The U.S. Navy recently awarded a $27 million contract option to San Diego-based Harper Construction Co. Inc.

Harper will build a portion of the student officer quarters at The Basic School at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. Work is expected to be complete by November 2016.

The deal is a modification to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price contract.

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command of Washington, D.C., awarded the contract.

— SDBJ Staff Report