead schedule,
coordination issues, RFI’s (both existing and new), submittal status, new and outstanding issues.
Subcontractors are required to have individuals present that are authorized to make decisions for
their organizations. Project managers for the subcontractors are strongly encouraged to attend
and may be required based on the nature of the issues being discussed.

WCS will manage Progress Meetings be held with the Owner, Architect and others as dictated by
the situation and the request of the Owner. This meeting will keep all parties updated with
project progress and provide a method of tracking issues relevant to the project.

Cost Control

WCS implements Prolog Manager 7.50 project management software for tracking documents
(RFI’s, meeting minutes, submittal logs & tracking of individual submittals and their status,
drawing & specification list, transmittal & correspondence logs) at any given time. Prolog cost
control includes the budget with schedule of values, budget control/tracking, potential change
orders (PCO’s), purchase orders, prime contract & subcontract change orders.

A PCO log is the tracking device used with all potential additional costs estimated for Owner
review of exposure. This log is reviewed at all Owner meetings to track the project budget.

WCS conducts monthly in-house project cost reviews with our Timberline accounting software
program reports, pinpointing any potential budget issues which need attention. Project
Management reviews this report at least every two weeks.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
Key Challenges

   •   Coordination between all participants, Owner, Architect, Local Authorities and Area
       Property Owners, to maintain project progress, budget and quality control.

   •   Tracking, documentation and submission to obtain LEED Certification.

   •   Work with inspectors and testing agency for key elements of construction including,
       structural, electrical, mechanical and fire protection systems to help expedite inspections,
       improve quality control and minimize impacts to the schedule.

   •   Working with site challenges relating to traffic control, access to the underground site,
       neighboring properties and limited site area for staging and setup.

   •   Air quality control and pest extermination and control, if present.


   •   Sequencing of final trade, fire marshal and health inspections for use & occupancy.

   •   Implementation of Owner-provided FF & E specifications & delivery dates for
       coordination of any rough-ins and scheduling of finishes for same.




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         WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
         Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
                                      Project Plan

Site Utilization

Site logistics are a challenge in that minimal exterior site area can be used for site trash
removal. We will develop a public space plan that will clearly delineate the following:

   1. Temporary trailers for contractor and subcontractors
   2. Dumpster locations
   3. Trash chute locations
   4. Access to underground site from existing ramp, stairs and possible other vertical
      accesses.
   5. Use of a parking lane for staging.
   6. Jobsite directional signage

We will establish a directional flow pattern for on-site traffic. The key being maintenance
of traffic on the busy streets above the project site This pattern will take into account the
limited space and access to the site. We will work to minimize the construction impact on
the neighborhood.

All contractors will be required to employ certified flagmen anytime they are removing
materials from the site or are having materials delivered. Approved signage and
barricades will also be in place during working hours for public safety.


Safety Plan

WCS Construction, LLC has a safety plan which is administered on all projects. Kevin
Hazard oversees a mandatory program which makes all subcontractors responsible for
their employees in weekly toolbox talks and on-site recordation of safety training. All
field supervisory personnel have OSHA 30 training. WCS also employs Firstline Safety
Management Consultants to conduct monthly, unannounced inspections to supplement
our own program.

Maintenance of exits during construction and monitoring of air quality will be foremost
in our minds. Providing proper ventilation for any machinery or gas powered equipment
operations including minimizing the utilization of carbon monoxide generating
equipment in the underground site.




        WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
         Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.
Mobilization

Upon receiving a notice to proceed, we will secure the site, set up temporary power and
water. We will also bring in the least amount of storage containers and office structures
possible. This is a very tight site and will need to have highly coordinated material
deliveries.



Interior

Locate and secure all water, sewer, gas and electric services and establish temporary
power and lighting.

Locate and install possible access point to Metro and other areas in the master plan as
approved in the final permit set of drawings.

Assess the site for water intrusion and humidity levels and report to the design team any
issues affecting the space for corrective measures as far as waterproofing and
dehumidification.

The MEP rough in can begin in earnest once studs and steel are in place. We will also
erect the restroom room walls as soon as possible and break out long lead items for early
submittal.




      WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
       Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.
June 3, 2010

The Department of the District of Columbia
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 317
Washington, DC 20004

Re:     Redevelopment of The Historic DuPont Trolley Station
Request for Proposals
Federal ID No 52-2323118
DUNS No. 119329097
Proposed Project Team

I.     Preconstruction Phase Project Team

In response to the RFP regarding the proposed project team, we would propose that Jim
Anglemyer and Fred DiPietro will attend all meetings where we can be of assistance through out
the preconstruction period. Additionally, we have many senior project managers and a general
superintendent available to attend specific meetings where their extensive and varied career
experiences will be of value.

Jim has well over 35 years experience in management and upper level management of various
projects and Fred DiPietro has over 30 years experience in estimating and budgeting. Both of us
have worked together successfully for many years to assist our clients in staying on budget
through out the design stages from project concept through DD plans and finally construction
documents.

Managing the design process and team is vital to staying in budget and saving the time to later
Value Engineer and redesign the project. This is where we believe WCS can bring value to the
project,

II.    Construction Phase Project Team


We will be able to commit Ken Shaw, Senior Project Manager, Kevin Hazard, Senior
Superintendent, Jae Park Project Manager and Marjorie Olivares as Assistant Project Manager.
Additionally, Jim Anglemyer will serve as Project Executive.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
As requested, the project team will be committed to the project for the following percentages
with the understanding that as the need increases the time commitment will increase to assure a
well planned and executed project.

Jim Anglemyer           10%          Employed with WCS for 9 years
Ken Shaw                60%          Employed at WCS for 7 years
Kevin Hazard            100 %        Employed at WCS for 5 years
Marjorie Olivares       50%          Employed at WCS for 4 years
Fred A. DiPietro        5%           Employed at WCS 7 years
Jae Park                80%          Employed at WCS 7 years

The resumes of all the proposed team are enclosed but we would like to point out that this same
project team is running the Salvation Army Project in Washington, DC and has performed
extremely well on this very difficult and prestigious project.

Ken Shaw has over 30 years experience in constructing Class A and high end office buildings
and working in the District Of Columbia on restricted sites. Ken has also been involved working
with our team on Gateway II at 250 M Street, SE, a Certificate Level Green Building which had
been providing preconstruction services on and is about to go to construction.

Kevin Hazard has over 30 years experience in construction in the District of Columbia for many
varied projects and has served as superintendent on The Salvation Army Project and has
performed very well. We are especially pleased with Kevin’s ability, working with Ken Shaw to
look ahead and plan for special operations and to ferret out plan discrepancies, dimensional
conflicts and review constructability issues in advance of scheduled operations. This allows the
design team time to review, clarify or make minor plan revisions to prevent delays and
impositions on the design team to drop what they are doing and rush to resolve issues at the site.

Our team is proven to be efficient, cost effective, motivated and complete team players in every
way. We work to make the Owner and Design Team’s job easier.


Sincerely,

WCS Construction, LLC.


Fred A. DiPietro
Vice president Of Estimating


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             WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
             Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
                                  DuPont Trolley Station
                                     Key Personnel



Project Executive - Jim Anglemyer

Oversight of complete operations, including pre-construction and construction services

Senior Project Manager – Ken Shaw
       Project Schedule, Subcontractor Awards & Cost Control. General Project Oversight.

Project Manager – Jae Park, LEED, AP
       Project Schedule Updates, Submittal Oversight, Subcontractor Change Order Tracking

Assistant Project Manager – Marjorie Olivares, LEED, AP
       Submittal Maintenance, LEED Documentation, Logs and Other Documentation.

General Superintendent – Kevin Hazard
      Supervision and Management of Field Operations, Project Schedule & Safety
      Implementation

Base Building Superintendent – TBD
      Supervision and Management of Building Structure and Site Activities. Overall Quality
      Control.

MEP/Framing Superintendent – TBD
     Supervision of Framing, MEPs thru Rough-ins. Coordination of related trades.

Finish Superintendent - TBD
       Supervision of Finishes from Close-in thru turnover. Quality Control of related activities.




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          WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
          Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
Jim S. Anglemyer
PRESIDENT
Responsibilities:
Mr. Anglemyer holds contract authority for the office of WCS
Construction, LLC and is responsible for general corporate oversight.
During all phases of the construction process, he interacts as needed
with owners, architects, engineers and the entire WCS Construction
team to ensure projects remain on schedule, under budget and are
managed with the highest level of quality.

Selected Projects:                                           Education:
                                                             University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Capitol Gateway Marketplace, Washington, DC (WCS)            B.S. in Business
$ 83 mil., high-rise residential, office and retail
construction.                                                Seminars:
                                                             Government Contract Law
                                                             Claims & Alternative Means of Resolving
250 M Street, Washington, DC (WCS)                           Disputes
$ 50 mil., high-rise office construction, LEED Silver.
                                                             Awards & Achievements:
3333 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC (WCS)                     American Institute of Architects
$ 12.5 mil., luxury mid-rise apartments rehab                Historic Preservation and
                                                             Architectural Design
The Salvation Army - Solomon G Brown Corps Center,           Excellence in Architecture
Washington, DC (WCS)
                                                             Professional Experience:
$ 16.5 mil., multi-purpose new construction
                                                             WCS Construction, LLC (2001-present)
                                                              President
The Grand, Baltimore, MD                                     Bovis Lend Lease (2000-2001)
$ 27.2 mil., historical hotel renovation                      Project Executive
                                                             Donohoe Construction Co. (1995-2000)
THEARC - Phase II, Washington, DC (WCS)                       Vice President
$ 26 mil., multipurpose community center and health clinic   Tishman Construction Corp (1994-1995)
                                                              Project Executive
                                                             D.H. Kim Enterprises, Inc.
Henry Adams House Apartments, Washington, DC
                                                              Senior Vice President (1991-1994)
(Donohoe)                                                     Director of General Construction (1985-
$ 22.3 mil., luxury high-rise apartments – ended 1998        1991)
                                                             Artery Organization, Inc. (1980-1985)
Millbrook II, Alexandria, VA (Bovis)                          Vice President/Project Executive
$ 19.8 mil., 272 luxury mid-rise apartments over concrete
parking structure – ended 1996                               Military:
                                                             Vietnam-era Veteran
Fairfax Government Center B-2, Fairfax, VA (Artery)          Honorable discharge/U.S. Army
                                                             82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions
$ 26 mil., office complex, 240,000 SF – ended 1990
                                                              Purple Heart Recipient

Fairfax Government Center B-3, Fairfax, VA (Artery)          Virginia Class A Contractor’s License with
$ 28 mil., 12-story, office complex, 250,000 SF – ended      Building Technical
1990
Fred A. DiPietro
VICE PRESIDENT OF ESTIMATING
Responsibilities:
Mr. DiPietro has over 30 years of experience in the construction
industry. His responsibilities include project planning, design and
construction, overall coordination and assisting project management
from conception to completion. His abilities include cost estimating and
budgeting, value planning and construction plan review.

Selected Projects:                                        Education:
The Salvation Army - Solomon G Brown Corps                University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Center, Washington, DC (WCS)                              Majored in Civil Engineering
$ 16.5 mil., multi-purpose new construction               Awards & Achievements:
Tremont Grand, Baltimore, MD                              Member of American Society of Professional
$ 14 mil., historical hotel renovation                    Estimators
THEARC - Phase II, Washington, DC (WCS)                   LEED Accreditation: United States Green
$ 26 mil., multipurpose community center and health       Building Council
clinic                                                    Professional Experience:
Shops At Park Village Addition/Renovation (WCS)           WCS Construction, LLC (2003-present)
$ 9 mil.                                                  Director of Estimating
Avera Station New Condos, Fairfax, VA (WCS)               Skanska USA Building (2002-2003)
$ 48 mil., 250 units                                      Sr. Estimator StructureTone, Inc. (2000-2002)
Defense Intelligency Analysis Center (Skanska)            Chief Estimator
$ 108 mil.                                                HITT Contracting, Inc. (1999-2000)
The Reserve at Tyson’s Corner, Vienna, VA (WCS)           Sr. Estimator
$ 52 mil., 267 units, 4 story wood-frame over 2 story     The Leapley Company, Inc. (1993-1999)
C.I.P. parking structure with podium, 444 spaces.         Vice President
3333 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC (WCS)                  The Eagle Corporation, Inc. (1992-1993)
$ 12.5 mil., luxury apartments rehab                      Operations Manager
Rhodes Hill Square, Arlington, VA (WCS)                   DC Contractors, Inc. (1990-1992)
$ 35 mil., new construction 89 luxury condominiums        Chief Estimator
Capitol Gateway Marketplace, Washington, DC (WCS)         Morse Diesel International (1989-1990)
$ 81 mil., new construction office, retail, residential   Sr. Conceptual Estimator
2 M Street, Washington, DC (WCS)                          T & D Masonry Companies, Inc. (1985-1989)
$ 55 mil., new construction high rise apartments (LEED    General Manager
Silver)                                                   Commercial Renovations, Inc. (1982-1985)
250 M Street Federal Gateway II, Washington, DC           President
(WCS)                                                     Pan Am Construction Co. (1982)
$ 50 mil., office construction (Class A LEED Silver)      Chief Estimator
Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island (Morse Diesel               Omni Construction, Inc. (1981-1982)
International)                                            Project Manager
$ 60 mil.                                                 Anglemyer Construction, Inc. (1980-1981)
2 High Rise Condo Buildings (Morse Diesel                 Vice President
International)                                            H & M Builders, Inc. (1975-1980)
$ 8 mil./ each                                            Estimator
Union Station in District of Columbia (T & D Masonry)
$ 4.4 mil.
Kenneth L. Shaw
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Responsibilities:
Mr. Shaw has over 35 years of experience in the construction
industry. His responsibilities include project planning, design and
construction, preparation and execution of contracts, overall
coordination and virtually all aspects of project management from
conception to completion.

Selected Projects:                                              Education:
3333 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC (WCS)                        University of Maryland,
$ 12.5 mil., luxury apartments rehab                            College Park, MD
The Salvation Army - Solomon G Brown Corps Center,              B.A. in Criminal Law
Washington, DC (WCS)
$ 16.5 mil., multi-purpose new construction                     Awards & Achievements:
Orchard Park Apartments, Washington, DC (WCS)                   ABC Excellence in Construction Award
$ 9.3 mil., apartment renovation                                - Forest Park Senior High
Shipley Park, Washington, DC (WCS)                              2005 AGC Award
$ 10 mil., apartment renovation                                 -THEARC Phase II
THEARC - Phase II, Washington, DC (WCS)
$ 26 mil., multipurpose community center and health clinic      Professional Experience:
Arboretum II, Reston, VA (Harvey-Cleary)                        WCS Construction, LLC (2003-present)
$ 28 mil., speculative office building                           Senior Project Manager
Forest Park Senior H.S., Prince William City, VA (Donohoe)      Harvey-Cleary Builders (2000-2003)
$ 31 mil., 276,000 sf new municipal                              Senior Project Manager
Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC (Donohoe)                 Donohoe Construction Co. (1997-2000)
$ 12 mil., historical preservation-renovation                    Senior Project Manager
Asbury-Solomons, Solomons, MD (Asbury)                          Asbury-Solomons, Inc. (1995-1997)
$ 40 mil., continuing care retirement community                  Project Manager/Owner’s Rep.
Two Democracy Plaza, Bethesda, MD (Artery)                      Ragan Corporation (1991-1994)
$ 22 mil., speculative office building                           Project Manager
One Democracy Plaza, Bethesda, MD (Artery)                      Blake Construction Company (1991-
$ 15 mil., speculative office building                          1991)
House of Doors, Alexandria, VA (Davis)                           Superintendent
$ 2.5 mil., office/warehouse                                    The Artery Organization (1984-1991)
Smallwood Village Shopping Center, Waldorf, MD (Davis)           Project Manager
$ 5 mil., retail/strip center                                   The Davis Corporation (1979-1984)
Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC (Blake)               Project Manager
$ 17 mil., full service addition                                Volpe Construction Co. (1974-1979)
Hollywood Elementary School, Hollywood, MD (Ragan)               Assistant Superintendent/Engineer
$ 7.5 mil., 70,000 sf new municipal
Chillum Heights Apartments, Chillum, MD (Artery)
$ 12 mil., apartment renovation complex 700 units
Howard Hills Townhouse, Savage, MD (Ragan)
$ 5 mil., new construction 132 townhouses
Jae Park, LEED AP
PROJECT MANAGER
Responsibilities:
Mr. Park has over 8 years of experience in the commercial and
residential construction sectors. His expert knowledge in various
project management software tools has helped his construction
operations run smoothly. He oversees the whole construction
process by handling contracts, billings, daily coordination of trades
and management of the project team.

Selected Projects:                                         Education:
Orchard Park / Southview Apartments,                       University of Maryland,
Washington, DC (WCS)                                       College Park, MD
$ 9.3 mil., apartment renovation                           M.S. in Construction Management
Shipley Park, Washington, DC (WCS)                         James Madison University,
$ 10 mil., apartment renovation                            Harrisonburg, VA
THEARC - Phase II, Washington, DC (WCS)                    B.S. in Physics
$ 26 mil., multipurpose community center                   LEED AP
Livingston Manor, Washington, DC (WCS)                     Awards & Achievements:
$ 15 mil., renovation apartment complex                    Bechtel Scholarship
Lexington Courts, Capitol Heights, MD (WCS)                OSHA Certification 2002
$ 3.5 mil., renovation apartment complex                   LEED Accredited Professional
Reston Commons, Reston, VA (HITT)                          Professional Experience:
$ 1.5 mil., site utilities                                 WCS Construction, LLC (2001-present)
The Wall Street Journal, Silver Spring, MD                  Project Manager
(HITT)                                                     HITT Contracting (2000-2001)
$ 5 mil., 2,000 SF expansion                                Assistant Project Manager
AMS, Fair Oaks, VA (HITT)                                  Buch Construction (1998-2000)
$ 15 mil., tenant fit-outs                                  Project Engineer
Hecht’s, Fair Oaks, VA (Buch)
$ 10 mil., expansion to existing
The Prince of Peace Church, Springfield, VA
(Buch)
$ 5 mil., interior renovation
Marjorie Olivares, LEED AP
ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Responsibilities:
Ms. Olivares has 5 years of experience in the commercial and
residential construction sectors. Her responsibilities include
assisting field operations with document control and coordination.
She oversees the whole construction process by handling contracts,
managing and maintaining project documents and files.



Selected Projects:                                       Education:
                                                         George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
3333 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC (WCS)                 M.S. Civil, Environmental & Structural
$ 12.5 mil., luxury apartments rehab                     Engineering (May 2010)
                                                         Graduate Certificate in Water Resources
The Salvation Army - Solomon G Brown Corps               Management (May 2010)
Center, Washington, DC (WCS)                             Northern Virginia Community College,
$ 16.5 mil., multi-purpose new construction              Alexandria, VA
                                                         Construction Management Technology
Orchard Park Apartments, Washington, DC (WCS)            Certificate
$ 9.3 mil., apartment renovation
                                                         University of Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela
Avera Station, Fairfax, VA (WCS)                         B.S. Civil Engineering
$ 48 mil., new condominiums construction with 250
units over a 2 story parking garage                      LEED AP

Shipley Park,                                            Awards and Achievements:
Washington, DC (WCS)                                     2005 AGC Award
$ 10 mil., apartment renovation                          THEARC Phase II

                                                         Professional Experience:
                                                         WCS Construction, LLC (2006-present)
                                                          Assistant Project Manager
                                                         National Grants Management Association
                                                         (2005-2008)
                                                          Project Manager
                                                         Northern Virginia Community College (2005-
                                                         2006)
                                                          Student Assistant
                                                         Office of Public Works, Valencia, Venezuela
                                                         (2004-2005)
                                                          Cost Engineer
                                                         Concretera Santa Rita, Venezuela (2003-
                                                         2004)
                                                         Quality Control Supervisor
Kevin Hazard
SUPERINTENDENT
Responsibilities:
Mr. Hazard has over 25 years of experience in the
construction industry. His responsibilities include
scheduling work and supplies, ensuring that construction
is in compliance with the plans and specifications. He
conducts project safety efforts, inspection of trade’s work
to ensure specifications are met and maintaining the
daily progress of his job.


Selected Projects:                                            Awards & Achievements:
3333 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC (WCS)                      OSHA Certification
$ 12.5 mil., luxury apartments rehab                          First Aid & CPR
The Salvation Army - Solomon G Brown Corps
Center, Washington, DC (WCS)                                  Education:
$ 16.5 mil., multi-purpose new construction                   College of William & Mary,
Tremont Grand, Baltimore, MD (WCS)                            Williamsburg, VA
$ 18 mil., historical hotel renovation                        B.A. in Liberal Studies
SRA Building, Arlington, VA (Artery)                          George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
$ 25 mil., new commercial construction                        2 years in MBA
Courthouse Plaza Apartments, Arlington, VA
(Artery)                                                      Professional Experience:
$ 20 mil., new high-rise apartment building                   WCS Construction, LLC (2003-present)
Fairfax County Office Building, Fairfax, VA (Artery)           Superintendent
$ 30 mil., new commercial construction                        Demotec, Inc (1998-2003)
Homer Gudelsky Building, Rockville, MD (Glen)                  President
Construction                                                  N & N Contractors, Inc (1992-1997)
$ 8 mil., new commercial construction                          General Manager
1300 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA (N&N)                    Donohoe Construction (1991-1992)
Garfinkels                                                     Project Manager
$ 1.4 mil., commercial renovation                             Glen Construction (1989-1991)
Garfinckels, Washington, DC (N & N Garfinkels)                 Project Manager
$ 2 mil., demolition & steel erection                         The Artery Organization (1982-1989)
Georgetown Incinerator, Washington, DC (Demotec                Superintendent/Project Executive
Inc)                                                          Richmarr Construction (1980-1982)
$ 3.3 mil., selective demolition                               Assistant Superintendent
Pentagon, Arlington, VA (Demotec Inc)
$ 1.7 mil., structural demolition/9/11 rebuilding
June 3, 2010

The Department of the District of Columbia
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 317
Washington, DC 20004

Re:     Redevelopment of The Historic DuPont Trolley Station
Request for Proposals
Federal ID No 52-2323118
DUNS No. 119329097

In response to the solicitation regarding WCS’s LSDBE (CBE) utilization, we would like to note that
WCS Construction, LLC, is a certified LBE, DZE certified contractor (contractor number
LZ45355092009).

We are located in the target area in Ward 8 in southeast Washington, DC, and are a major contributor
to the growth and prosperity of the area. As a local employer, our contributions include local taxes,
the hiring of local residents on our projects and at our home office, and many significant donations of
time and funds to special projects in Washington, DC, communities.

We are also committed to the mission and goals of the CBE program and have worked with many
LSDBE businesses and supported their growth. We support the requirements of the CBE program,
the Apprenticeship program, The First Source Agreement program, and all project-specific
Memorandums of Understanding.

We consistently comply with—and often exceed—the 35 to 50% LSDBE requirements on our
projects. We value the inclusion of LSDBE/CBE subcontractors on our team and are proud of the
many outstanding projects we have completed together.

Of particular interest, we would also like to note that we have chosen to include several LSDBE/CBE
subcontractors on many of our projects in Maryland and Virginia, without any MOU requirement.

Our proposed team and all of our senior managers have more than 30 years of experience working in
the Washington, DC, area and have extensive working knowledge of available subcontractors,
including those subcontractors capable of performing well on any type of construction work in this
area. We have developed a significant subcontractor database, including an LSDBE and CBE
database of subcontractors that have helped us succeed on our projects.




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In addition, our projects have all been fully in compliance with the owner’s Memorandums of
Understanding (MOU), the LSDBE requirements for each of the MOUs, the First Source
Agreements, the DC Apprentice program, and Davis Bacon wage determination requirements.

Please find attached our record of having awarded more than $28,764,966.00 to LSDBE contractors
since December 2006. This record reflects our commitment to the LSDBE program and ideals. Most
of the subcontractors listed have become part of our regular subcontract group and support our
construction efforts as they grow and prosper—proving the long-term benefits of this important
program.

In addition, the following list details our DC Government-approved LSDBE Participation plans for
recent projects:

                                                                     Percent Awarded To
Project Name                          Contract Amount                LSDBE Concerns

THEARC                                $26.2 Million                  34.64%
Shops at Park Village                 $21.5 Million                  46.56%
Shipley Apartments                    $10 Million                    42.35%
Southview Apartments                  $10 Million                    52.85%
The Salvation Army                    $16.5 Million                  38.84%
Asheford Court                        $26 million                    39.84%
Finnsbury Apartments                  $5.5 Million                   34.78%
Hunter Pines Apartments               $8 Million                     40.34%


We hope that this information meets with your needs. If you require additional information, please
contact us.


Sincerely,

WCS Construction, LLC



Fred A. DiPietro
Vice President of Estimating




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             WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
             Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
INTRODUCTION
The following information introduces you to the experience and capabilities of WCS Construction,
LLC. Additional project information can be found on our web site along with historical progress
photos. Web cameras allow you to see our projects being built in real time and are an included
service we offer to projects of large size and long duration.

As you review our brochure and web site, you will note that we have served in many capacities,
from general contractor to construction manager on many diverse, award winning, substantial
projects such as The Grand, Town Hall Education Arts and Recreation Campus, and Avera
Station. Our portfolio includes Gateway II, a LEED Silver office building and LEED certified
Sheridan Station, which will also be certified under District of Columbia Green Communities
Criteria.

You will also note that we are staffed with seasoned personnel with proven track records and
proven capabilities to manage your project from preliminary concept review through
preconstruction services, value engineering and fast track construction, and turn over of your
project.

Centrally located in Washington DC, WCS Construction provides its clients award winning
construction management services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. WCS Construction is
based in Washington, DC and is a CBE (Certified Business Enterprise) with the District of
Columbia. We offer a full spectrum of General Contracting, Construction Management, and
Design Build in a diverse range of project categories.

Although we are based out of the District of Columbia more than 75% of our work is in the
Mid-Atlantic region.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss how our credentials can be an asset to your
project.




    WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
    Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
MISSION STATEMENT
WCS Construction, LLC is dedicated to providing our
award winning construction services to every project we
undertake regardless of size or complexity. Our success
as a business is based on a simple and time proven
approach. We listen to our client’s needs. We understand
our clients' expectations and implement all necessary
procedures to exceed those expectations utilizing the
significant resources that our seasoned staff can bring to
bear.

We can take a project from pre-construction planning,
budgeting, scheduling, and value engineering through
the implementation of best construction and
management practices to the timely closeout by working
closely with our clients and their consultants as a team
committed to the final goal of providing what the client
desires. Our expert project management techniques and
methodologies have been honed by experience.
Anticipating potential pitfalls and planning for them
produces results, saves our clients the pain of surprise,
and assures project success.

This meticulous approach has resulted in an excellent
record of delivering enduring, cost effective projects and
satisfied customers seeking to repeat the experience.




       WCS Construction, LLC. 3303 Stanton Road, SE Washington, DC 20020-2203
       Telephone 202 889 3615 Facsimile 202-889-8875 www.wcsconstruction.com
ABOUT US
As 2007’s Contractor of the Year for Baltimore’s Tremont Grand and winner of the Washington Contractor
Award for THEARC, WCS Construction, LLC offers respected construction experience and services to the
Mid-Atlantic region. Our construction experience includes office buildings, multi-purpose commercial,
podium and high-rise residential, special use buildings, multi-family communities, elderly housing, retail,
historic renovation, as well as renovations of apartments including fully occupied renovations in
Washington DC.

“The units look better (detail trim, walls, cabinets, etc) than I have seen in 10 years and over
12,000 units.” – Steve Bair, Senior Vice President of Construction for Simpson Housing

Our success as a business is an outcome of our thoughtful approach to client's objectives and
requirements. Drawing on our knowledge and experience, we can enhance the design of your project to
allow significant savings. A close relationship with architects and engineers allows savings to be obtained

up front, giving you the best value for your dollar.
Our goal is to exceed your expectations through
meticulous methodology. We have an excellent
record of delivering enduring, and cost effective
projects.

The local industry expertise and senior staff
experience of well over 100 years have made
WCS Construction one of the most knowledgeable
General Contractors in the metropolitan area.

WCS Construction was established in 2001 owned
by Chris Smith. As WCS Construction grew in size
and acquired seasoned personnel, we were called
on by other developers for their project’s
construction services. This exposure enabled WCS
Construction to seek growth by servicing third party
clients. This third party work has grown to more
than 94% of WCS Construction's activity as we
continue to expand.

                                                              Percentages of Revenues 2008
                                                                    (divided by client)
3rd MOST ACTIVE CONTRACTOR IN WASHINGTON, DC

WCS Construction, LLC is the third most active contractor in
Washington, D.C. as reported by the Washington, D.C.
Economic Partnership's annual DC Development Report for
2007, 2008 and 2009.

The category is judged under the criteria of projects
completed annually, under construction, planned or
proposed.




AREAS OF OPERATION

While WCS Construction, LLC is based in Washington, D.C., our
regional experience and ability to mobilize have resulted in more
than half our construction activity being spread across Northern
Virginia and Maryland.

We bring the expertise and "can do" attitude with us
wherever our clients projects are located.
Best Practices
                                    WCS Construction, LLC top executives engage at the
                                    outset of every project to gain a complete understanding
                                    of the project requirements and match the needs of the
                                    job with the best qualified, most appropriate personnel.

                                    The project team maintains an open dialogue with the
                                    client throughout the cycle of the project. The WCS
                                    team, at every level, strives for an end product that
                                    meets or exceeds client expectations.

                                    WCS Construction, LLC views every project as an
                                    opportunity to create a long-term relationship with the
                                    client.

                                    Preconstruction and Bidding

                                    Our goal is to provide the owner with a project consistent
                                    with his/her long term goals. WCS Construction, LLC will
                                    provide the owner with an objective overview of products
                                    and their intended use. We endeavor to attract and
                                    secure the number of bidders necessary to obtain
                                    competitive pricing of work. Through proper planning the
                                    most effective costs savings are realized.
 Construction Phases

 During the construction phase, WCS Construction’s management procedures are
 strengthened by our preconstruction methods. The transition from planning construction to
 the start of construction allows us to better control time and cost within the budget and
 schedule parameters set for the project.

 •   Project Procedures and Processes
 •   Cost Control
 •   Contract Administration
 •   Submittal Review and RFI Management
 •   Subcontractor Coordination
 •   Safety Management
 •   Quality Control
 •   Project Management Software including: Prolog, Timberline, MS Project & Suretrak
Experience and Commitment
WCS Construction believes in participating in the community. The WCS Construction
office is located in Washington DC, where we pay local taxes and employ local
residents. This contributes to the economic vitality of the area where much of the
company’s work is performed.

Local Business Enterprise & Development Enterprise Zone
WCS Construction has been located in the District of Columbia Ward 8 for nine years
and is recognized as a LBE and DEZ business.

Certified Business Enterprise
WCS Construction, LLC is an CBE (Certified Business Enterprise) company. The CBE
program develops contract and procurement preference and set-aside opportunities
for District-based businesses. The District's discretionary spending can be directed to
District businesses that support and contribute directly to job creation and the tax
base. These efforts result in a much stronger local economy.


First Source Program and Section 3
All of WCS Construction’s Washington DC projects create jobs for District based
businesses and utilize the First Source Agreement Program where people located in the
DC area receive priority for employment opportunities. WCS Construction participates
in Section 3 to assure low-income residents and business preference in the hiring and
awarding of contracts.

LEED & Green Building Experience
               WCS Construction works to increase the efficiency of the resources
               our buildings will utilize. It is important to implement improvements in
               design, construction, operation, maintenance, and removal
               throughout the building's life cycle so that we can reduce the impact
               on human health and the environment.

               Having a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
               accredited individual on your team is worth 1 LEED point.
Our estimating staff is capable of pricing all the possible LEED points and that is
invaluable in ascertaining the costs of the various credits and analyzing which credits
are reasonable to obtain from a cost, time and building infrastructure perspective.

See our attached portfolio for LEED projects: Federal Gateway II and Sheridan Station.
AWARDS
Mid-Atlantic Construction Project of the Year Award 2009
  Solomon G. Brown Corps Center, Washington, DC.

AGC of DC New Construction Award 2009
 Solomon G. Brown Corps Center, Washington, DC.

2009 Best of Washington – General Construction
  WCS Construction

WBC Craftsmanship Awards 2009 – Special Construction
 Solomon G. Brown Corps Center, Washington, DC.

2008 Best of Washington – General Contractors
  WCS Construction

AGC of DC New Construction Award 2008
  Avera Station, Vienna, VA

ABC Baltimore Contractor of the Year 2007
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

Craftsmanship Award 2006
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

AGC Washington Contractor Award 2006
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

Best ‘06 - Best Adaptive Reuse
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Heritage - Historic Preservation Award 2006
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

AGC Washington Contractor Award 2005
  THEARC, Washington, DC.

Transformed 2005
  The Grand, Baltimore, MD

Faith in the City 2002
  St. Thomas More School, Washington, DC
Online Services
The www.wcsconstruction.com website is a tool that allows us to communicate with
clients about our mission, aid them in product selection, and keep them informed of
project progress with historical photo documentation and live video streams.

                                  Portfolio
                                  Our portfolio of construction work is available to
                                  browse via our website, which offers a breakdown of
                                  projects into the key categories of Residential and
                                  Commercial,     with    sub-categories    for  each
                                  construction type. Individual projects contained
                                  within our online portfolio have project information
                                  as well as progress photos that are updated one per
                                  month. This historical documentation can also be
                                  provided on CD to clients.

                                  Live Webcams
                                  WCS Construction, LLC utilizes the latest technology
                                  to provide 360° pan tilt and zoom camera live feeds
                                  of our projects to our owners. Project managers and
                                  clients now have the ability to view the construction
                                  progress of their project in real time. The cameras
                                  have the ability to follow a pre-programmed tour,
                                  moving from one part of a project to the next as well
                                  as zooming in to provide a detailed view of specific
                                  phases in construction.

                                  The web cams are viewable through the WCS
                                  Construction, LLC web site under WCS Construction
                                  Live!
Portfolio
Representative Project Completed – Historic Tax Credits
THE GRAND, Baltimore, MD
Client: 225 North Charles Street, LLC
Type: Historic Renovation (Historic tax credits)
Total Square Foot: 90,000 SF
Value: $27.2 million
Awards: ABC Baltimore Contractor of the Year 2007, Craftsmanship
Award 2006, AGC Washington Contractor Award 2006, Best Adaptive
Reuse 2006, Baltimore Heritage Historic Preservation Award 2006

The Grand has won multiple awards since its completion in 2006.
Restoration and renovations to 90,000 SF of the former Masonic Temple,
includes restoration of interior marble, plaster, scagliola, wood, and
historic façade. The Grand featured historic tax credits and included lead
paint and asbestos removal. Included in this restoration work are new
installations such as a commercial kitchen, an elevator, lighting, power
system, HVAC system, plumbing system, sprinkler system and life safety
systems. Roof additions and conveying systems. The Grand provides
over 38,000 SF of luxurious banquet and meeting space.
THE GRAND, Baltimore, MD – Historic Tax Credits
Representative Project Completed
MONTGOMERY ARMS APARTMENTS, Silver Spring, MD
Client: Housing Opportunity Commission of Montgomery County, Maryland
Type: Apartments Renovation (Historic tax credits)
Units: 130 Units (3 buildings)
Value: $15 million
This project features total building renovation of a three building historic apartment complex, inclusive of
new installations of kitchens, bathrooms, windows, roofs, elevators and flooring. The electrical and
mechanical work for this project required new electrical services, new HVAC system and fire alarm
systems. Wheel chair lifts were added to the lobbies. Montgomery Arms Apartments featured historic tax
credits and included lead paint and asbestos removal.
Representative Project Completed
THEARC, Washington, DC
Client: Building Bridges Across the River
Type: Multi-Purpose Construction
Total Square Foot: 110,000 SF
Value: $26.2 million
Awards: AGC Washington Contractor Award 2005
Located in the heart of South East D.C., this 110,000 SF two story community building offers various
youth education and entertainment programs for the neighboring communities. This complex features a
state-of-the-art theater, multiple classrooms for Washington Middle School, gymnasium for Boys & Girls
Club of Greater Washington, wellness clinic, acoustically perfect practice rooms and recital halls for
Levine School of Music and floating floor dance studios for Washington Ballet.
THEARC, Washington, DC
Representative Project Completed
THE SALVATION ARMY SOLOMON G. BROWN CORPS COMMUNITY
CENTER, Washington, DC
Client: The Salvation Army
Type: Multi-Purpose Construction
Total Square Foot: 74,000 SF
Value: $16.8 million
Awards: Mid-Atlantic Construction Project of the Year 2009, AGC of DC New Construction Award 2009,
WBC Craftsmanship Award 2009


74,049 Gross SF (46,645 Total F.A.R.), five story building with additional 1 level below-grade parking
with 145 spaces. Building uses consist of 4,100 SF of retail space on the 1st Floor, as well as providing
workforce training, daycare center, chapel, classrooms, a health club, and a rooftop running track.
SOLOMON G. BROWN CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER,
Washington, DC
Representative Project Completed
SOUTHEAST SUPER GIANT, Washington, DC
Client: CHR, LLP
Type: Retail Construction
Total Square Foot: 65,000 SF
Value: $8 million


65,000 SF supermarket located at the Shops at Park Village on Alabama Avenue. Giant Foods, a
subsidiary of Stop and Shops and wholly owned by Ahold International, will provide a significant
economic boost as well as much needed shopping convenience to the local community. The project
included the construction of a 30,000 SF modular retaining wall under difficult conditions. This project
was delivered in 6 months from a certified pad.
SOUTHEAST SUPER GIANT, Washington, DC
Representative Project Completed
SHOPS AT PARK VILLAGE, Washington, DC
Client: CHR, LLC
Type: Retail Construction
Total Square Foot: 114,000 SF
Value: $21.5 million


This project was a completely new façade with 15,000 SF addition, new electrical and gas services for
tenants and a new roof. The Shops at Park Village are located next to the new Super Giant Food Store,
and close to the Asheford Court single family homes project.
SHOPS AT PARK VILLAGE, Washington, DC
Representative In Development
CAPITOL GATEWAY MARKETPLACE, Washington, DC
Client: A&R Development
Type: Office, Retail, Residential (LEED project)
Units: 306 (two 5 story buildings and one 8 story), 8 story office building, ground level retail.
Value: $81 million
This transit-oriented development in Washington D.C. combines office, retail and residential uses on a 10-
acre site next to the Capitol Heights Metro Station, adjacent to East Capitol Street.

Proposed construction includes:

Phase 1 has a Shoppers Food Warehouse 61,000 SF, two small retail building 5,000 SF each, two five
story wood framed residential buildings 90,000 SF each 78 units each and 194,000 SF of underground
parking serving the first phase. The residential buildings have some retail on the first floors for a budgeted
phase 1 total of $38 million.

Phase 2 has a high rise concrete residential 8 story residential building 146,000 SF and 150 units and a
high rise 8 story concrete office building 118,000, a 5,000 SF bank and a 5,000 SF retail building and
200,000 SF of underground parking serving the second phase. This phase total $43 million
Representative In Development
2 M STREET, Washington, DC
Client: William C. Smith & Co
Type: New construction apartments (LEED Silver project)
Units: 314 apartments
Value: $67 million

The building is a new concrete high rise apartment building 389,900 SF including 75,000 SF underground
parking and 314 apartments with 6,000 SF of retail on the first floor. This will be a LEED Silver Certificate
building. There will be a pool, party room, pool kitchen and recreational area on the roof.
There are a building amenities are varied offering the tenants a club room, bar and lounge, theater room,
business center, mail room, public restrooms, billiards room as well as leasing and mangers offices. 30%
of the 314 unit market-rate apartment building will be "affordable."
Representative Project In Development
FEDERAL GATEWAY II, Washington, DC
Client: 250 M Street
Type: Office Construction
Total Square Foot: 310,000 SF of Class A LEED Silver Office Space
Net Rentable: 235,000 SF
Value: $50 million

Federal Gateway II at 250 M Street SE will form a corner post to a future Canal Park area between and
behind the buildings. Federal Gateway II will be an 11-story Class A LEED Gold office building with four
levels of underground parking to accommodate 237 spaces, 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail, and
215,000 square feet of office space, including a conference center on the 11th floor with a terrace
overlooking the future Canal Park.
Representative Project in Development
801 N Capital Street, Washington, DC
Client: Cassidy & Pinkard
Type: Renovation (Façade and Lobby)
Value: $460,000
The project involves the renovation of the lobby at 801 North Capital Street, in NW Washington DC.
Improvements will include expansion that will more than double the space, relocation of the main
entrance with all new storefront glazing, and refurbishment of the existing elevators. The new lobby
interior walls will be clad with high end glass and stainless steel panels that will accentuate the new
granite flooring. The existing ceiling will be raised, providing a new coffered ceiling bringing more of an
open perspective to the new reception and waiting areas.
Representative In Development
2 M STREET, Washington, DC
Client: William C. Smith & Co
Type: New construction apartments (LEED Silver project)
Units: 314 apartments
Value: $67 million

The building is a new concrete high rise apartment building 389,900 SF including 75,000 SF underground
parking and 314 apartments with 6,000 SF of retail on the first floor. This will be a LEED Silver Certificate
building. There will be a pool, party room, pool kitchen and recreational area on the roof.
There are a building amenities are varied offering the tenants a club room, bar and lounge, theater room,
business center, mail room, public restrooms, billiards room as well as leasing and mangers offices. 30%
of the 314 unit market-rate apartment building will be "affordable."
Representative Project Underway
SHERIDAN STATION, Washington, DC
Client: Sheridan Terrace Redevelopment LLC
Type: Town Home and Apartment Construction (LEED certified, Green Homes)
Units: 344 (104 units in 4-Story loft-style apartment building, 238 mix of town homes and four-unit walk-
ups)
Value: $66.8 million
Sheridan Station will be a mixed use development featuring for sale and rental town homes, apartments
and senior living units. The multifamily building will be certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s
LEED for HOMES Midrise Pilot Program and the District of Columbia Green Communities Criteria.
The site contains 11 acres of vacant land located directly East of Sheridan Road, bound by Howard Road,
Sayles Place, Bowen Place, Stanton Road, and Pomeroy Road in the Anacostia neighborhood of DC. The
development entity is a partnership between lead developer William C. Smith & Co., Union Temple
Community Development Corporation, and The Jackson Investment Company. The Public Sector Partners
are the District of Columbia Housing Authority and the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic
development. On-Site Parking, 3 Tot Lots, Roof Terrace, Green Design Features.
Representative Project In Development (HUD funding)
PARK VISTA, Washington, DC
Client: WCS Development
Type: Condominiums
Units: 78 condominium units
Value: $10 million
The Park Vista development will be the conversion of a 78 unit apartment project into an 83 unit apartment
project, including a rental office. Park Vista was constructed in 1948 and is made up of three buildings. The
buildings are brick and concrete block construction with supporting steel columns and beams. Some roofs
are flat and the others are a-frame with slate.

The units were heated from a central boiler and utilized window-unit air conditioners for cooling. Domestic
hot water was supplied from a hot water heater. The boiler and hot water heater were gas-fired. PV Limited
Partnership completed the interior demolition of the units. As part of the demo work, the following were
removed from within the buildings: the interior walls and studs, the water systems, the electrical conduit, the
existing gas service, the boiler room equipment, the existing appliances and cabinets and the flooring. The
title flooring and mailboxes were removed from the common areas stairways. All asbestos and most lead
paint abatement was completed.

The units the Park Vista will be reconfigured while keeping the supporting beams and columns in place.
Fifty units receive twelve foot bump cuts that will be of 4’ wood stud construction with vinyl siding. The
rental office will be renovated and five new units will be created in the basement space. The project will
contain six accessible units. The project will receive long overdue renovations, including the replacement
and shoring up the roofs; replacement of windows and doors; installation of new carpeting, title flooring, and
plumbing and lighting fixtures; and the relocation and upgrading of bathrooms and kitchens.
Representative Project Completed
AVERA STATION, Fairfax, VA
Client: Beazer Homes Corp
Type: Condominiums Construction,
4-Story wood frame construction over 2 levels of parking
Total Square Foot: 315,000 SF
Value: $47 million
Awards: AGC of DC New Construction Award 2008
New construction of 250 units with a gross area of 315,000 SF. The work includes construction of a
four story wood frame apartment condominium building over two story below grade cast-in-place
concrete enclosed parking structure (400 spaces). Project started August 2006 and was completed in
mid-May 2008, finishing 2.5 months early with cost savings of $2 million dollars.
AVERA STATION, Fairfax, VA
Representative Project Underway
THE RESERVE AT TYSON’S CORNER,
Vienna, VA
Client: Simpson Housing, LLLP.
Type: Condominiums Construction,
4-Story wood frame construction over 2 levels of parking
Total Square Foot: 322,514 SF
Value: $50 million
The Tyson’s Reserve Project includes the construction of eight connected, four story wood frame apartment
buildings, containing 267 total units, all situated over a 2-story below grade, 180,000 SF cast-in-place concrete,
444 space, parking structure. The parking garage is capped with a 12” thick concrete podium slab which
supports the wood frame residence buildings and three on structure courtyards.
“The units look better (detail trim, walls, cabinets, etc) than I have seen in 10 years and over 12,000 units I have
seen” – Steve Bair, Senior Vice President of Construction for Simpson Housing
THE RESERVE AT TYSON’S CORNER, Vienna, VA
Representative Project Underway
RHODES HILL SQUARE, Arlington, VA
Client: Waterford Arlington, LLC
Type: Condominiums Construction,
4-Story wood frame construction over 1 level of parking
Total Square Foot: 244,000 SF
Value: $32 million
Rhodes Hill Square is a luxury condominium project in the Clarendon section of Arlington, VA near the Iwo
Jima Memorial consisting of 89 residences. Units range in size from 1,100 SF to over 2,000 SF with an
average retail value of $1,000,000. This development consists of three wood framed 4 story buildings over
concrete underground parking garages. 87% of the units are two stories with either private rooftop decks or
on grade terraces including oak stairways between floors and leading to either private garage access or
Treck roof decks. All units feature hardwood flooring, travertine tiled baths with soaking tubs, granite vanity
tops, Jeld Wen aluminum clad wood windows and exterior doors, and gourmet kitchens with granite counter
tops, high end cabinets, and upscale professional series appliances.
RHODES HILL SQUARE, Arlington, VA
Representative Project Completed
8045 NEWELL STREET, Silver Spring, MD
Client: The Patriot Group, LLC.
Type: Condominiums Construction,
5-Story wood frame construction over 1 level of parking
Units: 120
Value: $18 million


This project features the first true five story wood-framed structure in the state of Maryland. This
building, located in Silver Spring, MD, consists of 120 units of condominiums with a fitness center,
parking garage, elevators, terrace level with patios, street level arcade area, social room, landscaping
and hardscaping areas. WCS Construction provided construction, budgeting and value engineering on
this project.
8045 NEWELL STREET, Silver Spring, MD
Representative Project Completed
Metro Place @ Town Center, Camp Springs, MD
Client: Metropolitan Development.
Type: Apartment Construction,
4-Story wood frame construction
Units: 397
Value: $60 million


397 units across six, four story buildings. Access to all buildings from a five level car garage. Amenities
include swimming pool, inside basketball court, tennis court and tot lot. We assumed this project from a
failed general contractor and remedied many construction flaws and corrected deficiencies to deliver a
timely completed project.
Representative Project Completed
3333 WISCONSIN AVE, Washington, DC
Client: William C. Smith & Co.
Type: Rehabilitation
Units: 100 Units
Value: $12.5 million


Total gut and rehabilitation of existing 117,134 SF 10 story nursing center into 100 luxury rental
apartments. The project will contain new HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm and sprinkler systems with
a mix of efficiency, one and two bedroom units. Amenity package includes rooftop deck, club room, fitness
center, theater and high-end products.
3333 WISCONSIN AVE, Washington, DC
Representative Project In Development
SKYLAND TOWN CENTER, Washington, DC
Client: Rappaport Development & William C. Smith
Type: Retail, Condominium, and Town Home, Construction
Units: 475 (includes 20 town house units over ground floor retail)
Value: $106 million

The Skyland shopping center at Alabama Avenue and Good Hope Road SE is being redeveloped into a town
center that will include 279 square feet of retail with structured parking and 475 residential units in a town
square configuration. The $106 million project will feature retail on the ground floor with three- and four-story
residential units above. Structured and ground level parking will provide nearly 1,800 parking spaces. The
development team includes lead developer Rappaport Companies, William C. Smith & Co., Harrison-Malone
Development, Washington East Foundation and Marshall Heights Community Development Organization.

WCS Construction, LLC is providing value engineering, budgets and pre-construction services. Construction
will start in 2011. Skyland Town Center will include 180,000 SF of retail space.

The project will be LEED certified and will utilize tax-increment financing and New Market Tax Credits. The
project will exemplify how public-private partnerships can dramatically revitalize neighborhoods. The project
is currently in for PUD approval.
Representative Project In Development
ARCHER PARK, Washington, DC
Client: WCS Development
Type: Condominiums
Units: 240 condominium units (24 buildings)
Value: $35.9 million

At Archer Park, 240 new condominiums will provide much-needed workforce housing for the District’s
residents. Prices will range from the mid $200,000’s to the mid $300,000’s. The project architect is EDG
Architects. Demolition of the old site began in 2005.

The topography of the site provides for impressive views of the park across the street. Exterior design will
resemble townhomes, while the interiors will have a more urban, sleek element.

The project is in the preconstruction and permitting stage.
  REFERENCES
Owner: A & R Development                          Owner: Waterford Arlington, LLC
1040 Park Avenue Suite 300                        Contact: Jan A. Zachariasse
Baltimore, Maryland 21201                         Phone#: (703) 674-1699
Contact: Tracey Barnehill                         Contact: Robert R. Baxter
Phone #: (410) 783-4558                           Phone#: (703) 674-1699
Project(s): Capitol Gateway Marketplace           Project(s): Rhodes Hill Square

Owner: William C. Smith & Company                 Owner: Building Bridges Across the River
1100 New Jersey Ave, SE #1000                     Contact: Skip McMahon
Washington, DC 20003                              Phone #: (301) 529-4397
Contact: Mr. Matt Ritz
Phone #: (202) 371-1220                           Contact: Edmund Fleet
Project(s): 2 M Street, Washington DC             Phone #: (202) 889-5901
                                                  Project(s): THEARC
Owner: Eric Colbert & Associates, PC
Contact: Eric Colbert                             Architect: Martin Architectural Group
Phone #: (202) 289-6800                           Contact: Peter Anderson
Project(s): 3333 Wisconsin Ave                    Phone #: (215) 665-1080
                                                  Project(s): Avera Station
Owner: Cates Engineering
Contact: Brian L. Cates                           Owner: Giant / The Stop & Shop
Phone #: (703) 899-4584                           Contact: Juan-Carlos Vivas
Project(s): Rhodes Hill Square                    Phone #: (301) 386-0480
                                                  Projects(s): Shops at Park Village, Super Giant
Owner: Heffner Architects, PC
Contact: James C. Heffner, III                    Architect: Smith Group
Phone #: 703-549-7766                             Contact: Elaine Gray
Project(s): Rhodes Hill Square                    Phone #: (202) 974-0869
                                                  Project(s): Solomon G Brown Corps Center
Owner: SK & I Architects
Contact: Abed Benzina                             Owner: The Salvation Army
Phone #: 301-654-9300                             Contact: Captain Steve Morris
Project(s): Reserve at Tyson’s Corner, Sheridan   Phone #: (202) 756-3913
Terrace                                           Project(s): Solomon G Brown Corps Center

Owner: Beazer Homes Corp.                         Owner: Metropolitan Development
Contact: Donald W. Knutson                        Contact: Jim Wurzel
Phone #: (703) 563-0335                           Phone #: (703) 770-3680
Cell #: (703) 928-9470                            Project(s): Metropolitan @ Town Center
Project(s): Avera Station

Owner: Simpson Housing
Contact: Steve Bair
Phone#: (303) 888-2042

Contact: George Chopivsky
Phone#: (202) 261-6501
Cell #: (202) 222-5678
Project(s): Reserve at Tyson’s Corner

								
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