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Summer Greetings From Beacon Consulting Group, Inc.

Summer sure flies by! Time has really been moving fast for everyone here at Beacon Consulting Group. Along with vacation time with family and friends, we are busy on a number of construction consulting assignments from New Hampshire to Florida and across the U.S. We are grateful to be working on such interesting projects in various locations, including recent work started in Ohio, Boston, Albany, NY, New Jersey, North Carolina, and New York City. Maybe it's the sunshine or the warm weather, but the new assignments and existing projects have great momentum.

Beacon Team Member Profile: Dan Newcombe, Construction Superintendent & Project Manager

Dan Newcombe is a seasoned construction expert with more than 30 years of experience working on domestic and international projects across a broad range of project categories. Dan helps Beacon's clients by closely managing and monitoring on-site aspects of projects including site coordination and logistics, site safety, scheduling / manpower requirements, inspection and testing, and quality control. Dan's extensive knowledge, hands-on experience overseeing virutally all aspects of a construction project, and strong communication skills make him uniquely qualified to work with and oversee GC personnel, specialized subcontractors, and the wide variety of vendors involved in complex construction projects.

ENR Article Highlights Opportunities & Challenges in NYC Area Based On Input From Executives at Large Construction Firms

A recent article in Engineering News Record (ENR)highlights some interesting insights from top executives at the largest construction companies operating in the NY / Tri-State area. The executives were interviewed about some of the main challenges and opportunities they see for construction firms in the NYC area. The article also highlights some of the industry stats in terms of growth (according to data provided by companies on ENR's 2018 List of NY's Top 60 Contractors).

Dennis O’Neill Receives Small Biz / Big Impact Award in Philadelphia

Congratulations go out to Dennis O'Neill, Beacon's founder and President! Dennis was one of 50 business leaders honored in Philadelphia on Friday May 18, 2018 at the Union League Club. The awards ceremony, officially titled "Irish Small Business Big Impact 50," was organized by The Irish Echo newspaper in conjunction with the Irish American Business Chamber and Network.

Beacon Participates in Recent Industry Events In New Mexico and Colorado

Members of Beacon's leadership team participated in two recent industry events. In May, Dennis O'Neill and John Yeung attended the Spring Conference of the ABA's Fidelity & Surety Law Committee held in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Highlights of the meeting included many excellent speakers covering a wide range of topics related to complex surety claims, as well as great opportunities to network with colleagues old and new. During the ABA Spring meeting, Beacon's team co-hosted a luncheon and participated in group outings.

News Update: Rutgers University CCB Project Receives TCO / Moves Towards Completion

As reported in previous E-news updates, Beacon Consulting Group has provided construction consulting services related to the completion of a building project at Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ). In late April, the state-of-the-art, 145,000-square-foot, multi-purpose facility received its TCO (Temporary Certificate of Occupancy)—a major milestone for the construction project, indicating that the property is safe for occupancy.

Beacon NYC Office Staff Profile: Myat Cyn, Project Engineer

Myat Cyn joined Beacon's team earlier this year as a Project Engineer working in our New York City office. Myat is a graduate of New York Institute of Technology where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Myat's background includes time working in the construction field assisting with project management, MEP inspection, expediting, and ARCS fire alarm systems.

Beacon Retained By Leading International Bank To Provide Plan and Cost Review & Project Monitoring Services For Luxury Condominium Project in Manhattan

Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. has extensive experience providing professional consulting services to Banks and other stakeholders involved in construction project financing. Beacon has once again been retained by a leading International bank to provide consulting services related to a construction project planned for Manhattan's Upper East Side.