More about FBI's new 'high-performing hub- for South Florida operations

The 380,000 square foot building shines in a 20-acre campus in Miramar


MIRAMAR, Fla. More about the building in Miramar according to FBI spokesman Jim Marshall and U.S. General Services Administration spokesperson Sauid Muwwakkil:

- FBI describes it as "a centralized, collaborative and secure workspace" that accommodates nearly 1000 FBI employees.

- The facility also includes hybrid floor layouts with open-squad bays, offices and meeting rooms; a vehicle checkpoint; and a fitness center, medical suite, commissary, automotive shop and one-half mile running trail.

- Final costs are expected to reach $194 million with final build-out remaining, falling under the $198 million budgeted for project site acquisition, design, construction, tenant improvements, and other services.   

- Businesses contributed nearly 1 million work hours during the site's construction.

- About 75 percent of construction contract dollars were awarded to Florida businesses. 

- The project exceeded small business goals in all categories, including small business enterprise, small disadvantaged, Women-Owned, HUBZONE, Veteran-Owned and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned small business.

- The site has achieved key sustainability designations for reduced environmental impact, including Two-Stars from Sustainable SITES Initiative and LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors.  The LEED Platinum for Core & Shell Certificate application is pending.

  •  - It has a 95 percent reduction in water consumption achieved through rainwater, well-water and municipal reclaimed water capture.
  • - It has a high-performance, glass curtain facade that harvests daylight, reduces heat gain and meets Florida hurricane resistance standards.
  • - It has a roof-top solar panels on the parking garage generating 1-megawatt of electricity (nearly 20 percent of the building's energy usage).