Yearly Archives: 2017

What the Railroad Means to Long Island

The Long Island Rail Road is the oldest United States railroad still operating under its original name and charter. The growth of the railroad helped to shape the future of Long Island and is now the busiest commuter rail system in the United States. Since its inception, the railroad has been an essential part of Long Island’s economy. In 2011, $26 billion, or 25 percent of Long Island

Ronkonkoma Hub Awarded LEED-ND Certification

TRITEC Real Estate Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the Ronkonkoma Hub has received LEED ND certification. The United States Green Building Council has awarded the TRITEC’s Ronkonkoma Hub an LEED-NDv4 certification. LEED-ND Stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Neighborhood Development. It is a certification that is given out to developments whose location and design

Brookhaven Hospital gets a new soul

TRITEC took part in a groundbreaking ceremony on June 13th for lobby renovations at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center. The renovation is composed of three construction phases. The first of these phases is focusing on the entrance driveway to the hospital and lobby located just inside the front door. The hospital authorities have been toying with the idea of getting the driveway

Developments that will help the economy at the HIA-LI

On May 25th, 2017 Jim Coughlan, Principal of TRITEC Real Estate Company spoke at the Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island show executive luncheon. The purpose of this HIA-LI Luncheon was to connect Long Island businesses and to explore recent and upcoming projects here on Long Island with panelists from some of Long Island’s most prominent real estate companies. Panelists included

Wait for the ship to come in

Thank you to everyone who has written letters, signed up on our website and contacted us personally to express their thoughts about The Shipyard apartment project. For those skeptical about the scale and design, please try and reserve judgment. The Shipyard will be a vast improvement to the abandoned motel that had sat vacant and deteriorating on the property for years. The Shipyard was

Governor Cuomo expands the use of Design-Build

Governor Cuomo is proposing legislation to give all state agencies and county-level governments outside of New York City authority to use design-build as a construction project delivery method. Many people outside of the construction field are unaware there are different project delivery methods. To simplify the explanation of the methods, it helps to understand there are three principal parties

Risk Management during Construction

Risk is ever present in construction, the fragmented, entrepreneurial characteristics of the industry create uncertainty and inconsistencies in safety practices as well as the legal and financial underpinnings of each project. A strong risk management program will help to limit exposure and liability for all project stakeholders. And with the proliferation of technology, it has only become easier

Jim Coughlan named LIBI Membership Chairman

The Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) recently named Jim Coughlan chairman of its membership committee. In this role, Jim will lead the association's strategic efforts in membership invitations, retention and education and growth. Members find value in this industry association through networking and advocacy that help the industry as a whole and provide members opportunity to increase