Spotlights

Developing Long Island: Hempstead Industrial Development Agency

Hempstead, NY 2023 was a very good year for the town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency (IDA). The IDA, which serves the residents of New York state’s largest town, closed on 11 projects that will bring more

Developing Long Island: McDonough PLLC

Long Island, once a beacon of upward mobility, has faced challenges in maintaining its status as a place of opportunity. While our region boasts renowned schools, proximity to New York City, charming downtowns, and picturesque beaches, the lack of

Developing Long Island: Town of Babylon

At the Town of Babylon IDA, we are dedicated to fostering sustainable growth and economic development in our region. Our strategic plans focus on enhancing infrastructure, promoting business expansion, and creating opportunities for job growth and

Nominate someone for the 2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders Spotlight today!

We are now accepting nominations for our 2024 Ones to Watch: INDUSTRY LEADERS Spotlight. This annual spotlight will showcase ?accomplishments, challenges, advice and other key insights from individuals who are leading the way.

2024 Women in Construction: Megan Holz,
H2M architects + engineers

What recent project, accomplishment or award are you most proud of? Currently, I’m most proud of the Gold Coast Public Library project. It’s still under construction, but I’ve been involved in this project since the very beginning, and it

2024 Women in Construction: Jessica Chen,
Shawmut Design and Construction

What recent project, accomplishment or award are you most proud of? As Shawmut takes on larger, more complex projects, conceptual estimating and budgeting has become even more critical. I am so proud of the work I have done recently to accurately develop many

2024 Women in Construction: Lorraine Reidy,
Reidy Contracting Group

What is your favorite building in New York? The Chrysler Building holds a special place in my heart. Before founding RCG, my office overlooked it. From rural Ireland, where I saw the city in movies, to now looking at it over my desk, I sometimes had to pinch myself.

2024 Women in Construction:
Oly Nwankwo, Xeal

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? The thing I like the best about being a woman in construction is the fresh perspective I can bring to standard operating procedures. Creating a feedback loop between various parties which leads to improved processes

2024 Women in Construction: Elly Leung,
Mark Design Studios

What recent project, accomplishment or award are you most proud of? Completing the Sewanhaka CHSD - Cosmetology Building. What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? Contributing a unique perspective and technical expertise in architecture

2024 Women in Construction: Kate Haas, DIGroup Architecture

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? As a creative force, I believe there is nothing more important than mentoring the next generation of interior designers and affiliated AEC professions. This includes getting in front of underrepresented high school students