Talisen Talk Podcast

The Commercial Construction Podcast for Architects, Engineers, and Property Managers

Join us for Talisen Talk - Talisen Construction Corp's podcast focused on finding pragmatic solutions to complex problems. Listen as industry experts discuss best practices, emerging technologies and innovative processes for commercial construction.

Episode 8

Ride for Autism with Bike to the Beach: An Interview with Ben Dalley

Talisen is proud to collaborate with Bike to the Beach on this fun event to inspire individuals to overcome obstacles through personal challenges, while inspiring communities to raise funds and awareness for autism.

In this episode of Talisen Talk, Talisen Construction CEO Joseph Rigazio is joined by Bike to the Beach Director of Operations Ben Dalley to discuss this important event to raise awareness and support for the 2 million individuals living with autism in America. Learn about the 100, 50, & 25-mile ride options, the partnership with local non-profit organizations that can significantly impact the autism community, and why this event is near and dear to our hearts.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Ben Dalley

Director of Operations, Bike to the Beach

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Episode 6

What are the Legal Implications of COVID-19 for the Construction Industry?

As COVID-19 continues to impact the nation, some construction projects have been deemed essential and allowed to move forward, while others have been delayed. In this episode, Talisen Construction CEO Joseph Rigazio is joined by legal expert Jessica Rothman, a partner with Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP to discuss how the unplanned, unprecedented pandemic is impacting construction firms, design professionals, and the rest of the industry. You’ll hear about the dynamic, evolving situation surrounding the paycheck protection program, as well as the complex labor issues regarding worker safety on site during a pandemic. Learn why you never want to rush to force majeure and if a construction firm has an affirmative duty to create a COVID-free worksite. Must-listen session for leaders & decision makers.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Jessica Rothman

Partner, Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

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Episode 5

COVID-19 & The Realities of NYC Construction Right Now

Being in the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect of the commercial construction industry. In this episode, Talisen Construction CEO Joseph Rigazio is joined by Field Compliance and Safety Officer Marcus Caltabiano to share the lessons learned providing essential construction services during this time. You’ll learn about the biggest challenges our team faced, and the strategies we found helpful in navigating an environment filled with daily changes and continually emerging new best practices. We discuss the multi-faceted need for team and vendor support during essential healthcare builds, and the role technology played in helping us get the job done while remaining safe & socially distant.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Mark Caltabiano

Field Compliance & Safety Manager, Talisen Construction Corp.

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Episode 4

It's Not Cool to Lose Money Anymore: Changes in the NYC Real Estate Marketplace

Jason Kroeger of Cushman & Wakefield comes to Talisen Talk to discuss the changing NYC real estate marketplace. As employers are seeking access to talent & need workplace environments conducive to long workdays, the costs of building in Manhattan make other boroughs more attractive.

You’ll learn what neighborhoods are attracting the most interest, as well as the impact incentive programs are having on the real estate market. Also discussed– a look at what the real estate market will be like 5 years from now, including the trend away from open offices and the use of technologies to control operating costs. You’ll learn about the changing role the owner has in the site selection process, as well as how the trend toward shorter, more flexible lease terms impacts property negotiations.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Jason Kroeger

Cushman & Wakefield

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Episode 3

Driving Efficencies in the Built Environment: Smart Meters for Building

Dr. Teghpal Sandhu noticed a need in the building industry for pure data in building utility systems and has since made it his mission to fill that need. As Founder & CEO of Live Building Systems, Dr. Sandhu created a real-time energy monitoring system that delivers consumption data directly to all those involved in the building— including building staff, owners, stakeholders, and tenants. His software translates data and information into a palatable language that any layperson can understand.

Join Talisen Construction CEO Joseph Rigazio and Dr. Teghpal Sandhu of Live Building Systems as they take a deep dive into the importance of building system analysis and data monitoring—as well as the value these systems add for owners, tenants, and the overall emissions reduction movement in NYC. You’ll learn how smart meters are driving sustainability in the built environment, and what this means for those involved in both constructing and using more energy efficient buildings.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Dr. Teghpal Sandhu

CEO, Live Building Systems

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Episode 2

Maximizing the 1%: Understanding the Role of the Owner in Successful Healthcare Projects

The competitive nature of the healthcare industry means there’s intense pressure to achieve the fastest possible speed to market. Preventing construction delays needs to be a top priority – which makes integrated project delivery an attractive delivery option.

In this episode of Talisen Talk, CEO Joseph Rigazio and Business Unit Director Christopher Norris discuss the role owners have in successful integrated project delivery, particularly when found conditions have the potential to put a build significantly behind schedule. Useful information for all healthcare project stakeholders, including owners, developers, architects, builders, and trade professionals.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Christopher Norris

Business Unit Director, Talisen Construction Corp.

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Podcast Premiere: Healthcare Construction & Speed to Market

Speed to market is highly desirable in the competitive health care industry – but what does it take to get a complicated project like a hospital or treatment facility done on time and within budget? Al Thompson of TPG Architecture and Talisen Construction Corps’ Joseph Rigazio share their front-line perspective on why bringing designers, contractors, clients, and end users together early in the process streamlines product delivery.

You’ll learn why it’s important to bring end users into the process as early as possible, as well as the positive impact subcontractors can have on materials selection. Also discussed – the effort toward error-free projects, BIM adoption rates, and how choosing collaborative over adversarial working relationships delivers best results for everyone.

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Joseph Rigazio

CEO, Talisen Construction Corp.
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Al Thompson

Managing Executive & Studio Director, TPG Architecture

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