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Turner, Pike Construction Services Embark on $650M Expansion Project at Strong Memorial Hospital

ROCHESTER, NY — Turner Construction Company and Pike Construction Services have begun work on a $650 million expansion of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital. Hammes Company, LLC serves as the University of Rochester Medical Center's representative, and Ballinger is the architect.

The Strong Expansion Project will …

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Turner to Build Westchester Medical Center Patient Care Tower

VALHALLA, NY — Turner Construction Company has secured a contract to build a $186 million Patient Care Tower on Westchester Medical Center’s Valhalla, New York campus.

Construction is set to begin at the end of 2023 and will result in the addition of 96 hospital beds to serve patients needing …

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SUNY Upstate University Hospital Nappi Wellness Institute, Designed by Stantec, Opens to Offer Holistic Services

NEW YORK, NY — The State University of New York (SUNY) recently opened its Upstate University Hospital Nappi Wellness Institute, a new 200,000-square-foot outpatient facility. Stantec designed the health care space that combines family medicine, pediatric care, behavioral health, and other specialty clinics under one roof.

Embracing a new model …

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Turner Construction Company to Expand and Modernize Albany International Airport

ALBANY, NY — Albany International Airport held a groundbreaking ceremony with Turner Construction Company to mark the launch of a project to expand the terminal's capacity and enhance the traveler experience. The project also includes the expertise of CHA, contributing engineering services, and Gensler, the project architect.

This …

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Gilbane, Lake|Flato, KSS Architects, and Penn Engineering Celebrate the Topping Off of Philadelphia’s First Six-Story Mass Timber Project

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Gilbane Building Company, Lake|Flato Architects, Inc., KSS Architects, and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) School of Engineering and Applied Science celebrated the topping out of Amy Gutmann Hall, which will be the first six-story mass timber building in Philadelphia. The ceremony marked the completion …

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Skanska Awarded $70M Contract from Lehigh University to Redevelop Historic Clayton University Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

BETHLEHEM, PA — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces it has been awarded a $70M contract by Lehigh University to comprehensively redevelop its historic Clayton University Center located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

“We’re proud to partner with Lehigh University and to be playing an integral role within the …

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ASTM North America Unveils Plan for New Penn Station

NEW YORK, NY — ASTM North America unveils its comprehensive vision for a new Penn Station that can be delivered to New Yorkers faster and at a lower cost than previous proposals with reduced risk to taxpayers and the community.

The $6 billion project would fully revitalize the Penn Station …

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Skanska, Halmar Awarded $1.24B to Reconstruct JFK’s Central Terminal Roadways and Ground Transportation Center

QUEENS, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, and joint venture partner, Halmar International, LLC, announces it has been awarded a contract by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to carry out the $1.24 billion design and reconstruction of John F. Kennedy …

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Gilbane Building Company, Massaro Construction Group Break Ground at the University of Pittsburgh’s Arena and Sports Performance Complex

PITTSBURGH, PA — The joint venture team of Gilbane Building Company and Massaro Construction Group (Gilbane | Massaro) recently joined the University of Pittsburgh and HNTB to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new $240 million arena and sports performance complex (ASPC) at Pitt as part of the Victory Heights master …

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Breakthrough Properties Commences Construction on Life Sciences Development in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Breakthrough Properties, a global developer of life sciences real estate backed by a joint venture of Tishman Speyer and Bellco Capital, announces it has closed financing and commenced construction on a life science building in the heart of Philadelphia's Center City District.

Breakthrough worked with …

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UPMC Mercy Opens Vision and Rehabilitation Facility

PITTSBURGH, PA — UPMC Mercy Pavilion recently received its first patients, ushering in a new era of advanced vision care and healing. The 10-story, 410,000-square-foot building in central Pittsburgh is home to the UPMC Vision Institute and UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

HOK served as the lead designer for the patient-focused facility, …

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LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Named World’s Best New Airport Terminal by Skytrax

QUEENS, NY — The new LaGuardia Airport Terminal B was named the world’s Best New Airport Terminal based on customers’ feedback from around the world. Simultaneously, it was announced that Terminal B is the first airline terminal in North America to achieve the highest global 5-Star Airport Terminal Rating from …

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Pittsburgh International Airport Creates New Terminal to Meet the Air Travel Market of Today

There’s a massive construction project taking place at the Pittsburgh International Airport. When the new terminal opens, it will mark the end of a 30-year period and the beginning of a new era.

The current terminal building was built in the early 1990s. At that time, 80 percent of the …

New Terminal One at JFK Builds Out Executive Leadership Team With New Key Hires

QUEENS, NY — The New Terminal One (NTO) — a privately financed $9.5 billion consortium led by Ferrovial, JLC Infrastructure, Ullico, and Carlyle — announces four key hires supporting the design, development, construction, financing, operation, and maintenance of a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). …

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New York Governor Celebrates Final Phase of the JFK Transformation with Groundbreaking for a New $4.2 Billion Terminal 6

QUEENS, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently celebrated a key milestone in the Port Authority's transformation of John F. Kennedy International Airport with the groundbreaking for the $4.2 billion project to develop a new Terminal 6. The 1.2-million-square-foot new terminal …

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NYU Unveils John A. Paulson Center, Home to Athletics, Dorms, Theatre, and More

NEW YORK , NY — The John A. Paulson Center, with design led by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, accommodates NYU’s academic needs, embodies its character and vibrancy, and offers new ways for the university to engage with its community and the city of New York. It has a …

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Stantec Announces Design of 10-floor Patient Tower at Mount Nittany Medical Center

STATE COLLEGE, PA — Stantec is providing architectural and engineering services for the new 300,000-square-foot, 10-floor patient tower at Mount Nittany Health’s Medical Center in State College, Pennsylvania. This transformative project will provide advancements to inpatient care with a focus on modern and innovative technology.

As the leading health care …

New York Governor Announces Ribbon Cutting of Long Island University's $26M College of Veterinary Medicine Learning Center

BROOKVILLE, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the ribbon cutting of Long Island University's (LIU) College of Veterinary Medicine Learning Center at its Long Island University Post campus in Brookville, Nassau County. Long Island University invested $53 million to establish the College of Veterinary Medicine, which includes the announcement of …

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CannonDesign Rejuvenates Historic Sports Venues for Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games

LAKE PLACID, NY — CannonDesign recently helped the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) rejuvenate Lake Placid's historic Olympic Center and other venues to help the city host the 2023 FISU World University Games.

The FISU World University Games is the largest winter multi-sport collegiate athletic event in …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Groundbreaking on $87M Restoration of the Orchard Beach Pavilion

NEW YORK, NY — Gilbane Building Company joined NYC Parks, NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and Bronx elected and community officials, to break ground on the $87 million Orchard Beach Pavilion project to restore the historic 140,000-square-foot space. The groundbreaking was celebrated with a ceremony in Orchard Beach.

“Gilbane is …

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Gilbane | Turner in Association with 34 Group Selected to Build New Stadium for the Buffalo Bills

BUFFALO, NY — The joint venture of Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company in association with 34 Group, has been selected by the Buffalo Bills to provide construction management of their planned new NFL stadium in Orchard Park. The project team also includes the project management firm, Legends …

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Gilbane Building Company to Create Pediatric Research Building for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — In an effort to create the pediatric research building of the future, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has joined forces with Gilbane Building Company, Pride Enterprises, and McKissack & McKissack to construct the Schuylkill Avenue Research Building. The tri-venture Gilbane/Pride/McKissack will provide construction management services …

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Advancing Academic Research at Lehigh University’s New College of Health

BETHLEHEM, PA — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the recent completion of Lehigh University’s Health | Science |Technology (HST) building. Prominently situated at the northeast corner of the university’s historic Asa Packer campus, the sustainably-designed facility provides a modern environment for research into public health; supports chemistry, materials science, …

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New Terminal One at JFK Breaks Ground, Begins Construction of First Phase of Development

NEW YORK, NY — The New Terminal One (NTO) — a consortium of labor, operating, and financial partners — recently joined a groundbreaking event to inaugurate the official first construction phase of a new terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), along with New York Governor Kathy Hochul, the …

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New York Governor Announces $230M to Lift Nine Upstate Airports to New Heights

ALBANY, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces $230 million in awards to nine upstate airports for revitalization projects that reimagine and further modernize airports across upstate New York. This funding comes from the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition, a competitive solicitation which aims to promote, revitalize, and accelerate …

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New York Governor Accelerates Projects to Improve Access to Buffalo's Waterfront

BUFFALO, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces the acceleration of several significant projects along Buffalo's waterfront. Advanced funding from the New York Power Authority to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) will jumpstart four major projects on the Outer Harbor and at Canalside. These projects complement recreation and transportation …

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NYC East Side Coastal Resiliency Project Earns Envision Gold Award for Sustainable Infrastructure

NEW YORK, NY — The East Side Coastal Resiliency project, among the largest and most technically complex infrastructure projects in New York City’s history, has earned the Envision Gold Award for Sustainable Infrastructure from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. HNTB Corporation, through a joint venture with the LiRo …

Celebration Marks Groundbreaking of Old City Development

WILLIAMSPORT, PA — Pine Ridge Construction Management and Lycoming College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Old City Williamsport development project with a gathering at the building site along Basin Street between Third and Fourth Streets. The multi-phase development will begin with the build-out of 12 three-story residential townhomes and …

LaGuardia Airport Opens Final Two Gates and Remainder of Taxiway at New Terminal B

NEW YORK, NY — LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private entity managing and redeveloping LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announce that the last remaining elements of the new terminal have opened. Governor Kathy Hochul and other dignitaries celebrated the completion of …

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LaGuardia Terminal B Redevelopment Named One of the Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects

With recent market analysis showing that the design-build project delivery method will account for as much as 47 percent of construction spending by 2025, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeing significant growth and success in design-build projects across the country. One such design-build project, the LaGuardia Terminal B …

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Precasteel Makes Maiden Voyage on LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal Replacement Project

Bringing a new product to market is never an easy task, especially when it is being supplied to a large joint venture working on a high-profile project like the $8 billion Central Terminal Replacement Project at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Walsh Construction and Skanska USA, operating as the Design-Build …

Stantec to Design Science Center Renovation at Shippensburg University

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Global integrated design firm Stantec was selected to provide architectural design services for the Franklin Science Center renovations at Shippensburg University. The aging science building is home to the school’s biology, chemistry, health sciences, physics, and psychology departments and supports more than 4,000 student visits each week. …

HDR Project in Pennsylvania Recognized in 2022 Healthcare Design Showcase Awards

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was recognized as a Finalist in the 2022 Healthcare Design Showcase Awards.

This annual program honors the best design and architecture in the health care industry. Jurors from several organizations, including The Center for Health Design, …

New York Chapters of the AIA, ASLA, and ULI Honor LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

NEW YORK, NY — LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B continues to receive recognition for its transformational design. The New York Chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) presented the HOK-designed project with a Merit Award in the Structures category at the …

New York Governor and New Jersey Governor Announce Major Step Toward Modernization of Penn Station

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announce that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), in partnership with Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT, is requesting proposals from architecture and engineering firms to guide the Penn Station Reconstruction effort recently outlined in the Penn Station Master Plan …

New York Governor Announces Construction of $9.5B New Terminal One at JFK Airport Will Begin This Summer

NEW YORK, NY — Governor Kathy Hochul announces that construction of a $9.5-billion, world-class New Terminal One at JFK International Airport will move forward this summer now that financial and environmental approvals have been secured, including the recent financial close for the first phase of the project.

"The construction of …

New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Named Top 2022 Engineering Achievement

NEW YORK, NY — The new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City recently received the Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), representing the year’s most outstanding engineering effort.

Designed by Severud Associates of New York City, the project was named the best of 195 …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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New Skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan Wins City Council Approval

NEW YORK, NY — A new city-shaping skyscraper will soon rise from the Greater East Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan, enabled by a series of zoning actions recently approved by the New York City Council. The new 1,575-foot-tall, mixed-use tower at 175 Park Avenue designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) …

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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Acts Provides Pittsburgh District More Than $881.9M in Supplemental Funding

PITTSBURGH, PA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District recently released its Fiscal Year 2022 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) supplemental funding for Construction, Continuing Authorities Program, Environmental Infrastructure, and Operations and Maintenance.

Through the IIJA, Pittsburgh District will receive more than $881.9 million in supplemental funding …

Pennsylvania Governor Announces Additional $246M Investment at Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Governor Tom Wolf announces a $246-million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. This funding builds upon the governor’s comprehensive $300-million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia announced in 2016.

“The port is an economic driver, …

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President Biden and USDOT Announce $1.2B for Highways in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation announce more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) toward the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region.

Under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, annual funding for the ADHS will increase …