John Steele has more than 20 years of experience working in the construction industry, including nearly 10 years as a Senior Project Manager and Consultant working for Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. John graduated from Bucknell University with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also earned an MBA from The University of New Orleans.
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Beacon Providing Construction Consulting Services for Important MBTA Commuter Rail Project in Massachusetts
The Wachusett Extension Project is an ongoing construction project owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). The project will extend a Boston metropolitan area commuter rail line by building a new station in Fitchburg, MA and a train layover facility in Westminster, MA.
Beacon Merchant Construction Selected By NYC Dept. of Sanitation (DSNY) for Site Improvement / Stormwater Management Project
Beacon Consulting Group’s sister company, Beacon Merchant Construction, Inc., is a construction company approved to perform GC work for all NYC agencies, with bonding capacity sufficient to take on major projects. Beacon Merchant is currently the General Contractor for a site improvement project now underway for the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY). The project is taking place at DSNY’s Brooklyn-15 (BK-15) Garage, a truck-storage, parking, and maintenance facility located on a waterfront location in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
Among the new faces at Beacon Consulting Group in recent months is Ryan Ross, Project Engineer and Surety Consultant. Since relocating to New York City in the past year, Ryan has already become a valuable member of Beacon's NYC project team.
Now that the summer is here, the "Beacon Bears" are coming out of hibernation and are gearing up for another exciting softball season. The Bears are a co-ed, slow pitch softball team organized by Beacon Consulting Group's Medford, MA office. The team plays in an after-work league, with games taking place on the fields in Boston Common, downtown's Boston's historic park.
Project Updates: Progress Continues at Rutgers University Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Building Project
As previously reported, Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. was selected to provide construction consulting and surety consulting services related to a new building project at Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ). Since late 2015, Beacon has been providing a comprehensive range of services to support the Surety for this project.
Service Highlights: Beacon's Expertise / Offerings Cover All Phases of Construction Project Lifecycle
As a leading provider of Construction Consulting & Surety Consulting services, Beacon Consulting Group thrives on taking on the most complex and challenging assignments. Our team includes construction experts with diverse backgrounds and decades of experience evaluating, planning, managing, and monitoring construction projects. The services section of our website includes more information about our full range of services, but below are some highlights of how we help our clients during all phases of a construction project, from evaluation of a proposed project through completion:
Construction Defects Project Profile: Beacon Providing Expert Services / Evaluating Caulking at Luxury Residential Highrise located in Las Vegas, NV
Beacon has been selected to provide expert consulting services related to an ongoing construction-related dispute concerning a luxury residential high-rise condominium complex. The complex, consisting of two 18-story towers completed in 2007, includes 219 separate luxury apartments ranging in size from 2100 sf to 14,000 sf. Individual units in the buildings reportedly sell for upwards of $1.5 million (on average).
Dennis O'Neill Presents to Young Professionals at Travelers Bond School, Provides High-Level View Covering Construction Project Management, Project Roles, and Work Phases
Beacon's President Dennis O'Neill has presented at many industry events over the years. Most recently, Dennis was invited to speak to a group of young professionals at Travelers in Hartford, CT, helping to cover a broad range of issues related to managing construction projects. The presentation was part of the staff's broader training and exposure to issues and risks associated with construction projects.
Janita Mercado (Administrative/Project Mgr. Assistant ) and Tom Connolly (Project Engineer) joined Beacon's NYC project team in the past several months.