Greenman-Pedersen Continues to Grow

With new digs in Manhattan and several megaprojects in the works, the design firm has made its mark this year throughout the region As the regional construction market continues its upward swing, design firm Greenman-Pedersen Inc. is in the right place at the right time. The firm, which has offices across the country and several […]

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New NY Bridge Builders Tout Safety Record

May 13, 2016 New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, billed as the largest bridge and highway infrastructure project in North America, is also reported to be one of the safest construction ventures in the country. According to Tappan Zee Constructors, the design-build consortium responsible for the new bridge, the total recordable incident rate is […]

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NYC Residential Construction Boom Surpasses Pre-Recession High

May 13, 2016 Permits approved in 2015 were 67 percent higher than the previous boom in 2008 BY TANAY WARERKAR @ NY Curbed It’s a well known fact that New York City is undergoing another residential building boom, but the extent of that growth has now been brought to light in a new report by […]

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New York Construction Continues to Soar

Construction starts in New York and New Jersey continued to climb this past year, with new projects reaching a value of $11.5 billion in 2015’s hot market—surpassing the $10-billion mark for the third year in a row. Click Here to View the 2015 Top Starts in New York A New York Building Congress analysis of […]

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Forging Identity through Design

February 15, 2016 Ikon.5 architects’ design for Schindler Elevator Corporation’s US Headquarters and New York office takes inspiration from the company’s Swiss heritage and highly-engineered products In an age where branding is everything, corporations like Schindler Elevator find themselves continuously jockeying for recognition and sales in a sea of like-minded competitors. But rather than bow […]

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What do you think 2016 will hold for NY’s construction sector?

February 15, 2016 What do you think 2016 will hold for the NY’s construction sector? “From my perspective I noticed two development/construction sectors that has been in the spot light. The first one, obviously is “affordable housing”. This topic has been the focal point of this current NYC administration for a few years. With the […]

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Exhibitor Interview: Technicraft Product Design

January 14, 2016 New York Build Show connects with Greg Patterson, President, Technicraft Product Design Inc. and co-inventor of Shutgun – to talk about the risks and benefits of automated sprinklers on a construction site. Q) What are the risks of having an automated sprinkler on a construction site? A) Accidents can occur on any […]

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Interview: Kai-Uwe Bergmann from Bjarke Ingels Group

January 13, 2016 Kai-Uwe Bergmann is a Partner at BIG who bring his expertise to proposals around the globe. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group is a New York and Copenhagen based group of architects designers, builders and thinkers within the fields of architecture, urbanism. research and development. What are the latest projects that you are […]

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We check in with our GOLD Sponsor, Aggreko – Dave Franks

December 15, 2015 How has the construction boom in New York affected Aggreko? We have seen a positive impact on our Business . Through new product introductions in the rental market (Natural Gas generators), we have been able to assist our customers in positioning themselves to win projects that have higher emission concerns or are […]

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Interview with Michael J. Squarzini, P.E., LEED AP – Thornton Tomasetti

December 12, 2015 Is there a skills gap in the construction industry? If so, what efforts are being made to combat this? We don’t believe there is a skills gap in the industry. We do believe there is an innovation gap, and we need to transform our industry through innovation. Where is New York when […]

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Interview with Jay Simson, CAE, the President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York)

December 11, 2015 Why do you think New York’s construction industry is doing so well at the moment? In 2015, the design and construction business is strong but still fragile on the public sector side. The overall state of the economy and confidence by private developers is key to success. Low interest rates make borrowing […]

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