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Recently Awarded Contract to Expand Manufacturing Facility

Landau Building Company has begun Phase I of a tenant fit-out of existing space for Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc., a publicly traded, storage battery manufacturing company. The 46,000 SF expansion project will create additional space for manufacturing Znyth™ aqueous zinc batteries and is located on the first floor of RIDC Keystone Commons Building S in Turtle Creek, PA. read more

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Grove City College – Library Learning Commons opens months ahead of schedule

Click on the link here to read the full news article published on March 14, 2022 by Grove City College.

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Landau Building Company Welcomes John Solomon as Project Engineer

Landau Building Company, a full-service construction company serving Western PA and the surrounding region for over 130 years, today announced John Solomon has joined the company as Project Engineer.

John joins the Landau team from Behrens & Associates, an environmental noise control company. John oversaw their Northeast Territory as an Acoustical Sound Meter Technician.

John will be responsible for assisting our team of project managers with submittal management and schedule preparation, while working with superintendents, subcontractors, and suppliers. In his new role, John will be working closely with Senior Project Manager Jeremy Bowlby on several of his upcoming projects. “We’re really looking forward to having John become an integral member of our team,” said Jeremy Bowlby, Sr. Project Manager. “His unique skill set will allow him to hit the ground running in a cohesive and effective manner.”

As an alumnus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a former resident of Asheville, North Carolina, John currently resides in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. read more

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Jamison Vernallis Joins Landau Building Company as Marketing Coordinator

Landau Building Company, a full-service construction company serving Western PA and the surrounding region for over 130 years, today announced Jamison Vernallis has joined the team as Marketing Coordinator. In her new role, Jamison will be deploying targeted marketing and business development strategies, turning qualified leads into gainful job opportunities, while also serving as the liaison between client relations and developing projects. Jamison previously served as Marketing Manager for a construction firm.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jamison to the Landau Team,” said Sharon Landau, Marketing Director of Landau Building Company. “With her blended background in public relations and in the construction industry she will be a valuable addition to the company.”

Before her entry into the construction world, Jamison spent 7 years delivering marketing strategies for a boutique PR firm, as well as working alongside startups and technology companies.

“The construction industry landscape is changing quite quickly, and I see Landau positioned to take advantage and respond effectively to major market shifts over the next few years by focusing on their existing client’s needs while adopting innovative strategies to attract new clients,” said Jamison. “I’m beyond excited to begin working with everyone on the team and help drive growth in gaining new business and job opportunities.”

Jamison will be rejoining the Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania Marketing Committee as a representative of Landau. read more

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Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall – Library Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

On July 8, 2021, a groundbreaking was held for the Library Park project at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (ACFL&MH) in Carnegie Borough PA . Landau Building Company will be the general contractor for the project which is a beautifully designed park that will connect “the Carnegie in Carnegie” to the lively main street below. It includes a meandering pathway lined with trees, sculptures, and sidewalks.

Landau Building Company began working at Andrew Carnegie Free Library in 2004. Each phase of work was contracted as funding became available. The renovations included restoration of the music hall, basement, lobby, elevator, as well as the façade, roof, windows, landscaping, retaining wall, and door repair.

The Carnegie Free Library has been serving the community since 1901 and is celebrating its 120th anniversary. You can learn more about the library and the renovations here: read more

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New Space for CMU Osher Life Long Learning Institute

Landau Building Company has begun renovations of the Carnegie Mellon University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Cyert Hall project. This 5,730 SF tenant space will be transformed into classrooms, lounge, conference room, offices, and an activity space. Upgrading restrooms to full ADA compliance is also part of the project. The project will be substantially complete by September 2021 and was designed by NEXT architecture. 

The project team pictured below:
Landau’s Superintendent Jeff Bono, Project Engineer Karin Martin, CMU Project Manager Janice Held and Landau’s Senior Project Manager Jeremy Bowlby.

Read more about the project and the people who have worked tirelessly to see this project come to fruition:
https://www.cmu.edu/…/summer/4.0-demolition-update.html

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Welcome Project Engineer Karin Martin

Karin is our newest Project Engineer. Her responsibilities include preparing schedules, managing submittals, assisting the project managers, and coordinating with the superintendents and subcontractors.

Karin comes to Landau from Robert Morris University where she served as a Project Planner for 10 years. She has a degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has worked as a designer for her entire career, until now. The project she is most proud of is the design work on several condos at Seven Springs since they were the first additions to be approved by the association. Currently, she is assisting Senior Project Manager Jeremy Bowlby and Superintendent Jeff Bono on the CMU Osher at Cyert Hall project. Karin lives in Seven Springs and, when she can find time, likes to cook and play golf.

Join us in welcoming Karin!

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Topping Off Ceremony at United Hospital Center

On June 14, 2021, Marks-Landau Construction held a “Topping Off” ceremony to celebrate the placing of the final beam of the United Hospital East Addition. This is a milestone in the construction of a 6 story, 40,023 SF addition to United Hospital Center located in Bridgeport, WV. Michael Tillman, Chief Executive Officer and President at United Hospital Center, gave a short speech. Following tradition, the beam was signed by stake holders and staff then an evergreen tree and the American flag was placed on the beam to be lifted.

Project Manager Doug Brenneman, Project Engineer Lindsey Bernazzoli and Superintendent Jonathan Muzina began the project in March 2021. Construction is anticipated to be complete in 2022. Nashville architectural firm Gresham Smith is the designer.

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Chet Beres Promoted to Senior Estimator

Landau Building Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher (Chet) Beres to Senior Estimator.

Chet has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh with a Certificate in Transportation Engineering. He began his career at Landau in 2011 as a project engineer and assisted in the construction of more than 30 MedExpress facilities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, West Virginia, Michigan, and New York. In addition, he was the project engineer for several ground-up construction projects including the Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus in Armstrong County, PA and the new automotive dealership, CarSense in Cranberry Township, PA.

In 2013, Chet joined Landau’s estimating team. His previous experience has given him a strong understanding of the labor and management aspects of construction as well as how a project should proceed. Chet is also an integral participant in the preconstruction process and uses his knowledge of construction means, methods and materials to keep the project within budget while achieving the desired results.

Originally from Johnstown, he now calls Pittsburgh home. In his spare time, Chet enjoys working with his hands refinishing antique furniture and building new things. He also plays a few instruments and is most accomplished at the guitar.

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United Hospital Center East Addition

On August 21, 2020, Marks-Landau was awarded the contract for a six-story addition to the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia.  The project will be substantially completed in March 2022. To prepare for the addition and immediately provide the community with additional imaging services, a temporary modular building with a new MRI is being installed. Marks-Landau provided foundations, utilities and site improvements for the project. Once the addition is ready, the MRI will be moved to its permanent location.  The modular structure will be removed and replaced with a new temporary imaging canopy for future use.

Designed by Gresham Smith out of Nashville, the 40,023 SF addition will add much needed space and the ability to offer more services on the growing UHC campus. The basement level or Garden Floor will be storage space for the pharmacy and clean linen. The first floor will become the new home for the MRI, and two new operating rooms will be built on the second floor. On the third floor, there will be space for mechanicals. On the fourth floor there are 14 exam rooms, a waiting area, doctors’ offices, nurse’s station, and staffing areas. Finally, the fifth floor will accommodate educational needs with new classrooms, a skills lab and offices.

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