Design / Build
New York, NY Shawmut Design and Construction participated in Women in Construction (WIC) week, joining the annual celebration that promotes the role of women in the construction industry and highlights the critical need for increased representation nationwide.
Pittsford, NY Empire Commercial Construction, a retail-focused division of regional general contractor Taylor The Builders, was given the construction contract for Apple Cinemas within Pittsford Plaza located at 3349 Monroe Ave. In partnership with Apple Cinemas and plaza owner Wilmorite Properties,
Manhattan, NY Hoffmann Architects + Engineers’ historic facade rehabilitation and window replacement at the 69th Regiment Armory has been selected for the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s prestigious recognition for outstanding preservation efforts.
Rochester, NY SWBR has named Marlee Beers, Adam Bonosky, Jasmine Calhoun, Josh Greenaker, Kimberly Mura, Kris Sambor, Jeff Spenard and Tom Thompson associates and shareholders of the firm. Beers, RLA, landscape architecture manager, has been with the firm since 2015.
Taylor, The Builders and Passero Associates break
ground on 8,260 s/f Hope Hall School renovation/expansion
Rochester, NY Hope Hall School broke ground last month on a major expansion and renovation of its building, part of which is over 80 years old. The project will double the size of the school’s Woodworking Center and Music Room, add an Inventory Management Center, create a brand new Science Lab, more than doubling the current lab, create a new Social Emotional Learning Classroom, and fund other critical repairs and renovations.
New York, NY The New York Building Congress released “Next Stop: Transit-Oriented Development,” a guide to New York maximizing housing production at sites near subway and commuter rail stations across the region.
Valley Cottage, NY Lincoln Equities Group (LEG) broke ground on a 220,000 s/f speculative warehouse at 625 Corporate Pl. in Rockland County. Situated on a 23-acres site in Executive Park on Rte. 303 and set for completion in Q3 2023, it will be the first modern logistics facility constructed in the county since 2009.
Manhattan, NY Elevate Research Properties, the life science subsidiary of Taconic Partners, has revealed plans for its latest project: Iron Horse Labs, a 200,000 s/f class A research lab on the Upper East Side. Iron Horse Labs will be a new lab space named after and located at the birth site of legendary baseball player, Lou Gehrig, who passed away from ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in 1941.
New York, NY Savills added Fred Buscaglia as an executive director, building on the firm’s current project management capabilities and strategic advisory services. Buscaglia holds more than 30 years of experience in construction project management and real estate advisory in the financial, insurance, media, and law firm sectors.
New York, NY Marc Spector, FAIA has launched SPECTOR Companies, a multi-disciplined enterprise with a focus on sustainability and AI innovation. Based in New York and Miami, SPECTOR offers a continuum of services that span architecture, interior design, project management, master planning, and real estate consulting services, all aimed at advancing human health and well-being in buildings and communities around the world.