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