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Beacon Provides Construction Consulting Services for Multiple School Renovation Projects (Long Island, NY)

Upon the termination of a Contractor performing an architectural and interior renovation of three separate elementary schools on Long Island, NY, Beacon Consulting Group was retained to assess the status of work and assist the surety with a mitigation strategy. Beacon's VP John Yeung took the lead role on this project, with support by Myat Cyn, Assistant Project Manager and other team members. Click below for full project profile...

Construction Consulting Project Profile June 2023

Beacon was retained by a leading surety company to help with the completion of a specialized marine construction project in Somerville, MA, just a few miles northwest of Boston. The project entailed the replacement of the "Somerville Tide Gate" which is part of the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority's (MWRA) combined sewer overflow (CSO) system. Tide gates are devices that help isolate sewer system piping from natural bodies of water and/or prevent river water from entering a sewer (or sewage treatment system) during high tides and river flooding events.

Construction Consulting Project Profile: Beacon Selected by Leading Surety for Project in the Bronx, NY

Beacon was recently selected by a leading Surety to provide construction consulting services related to a building renovation project for a New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) facility in the Bronx, NY. The Surety retained Beacon following the default of the General Contractor (GC) on the project. The building, located in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, is a 2-story (plus basement) office building which houses offices for the DOT's Parking Violations Bureau and Highway Operations. Built in 1926, the 17,700-sf building features a red brick facade and originally housed the Old Westchester Square Municipal Court...

Beacon Selected to Provide Construction Consulting Services for Public Housing Renovation Project in New York City

Over the years, Beacon has provided construction consulting services related to many Public Housing construction and renovation projects. Recently, the company was retained by a leading Surety company to provide construction consulting services related to a public housing renovation project in New York City. The job relates to a high-profile initiative underway at various public housing buildings owned by "NYCHA" (the New York City Housing Authority). NYCHA is the largest public housing authority in North America and the largest landlord in New York City. Beacon is currently providing construction consulting services to the Surety related to the "excavation and cementing" of dirt floors in the crawlspace areas under very large NYCHA residential apartment buildings...

Project Profile: Beacon Provides Surety Consulting Services for Coral Springs, Florida School Renovation

Beacon was retained by a leading Surety company to provide construction consulting / surety consulting services related to a school renovation project taking place in Coral Springs, Florida (part of the Broward County School District). Beacon's Florida team is taking the lead role in supporting the Surety by providing the following construction consulting services:

  • Cost to Complete Analysis
  • Surety Consulting (Project Support & Monitoring)
  • Construction Management Services

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Project Profile: Beacon Provides Construction Consulting Services Related to High-Profile Times Square Project

Beacon was retained by a leading surety company to provide construction consulting services related to a high-profile project in New York City. TSX Broadway is a 46-story mixed-use hotel tower being built at 1568 Broadway in Times Square (see rendering). Located in the heart of Times Square, the project included the installation of massive computerized LED Screens / Electronic Billboards which wrap around the lower section of the building, as well as up its side and near the top of the structure. The LED signage system is reportedly the largest and most technologically advanced in all of Times Square, a neighborhood which is world famous for its many gigantic high-tech billboards and signs.

Beacon Selected For Niagara Falls Visitor Center ´╗┐Construction Consulting Assignment

Beacon Consulting Group was retained by a leading surety to provide construction consulting services related to a new, $46-million visitor center being built in Niagara Falls State Park (see photo gallery at bottom of this article). The 28,000 square-foot, multi-floor visitor center is being built directly adjacent to the famously majestic falls, one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York State. Beacon was retained by the surety to monitor progress of the project and assist the general contractor with certain tasks to help expedite the project. More than 9 million people visit Niagara Falls State Park every year. Established in 1885, it is the oldest state park in the U.S. Although Niagara Falls are not the tallest or largest waterfall in the world, they are the most massive set of falls in the U.S. in terms of volume water and overall size...

Construction Loan Monitoring Project Profile: Beacon Team Attends Ground Breaking Ceremony For NJ Project

Beacon Consulting Group has long provided construction loan monitoring services to leading banks and other financial institutions. Earlier this year, Beacon started work on a construction loan monitoring project for a leading privately-held bank based in New York City. The project is a large mixed-use (residential / commercial) development project located in Parsippany, NJ. Beacon's team was retained to provide construction loan monitoring during Phase 1 site development work related to the PARQ project in NJ.

Beacon Provides Surety Consulting & Construction Management for Emergency Generator Project in New York City

This Surety Consulting Project Profile highlights a project Beacon is currently working on in New York City. Our team is currently helping a leading Surety with the completion of an emergency generator / backup power project in the lower East Side of Manhattan. The generator is located on the rooftop of a building owned by the Henry Street Settlement, a well-known NYC-based social services organization...