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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.

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'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.

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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.
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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