Newport News, VA

The Apprentice School

Newport News Shipbuilding – a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) – is the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy Submarines. With more than 20,000 employees, Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States.

The Apprentice School, which was founded in 1919 at Newport News Shipbuilding, is the reeminent apprenticeship program in the nation and offers four-, five-, and eight-year apprenticeships in nineteen shipbuilding disciplines and eight advanced programs of study. The school provides 13 percent of Newport News Shipbuilding’s 23,000 employees, and 44 percent of the waterfront leadership.This project was a mixed-use development born out of a public-private partnership between the City of Newport News, the Commonwealth of Virginia and Armada Hoffler Properties.

Major Tenants — Partnership between Armada Hoffler, Newport News Shipbuilding and the City of Newport News

Contract Value — $23.0 Million

81,000
square feet
Education
property type
2013
completed

UPDATE AS OF June 1, 2020: At Armada Hoffler, our goal remains the safety and well-being of our employees, their families and all of our stakeholder groups.  In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our offices have pivoted to a phased-in approach consisting of remote work and in office work. We are working every day to remain consistent with guidelines and protocol issued by the state authorities. Implementation of contingency plans for unseen circumstances such as this, allow our employees to conduct business as usual, regardless of office location. We are committed to providing the same support to our partners and tenants as well as continued communication for our investors. We have always been dedicated to the communities around us and devoted to do our part to keep them safe. We will continue to monitor the situation as it progresses and provide updates as needed.