Spotlights

2022 Women in Construction: Amritha Rajan, Bright Power

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
I am very proud of the six NYCHA projects I have been working on since the beginning of 2020, all which have closed recently and will be starting construction this

2022 Women in Construction: Tammy Ching, Samanea New York

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
My greatest professional achievement in the past 12 months was building the first 99 Ranch Market in New York State, which is a 45,602 s/f supermarket that will be the second anchor tenant to open at Samanea New York in over 20 years. The property is an iconic location that was once

2022 Women in Construction: Amy Jarvis, Spacesmith

Why should women consider a career in construction?
Women, men, and everyone should consider a career in construction because there are so many places to find a fit for your skills and your passions.

2022 Women in Construction: Emma Kurihara, Bright Power

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
This year, I became a RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rater. Part of the certification process involved mentored field trainings, where I learned

2022 Women in Construction: Helen Herrick, MBH Architects

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
I am thrilled that the new Bucherer (formerly Tourneau) flagship store opened on 57th and Madison last fall. We had a great team from our New York and California offices and

2022 Women in Construction: Traci Rivera-Renna, Traci’s Permits

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
While the world has had many changes so have I as a person and a female business owner in construction. Last March I was diagnosed with breast cancer and after many challenges it is safe to say I beat it. After being hit with

2022 Women in Construction: Rebecca Kinal, AKRF, Inc.

Starting out in the construction business, who or what empowered you?
AKRF provides its environmental engineers with project management experience early in our careers, with the independence to learn on the job and put our own imprint on

2022 Women in Construction: Taylor Steucke, Holt Construction

Starting out in the construction business, who or what empowered you?
In the beginning I was most empowered by the other women I saw around me. Their commanding presence, intelligence, and support was inspiring. Construction I think is

2022 Women in Construction: Christine Erath, Neureise Group Inc.

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
The notable project for Neureise Group in the past 12 months is a reception desk for a major investment firm. Our team created a beautiful reception desk

2022 Women in Construction: AnaTracey Hawkins, CNY

Who within your own firm has helped you succeed within the construction industry?
The owners of CNY, Ken Colao, Steve Colao, and Dennis Prude. My role is very much that of an intrapreneur. Ken, Steve, and Dennis have