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The Future of the Growing NYC Life Sciences Construction is 3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning has grown dramatically in recent years, allowing construction professionals to capture complex environments at high resolution quickly. It is particularly useful for Life Science Projects as New York has a rapidly growing life science ecosystem. The life …

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What Contractors Can Do to Aid in NYC Diversity & Inclusion

It is time. It is time for the construction industry to embrace inclusion and create diverse teams to help businesses grow and support individuals from all facets of life. While in some ways construction is more diverse than it has …

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Talisen People Spotlight: Assistant Project Manager Christopher Yanaranop

Our level of quality starts and ends with our team. Since 2009, Talisen Construction has employed some of the industry’s brightest, most talented, and most hard-working people. And over the years, we’ve shared stories about Talisen’s company culture and how …

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Talisen is Building for the Future with Vendor Data

The construction sector is changing, and with so many processes and management of various vendors, there is no space for guesswork anymore. In fact, managing the vendor relationship is an integral part of operations for construction companies. But what happens …

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Filling the Gap: How Coworking Spaces Have Helped the Return to Office Trend

The pandemic has shown that companies can work from home in entirely new ways – from zoom meetings to slack messages, it is almost like in-person interactions have been replaced overnight. However, many teams quickly discovered that web-conferencing software is …

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Change for Good: Overcoming the Challenges Facing NYC Universities

COVID-19 has upended business as usual for NYC Colleges and Universities. It goes beyond public health considerations; these institutions now face myriad challenges that could permanently alter the higher education landscape. Student Enrollment and State Funding is Declining Moving traditional …

Increasing Opportunities for Women in Construction

When you think of the word “construction,” what comes to mind? For most, it’s men in hard hats, tool belts, and steel-toe work boots. The false narrative that construction is “men’s work” has plagued the industry for far too long. Keep …

5 Ways Talisen is Perfecting Processes in Company Culture

5 Ways Talisen is Transforming Internal Processes 

  Here at Talisen, we know that in order to successfully transform our built environment, we must first transform ourselves. And so, we begin internally by pursuing perfection in our company processes. Our pursuit of perfection applies to our internal …

5 Types of Buildings NYC Needs

Major Progress Spawns New Problems: Solutions for NYC’s Built Environment New York City, a thriving metropolis where social, political and technological breakthroughs happen daily. As the city’s focus shifts constantly for the sake of progress, there will be topics that …

Office Design for Success

These 3 Trends Will Revolutionize Your Office Design Let’s say that the average American spends 40 hours at work and about 7 hours a night sleeping; that means that 34% of waking hours are spent at work. With that in …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …