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Location
Camp Pendleton, CA

Project Size / Type
Combined 41,000SF Built-to-Suit

Team

Balfour Beatty Construction
General Contractor

Neal Electric
Electrical Subcontractor

Awards & Recognition
LEED Platinum Certification

MCB Camp Pendleton - Wounded Warrior BEQ and Hope & Care Center

Project Overview

Michael Wall Engineering provided electrical construction documents for the new $31M bachelor enlisted quarters (BEQ) project at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton specifically intended for the Wounded Warrior program. The primary function of this world-class Wounded Warrior Complex is to promote and maintain the well-being, morale and speedy recovery of the wounded and injured military personnel living at Camp Pendleton. 

This facility received the first-ever LEED Platinum certification for a U.S. Marine Corps project worldwide. The energy efficiency upgrades alone are saving Camp Pendleton more than $40,000 each year.

The project included the 10,000SF Wounded Warrior Headquarters and the 2-story 31,000SF Hope & Care Center including 100 semi-private suites designed for handicapped accessibility.  The building has have lounges, kitchen facilities, a gaming area, computer room, weight training center indoor therapy pool, and an outdoor amphitheater.  The entire site was designed and built to have 100% accessibility (ADA compliant) in all indoor and outdoor spaces with the intent to provide easy access for disabled warriors without any barriers, steps, or hindrances throughout the campus.