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Restoring and Repurposing Landmark Buildings

Restoring and Repurposing Landmark Buildings

Posted: March 6, 2020 | Project Management

Restoration and renovation work are a significant percentage of architectural work being done in New York City. As a firm, Stephen B. Jacobs Group PC has completed hundreds of these types of projects in the past fifty years; from the Cast Iron Building in 1974, to Brooklyn brownstones in the 1980s, to the Long Island City Courthouse in 2007, to more recently and currently renovating landmarked buildings into high-end boutique of fice spaces, residential apartments, and schools. Existing buildings have such embodied energy that in many cases it makes economical and moral sense to repurpose them for contemporary uses.

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Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication and Permanent Modular Construction New Study Finds

Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication and Permanent Modular Construction New Study Finds

Posted: January 31, 2020 | Tradewinds, Project Management

Dodge Data & Analytics released the findings of a landmark study that provides a comprehensive examination of the current state and future expectations for prefabrication and modular construction. The Prefabrication and Modular Construction 2020 SmartMarket Report was published with the support of Bradley Corp., the Modular Building Institute, Pinnacle Infotech, MCAA and Skender and takes a close look at critical drivers, obstacles and benefits of using these methods, based on insight from architects, engineers and contractors already leveraging them.

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Inside the State of Retail Construction in 2019

Inside the State of Retail Construction in 2019

Posted: January 24, 2020 | Project Management

When walking through the double doors of Macy’s or WalMart, most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about those vaulted ceilings or sturdy foundations. But as construction professionals, we sure do. We know significant thought and planning goes into any and every construction project, and retail is no exception — it’s a field that is growing in unique ways. All that growth has encompassed a lot of change, bringing positive trends and posing constant new challenges.

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The Real Value of Space - The Impact of Insulation Specifications on the ROI of Internal Floor Area and Roofing Retrofits

The Real Value of Space - The Impact of Insulation Specifications on the ROI of Internal Floor Area and Roofing Retrofits

Posted: January 24, 2020 | Project Management

The usable space within a building is a fundamental metric in understanding the valuation, and also the investment potential, of real estate. Properties with greater internal floor area command higher rents, in addition to higher overall financial values and, therefore, give rise to a greater Return on Investment (ROI).

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3-D Printing Reshaping Construction Industry

3-D Printing Reshaping Construction Industry

Posted: January 24, 2020 | Tradewinds, Project Management

Today’s construction industry is changing and modernizing at a rapid pace. There’s no better example of this than how 3-D printing is being used to construct homes and commercial buildings.

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