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.
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.
wo members of Beacon Consulting's New York office, Jim McInerney and Dan Newcombe, have received their NYC Construction Supervisors licenses. In order to become licensed Construction Superintendents in New York City, Jim and Dan both completed a NYC DOB 40-hour Site Safety Manager course, as well as a 10-hour OSHA Construction Health & Safety Training course.
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).
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 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 is providing QA/QC Manager services on the ‘Electrical Equipment Upgrade Construction 4’ project at the Deer Island Waste Water Treatment Plant in Winthrop, MA.
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.
Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. along with 6 other firms (Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, Dreifuss Bonnacci & Parker, Dunlap Fiore, Kerr Russell & Weber, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, and Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald) hosted a party at the Union League Club in New York City during the week of the ABA Mid Winter Conference.