Pulse: 12/03/2008 Planning NEW YORK Gene Kaufman Architect has been selected by the McSam Hotel Group as the architect for a 36-story, 270-room four-star hotel at 33 Beekman St. in Lower Manhattan. The project will feature exterior glass elevators that provide views of the plaza and the river, four floors of common facilities and amenities, including restaurants, meeting rooms, spa and fitness center. Gene Kaufman Architect P.C., 525 Broadway, New York City 10012; McSam Hotel Group, 13 Mayflower Pl., Floral Park 11001. DR #08-844030. OHIO Modular Genetics has recently received job-creation tax credit and will go forward with plans to build
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.