The Talisen Difference: Our Building Approach

When it comes to the construction industry, Talisen aims to do things differently. We focus on collaboration first and foremost; and on getting the job done right, not just getting it done. Our clients have seen the results of our …

Google Staircase J: How Talisen’s Top-Down Build Took NYC Construction to New Heights

Here at Talisen Construction, we’re fortunate to work on a myriad of projects. From healthcare projects for the likes of Northwell Health and Mount Sinai to builds at major universities and charter schools like Pratt Institute and Manhattan Children’s Center, …

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Designing with Intent: Reimagining School Building Design

With the holidays in our rearview mirror, nearly all schools returned from winter break with in-person learning despite record-breaking COVID-19 case counts. Unfortunately, the Omicron variant has been a logistical nightmare and has taken an emotional toll on schools and …

NYC’s Proptech Revolution: Benefits & Precautions

The dawn of new and intuitive technologies has led some of NYC’s most vital industries into a digital transformation in recent years (i.e., technological advancements in construction and finance— coined “Contech” and “Fintech,” respectively). Now, as a new industry assumes …

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Meet NYC’s New Design-Build Bill: The Public Works Investment Act

Last we spoke of the benefits of the design-build approach to construction (see: “The Tenant of the Future: The Role of Design-Build in Commercial Construction”), there was much collective hesitancy to get on board with the model—specifically in NYC.  For …

People, Process & Talisen’s 4 Pillars in Company Culture

Here at Talisen Construction, we seek to achieve perfection in all aspects of our company. As an organization, it has always been our greatest goal to build a company culture that rests upon the same four pillars, or core values, …

We’re Seeking Guest-Stars for…

TALISEN TALK NYC’s Commercial Construction Podcast for Architects, Engineers, and Property Managers Talisen Construction is the New York Metropolitan area’s leader in premier construction services—and we need your help. We’re looking for guests to join us on our leading construction …

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Every Decision Has Timeline & Budget Implications: The Value of Strong Stakeholder Relationships

One of Talisen’s core values is the pursuit of perfection. And as we all know, perfection can take time, which is the one thing that’s in short supply in a speed-to-market-driven situation. The Lynbrook Medical Office complex for Northwell Health …

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Corporate Culture & The Power of What a Company Can Deliver

Our corporate culture is something we’ve valued from day one, and it’s something we’ve continued to put a lot of effort into. While that may have been initially driven by the owners and leadership, we’re now 10 years into it, …

Collaboration & Innovation: What’s the Connection?

Collaboration & Innovation: What’s the Connection?  A Conversation with Talisen’s Bob Knox Collaboration on a project isn’t always easy because construction’s not always easy. The projects we do are complex. The conversations we have with clients, vendors and even our own …

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Project Spotlight: Black Girls Code Tech Exploration Lab

An Interview with Talisen Construction Corps’ Project Manager Justin Weisman The Black Girls Code Tech Exploration Lab is nestled in Google’s New York corporate headquarters. Designed by Danish Kurani, the United States’ leading expert on physical learning environments, the Black …

Talisen Construction’s Christopher Norris on Optimizing for Profit in New York’s Healthcare Sector

“Overall, the mission for healthcare is clear: provide quality service to a mass population in an efficient and effective manner..” – BISNOW National Healthcare East As a commercial construction firm based in the New York Metropolitan area, Talisen Construction has …

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So, We’ve Got a Podcast Now

This is the Story of Talisen Talk If you’re going to build in a big city, you’ve got to be willing to ask big questions. The commercial construction industry is changing in real time. Everything’s evolving – the tools, technology, …

Creating Competitive Advantage: Understanding Integrated Project Delivery

New York City is a challenging construction environment. Costs are high, competition is fierce, and speed to market can directly determine whether a project succeeds or fails. This is especially true in healthcare – with hospitals and treatment facilities being …

When the Old World Meets The New

Building for the Tenant of the Future: When the Old World Meets the New When we talk about building for the tenant of the future, the phrase “old meets new” comes up a lot. There’s a reason for this. We’re …

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 …

The Beginner’s Guide to Succeeding in the Construction Industry

Proven Methods for Succeeding in the Construction Industry Succeeding in the construction industry can be quite a challenge. Often times it requires extensive hours, extreme dedication, and a high level of knowledge. As such, Hays  has put together a report to …

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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 …

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, …

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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 …