Design / Build

The Doe Fund receives $1.128 million to renovate its first transitional residence for homeless men

Brooklyn, NY The Doe Fund, whose flagship Ready, Willing & Able program has helped thousands of homeless and formerly incarcerated men achieve self-sufficiency, unveiled plans to renovate the Gates Center for Opportunity. The transitional residence

As New York’s construction sites reopen, industry leaders must continue innovating to address new challenges - by John Fish

After almost two months since governor Cuomo announced a construction moratorium, job sites across New York State are beginning to reopen, leading industry leaders to navigate how to manage the

Executive of the Month: Monte Sinisi of Fire Barrier Experts works to enhance fire barrier performance to save lives

Manasquan, NJ Monte Sinisi, vice president of operations and assessments for Fire Barrier Experts is this month’s featured executive. Sinisi has years of experience in the field. He works tightly with companies in a variety of industries world-wide

Holt Construction builds temporary hospital with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bergen County and FEMA

Paramus, NJ Together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bergen County and FEMA, Holt Construction completed a temporary hospital in two weeks at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC). The two fully-equipped tents,

New York’s new “normal” construction health & safety protocols - by Peter Simon

As New York looks toward un-pausing, COVID-19 protocols in the construction industry are taking shape. If we look to New York construction projects that continued to work through the pause,

Landmarks preservation and the economy during COVID-19 - by Virginia Trunkes

Last month, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) resumed its public hearings since the issuance of the emergency orders stemming from the COVID-19 public health crisis. The agency is holding these hearings using the Zoom teleconferencing platform,

A new found optimism about the future of a resilient workplace - by John Capobianco

Like 57% of the workers in the country, today is my 55th day working from home. We, especially in New York City, are still reeling from the

Minimizing property tax increases for retail construction by being proactive - by David Wilkes

No need to recount the grim details of the retail sector’s downward tumble over the last half-decade culminating with the explosive lights-out induced by the 2020 Coronavirus. That’s old news. Particularly for malls aimed at

DXA studio hires Freeman as sr. architect and technical director

Manhattan, NY According to DXA studio, Thom Freeman has joined the firm as senior architect and technical director. Freeman comes to DXA with more over 20 years of professional experience ranging from

Shawmut unveils new safety protocols in response to COVID-19

New York, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has developed a COVID-19 safety plan, created in partnership with trade unions, industry peer groups, and other leading firms. The firm has rolled out safety protocols,