BBS News

Voters approve 8 new classrooms in Great Neck Public Schools District

Great Neck, NY – The unofficial votes have been tallied and according to Public Information Specialist of the Great Neck Public Schools District, Colleen Bowler,  voters have approved eight new classrooms to be constructed in two schools. On Tuesday, Dec. 3, qualified residents of the Great Neck Public Schools authorized a proposed $9,749,469 Capital Projects […]

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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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School board reviews summer projects

Garden City, NY – At the Board of Education’s regular meeting held August 13 inside the Garden City High School library, the Board discussed the latest progress in renovations and improvements to school buildings from Gary Gonzalez of Park East Construction and Gary Scheide, a partner with the district’s consulting architecture firm, Patchogue-based BBS Architects, […]

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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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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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Clients expect special expertise from architects, engineers and builders

When it comes to building projects, clients expect a higher level of specific expertise than ever from their architects, engineers and construction managers. Firms that provide these services have adapted over the years, deepening their areas of specialization by industry as well as by service area. BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers began to specialize […]

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BBS: The Journey to Better Construction Documents

After his graduation with a degree in architecture from New York Institute of Technology in 1978, Roger Smith accepted a full-time position at BBS, where he had worked part-time as a college student, and stayed for a year. He left to take a position in the design and building industry, where he gained more knowledge […]

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Long Island architecture firm BBS opens Albany office

Albany, NY – BBS Architects & Engineers has been growing quickly since the Long Island firm opened an Albany office three months ago. Six employees were hired. Four to five more could be joining in the next three months. “I think a lot of firms expand hoping they have a job and then hire people,” said […]

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