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  1. 1. Sano-RubinConstruction Co., Inc.Company Brochure Housing Projects October 2011 Sano-Rubin
  2. 2. 1 Company Profile Page 32 Experience Page 93 References Page 35 Page 35
  3. 3. 1 Company Profile
  4. 4. Company Profile Sano-RubinOverviewSano-Rubin Construction Company is a privately owned corporation with its corporate and onlyoffice in Albany, NY. Our focus has been constructing projects within a 100-mile radius ofAlbany – from as far north as Keeseville, south to Newburgh, west to Utica and east toSpringfield, Massachusetts. We employ between 80 and 100 office and field personnel at anytime including 43 project managers and superintendents. Our total of managed projects for2010 was approximately $321 million with between 15 and 25 jobsites under construction atany one time.For nearly half a century, we have worked under many different contracting formats, including Projects withinConstruction Manager, both “at-risk” and “agency” type, Design-Build, and General Contractor 100-mile radiusas well as consulting for Program Management and estimating services. During this period,our construction projects have ranged from commercial to educational to corporate office Intricate Schedulingbuildings to health care facilities. The common factor in all these projects is the need for and Site Safetyquality construction, intricate scheduling (phasing), job site safety, and tight budget control.The hallmark of Sano-Rubin has been our dedication to serving each of our clients individualneeds. We believe the numerous awards we have received and our repeat clients serve astestimony to the success of our approach.HistoryOur company’s history dates back to 1912 when Louis Rubin began business as a carpenterand general contractor on Elm Street in Albany. In 1934, he formed a partnership with theSano brothers, Angelo and Benjamin, and relocated the business to Myrtle Avenue. Duringthis time, the firm concentrated on small office buildings and storefronts, projects typical ofthat era. After World War II, Rubin’s son, Donald, joined the company that was formallyincorporated in 1958 taking the name Sano-Rubin Construction Co., Inc. For over 50 yearsthe company’s headquarters have been located on its current parcel on Delaware Avenue inAlbany. Over the next two decades, the company grew taking on more challenging and variedprojects. During the 1970’s the Rubins became the sole owners of the firm. Continuing thefamily tradition, Donald’s son, David joined the company in 1979 and is currently Presidentand CEO. David Hollander serves as Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer andSecretary and Thomas Morton holds the position of Treasurer. Company Profile
  5. 5. Sano-RubinCorporate Goals and ValuesOur goal is to be the preferred choice in the Capital Region construction marketplace. We Trusted & Reliablewant to be the Constructor who is trusted and relied on by Owners and Design Professionals. ConstructorWe always strive to provide a high level of service and exceed our clients’ expectations. Ourphilosophy in meeting these goals is marked by the attributes we call the 3 C’s: Sano-Rubin’s 3 C’s Comprehensiveness: We recognize risk is inherent in the contracting business and variables must be controlled. Our comprehensive planning, systems, communication and organizational structure attempts to reduce risk by managing every factor that can be controlled. We lead an integrated approach by tailoring the design to your budget, bid packaging to fit the market conditions, controlling the quality of the product and meeting the schedule constraints. Competitiveness: We are committed to achieving the most competitive pricing available in the marketplace for each component of your project. This includes those items we would perform with our own forces, by constantly improving our productivity. Caring: We care about the relationships we build with our Owners, Design Professionals, subcontractors and field labor. We stand for integrity and honesty, always willing to honor our commitments and admit our shortcomings. We will take great care with the product we produce, from building components in the field to office reports and estimates.Repeat ClientsDue to our corporate values, we have made many longstanding relationships in thecommunity.+40 projects Community Health Plan/Kaiser St. Peter’s Hospital Permanente Ellis Medicine+20 projects Northeast Health Armory Garage Albany Medical Center Hospital+10 projects St. Mary’s Hospital/Seton Health System Maria College The College of Saint Rose +5 projects Albany Memorial Hospital Saint Francis Hospital & Health Centers Troy Geriatric Conference Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home Albany Law School East Greenbush Central School District Brighter Choice Foundation The Sage Colleges Center for the Disabled Saratoga Hospital Saint Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam Northeastern Association of the Blind NYS Teachers’ Retirement System 2 or more Albany College of Pharmacy North Colonie Central School District Arkell Foundation Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School Bellevue Hospital District Farm Credit Bank Bethlehem Central School District Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul Company Profile
  6. 6. Sano-RubinSafetySafety begins with a Team commitment to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Oursafety program defines the responsibilities of the Team - from company management toindividual workers, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, owners and visitors. Sano-Rubin’ssuperintendents prepare a Project Safety Plan to be implemented for their project. As part ofthis plan, we conduct weekly safety meetings with our subcontractors and our owntradespeople that outline the specific work to be accomplished during the week and addresssafety and health issues. An AGC (Associated General Contractors of America) “Tool Box Talk”and other safety sheets are distributed, discussed and signed by all attendees.In addition to our superintendents’ daily presence, we participate in both internal and external Safety creates positivesafety programs coordinated by our safety officer, Tom Poole. We take a pro-active approach impactto safety by using ECA (Eastern Contractors Association) and our safety officers to performjobsite safety inspections every 2 weeks. Twice a year, our liability carrier visits our siteswith our Safety Director to review our safety plan. Sano-Rubin’s safety record is one of thebest in the construction industry. We have received numerous awards from GBC (GeneralBuilding Contractors of NYS) and AGC. Our safety record creates a positive impact on theproject site. Safety’s smart. Safety paysWorkers Compensation Experience Modifications Recap Last 5 years POLICY YEAR EXPERIENCE MODIFICATION 12/01/2010 – 12/01/2011 .88 12/01/2009 – 12/01/2010 .94 * 12/01/2008 – 12/01/2009 .83 12/01/2007 – 12/01/2008 .89 12/01/2006 – 12/01/2007 .81* denotes change in insurance rate formulaRecent AwardsGeneral Building Contractors of New York State Build New York Award for Management-6 time WinnerAssociated General Contractors of NYS Safety Excellence Award 2009General Building Contractors of NYS Safety Excellence Award 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003Associated General Contractors of America Commendation for Safety Excellence 2010-2003Eastern Contractors Association Special Recognition Award – David M. Rubin 2008Capital District Masonry Institute Mark of Excellence Award 2003 College of Saint Rose School of Education 2002 Albany Institute of History & ArtThe Preservation League of New York Excellence in Historic Preservation Award 2010 William S. Hackett Middle School 2003 Brighter Choice Charter School 2002 Albany Institute of History & ArtThe Eastern NY Chapter of the AIA Award of Merit 2009 William S. Hackett Middle SchoolThe Boston Society or Architects Architectural Honor Award 2008 The Arkell Museum & Library 2002 Albany Institute of History & ArtHistoric Albany Foundation Preservation Merit Award 2009 William S. Hackett Middle School for Rehabilitation of a Significant Public Building 2002 Brighter Choice Charter School for Rehabilitation & Reuse Company Profile
  7. 7. Licenses & Certifications Sano-RubinLEED Accredited PersonnelFor over 20 years, Sano-Rubin has been committed to incorporating sustainable elementsand practices into the projects we construct. We look for ways to include green/sustainablebuilding products and systems that will enhance each building project regardless of the intentto attain a specified rating. We are a member of the U.S. Green Building Council whichprovides valuable resources for LEED AP exam preparation, product research and creditevaluation. Currently on staff, we have 2 LEED Accredited Professionals BD+C and 5 LEEDGreen Associates. Others staff members will be receiving accreditation in the comingmonths. LEED AP Barbara Lippert LEED Coordinator Scott Hawkins Senior Project Manager LEED Green Associate Lynn Ellsworth, RA Senior Project Manager & Registered Architect Jonathon Lochner Project Manager Jack Tateo Project Manager Curtis Frey Project Manager Bill Dushensky Building Systems CoordinatorOSHA Construction Safety CoursesSano-Rubin has both field and office personnel who have taken the following safety courses: 8 have completed the OSHA 10-hour construction safety course 45 have completed the OSHA 30-hour construction safety course Safety Officer Tom Poole is a certified instructor for both 10 and 30-Hour courses Safety Officer Bernie Huss is currently completing the certified instructor courseNYS DEC Erosion & Sediment Control CertificationThirteen members of our field and office staff have completed this certification.NYS Registered ArchitectLynn Ellsworth is a Registered Architect. He received his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelorof Building Science degrees at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.US Environmental Protection Agency Lead-Safe CertificationSano-Rubin Construction Co., Inc. is certified to conduct lead-based paint renovation, repairand painting activities pursuant to 40CFR Part 745.89. Licenses & Certifications
  8. 8. NYSERDA Experience Sano-RubinSano-Rubin Construction Co., Inc. has engaged the use of New York State Energy Researchand Development Authority (NYSERDA) financial incentives for our clients. The NewConstruction Program incorporates energy-efficiency measures into the design, construction,and operation of new and substantially renovated buildings. These measures are designed tosave energy through reduced electric demand, and therefore reduce building operating costs.The Existing Facilities Program offers incentives for a variety of energy projects includingPre-Qualified Measures and Performance-Based Incentives.The projects listed below utilized NYSERDA incentives. S-R Project Role Architect Amount Energy-Efficiency Measures Guilderland Central School CMa CS Arch $26.9m Lighting upgrades, Light-colored District roof membrane Guilderland, NY Niskayuna Central School CMa Tetra Tech $94.5m Geothermal wells District – High School Architects & Niskayuna, NY Engineers The College of Saint Rose CMc The Saratoga $14.0m Energy efficient lighting, Massry Center for the Arts Associates geothermal well system, HVAC Albany, NY equipment 30 State Farm Place D/B Keystone Arch. $ 4.0m Ultra-high performance glass, Data Recovery Center Services / High performance/ efficient Ballston Spa, NY Woodward, lighting, Isonyne wall insulation, Connor, Gilles & Added roof insulation and High Seleman Arch. performance HVAC equipment with environmentally friendly refrigerants Bethlehem Central School CMa CS Arch $92.9m Light-colored roof membrane, District window upgrades, Direct Digital Bethlehem, NY Control upgrades district-wide, Primary/ secondary pumping systems New York State Teachers’ CMc Woodward, $12.3m Light-colored roof membrane, Retirement System Connor, Gilles & Exterior glazing upgrades, Direct Addition & Renovation Seleman Digital Control upgrades for the Albany, NY Architects HVAC system, High efficiency chillers, Primary/ secondary pumping systems, Energy- efficient motors and lighting North Colonie Central CMa Collins + Scoville $32.5m Geothermal wells School District Architects Latham, NY NYSERDA Experience
  9. 9. 2 Experience
  10. 10. Northeast Orthopaedics New Medical Office Building Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Keystone Architectural Services (518) 439-4795 Owner’s Rep. Alan Okun Richard Paulsen Northeast Orthopaedics/121 Everett Road Real Estate Group, LLC John Repsher PT, ATC Repsher & Associates Physical Therapy Key Personnel Joe Logan Project Manager Eric Coburn Superintendents/Claims /Lawsuits GMP Northeast Orthopaedics: $ 4,500,000 GMP Repsher & Associates: $348,375 Schedule: 10 MonthsPROJECT OUTLINE Completion:Sano-Rubin Construction Co., Inc. was the General Contractor for the New Medical Office Building and 2007tenant fit-up for Northeast Orthopaedics. The new headquarters is located on Everett Road in Albany, NY,not far from their former facility. The building is 40,000 square foot with 25,000 square feet dedicated toNortheast Orthopaedics. The new office space includes a reception area, exam rooms, outpatientsurgery, MRI, x-ray rooms, offices and support staff areas.Sano-Rubin also provided the tenant fit-up for Repsher & Associates Physical Therapy.Construction began mid-October 2006 and was completed on August 20, 2007. Northeast Orthopaedics Medical Office Building
  11. 11. Nixon Peabody LLPTenant Fit-up Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect SWBR Architects Owner’s Rep. Robyn Churchill Albany Office Jonathan Bashein Boston Office (617) 345-1200 Key Personnel John Moore Senior Project Manager Daryl Gooley Superintendent LEED Silver Certified Lump Sum $1,317,000 Schedule 5 months Completion 2008PROJECT OUTLINE thSano-Rubin was selected as general contractor to complete 13,000 sf of renovation on the 10 floor of677 Broadway for Nixon Peabody LLP. What made this project challenging, was a computer room locatedat the core of the space that was under contract with the former tenant. Demolition of the room couldnot occur until the first week of April when the tenants lease expired which created a compressedschedule for mid-June 2008 occupancy.The newly renovated space includes designer light fixtures and high-end architectural millwork at thereception desk, conference rooms and secretarial stations.The project received LEED Silver Certification which exceeded the original goal of Certified. Nixon Peabody LLP Tenant Fit-Up
  12. 12. The College of Saint RoseCentennial Hall Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture & Engineering, PC (518) 587-2550 Owner Dr. Mark Sullivan John Bryant Key Personnel T. Scott Hawkins Senior Project Manager Paul Yandon Superintendent GMP $14,500,000 Schedule 16 monthsPROJECT OUTLINE CompletionThis new$15.5 million housing project, currently under construction, is expected to accommodate 2012approximately 220 beds in apartment-style units with living rooms and full kitchens. Units shall consist offour single-occupancy bedrooms with two full baths. Additional building components are to include spacefor community lounges as well as a retail/dining operation and office space for residential life staff.The project will incorporate sustainable building practices such as geothermal wells, recycling ofconstruction debris, insulation beyond code and products and systems to make the building 26% moreenergy efficient than conventional construction. The College of Saint Rose New Student Housing
  13. 13. First NiagaraBranch Bank Wilton, NY Sano-Rubin Architect LA Hauer-LaDuca Architect LLC Owner’s Rep. James Mulka Contract Type General Contractor Key Personnel Joe Logan Senior Project Manager Paul Earl Superintendent Lump Sum $ 791,553 Schedule 10 Months Completion 2010PROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin was the general contractor for the new branch bank office for First Niagara Bank located onRoute 50 in Wilton, NY. The new branch consists of teller stations with adjacent work area, fourcustomer service representative areas, manager’s office, conference room, seating area, safe, drive thruand staff support areas. First Niagara Branch Bank
  14. 14. Northeast Health/ Albany Memorial HospitalMedical Imaging Center East Greenbush, NY Sano-Rubin Architect TRO Jung l Brannen Owner’s Rep David Wendth Northeast Health Key Personnel Matt Banks Superintendent Gmp: $1,704,000 Schedule: 6 Months Completion: 2006PROJECT OUTLINEThis new 9,500 sf imaging center is a fit up of retail tenant space in the East Greenbush Plaza. Thecenter provides MRI, CT Scan, X-Ray, Mammography, Bone Scan and Ultrasound services.The MRI and CT Scan rooms include a unique fiber optic light cove that produces a wave of changingcolor creating a tranquil atmosphere for patients undergoing testing. Decorative acrylic panelssuspended by cables are used throughout the space to provide privacy partitioning of waiting areas.Additional finishes include hardwood wall panels and floor base, wood grain-sheet vinyl floors, full etchedglass doors, porcelain tile and solid surface countertops to enhance the space. Northeast Health/Albany Memorial Hospital Medical Imaging Center
  15. 15. Brighter Choice Charter School Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architects & Engineers., PC. Owner’s Rep. Christian Bender Brighter Choice Foundation Key Personnel Lynn Ellsworth Project Manager Eric Coburn Superintendent GMP $ 5,742,000 Schedule 9 Months Completion 2002PROJECT OUTLINEComplete renovation of Albanys School 10 to accommodate a fully “wired” school for elementaryeducation. A new 23,000 s.f. addition, complimenting the original building design, provides additionalclassrooms, library, gym, cafeteria and other support functions. The entire school is fully air conditionedto allow for year-round use. This project was completed ahead of schedule and ready for the opening ofschool on September 3, 2002.CHALLENGES Very tight site required continuous monitoring of deliveries, staging areas, vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Exterior masonry and cornice were restored to their original design. Addition included an entry arch, masonry detailing, tower, and cornice work to compliment the existing building and match existing construction. Many areas of the existing structure had to be rebuilt to repair damage or previously removed sections. Masonry bearing walls required modifications for new doorways, utility paths and ductwork. Installation of elevator for handicap access to all floors of the building.2002 Historic Albany Foundation Preservation Merit Award2003 New York State Preservation League Excellence in Historic Preservation Award Brighter Choice Charter School
  16. 16. Albany Institute of History & Art Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Solomon & Bauer Architects, Inc. (617) 924-8200 Owner’s Rep. Dennis Stevens Owner’s Rep Christine Miles Former Director (518) 463-4478 Key Personnel T. Scott Hawkins Senior Project Manager Eric Coburn Superintendent GMP: $13,373,000 Gross Square Footage: 63,841 Cost per Gross Square Foot: $209.47 Schedule: 22 Months Completion: May 2001 Assistant SuperintendentPROJECT OUTLINEThis project began with the demolition of the existing 7,872 sf Museum building to make way for a new,larger Collections Storage Addition (17,565 sf) and a new Lobby Addition (6,948 sf) connecting the twoexisting buildings. Renovation of the complete Museum Building (21,480 sf), Rice House Annex (7,632sf) and first floor of the Rice House (2,242 sf) took place concurrently. Installation of new mechanical systems for complete environmental control at Museum Collections and Storage Areas. Installation of a vapor control system within the new and the renovated areas of the Museum Collection areas. Close coordination with the Owner to establish a multi-phased schedule for the display and storage of the Museum’s Collections during the construction project.2001 Build New York Award for Outstanding Management General Building Contractors of New York2002 Mark of Excellence Award Capital District Masonry Institute2002 Excellence in Historic Preservation Preservation League of New York State2002 Architectural Honor Award Boston Society of Architects Albany Institute of History & Art
  17. 17. Daughters of Sarah Massry Residence andGolub Family Memory Enhancement Center Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Angerame Architects Owner’s Rep. Mike Regan Daughters of Sarah Key Personnel Dave Hollander Project Manager Paul Earl Superintendent Massry Residence GMP $ 6,819,000 Final Cost $6,754,900 Schedule 12 Months Completion 2002 Memory Enhancement GMP $ 3,763,500 Final Cost $3,748,500 Schedule 12 Months Completion 2003PROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin was the Construction Manager for both the new Massry Residence and MemoryEnhancement Center on the Daughters of Sarah Campus. Additionally, we were retained to renovate thenursing home following the completion of these projects.The new Massry Residence is a 70,000 square foot building containing 56 Senior Assisted LivingApartments. The building has four fireplace lounges, two full Kosher kitchens, formal dining room,country store, on-site health spa. There are both 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with kitchenette andvarious floor plans. The recreation room has a home theater system. Sano-Rubin was the ConstructionManager for this fast-track project and was responsible for managing over 50 subcontractor packages.The Golub Family Memory Enhancement Center is a 25,000 square foot addition to the current facilitylocated on Washington Avenue Extension in Albany. At a cost of $3.7 million, this new residenceencompasses a 3-wing, 36-bed addition with large lounges and parlors, a kosher pantry and “wandergarden”. The Memory Enhancement Center compliments both the Daughters of Sarah Nursing HomeThe Massry Residence.HUD Financing Daughters of Sarah Massry Residence and Golub Family Memory Enhancement Center
  18. 18. The College of Saint RoseDormitory Conversion 210 Partridge Street Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Dave Sadowsky Architect, PC. (518) 427-1470 Owner’s Rep. John Bryant (518) 454-5121 Key Personnel Dean Shultes Superintendent GMP: $1,433,000 Schedule: 8 Weeks Completion: 2005PROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin was the construction manager for this 8-week, fast-track project which involved theconversion of existing offices to a 22-bed dormitory. The former 3-story duplex includes doubleoccupancy bedrooms, new shower rooms, shared kitchen and living room. The building also includes ahandicap accessible ramp and bathroom on the first floor. Students began occupying the space onAugust 26, 2011 College of Saint Rose Dormitory Conversion
  19. 19. Albany Public LibraryJohn J. Bach & Arbor Hill Branch Libraries Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Goldman + Hom Architects (518) 587-2550 Owner’s Rep. Albany Public Library Jim Monroe DASNY Contract Type General Construction Key Personnel Jack Tateo Project Manager Eric Coburn Paul Yandon Superintendents LEED Silver Intended Final Cost $8,003,600 Schedule 14 monthsPROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin was awarded the $7.8 million general construction contract for two new library branches for Completionthe Albany Public Library. The John J. Bach branch is located on New Scotland Avenue and the Arbor Hill 2008branch is located on Henry Johnson Boulevard in Albany. The project encompassed a total of over20,000 square feet of new building space and each library branch contains:  dedicated space for teenagers  expanded childrens collections and programming space  community meeting room to be used after hours  small meeting rooms for tutoring and study groups  public computers for each user population - adults, teens, children  expanded collections, in all formats  full handicapped accessibility  sustainable design and green building principalsThe John J. Bach/New Scotland Branch is a single story building designed with sensitivity to thesurrounding neighborhood yet has a distinctive and contemporary feel. A "library garden" will belocated in the back corner of the site and can be viewed from anywhere in the buildingThe Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch Library is also a single story building featuring dramatic exposed bow-trusses and includes a well-illuminated parking area. The design incorporates a "green wall" withplantings which is part of both the adult reading area and the children’s library area. The buildings weredesigned with the intent of attaining a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)“Silver” rating. Albany Public Library John J. Bach & Arbor Hill Branch Libraries
  20. 20. Albany City School DistrictHackett Middle School Additions & Renovations Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Envision Architects (518) 462-1848 Owner’s Rep. Shawn Hamlin Albany City School District (518) 482-5306 Contract Type GC Key Personnel Ken Rizzo Senior Project Manager Paul Earl Superintendent Lump Sum $14,250,000 Schedule 24 Months Completed 2008PROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin was the general contractor for the Albany City School District’s renovation of the HackettMiddle School Phase II, which began June 2006. The building was vacated during the renovations.During the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 school years, students attended classes at the former PhilipSchuyler Elementary School.Phase II included extensive renovations to all five floors to accommodate up to 650 students in grades 6-8 and divide those students into teams of 100-115 students each. Academic wings were organizedaround core classes such as English, social studies, and math. Classrooms for technology, art, and musicare shared among the teams.The building was designed so that sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are separated by floor or wing. Inaddition, each wing includes administrative offices for student oversight and assistance. Boys and girlsrestrooms were also added to each floor. Each wing has six classrooms, four for general instruction, onefor special education, and one for science. The renovations included: 28 general instructionclassrooms, 6 Special Education classrooms, 6 science rooms with prep space, family and consumerscience room, technology classroom, choral room with practice area, band room with practice area, 2art rooms with kiln and storage, 2 new stair towers & new elevator.2010 Historic Albany Foundation Preservation Merit Award Rehabilitation of Significant Public Bldg.2010 Preservation League of New York Excellence in Historic Preservation Award Albany City School District Hackett Middle School Additions & Renovations
  21. 21. Sano-RubinWork also included:. Renovated library/media center on the ground floor with stacks, seating, teacher workspace, computer classroom, and librarian workroom. Gymnasium. Swimming pool and renovated locker rooms. Renovated auditorium including preserved historic features, renovated seating, improved acoustics, lighting, and sound systems. Handicapped access to stage level. New cafeteria and kitchen on lowest level. Expanded and renovated administrative support areas for principal, assistant principals, guidance, attendance, and special services. Expanded and renovated nurses suite with exam room, bed area, and toilet. Faculty work areasInfrastructural improvements:. Upgraded heating, ventilation, and electrical systems. New lighting throughout. Improved fire protection and security. Computers and laptop stations with Internet access in every classroom. New PA system. Air conditioning throughout the building. Full handicapped accessibility. New suspended acoustical ceilings. Replacement or restoration of exterior masonry, roofing, doors, and windows. Renovated corridors with new tile finish, new lockers, new ceilings, hallway bulletin boards and trophy cases. New sidewalks and landscaping Albany City School District Hackett Middle School Additions & Renovations
  22. 22. New York State Teachers’Retirement System Addition & Alterations Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Woodward Connors Gillies & Seleman Architects Owner’s Rep. William O’Brien (retired) Project Director Key Personnel John Moore Project Manager Daryl Gooley Superintendent gmp: $ 12,300,000 Schedule/Final Time: 24 Months Completion: 2004PROJECT OUTLINETwo additional stories, which included 40,000 square feet of added space, were constructed onto theexisting building built by Sano-Rubin in 1984. Unique exterior granite panels, designed by WoodwardConnor Gillies & Seleman Architects, were added to the new portion and existing building. The originalNew York Teachers Retirement building, located on Washington Avenue in Albany, was erected by Sano-Rubin in 1956.CHALLENGESExterior granite panels had numerous coordination issues that needed to be resolved during construction(i.e., being plumb and level, flashing, caulking).Working in an occupied facility while installing two additional floors. Strict attention was paid to dust,noise, and pollution, vehicular and pedestrian traffic.Difficult transition of new wing to existing building for windows, soffits, ceilings, flooring and elevations.Substantial NYSERDA rebates on roof system, windows, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems. New York State Teachers’ Retirement System Addition & Alteration
  23. 23. The Hubbard Center20-Bed Adolescent Residence Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Lammon Architects Owner’s Rep. Kevin Connally Hope House, Inc. Key Personnel Scott Hawkins Senior Project Manager Wayne Christiansen Superintendent LUMP SUM: $1,800,000 Schedule: 6 Months Completion:PROJECT OUTLINE 2009The Hubbard Center is a new 14,268 sf, 20-bed rehabilitation residence that housestwenty youngsters as they go through a contained recovery process. The project is fundedthrough the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).The first floor includes a kitchen, dining area, recreation room, classroom, staff offices and a medicaloffice. The second floor includes 10 double occupancy bedrooms, consultation areas, counselor offices,laundry, and bathroom facilities. At the time bids were received, the project was nearly a half a milliondollars over budget. Although Sano-Rubin was the lump-sum low bidder, we worked with the Owner andArchitect to bring the project inline with their budget.The project broke ground on April 1, 2009 and was completed by mid-November.NYS OASAS Funding Hope House20-Bed Adolescent Residence
  24. 24. Cohoes Falls Apartments Revitalization& New Community Building Cohoes, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Dave Sadowsky Architect Developer Susan McCann The Community Builders, Inc. Key Personnel Joe Logan Senior Project Manager Nathan Garrant Superintendent GMP: GMP $8,600,000 Start 2009 Completion 2010 Schedule: 6 Months Completion: 2004PROJECT OUTLINEThis project, currently under construction, encompasses the renovation and alteration of 66 units ofaffordable housing in seven different building in the neighborhood surrounding Harmony Mills, thehistoric mill complex at Cohoes Falls. Five of the buildings are historic masonry structures. This project ispart of a larger community revitalization project and the Downtown Redevelopment Plan. Additionally, anew LEED certified community building and site office will also be constructed on a vacant lot on MohawkStreet.Rehabilitation includes new heating, plumbing, electrical and finishes. High-efficiency HVAC systems willbe located in each unit. Additional high R-value insulation will be installed inside the existing brick walls,and quality windows will result in energy savings. Also, each unit will be separately metered for gas andelectricity as an incentive for individual households to conserve.The buildings are located in close proximity to each other and include the following addresses: 5-13North Mohawk St., 29-49 Olmstead St., 1-4 Fountain Pl., 4 Vliet St., 58 White St., 51 Lancaster St., and54-56 Willow St.The project is currently slated for a Summer 2011 start.NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal andNYSERDA financing Cohoes Falls Apartments Revitalization & New Community Building
  25. 25. Honest Weight Food Co-opNew Natural Foods Grocery Store Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Envision Architects Owner’s Rep. Lexa Juhtr HWFC Randall LaClaire RKL Construction Consultant Contract Type Design-Build Key Personnel Kenneth Rizzo Senior Project Manager Darrin Hart SuperintendentPROJECT OUTLINESano-Rubin is the design-builder for Honest Weight’s new natural foods grocery store located on a 2.4acre parcel on Watervliet Avenue in Albany. The new 26,000 - 30,000 sf store will contain a minimum of LEED Silver Rating18,000 sf of retail space, supplemented by preparation and storage areas, administrative spaces, and Intendedareas designated for community and educational purposes. The project currently in the design phaseand is intended to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Silver rating. GMP $ 1,484,000The project is currently in the preconstruction phase and is expected to be completed in 2012. Schedule 9 Months Completion 2003 Start 4-14-03 Completed 12-31-03 Honest Weight Food Co-op New Natural Foods Grocery Store
  26. 26. The Arkell Museum &Canajoharie Library Addition & Renovation Canajoharie, NY Sano-Rubin Architect DesignLAB Architects (617) 350-3005 Owner’s Rep. Joseph Santangelo Arkell Hall Foundation Eric Trahan Canajoharie Library (518) 673-2314 Key Personnel T. Scott Hawkins Senior Project Manager Paul Yandon Superintendent GMP: $8,368,500 Gross Square Footage: 34,000 Cost per Gross Square Foot: $245.91 Schedule: 20 months Scheduled Completion: October 2006 Actual Completion:PROJECT OUTLINE Due to Extensive Flooding in the MohawkThe project encompassed 18,800 sf of new construction which included new Gallery space, collections Valleystorage area, educational and office space as well as a new Great Hall space for large gatherings and May 2007presentations. Renovation occurred in 7,000 sf of the existing 16,600 sf Library.In addition to enhancing the visitor experience and showcasing the outstanding art collection under theFoundation’s care, an appealing outdoor space for festivals and concerts was created. The CanajoharieLibrary and Art Center was founded in 1924 both as the town’s public library and a museum ofAmerican Art. The art gallery enjoys a reputation as one of the finest small galleries in the United Statesand has a permanent collection of more than 350 paintings and works of sculpture highlighting thedevelopment of American Art from colonial times through the mid-20th century. The collection includesworks by Winslow Homer, Andrew Wyeth, George Inness, Grandma Moses, Frederick Remington, JohnSinger Sargent and Childe Hassaam.Major sitework was done and landscaping installed to entice travelers on the New York State Thruway tovisit Canajoharie. A steel fence encloses the Memorial Garden with access from the Museum as part ofthe visual experience. A town square area with a flowing water feature accents the main entrance. Theparking lot was expanded and additional site lighting was incorporated. The Gallery was closed from April2005 through September 2007 to complete the work.In June 2006, the Mohawk Valley experienced catastrophic flooding. At this time, the Museum was at60% completion. The new basement flooded, damaging newly installed mechanical and elevatorequipment. Delays ensued due to remediation efforts and ordering of new equipment. Provisions wereincorporated into the project to protect the museum from future flooding. The Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library Addition & Renovation
  27. 27. The Fort Orange ClubAthletic Addition & Renovation Albany, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker Architects, LLP Owner’s Rep. James Flaherty General Manager 18jflaherty@ Key Personnel Kenneth Rizzo Project Executive Nathan Garrant Superintendent GMP $4,297,000 Final Cost $4,297,000 Original/Final Schedule Infrastructure 13 Months Athletic Wing 11 Months Sitework 3 Months Completion January 2010PROJECT OUTLINEAs Construction Manager for this project, Sano-Rubin was responsible for the construction of the new6,770 sf Athletic Wing to the original, historic 1880 Clubhouse. The addition includes a new foyer,Group Fitness Studio, Massage Area, Lobby/Lounge, 2 International Squash Courts, Viewing Mezzanine,Elevator and Stair. The work also included renovation of 5,720sf of the original wing. The renovationconverted the existing squash courts into a 1,800 sf, 2 -story Fitness Center and upgraded the lobbyspace and swimming pool.Additionally, improvements were made to the Tap Room. The dumbwaiter was removed and the openingbetween the Tap Room and Dining Room was widened for improved interior traffic flow. The existingbuilding infrastructure was upgraded by replacing and upgrading the HVAC equipment in the mechanicalroom, replacing thru-wall units in guest rooms, improving plumbing drainage, replacing outdatedelectrical panels and feeders, upgrading and expanding the main electrical service. A new exteriorentrance terrace and relocation of the fire escape outside the Tap Room was completed Spring/Summer2010.Demolition of two adjacent buildings on Washington Avenue has recently been completed making way fora new streetscape along Washington Avenue to be constructed Spring/Summer 2011. This work willconsist of new granite/limestone base, brick piers with limestone caps/decorative balls and wrought ironfencing, expanded parking lot with widen entrance drive to 2 lanes, one lane in and one lane out. The Fort Orange Club Athletic Addition & Renovation
  28. 28. The Sage CollegesNew Campus Bookstore Troy, NY Sano-Rubin Architect Lepera and Ward Architects Owner’s Rep. William Beckman Key Personnel Dave Hollander Project Manager Budget: $900,000 Schedule: 6 Months Completion: 2000PROJECT OUTLINEThis project consisted of a new 2-story, 6,000 square foot building and renovation of 3,000 square feetof the existing adjacent historic building. Work included new brick masonry, exterior insulation finishsystem (EIFS), aluminum storefront, architectural metal work and reframing within the existing building tocreate the 2-story clearstory. The bookstore connects directly to Bruegger’s Bagel shop on the first floorthrough a new set of double doors.Fast-track construction with concurrent value engineering was used to meet the project budget andcompressed project schedule. Due to the nature of city site, there was limited construction and stagingareas. Excavation and foundation work was performed adjacent to historic buildings. There wasextensive coordination for the bookstore interior fit up and connection to adjacent retail store. The Sage Colleges Bookstore
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  30. 30. Client References Sano-RubinCity School District of AlbanyAcademy Park, Albany, NY 12207Mr. Shawn Hamlin Facilities Project Office (518) 482-5306Albany Public Library / DASNY Dormitory Authority State of NY515 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207Mr. Jim Monroe Project Manager (518) 257-3377The Brighter Choice Foundation116 North Lake Avenue, Albany, NY 12206Mr. Christian Bender Executive Director (518) 694-4115Mr. James Miller Construction Manager (518) 694-4115The College of Saint Rose432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203Dr. R. Mark Sullivan President (518) 454-5121Mr. Marcus Buckley VP of Finance & Administration (518) 454-5216Mr. John Bryant Assistant VP for Facilities (518) 454-2803Empire State CollegeTwo Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866William Ferrero Vice President of Administration (518) 587-2100Ellis Hospital1101 Nott Street, Schenectady, NY 12308Mr. Donald McLaughlin VP of Facilities & Support Services (518) 243-3469Daughters of Sarah Senior Community180 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203Mr. Mark Koblenz Chief Executive Officer (518) 724-3204Mr. Michael Regan Director of Building Services (518) 724-3230Northeast Orthopaedics, LLP3 Atrium Drive, Albany, NY 12205Mr. Alan Okun Practice Administrator (518) 453-9088Arkell Hall Foundation66 Montgomery Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317Mr. Joseph Santangelo President & CEO (518) 673-5417Hope House, Inc.40 Colvin Avenue, Albany, NY 12206Kevin Connally Executive Director (518) 482-4673Addictions Care Center of Albany90 McCarty Avenue, Albany, NY 12202Keith Stack Executive Director (518) 465-5470 Client References
  31. 31. Sano-RubinNew York State Teachers’ Retirement System10 Corporate Woods Drive, Albany, NY 12211Mr. William O’Brien Director of Administration (retired) (518) 469-7363Nixon Peabody, LLP100 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110-2131Mr. Jonathan Bashein Office Administrator (617) 345-1200jbashein@nixonpeabody.comM+W Group (GLOBALFOUNDRIES)400 Stone Break Road Extension, Malta, NY 12020Mr. Brian White Project Manager (518) 889-0126Albany Institute of History & Art125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210Ms. Christine Miles Former Director (518) 463-4478Mr. Dennis Stevens Owner’s Construction Rep home (518) 439-7232The Fort Orange Club110 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210James Flaherty General Manager (518) 434-2101Honest Weight Food Co-Op484 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206Lynne Lekakis Board President (518) 427-7386Randall LaClaire RKL Construction Consultant (207) 221-3460 Client References
  32. 32. Client Recommendations Sano-Rubin“Your quality of workmanship was superb. Follow-through and service after project completionwas exemplary…You have been responsive and attentive to our needs before, during and afterconstruction. I once again offer our unconditional recommendation…” Rodney J. Margolis, Executive Director United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New YorkThe project of planning and building our wonderful facility was an amazingly easy and smoothprocess. From start to finish, Sano-Rubin’s work exceeded all expectations. Not only didSano-Rubin finish AHEAD of schedule and ON budget (even a bit left over!), the work done iswonderful. I feel I speak for all involved when I say that the Golub Center is another Sano-Rubin success story!!!” Ilene Sykes, President United Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York“Sano-Rubin has been the paragon of the construction partner every owner dreams of.” Mark Koblenz, Chief Executive Officer Daughters of Sarah Senior Community“Thank you for attending last nights Board meeting and responding to questions...Things wentso well, not only did we get approval for the additional projects, the Board wants us to addmore. I appreciate all of your efforts…” Neil Sanders, Assistant Superintendent for Business Guilderland CSD“The services provided were exemplary and in our opinion proved to be the single mostimportant factor in coordinating our project and in bringing it to a successful conclusion.” Marya R. Levenson, Ed.D. former Superintendent Thomas J. Rybaltowski, Business Administrator North Colonie CSD“Sano-Rubin did a phenomenal job of completing the project as scheduled. Their projectteam was highly professional and truly committed to the delivery of a building that met theLEED standard and the College’s requirements…The results have been spectacular andnoteworthy.” Marcus Buckley, Vice President for Finance and Administration The College of Saint Rose“On time and on budget, these are words not heard all too often in this day and age. All ofus…extend our sincere appreciation to Sano-Rubin who … successfully met the ambitiousconstruction schedule established for our project. M. Christian Bender, Executive Director Brighter Choice Foundation“The amount of cooperation and professionalism between all of the employees has beentremendous…a sincere thanks to you for overseeing our needs and giving us the attention weneeded.” Carol Bradt, RN, Clinical Manager Ellis Hospital Wound Care Center Client Recommendations