Design / Build

Bellefield Development breaks ground on phase 1 of $500 million project in Hyde Park; Developed in partnership with Shaner Hotel Group

Hyde Park, NY Bellefield Development Partners, an affiliate of T-Rex Capital Group, LLC, along with representatives from the town, Dutchess County and NYS, broke ground on the Inn at Bellefield and phase 1 of the construction of Bellefield at Historic Hyde Park. 

SCA, Urbahn Architects and MPCC Corp. top out $52.4 million addition for P.S. 144

Queens, NY The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA), Urbahn Architects, and general contractor MPCC Corp. have reached the construction milestone of “topping out” – or completing the structural steel frame – for the Public School 144 addition.

MBI Group completes 25,000 s/f build out for Citizen Watch; Designed by TPG Architecture

Manhattan, NY MBI Group was retained as general contractor for the build-out of Citizen Watch’s headquarters, located on the 10th floor of 1120 Avenue of the Americas. The 25,000 s/f space was designed by TPG Architecture. 

BGA completes window replacement project at Starrett-Lehigh Building

Manhattan, NY When it opened in November 1931, The New York Times described the Starrett-Lehigh Building as “the largest of its kind in the country” and with good reason.

SWBR names Picard as chief financial officer

ROCHESTER, NY SWBR has added Michael Picard to the leadership team as CFO. With three decades of financial management experience, Picard is ...

WSP USA retrofits core of Hudson Commons; A 17-story office tower

Manhattan, NY The vision of constructing a 17-story skyscraper on top of an existing office building is nearly a reality, thanks in part to ...

MAP-designed Bronx veterans housing opens in the Bronx

Bronx, NY The first residents have moved into Melrose Commons Permanent Supportive Housing for Veterans, located in the northern portion of the Melrose Commons urban renewal area, according to Magnus Magnusson, AIA, founding principal of Magnusson Architecture and Planning PC (MAP).

IA Interior Architects teams with IIDA to create scholarship

New York, NY IA Interior Architects, in collaboration with the IIDA Foundation, has created a new scholarship that aims to promote diversity...

Innovation in building fire protection: Solutions can be superior to standard practice - by Daniel Colombini

Building codes typically offer the best of both worlds when it comes to fire protection: they are prescriptive, requiring specific materials and methods; and, they allow for “equivalent” design solutions, enabling creative approaches to be proposed.

My neighbor was robbed – The four tips to follow so that it does not happen again - by Doug Haines

My neighbor is a widow. Her husband passed away a few years ago and now her son, who works during the day, lives with her. A couple of weeks ago, in the middle of the day, while she was in the shower someone opened her front door and robbed her house.