FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2017
NYCHA RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT BY THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
The Authority received top honors for efficiently managing capital projects that benefitted over 25,000 residents.
Improvements included lighting upgrades, major interior and exterior renovations, and closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera installations at various NYCHA developments.
NEW YORK––The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) today announced it is the recipient of two awards and two honorable mentions from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Metro New York/New Jersey Chapter for managing capital projects efficiently and effectively. These projects benefitting over 25,000 residents included lighting upgrades, major interior and exterior renovations, closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera installations, and exterior renovations at various NYCHA developments. The announcement was made on June 9, 2017 during the 24th Annual Project of the Year Awards Banquet. This is the second year in a row that CMAA is recognizing NYCHA for excellence in project management.
“As part of NextGeneration NYCHA, we are taking steps to address our critical infrastructure needs more efficiently, improving public housing for our residents, while making the most effective use of the Authority’s limited funds ,” said NYCHA Executive Vice President of Capital Projects Deborah Goddard. “These awards highlight the progress we have made towards becoming a better landlord, and how we are moving closer to our vision of safe, clean and connected communities.”
NYCHA recently marked the second anniversary of NextGeneration NYCHA, the Authority’s long-term strategic plan to create financial stability, operate like a more modern and efficient landlord, rebuild existing public housing, and improve residents’ quality of life.
Ravenswood Site Lighting Upgrade Project
Award Recipient Category 1 (Projects $20 to $60 Million)
Construction Manager – AECOM
Scope of Work: Electrical installation of floodlights, wall packs and light poles and associated components.
Harlem River Houses Major Renovation project
Award Recipient Category 2 (Projects $20 - $60M).
Construction Manager - AECOM
Scope of Work: Roof and parapet replacement, brick replacement and repointing, full apartment renovations including structural repairs, kitchen and bathroom renovations, plumbing and electrical work.
Honorable Mention Recipients
Glenwood Houses Exterior Renovations
Honorable Mention Category 2 (Projects $20 - $60M).
Construction Manager – STV, INC
Scope of Work: Roof and parapet replacement, brick replacement and repointing, installation of a new bullet-resistant aluminum curtain wall system, new galvanized steel railings with panels on all roofs, and mechanical and electrical work.
Security Enhancements at Various NYCHA Locations (CCTV Program)
Honorable Mention Category 1 (Projects < 20M)
Construction Manager – STV, INC
Scope of Work: Installation of new CCTV cameras and associated security surveillance components including fiber optic infrastructure and networks at 9 NYCHA developments in Brooklyn and Staten Island.
About the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
NYCHA’s mission is to increase opportunities for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers by providing safe, affordable housing and facilitating access to social and community services. More than 400,000 New Yorkers reside in NYCHA’s 328 public housing developments around the five boroughs, and another 235,000 receive subsidized rental assistance in private homes through the NYCHA-administered Section 8 Leased Housing Program. For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/nycha and for regular updates on NYCHA news and services, connect with us via www.facebook.com/NYCHA and www.twitter.com/NYCHA.