Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 77
COVER STORY: HUDSON MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION GROUP
superintendents are required to respond immediately and report
incidents within 24 hours.
Success in Queens
Hudson Meridian in May received the first certificates of occupancy
for the Queens Plaza Residential Development in Long Island City,
N.Y. The development includes multiple upscale mixed-use residential towers as well as a two-acre private park. Work on the project
commenced in 2015, and remaining floor and interior work is slated
to end this summer, Bana says.
'We have completed
multiple new buildings
achieving LEED Silver
or higher ratings.'
* 2017 Revenue: $350 million
* Headquarters: New York, N.Y.
* Specia y: General contracting,
"We are meeting our milestone
schedule dates, which we track
on a biweekly basis."
- Luciano Bana, enior vice president
also have extensive experience in educational facilities, retail/commercial projects,
waterfront work including parks, greenway,
esplanade, marine and consultant management projects," he adds.
The company follows OSHA safety guidelines on all of its projects. All workers are
required to have OSHA 10-hour and job-specific site safety orientations, with supervisors
required to have 30-hour training. Safety
inspections are conducted biweekly, and
The company's work on the $305 million project was split into
two phases. Phase I included excavation and foundations for three
residential towers - Tower A, Tower B1 and Tower B2 - as well as an
amenity building and parking garage. Phase II included complete
construction of Tower B1, which is approximately 611,000 square feet.
Tower B1 is a 57-story building with 658 units, a below-grade cellar
with mechanical rooms, 4,858 square feet of retail space and a groundfloor lobby. The building features a hybrid curtain wall exterior.
The nearly 23,000-square-foot parking garage adjacent to Tower
B1 will consist of 117 parking spaces and also feature bicycle storage,
a loading dock and storage rooms.
The five-story amenity building has a steel and concrete on a
metal deck foundation with a façade of brick, metal panel, punched
windows, curtainwall and a storefront. The building includes indoor
and outdoor pools as well as a sauna, basketball court, squash court,
game rooms, a demonstration kitchen and rooftop and outdoor
amenity spaces, Bana says.
Queens Plaza is owned and developed by Tishman Speyer. The
project architect is Hill West Architects.
Hudson Meridian in September anticipates topping off the two
21-story residential towers at the heart of Ocean Dreams, a mixeduse development located at 3514 Surf Avenue in Brooklyn. The
towers will contain a total of 425 apartments and 327,778 square feet
of residential space. In addition, the $175 million development will
include 24,000 square feet of retail space. Work on the project commenced in May 2017 and is projected to conclude in October 2019.
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