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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...

Beacon Providing Construction Consulting Services on Cincinnati School Project

Beacon Consulting Group was selected by a leading Surety company to provide construction consulting services related to the construction of a new high school and elementary school in Cincinnati, Ohio. The new 144,000-sf school is being built on a 6.6-acre site which is currently shared by St. Bernard-Elmwood Place High School and St. Bernard Elementary School. Upon completion, it will bring a consolidated state of the art school to the district. The project is valued at $34 million.

Beacon Providing Construction Consulting Services For NYC Police (NYPD) Station Project

Beacon Consulting Group was selected by a leading Surety company to provide construction consulting services related a new police station being built in New York City. The 40th Precinct reconstruction project entails the ground-up construction of a 43,000-sf police station in the Melrose neighborhood of the South Bronx. The site is located about 1.5 miles from Yankee Stadium. Following the default of the original concrete contractor on the project, the Surety retained Beacon to develop a re-let package (and help manage the re-let process) for the project's concrete work...

Beacon's Construction Management Team Successfully Takes on Massachusetts Library Renovation / Expansion Project

In the summer of 2020, Beacon Consulting was retained by a leading Surety to provide Construction Consulting services for a public library renovation and expansion project in Sherborn, MA. The project consists of a two-story addition totaling 9160 square feet, featuring a children’s library on the first floor, a community hall with multi-purpose room on the lower level, and renovations to the existing library. Work also included selective demolition and removal of sections of the existing building including hazardous materials removal and abatement, as well as site work, landscaping, and site utility work...

Project Profile: Beacon Consulting on Critical Water Supply Infrastructure Project For New York City

The Catskill Aqueduct Repair & Rehabilitation Project is a $158-million water tunnel repair, cleaning, and rehabilitation project being undertaken by New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This is an important, high-profile project because the aqueduct is a critical part of New York City’s water supply system. The project, which started in late 2018, involves the rehabilitation of a 74-mile stretch of the aqueduct by cleaning the inside and repairing a number of leaks, replacing numerous valves at chambers connected to the aqueduct, and performing other structural and mechanical upgrades to ensure the proper function of the structure for many years to come...

Project Profile: Beacon Provides Surety Consulting / Construction Consulting Services for The Shed at Hudson Yards, NYC

Beacon Consulting Group was hired by a leading Surety to consult on a bond default matter related to "The Shed," a recently built, $500-million visual arts and performing arts exhibition center in New York City's Hudson Yards. The 170,000-sf facility (also knowns as The Bloomberg Building) opened just over one year ago and is the cultural centerpiece of Hudson Yards, a $25-billion-dollar development project in Manhattan, which includes massive office and residential buildings, retailers, restaurants, bars, as well as other entertainment and outdoor spaces. Ideally located at the northern end of NYC's popular elevated park / walkway, The High Line, Hudson Yards has quickly become one of New York's most popular attractions for tourists and locals...