BBS News

Project Progress: Bay Shore Armory Conversion

Bay Shore, NY – In the new year, construction is moving forward at the site of the former Bay Shore Armory which is being converted into a modern, state-of-the-art pre-K facility for the local school district. A unique example of re-purposing existing community buildings for alternative use, the BBS team fully embraced sustainability as a means of delivering 21st-century education environments – while bringing […]

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$20M bond proposal includes replacing high school grass field

Greenlawn, NY – The Harborfields Central School District is poised to vote on a $20 million bond that includes replacing the high school’s grass field with synthetic turf. If approved on Tuesday, the bond would lower residents’ school tax bills by an estimated $150 a year because of debt restructuring. A $52.7 million bond used […]

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Bayport-Blue Point Library Phase 1 Approved

Blue Point, NY – The former Ursuline Center renovation project, the new Bayport-Blue Point Library home, is making its way through the journey of critical approvals. The library has received a green light to start the Middle Road location’s Phase I site work. “We heard Sept. 30 from New York State Education Department Facilities Planning,” […]

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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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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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