Gannett-USA Today Headquarters

Tysons Corner, VA
Owner: Gannett Company, Inc.
Architect: Kohn, Pederson, Fox Associates
Engineer: TOLK, Inc.
Contract Value: $17.5 Million

The Gannett-USA Today project is the headquarters building for the Gannett Corporation as well as the facility where the USA Today publications are published and transmitted to their printing operation.  The entire project is over 1.5 million square feet including the parking garage and is located on over 30 acres of land.

The mechanical systems consist of four 600 ton centrifugal chilled water refrigeration machines, approximately 100 air-handling units, over 800 fan powered terminal units, 200 fans and several self-contained and split system units.  There are over 1.5 million pounds of ductwork and over 20,000 linear feet of HVAC piping incorporated into this project.  The automation system consists of a digital building management and control system including over 20,000 points and integration with the building electrical power, lighting, and fire alarm systems. 

The plumbing systems include over 700 fixtures, 90,000 linear feet of pipe and five interior and exterior water features.