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NY Building Congress Forecast: Surge in Residential Sector Drives a 10% Overall Increase in Construction Spending for 2014

Led by a 50% increase in residential construction spending, New York City construction spending is poised to increase by 10% overall in 2014, according to the midyear forecast published by the New York Building Congress. After reaching $28.5 billion in total construction spending in 2013, the Building Congress is currently forecasting spending of $31.5 billion for 2014.

Dennis O'Neill Completes Boston Triathlon

On Sunday, August 10th, Beacon's founder and president Dennis O'Neill competed in the 2014 Boston Triathlon. Dennis was excited to participate, along with many other racers, in this "sprint format" triathlon, which included a one-half mile swim in Dorchester Bay, a nine-mile bike ride and a 4.4 mile run. Perfect weather greeted the race participants on Sunday.

Beacon Merchant Construction Project Highlights

Beacon Consulting Group’s sister company, Beacon Merchant Construction, Inc., is a construction company with a $20-million project bonding capacity. The company has recently been working on two noteworthy projects in New York City. In Brooklyn, the company was awarded a contract to work on a project for the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

Dennis O'Neill Completes 2014 Boston Marathon

Like many runners in this year's Boston marathon, Beacon Consulting Group's President and founder, Dennis O'Neill, paid tribute to the victims and survivors of the tragic bombings that impacted the 2013 marathon. Dennis said he felt a special exhilaration in crossing the finish line this year.

Beacon Opens Office in Long Beach, CA

Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. manages a wide range of projects for clients across North America. To better serve our clients located in the Western U.S., Beacon has established a new office location in Long Beach, CA.

Beacon News – Beacon welcomes 5 new employees

Beacon is very pleased to announce the addition of 5 new employees to our staff this month. Tom Colbert was hired in January and is based out of our Medford MA office as a QC Manager/Superintendent. Tom is on assignment as QC Manager on the Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Electrical Upgrade project in Winthrop, MA. Stuart Parker has joined our New York office staff as a Project Manager and is supporting the Stuart Crime Lab, PS 13 and PS 971 projects.