Phase II of Chantilly’s Commonwealth Centre Features Architectural Precast Panels

January 9, 2009 | Associate / Plant News


MIDLAND, Va. – Smith-Midland Corporation is pleased to announce that they will be providing the architectural precast concrete panels for the construction of Phase II of the Commonwealth Centre. The Centre is located in the 1,100 acres within the Westfields International Corporate Center three miles from Washington Dulles International Airport and about 25 miles from Washington D.C.

The $1.36 million contract awarded to Smith-Midland features 39,000 square feet of architectural precast panels. The panels are 6″ thick, steel reinforced, with two brown colors, one with a medium sandblast finish and one with an acid wash finish and white color with a medium sandblast finish.

Phase II of the Commonwealth Centre includes 80,000 square feet of office space as well as 105,000 square feet of retail and two hotels totaling 210,000 square feet. The building is designed to meet the requirements of a LEEDT certification program.

According to Ashley Smith, President and COO of Smith-Midland, “We are pleased to be working with Suffolk Construction on this project. They were extremely satisfied with our quality and performance on the first phase of this project and wanted us to be involved with this second phase.”

The project was awarded in June 2008 and production began in early December 2008. The erection of the building is scheduled for completion in June 2009.

Smith-Midland Corporation is a publicly traded company (OTC BB: SMID, SMIWC; Boston Stock Exchange: SMM, SMM/W). Smith-Midland develops, manufactures and sells a broad array of precast concrete products for use primarily in the construction, transportation and utilities industries. Smith-Midland has two manufacturing facilities located in Midland, Virginia and Reidsville, North Carolina. Easi-Set® Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Smith-Midland Corporation, licenses the production of Smith-Midland developed products around the world. For more information please call (540) 439-3266 or visit

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