Design / Build

FilBen Group, RSF Partners, McAlpine Contracting, and H2M Architects + Engineers break ground on $54 million assisted living facility

Montebello, NY Owner/developers FilBen Group and RSF Partners, general contractor McAlpine Contracting, and designer H2M Architects + Engineers broke ground for Braemar at Montebello, a new 200-resident, 133,675 s/f, four-level luxury assisted living residence located on 6.2 acres in Lower Hudson Valley acres at 250 Lafayette Ave.

Shawmut Design and Construction names Bishop chair of the board of directors

New York, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has appointed current board member Kimberly Bishop to chair of the board of directors. Bishop’s new role is to engage board members who bring diverse perspectives and specialized expertise to their roles.

Skanska awarded $480 million contract by MTA to construct Jamaica Bus Depot

Queens, NY Skanska, a global construction and development firm, has been awarded a contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to carry out the $480 million construction of the new Jamaica Bus Depot, delivering a new LEED-certified bus depot and accompanying administrative building.

DeSimone Consulting is expanding by acquiring Dowco Group’s business

New York, NY DeSimone Consulting Engineering D.P.C., is continuing it’s expansion with a new agreement to acquire Dowco Group’s global detailing, preconstruction and building information modeling services business.

Skanska Construction granted $74.2m contract to improve circulation at Grand Central 42nd St. Station

New York, NY, Skanska has been selected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to make circulation improvements to the Grand Central 42nd St. Station. The $74.2 million project will include upgrades to the station’s existing structures and systems in place.

Swinerton hires Brown as operations manager for the Northeast market

New york, NY Swinerton has hired Sloane Brown as operations manager for the Northeast market. Brown will be based in the NYC office, which opened in June of 2021. She shares a “New York state of mind,” having begun her career in New York City and now returning after having worked in her home state of California for a number of years.

Racanelli achieves Diamond Level in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ National Safety Program

Melville, NY Racanelli Construction Company, Inc. has been confirmed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) at the STEP Diamond Level in 2022 for safety. STEP is a safety management system for participants regardless of company size or type of work.

AIA New York selects the winners of the 2023 Design Awards

New York, NY A jury of independent architects, educators, and planners from outside New York City convened to select the winners of the 2023 AIA New York Design Awards. The jurors presented the 18 winning projects at a symposium at the Center for Architecture.

JRM completes new St. Francis College campus for Tishman Speyer

Brooklyn, NY JRM Construction Management has completed the new St. Francis College campus, spanning across the lobby, as well as floors 5 through 7 of the Wheeler Building. Located at 181 Livingston St., this property was a JRM core and shell project completed for Tishman Speyer.

F.W. Sims completes central terminal building replacement at the LaGuardia Airport

Queens, NY F.W. Sims, a subsidiary of Electra USA, completed a project working on a central terminal building replacement at the LaGuardia Airport. The goal of this project was to complete renovating the airport, including a unified terminal system, spacious gate areas, architecture and modern amenities to deliver a 21st century experience for passengers.