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Cochran & Mann Wins Contract for Volkswagen Headquarters

October 2, 2023


Cochran & Mann provided interior paint and wall coverings for over 170,000 square feet for the Volkswagen Group of America's North American Headquarters in Reston, VA.

For this landmark project, which houses the corporate offices for iconic brands such as Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti, and Volkswagen, Cochran & Mann delivers a level of sophistication and precision that aligns with the heritage of these automotive giants.

Interior Paint & Wall covering: Unveiling Automotive Excellence

At Cochran & Mann, our role in this endeavor extends beyond mere painting; we have been entrusted with the task of curating an atmosphere that will elevate the essence of automotive excellence.

The entire space spans over 170,000 gross square feet, thoughtfully distributed across seven floors within the grandeur of the 20-story Reston Gateway Office Tower.


Our commitment to delivering exceptional results shines through in the choice of materials and finishes carefully selected to represent the unique identities of the Volkswagen Group of America's brands.

  • Sherwin-Williams interior paint: Known for their quality and durability, Sherwin-Williams paints form the foundation of our interior aesthetics, ensuring a lasting, flawless finish.
  • Scuffmaster Finish: This premium paint manufacturer offers a range of finishes that not only look exquisite but also withstand the demands of a corporate environment. 
  • Rosco Chroma Key Video Paint: Precision and clarity are paramount in representing these automotive icons, and Rosco's video paint contributes to creating visually striking spaces.
  • Structura Eco Panels 'Silver Dust': Sustainability meets elegance with Structura's eco panels, bringing a touch of eco-conscious sophistication to the project.
  • Designtex Wannabe Rib 'Gravel' and 'Slate': These carefully selected wallcoverings from Designtex add texture and character, creating visual interest in key areas. 
  • Phillip Jeffries Venetian Plaster Wallcovering 'Mythical Blue': The rich, Venetian plaster wallcoverings by Phillip Jeffries evoke a sense of timeless luxury. 
  • Westfall & Kitson Ombre 'Lakefront' and 'Seaside': These captivating wallcoverings contribute to the thematic ambiance, blending seamlessly with the design concept. 
  • Felt Right Acoustical Sound Tiles: Function meets aesthetics with these sound tiles, ensuring acoustic comfort without compromising on style. 
  • Koroseal Recon Oak W5635R: Koroseal's oak wallcovering adds warmth and sophistication, completing the cohesive design palette.


Our dedication to quality and craftsmanship is instrumental in turning this vision into reality.

"We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with Volkswagen Group of America, James G. Davis Construction, and Gensler on this project. We remain committed to overcoming challenges, meeting deadlines, and exceeding expectations," said Mike Cochran, President of Cochran & Mann.

For inquiries or further information about Cochran & Mann Painting Services and our involvement in this project, please feel free to reach out to us. We look forward to future opportunities to demonstrate our commitment to excellence in the field of interior painting and wall covering.


About Cochran & Mann
Cochran & Mann is a family-owned business specializing in paint and wall coverings for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. Though we’ve grown significantly since 1990, we remain a family-owned-and-operated business guided by transparency, reliability, responsiveness, craftsmanship, and loyalty principles.

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