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Honored at the 2018 Passavant Hospital Foundation Gala

Landau Building Company was among those honored at the Passavant Hospital Foundation Legacy of Caring Gala. The Foundation recognized Landau’s contributions over the past 28 years, totaling to $51,600.

Landau has been proud to be affiliated with the Foundation and is humbled by the recognition. The gala was truly a wonderful night, especially hearing about the contributions made by the other honorees, including doctors, nurses, and affiliated individuals.

In attendance was past president Roy Landau, who assumed leadership in the 1970’s and first established relations with the Foundation, as well as current president and Roy’s son Jeff Landau, who continues to support the Foundation.

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New Hire: Lindsey Grasinger

Landau would like to welcome Lindsey Grasinger as Project Engineer. Lindsey graduated from Penn State Harrisburg with a B.S. in Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology. She grew up flipping houses with her parents and enjoys crafting, gardening, and baking in her spare time. Lindsey is also getting married in December, and we wish her the best!

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2018 Customer Appreciation Event

On Friday, September 21st, Landau held its annual Customer Appreciation Shoot at Millvale Sportsmen’s Club. We were lucky with beautiful weather again and had a great time with everyone who attended.

A special thank you to AG Mauro Company, Allen & Shariff, Blumling & Gusky, Carl Taylor & Sons, Construction Tool Services, DeWalt Service Center, Fallon Electric, Hanlon Electric, Paul Lumber & Supply, RAM Acoustical Corporation, Seubert & Associates, and Triad Engineering, all of whom donated great raffle prizes to our event. All proceeds from the raffle and the 50/50 benefited the Passavant Hospital Foundation.

More pictures from the shoot can be found here.  

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Wheeling Hospital Continuous Care Center

Marks-Landau Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of Landau Building Company, is pleased to announce the completion of the $23.1 million Wheeling Hospital Continuous Care Center in Wheeling, WV.

The new 106,330 SF, three-story nursing facility replaces the smaller care center that was adjacent to the hospital.  The building consists of 144 private resident rooms, country kitchens with restaurant-style dining areas on each floor, family/patient lounge areas with televisions and fireplaces, chapel, activity rooms, therapy gym, bathing spa, clinical support spaces, hair salon, and a commercial kitchen that supplies the building’s food service venues. Because of its location on the hilltop behind the hospital, many rooms offer beautiful views of the West Virginia mountains.

One of the main design goals was to create a more residential atmosphere that would make occupants feel more at home. The owner was extremely pleased with how the design and construction goals came together and has already received multiple compliments on the facility.

Residents were welcomed on Friday, July 27th.

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Intern – Derek Miller

Thank you to our summer intern Derek Miller for all of his hard work!

Derek joined Landau this summer as a project engineer to begin learning the ropes of construction. Derek is studying Civil Engineering and will be entering his junior year at Pitt.

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Promotion – Doug Brenneman

Congratulations to Doug Brenneman on his promotion from Project Engineer to Project Manager!

Doug started at Landau in 2014 as a Project Engineer and quickly became an asset to the company. He transitioned into the Estimating department for a time where he gained an understanding of the preconstruction process. This further strengthened his skills when he returned to project engineering and now enhances his abilities as a Project Manager. Doug has assisted on some of Landau’s largest projects, including the $23M Bishop Michael J. Bransfield Continuous Care Center, the $15M United Hospital Center Orthopaedic and Spine Center, the $7M Robert Morris University School of Nursing, and various others.

In his spare time, Doug is an avid hunter and camper.

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LBC Golf Outing

Here at Landau, we have been very fortunate to work with wonderful clients, architects, and subcontractors. Our work at Allegheny Country Club, winner of the 2016 MBA Best in Craftsmanship Award, was a challenging but rewarding process, and the club recently allowed us to plan a golf outing on their prestigious course. All donations, raffle proceeds, and 50/50 proceeds benefited the Passavant Hospital

Foundation. It was a great way to say thank you, especially to those who worked so hard at the club, while donating to a wonderful local organization. See all the pictures from the event on our Facebook page.
The afternoon began with a light lunch and a shotgun start at 1:30pm. Thanks to the impeccable organization of the country club, the entire afternoon ran smoothly, providing the guests with beverages and snacks throughout the course. The event was organized as a shamble, using the best drive after teeing off,  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails were served afterwards, and the Passavant Hospital Foundation’s Anthony Savannah and Fay Morgan were present to thank everyone for their generosity and present the awards for the shamble.
 We want to thank Allegheny Country Club for their guidance and organization throughout each step of the event, from planning to execution, which allowed the event to run seamlessly. A special thank you to First National Bank, M&J Electrical Contracting, and T.A.Robinson Asphalt Paving Inc. for generously sponsoring the food, bar, and on-course beverages.
 
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2017 Evening of Excellence

We are thrilled to announce that our project at Allegheny Country Club won the 2016 MBA Best in Craftsmanship Award!

We want to thank Justin Kolanz, John Means, and Bill Paul from Allegheny Country Club, as well as Dave Urbansky and Jim Wallis from Perspectus Architecture for your patience and design ideas throughout construction. Of course, the project could never have been successful without Superintendent Emory Lukacs and Project Manager Andrew Marsic, both of whom displayed extraordinary dedication and perseverance throughout the renovations. It felt like every day presented a new challenge for the team, but it was handled efficiently and professionally. A special thank you to Wayne Crouse, Renick Brothers, and Sargent Electric for going above and beyond, always willing to lend a hand and offer their own ideas to make the construction process more efficient. Our team really made this a personal effort, which truly made it a success.

Check out more photos from the Evening of Excellence on the MBA website here.

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Jeff Landau, Steve Bishop, Dave Urbansky, John Means, Justin Kolanz, Bill Paul, Emory Lukacs

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2016 MBA Awards

We would like to announce that our renovation project at Allegheny Country Club is a finalist for the MBA Best in Craftsmanship Award! The basement level in the main clubhouse was demolished and transformed into a new fitness area, Pro Shop, golf bag storage/repair area, and wine cellar/tasting room. A new staircase that matches the existing stairs was installed from the first floor receptionist area to the the basement level. Extensive mechanical, electrical, and plumbing upgrades, replacements, and relocations were also included.  The project was designed to modernize the club while maintaining the original 1902 design, and extra attention focused on the finishes matching the existing club as closely as possible. In doing so, the transformation of the space is truly remarkable and flows with the original designs beautifully.

The awards will be presented at the MBA Evening of Excellence on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Heinz Field. This is one of the most anticipated nights in the industry, a great way to celebrate  the hard work we all do throughout the year.

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New Hires

Landau would like to welcome two new members to the team! John Kamer is our newest Project Manager, and Gus Lauro is our newest Project Engineer.

John Kamer  comes to Landau with thirty years in the industry.john-kamer-website-portrait He is a graduate of Penn State with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering. He previously managed public school construction work in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland.
John was raised in Saxonburg, PA, where he currently resides with his wife, two daughters, son, and yorkie. He loves hockey (Go Pens!), cooking, and music, particularly jazz, blues, and jam bands.

 

Gus Lauro completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees from West Virginia University, most recently receiving his master’s in both finance and business administration. Gus grew up in the Latrobe area and is an avid hunter and snowboarder. He was previously a construction and operations intern at a global real estate gus-websiteinvestment and development company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

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