First Mid-Sized Construction Company Close to Completion of Family and Children’s Association 25Ksf offices at 377 Oak Street in Garden City
– Peter Morandi, CEO, LEED AP, Eastman Cooke
GARDEN CITY, LONG ISLAND NY, USA, July 21, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Eastman Cooke & Associates, a mid-size construction company based in Long Island and Manhattan, is nearing completion of a renovation major of the 25,000-square-foot Family & Children’s Association (“FCA”) office. Located at 377 Oak Street in Garden City, Long Island, the project, which is currently ending, involved major pre-construction work for an accelerated 12-week construction schedule.
Work on the interiors included the construction of imported glass walls in the perimeter offices, an open interior floor plan with department-specific colors, new kitchens and pantries, and the installation of new rugs, tiles. floor and bright lights. Eastman Cooke was also responsible for mechanical and electrical system upgrades, including upgrading the ventilation system for cleaner air and a fully programmable lighting system.
“We are strong supporters of FCA’s mission, so this project is of both personal and professional importance to us,” said Peter Morandi, CEO, LEED AP, Eastman Cooke. “To accomplish the scope of the work within a very tight deadline, we hired Maser Consulting for a 3D scan of the site. The analysis identified many less obvious existing conditions and provided us with detailed metrics so that we could proceed without any setbacks. ”
In addition to the efficiency of 3D scanning and other tools, Eastman Cooke implemented its proprietary Work Smart system, comprising a series of highly collaborative step-by-step protocols led by project managers, estimators and staff. of the company’s land. As a general contractor, Eastman Cooke was able to bypass several occupied offices with minimal delays, including other tenants in the luxury commercial condominium. Throughout the process, the construction team also worked closely with building staff and management, the board of directors and staff from FCA and local building departments to ensure that all codes and regulations were meticulously observed.
Eastman Cooke Vice President April Intrabartola, who is also a member of the FCA Board of Directors, adds, “This is an organization that gives so much to families on Long Island. From educational training and scholarships, mental health support, elder care, addiction prevention and beyond, FCA has had a significant impact on our many diverse communities. Eastman Cooke is a committed sponsor, but we are also grateful to the Treiber family for their continued support of this complex renovation.
Installed in the new offices, FCA President and CEO Dr Jeffrey Reynolds thanked Eastman Cooke and explained how the project will benefit local residents. “Over 30,000 Long Islanders per year rely on our help and having a seat that reflects our history, professionalism and commitment to the region was absolutely vital. It was a pleasure working with the Eastman Cooke team and the fact that we were successful during a pandemic is an absolute miracle. “
TPG Architects designed the project and the MEP consultant is Lizardos Engineering. Denham Wolf provided owner representative services and RMB was the code and permit sender.
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About Eastman Cooke & Associates
Eastman Cooke & Associates is a New York-based general construction management and mid-size enterprise founded by Peter Morandi, CEO of LEED AP. A leader in sustainability and innovative practices, such as its exclusive Work Smart system, Eastman Cooke’s projects encompass construction from the ground up, renovations and upgrades. Its diverse portfolio of projects includes everything from corporate interiors to large car dealerships, specialty retailers and non-profit offices, healthcare facilities, hospitals, day surgery centers, laboratories. , etc. Since its inception in 2009, the firm has maintained a credo of strong client relationships, trusted partnerships with consultants and a commitment to provide unparalleled service.
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