The Commercial Construction Podcast for Architects, Engineers, and Property Managers
Join us for Talisen Talk—Talisen Construction Corp’s new podcast focused on finding pragmatic solutions to complex problems. Listen as industry experts discuss best practices, emerging technologies and innovative processes for commercial construction.
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.
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.
Driving Efficiencies 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.
Dr. Teghpal Sandhu
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.
Podcast Premiere Episode:
Health Care 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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