PCM selected as Owner’s Representative for Virgin Galactic

Chosen for it’s extensive technical expertise and project experience, Progressive Construction Management (PCM) has been chosen as Virgin Galactic’s on-site representative who will oversee¬†various aspects of the design and construction of the $225 million Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built¬†commercial spaceport.

“Ian Harmon [of PCM] has also shown a good deal of technical expertise and has a clear understanding of the design and construction process, particularly in relation to any New Mexico specific regulations or guidelines,” said Virgin Galactic Program Manager of Spaceports Mark Butler.

Located approximately 55 miles North of Las Cruces, NM, Spaceport America is the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, capable of accommodating the activities of both vertical and horizontal takeoff space launch vehicles, serving as the base for pre-flight and post-flight activities, and providing a tourism experience for interested visitors and spectators. The Spaceport will has basic operational infrastructure such as an airfield, launch pads, terminal / hangar facility, emergency response capabilities and utilities and roadways.