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Designing One Another: Three Eras of Fashion and Architecture

Did you ever gaze out of the window at your office wondering what was going on outside?…I mean…having an incredible moment of inspiration. Well, so has everyone else since before the United States was established. Starting largely with London’s famed …

Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor Services. KAO Goldwell, 22 Little West 12th Street, New York. an outside-looking-in view of the space at dusk. Floor to ceiling windows allow us to look in at the spaces white furniture and cabinetry accented by a blue light underneath.

The Social Workspace: How Outdoor Offices Benefit New York City

Why do companies like Google, Twitter, and Facebook consistently get rated as some of the best places to work? Is it the highly competitive salaries or great benefits? Actually, most research indicates that these firm’s advanced social environments are responsible …

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Charter Schools: Metamorphosing New York City’s Buildings

Like it or not, charter schools are taking up more and more space in New York City, and it doesn’t look like they’ll be slowing down anytime soon. With almost two hundred charters populating the five boroughs since 1999, these …

Hunger For Green Spaces Transforming NYC Commercial Spaces

“Driving into the city, you can’t help but notice the rooftop gardens. They’re everywhere,” says Thomas Lewis, an urban garden designer and owner of Floral Studio. “They’re everywhere. “ Add to that a steadily increasing number of interior green spaces …

Scaffold Law Municipal Credit Union: Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. Municipal Credit Union, 134-66 Springfield Boulevard, Queens: Construction site with building of and framing of walls and ceilings.

8 Eye-Opening Facts About NY’s Scaffold Law You Need To Know

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government has done a fantastic study to look at the true impact of Labor Law 240 – more familiarly known as the Scaffold Law. You can read the study here, but just in case …

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Talisen Construction is Hiring

Talisen is Hiring Construction Project Manager / Estimator About the Job NYC based General Contracting & Construction Management firm seeking experienced Project Manager for corporate and retail interior renovations. Job Responsibilities include: Estimating – Quantitative Take-offs – Bid Proposals Project …

Talisen LinkedIn Webinar Takeaways

LinkedIn is continually in the news these days.  Forbes recently revealed LinkedIn to be the most popular and trusted social networking site for executives and LinkedIn’s own Editor just stated in the New York Times that “My personal goal is …

Soft Costs: A Hard Hit to Your Bottom Line

Talisen has had the opportunity to work so many talented architects over the years. John C. Sweeney is one such architect, with whom we renovated a major portion of the interior of Genpact International’s US Corporate Headquarters. Recently, Mr. Sweeney …

Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. Accel Partners, 111 Eighth Avenue, New York. Community work area with couch and table area on the left and worktables and chairs on the right.

Talisen Construction Corporation Receives Grand Award

Talisen is incredibly honored to have been presented with the 2012 Gold Nugget Award for the Best Interior Renovations. This award was granted to us for our work, alongside DES Architects + Engineers, on the Accel Partners renovations. Our efficient, innovative …

Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. KAO Goldwell, 22 Little West 12th Street, New York. Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. KAO Goldwell, 22 Little West 12th Street, New York. View from Goldwell training facility. Overlooking the hudson river with long skinny clouds overhead a clear blue sky.

NYC Construction Management Spotlight: Going Green on a Budget

The PlaNYC Law & Value Engineering In September, NYC celebrated Climate Week. This is a time to celebrate the achievements the city has made in reducing greenhouse gases. The recently enacted PLaNYC law was designed to facilitate a significant reduction …

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Understanding the Role of Value Engineering in Project Profitability

There are many challenges inherent in NYC construction management. The greatest city in the world has developed an unbelievable web of bureaucracy and regulation. Logistical obstacles abound, from sourcing specialty materials to ensuring materials loss prevention. There is continually increasing …

Municipal Credit Union: Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. Municipal Credit Union, 134-66 Springfield Boulevard, Queens: Reception clerk area showing desk and window areas

Building Better Retail Banks: Can Value Engineering Deliver For Building & Property Managers

If you are a building or property manager, you know the value of having a retail bank on your ground floor.  Not only are banks high-value, stable tenants, they can serve as an attractive anchor point for higher end retailers, …

The Nuts and Bolts of Fast Track Build Outs: 5 Keys To Quick Project Success

Fast Track build outs present real challenges for today’s builders. Transforming, remodeling or renovating space on a tight schedule requires skilled, comprehensive supervision. Coordinating resources, manpower and supplies can be a logistical challenge. There’s a common misconception that Fast Track …

Talisen Construction Corporation: Construction Management and General Contractor. Taconic Management, 111 Eighth Avenue, New York. Custom designed white, gray, and green stone tile with four stone elevator banks work environment

A Healthy Work Environment

A Healthy Work Environment is Key to Success Corporate Office Interior Construction for a Productive Professional Environment Utilizing corporate interior space wisely creates an environment that fosters concentration, creativity, learning, communication and collaboration – the building blocks of productivity. Architects …