Akima Company Awarded $43.7M Construction Contract at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam


Efforts will include renovation of historic hangar that was damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor

March 23, 2021

Herndon, VA – Akima today announced that its subsidiary, Portico, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide renovation services, as well as infrastructure repairs and upgrades, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The contract is valued a $43.7 million and was awarded by the USAF 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Group HQ at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.

Portico will provide renovation services and oversee multiple hangar upgrades at the base, including to historic Hangar 5, which was damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The contract will also include repairs and upgrades to electrical, mechanical, and communications infrastructure.

“Akima is honored that one of our companies will provide construction support to a project with an important connection to our nation’s military history,” said Bill Monet, Akima President and CEO. “We work tirelessly to offer best-fit solutions for our military customers, and this work with the U.S. Air Force represents another opportunity to deliver efficient support that will provide long-lasting value.”

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is one of the Navy’s busiest harbors. Its mission is to enable maximum mission readiness of tenant commands and activities by providing the highest quality installation services, facilities support, and quality of life programs. Annually, Naval Station Pearl Harbor completes an average of 65,000 boat runs and transports 2.4 million passengers between Ford Island and other harbor locations.

About Portico

Portico, an Akima Company, provides end-to-end construction services to a wide variety of federal, state, local, and commercial clients. Through relentless pursuit of the peak standards of design, construction, safety, project management, and business operations, Portico delivers highest quality, lowest cost, and long-lasting value for customers. As a small business, wholly owned by an Alaska Native Corporation, Portico is a strategic partner for comprehensive facility renovation and complex electrical and heavy highway construction services. To learn more about Portico, visit www.porticoservices.com.

About Akima

Akima is a global enterprise with more than 7,500 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, IT and mission support, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2020, Washington Technology ranked Akima #39 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about Akima, visit www.akima.com.

Akima is more than one company. We are a portfolio of 8(a) companies, small businesses, and other operating organizations. We take pride in being both specialized and nimble — two qualities that allow us to respond quickly to our customers’ unique needs.