Project Manager Nunzio Petraccoro took these photos of this community center. ShapiroCM has a contract to provide construction management services for the 18 month, 2.2 million dollar restoration project in East Harlem. The tenant utilizing the space is Union Settlement, an East Harlem organization founded in 1895 that brings education, wellness and community-building programs to the neighborhood. An auditorium, bathrooms and a conference room are complete on the first floor.
In the field, ShapiroCM project managers and field inspectors routinely deal with unexpected delays and obstacles. In the home office, we usually have more control over the variables related to getting the job done. On Tuesday morning, February 19 - the day after a holiday - we were putting finishing touches on three proposals due at 4 p.m. "I am giving us until noon to tweak them, then we're going to assemble them and send them in." company President Jay Shapiro declared aro