BBS News

Final stages of Bayport-Blue Point Library construction package

Blue Point, NY – Bayport-Blue Point Library director Mike Firestone said the construction package for the new library location, the former St. Ursula Center, is nearing completion. BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers PC is preparing the paperwork for New York State Education Department Facilities Planning. “After they approve it, the work goes out to […]

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School Construction Has Begun at Scarsdale

Scarsdale, NY –  …  At Greenacres Elementary School the work has begun and the construction and staging fencing is up. The excavation for the addition on Huntington Avenue is in process. Inside the school, workers have begun demolition and the asbestos removal is largely complete. There will be additional demolition later on. The interior work […]

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Groundbreaking for Springs School Additions & Alterations

Springs, NY – With school out for the summer, construction commences at Springs School in East Hampton, NY. In March 2018, Springs residents voted to support a $23 million referendum to expand educational space and renovate existing facilities at the school. BBS is happy to announce that the groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 1 took place […]

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Outstanding Design – Herricks High School Café/Commons

We are proud to announce that the Herricks High School Café/Commons project in New Hyde Park, NY, has been named an “Outstanding Design” by the panel of judges for the 2019 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase, the premier competition honoring education interior designs across the U.S. and Canada. Congratulations to the Herricks High School […]

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Voters in Florida, NY, approve 2019 Capital Project

Florida, NY – Voters in the Florida Union Free School District approved the 2019 Capital Project on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The official results of the vote were 187 “yes” and 112 “no” ballots cast. The $7,985,804 million capital improvement project will address necessary building repairs, enhance learning spaces, and make Golden Hill Elementary and […]

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Catskill’s $40.8M project passes

Catskill, NY – Catskill Central School District voters approved a proposed $40.8 million capital project, 308-259, in a referendum held on a snowy and icy Tuesday. The capital project involves several improvements including upgrades to academic programs, classrooms, buildings, security controls, roads, parking lots and athletic fields. … “I personally thank all Catskill CSD community members […]

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Bayport-Blue Point Residents Agree to Convert the St. Ursula Convent into a New Community Library

Blue Point, NY – A $16.85-million bond proposal to purchase and convert the existing St. Ursula Convent into a new public Library was decisively approved by local residents on December 6, 2018 (Y:1,758 – N:835). In September 2018, the Library Board of Trustees reached an agreement to purchase the St. Ursuline Convent for $3.65 million from the Ursuline […]

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Innovative Design Solutions

Albany, NY – BBS is an award-winning education design firm offering architecture, planning, landscape architecture, engineering, and construction administration, all under one roof. Over the past thirty years, BBS has designed more than $3 billion in public and private school construction in New York, and is today one of the top educational design consultants in […]

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LI Companies Find Rising School Demand for Security

The plague of school shootings has boosted demand for security products and services from Long Island manufacturers, software developers, security installation specialists and staffing companies. High-resolution cameras, social media monitoring, remote-locking technology, shatter-resistant glass, emergency preparedness training and round-the-clock monitoring services have become increasingly commonplace here and around the country as school districts seek to […]

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