Thanksgiving Basket Drive

SEDC was proud to participate in SOME’s (So That Others Might Eat) Thanksgiving Basket Drive for a third year in a row. SOME is a community-based organization that collects and distributes dinner baskets to low-income families or individuals. For more about them and how they assist the Washington, D.C., community, visit their website.

Four Projects Win NAIOP DC | MD Awards

The awards keep rolling in for West End Square 50 and 1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW. The latest are from NAIOP DC|MD, which presented an Award of Excellence for “Best Multi-Family, Washington, DC” to Clark Construction Group for Eastbanc’s West End Square 50, and an Award of Merit to Grunley Construction Company for best renovations/historic restoration on 1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW. SEDC and our parent company, Schnabel Engineering, had a hand in the foundation design phase for both projects, as well as construction observation services for 1789 Massachusetts Avenue.  Earlier in the year, Engineering News-Record/MidAtlantic recognized 1789 Massachusetts Avenue NW with an Award of Merit in the renovation/restoration category and West End Square 50 with an Award of Merit for office/retail/mixed-use.

Two outstanding multi-family developments in Silver Spring, Maryland, also received NAIOP DC|MD awards. Congratulations to Stantec Architecture and Donohoe for recognition of The Bonifant, which earned an Award of Excellence for “Best Multi-Family, Montgomery County” and to The Tower Companies on receiving an Award of Merit for “Best Multi-Family, Montgomery County” for The Pearl. SEDC and our parent company both contributed to foundation design and construction observation services.

It’s Official – Schnabel Engineering DC is a CBE!

It’s official and Schnabel Engineering DC (SEDC) is pleased to announce our new status as a Certified Business Enterprise (#L22053052020) by the District of Columbia’s Department of Small and Local Business Development.  The CBE empowers us to enhance project design and construction teams by meeting small business participation requirements set by the District.  We’re ready for teaming opportunities on building, transportation and water/wastewater infrastructure projects where geotechnical, geostructural and related construction phase engineering services are required. Bill Khouri, PE, and Joan Bentel, PE, are leading the charge. CBE details are here.

Announcing Schnabel Engineering DC

Schnabel Engineering DC, Inc. (SEDC) is proud to announce the opening of our new office in Washington, DC.  SEDC’s office specializes in innovative and cost-effective geotechnical design solutions.  Our personnel have over 30 years of experience working in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, and our clients have included government agencies, owners, developers, contractors, and A/E firms.

SEDC’s office will be managed by Mr. Bill Khouri, PE.  Bill has been practicing geotechnical engineering in the mid-Atlantic region for three decades and has extensive experience in the design and implementation of foundation engineering studies for commercial, higher education, office, recreational and residential buildings. Bill also specializes in forensic studies, risk mitigation, slope stability and in addressing unexpected subsurface conditions that arise during construction in a cost effective and efficient manner.

Bill will be joined by Joan Bentel, PE (Associate), Kristina Haggard (Project Engineer), Eoin Durcan (Staff Engineer), and Iridia Snowden (Office Manager).

We are happy to serve our Washington, DC clients from our new location at 4200 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite LL9, Washington, DC 20016.