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Higher Education

HITT builds a wide range of spaces for the country’s top colleges and universities so they can attract the brightest students and faculty.

Quality construction with trusted tenure

HITT’s expertise in college and university construction is evidenced by the hundreds of projects we’ve delivered on campuses nationwide.

Understanding your needs

Your goal is to attract the best minds to your institution and deliver a world-class education. We deliver specialized spaces that position your university or college as a leader and provide the flexibility for future growth.  

Comprehensive higher education expertise

We offer expertise in renovations and new construction of student housing, laboratories, theaters, and lecture halls. Our wide range of services on campus include civil and site utilities, historic restoration, MEP rehabilitations, ADA upgrades, and security enhancements.

Projects large and small

Our dedicated higher education builders can tackle large, complex jobs as well as small service work, and specialize in job order contracting and IDIQ term contracts.

Achieving your goals

You have unique timelines to deliver projects based on campus calendars. We ensure our work achieves your schedule and value goals while minimizing disruptions to students and faculty. Safety and security for everyone on campus are always our priority.

By the Numbers


Interior Fit-Out Contractor, Building Design + Construction, 2021


Higher Education Projects Delivered


Top University Sector Contractors, Building Design + Construction, 2022

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Key Team Members

Josh Foreso

Senior Vice President

Washington, DC

Brad Hunley

Senior Vice President & Business Unit Leader


Washington, DC

Mitch Filipowicz

Senior Vice President, Government

Washington, DC

Josh VanScoy

Vice President & Office Leader


Rich Ruckman, Jr.

Vice President, Government

Washington, DC


& Insights


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