Experience: Military Facilities

SOF Simulator Facility

  • Multilevel 15,000 SF addition to existing facility
  • Facility has a 50’ clear height open bay with overhead crane for aircraft simulator
  • LEED Gold Certified by USGBC


Bates Engineers/Contractors, Inc. was selected as the Prime Contractor on this Simulator Facility located in Florida.  Unique project features include the use of helical and rammed aggregate piers during foundation installation, 250-car  pervious concrete parking lot, and special communications infrastructure to support the facility mission.  The building received LEED Gold Certification from USGBC—the first building to achieve this Certification on this Military Installation.