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NYC Metro's Megaprojects Lift Prospects for Subcontractors
09/22/14
It's been a tough few years for tristate firms, but the city's growth engine is heating up.

Photo By Michael Mahesh/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey


O'Connell Eyes New Regions for Further Growth
09/22/14
Strong demand in the power and higher education sectors is helping this electrical contractor maintain its spark.

Photo By John Miller/O'Connell Electrc

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08/22/14 Sandy-Hit Region Is on the Mend but Still in Need

Some 19 months after Congress approved nearly $50 billion for repairs and upgrades, many storm victims and projects still await action
08/22/14 State And Local Rebuilding Programs are Ramping Up

There are numerous Sandy rebuilding programs in place for homeowners and businesses throughout the region.
08/22/14 Industry Seeks Disaster Response Legislation and Terms

Industry groups are working to get new legislation and contracts in place.
08/22/14 A Little Housing Prototype Gets a Big City Test Drive

New York City agencies develop a post-disaster housing prototype to fit in small urban spaces.
07/07/14 Revenue Rises as Firms Pursue Diverse Project Mix

From towers and schools to bridge and hotels, contractors were offered a variety of project starts.
07/07/14 Gilbane Builds On Its Family Culture

With many Gilbanes at the helm, the100-plus-year-old firm says the ‘decision loop’ is short so it can respond quickly to issues.
05/09/14 'Hesitant' Recovery Hurts Design Firms, But Some Sectors Are Picking Up

Activity in the private sector, post-Sandy reconstruction and transportation projects help to lift revenue at some firms.
05/09/14 PB Sets Its Sights on Region's Big Projects

Demand for mega-transportation projects has helped boost the firm's regional revenue.
03/14/14 Big Thinking, Big Projects Underpin Brookfield's Agenda

Brookfield’s latest project feeds its appetitie for ground-up construction and adds to Manhattan’s West Side redevelopment.
03/14/14 Building Up Industry One Tower, One Bridge at a Time

For the first time since the start of the downturn, the total construction value of the region’s largest 25 starts broke the $10-billion mark.
08/30/13 Subcontractors Build on Niches in 'Lumpy' Construction Market

Some firms are tapping new markets and advanced technologies, especially in the power sector, to drive growth.
08/30/13 E-J Electric Nabs Region's Specialty Contractor of the Year

This family owned business has consistently added to its portfolio of services and kept revenue up.
06/28/13 Torcon Named Region's Contractor of the Year

With a strong portfolio of high-tech projects, this New Jersey-based firm has gone up against major firms and won work in its own backyard.
06/28/13 Private Sector Gains, But Not Enough to Offset Prior Losses

Despite an increase in residential and commercial projects, industry executives keep a cautious eye on the economy.
04/26/13 Gensler Keeps Projects in the Pipeline and Boosts Growth

The New York-based firm’s commercial sector, in particular, racked up more than three times the revenue of its nearest rival.
04/26/13 Moving Forward With Caution

Design firms say a gradual recovery is afoot for the private sector but the public sector slows.
03/01/13 Seeking to Capture the Heart of New York

Related and Oxford are joining forces to create New York City’s largest private development since Rockefeller Center.
08/30/12 Bright Spots in an Otherwise Hazy Outlook

Mixed signals prolong economic uncertainty for tristate’s specialty contractors.
08/30/12 Do Good Work, Diversify and Hobnob

Unity International takes the social route to winning new contracts.
06/22/12 Jingoli-DCO Energy Named 2012 Contractor of the Year: An Energetic Partnership Generates Growth

When a small construction firm and an energy management expert started talking 12 years ago, a partnership developed that has become one of the region’s largest specialists in cogeneration and renewables.
04/27/12 CHA Drives Growth

CHA bolstered its regional revenue in 2011.
03/02/12 PSEG Keeps the Lights On for Small Firms

In another tough year for industry, this year’s Owner of the Year has maintained a steady stream of projects—and has plans in the pipeline for more.
09/09/11 Hanging on and Hoping for a Rebound

Revenues are down, but the region’s largest firms manage to garner enough work to keep business going.
09/08/11 Thinking Big Keeps GreenStar Shining

The region’s top specialty contractor has survived the downturn with a broad menu of big projects.
07/25/11 Firms Hold Tight, Awaiting Better Days

Tough competition and rising costs force frugality, but some companies see hope on the horizon.
07/25/11 Turner Construction Named Contractor of the Year

Turner won contracts on numerous projects in a tough market, showing stability during uncertain times.
03/07/11 Owner of the Year: New York State DOT

When an army of construction associations closed ranks last year to sue New York state transportation officials over halted payments to contractors, it was fair to expect some bad blood. Instead, the result was an environment of cooperation that brought industry and government into closer partnership than ever before.
02/07/11 Six Companies to Watch

Regular readers of Engineering News-Record are familiar with the big names in the construction industry that lead off our annual “Top” lists of firms ranked by revenue. But size is no guarantee of success. The industry’s largest firms haven’t been immune from the global economic downturn. Between 2008 and 2009, ENR’s Top 400 Contractors, as a group, saw a 14.1% drop in revenue. Only nine of the top 100 firms on that list saw their revenue increase in 2009.
01/01/11 Rich History

Buried in the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives of the NYU Tamiment Library, lies a faded, typewritten document recounting the origin of the New York Building Congress. It’s a history that is known only in...
07/01/10 "Sleeping Giant"

It might be hard to believe, but there was a time when Skanska considered itself something of an unknown in the U.S. construction market.
05/01/10 Owner of the Year

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is finding itself in a unique situation these days.
07/01/09 Contractor of the Year

Overlooking the massive jobsite at 1 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, Dan Tishman, dressed immaculately in a navy blue suit with a red and pink striped tie, stands watching the 300-plus construction workers scurrying around below him.
07/01/09 Generation Next

The Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program offers high-school students a chance to discover a range of opportunities in design and construction – and scholarships to help them achieve their goals.
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