Four Reasons the C-Suite Should Care about Design-Led Construction

  • January 13, 2016
  • Author: Lou P. Astorino

The planning and execution of major construction projects can be challenging and stressful endeavors for organizations. Whether it’s the expansion of an existing hospital, the renovation of a student center on a university campus or a brand new corporate headquarters, the potential for legal risk, financial loss and poor outcomes can keep company leadership up at night. It’s important for executives to not simply view construction efforts as necessary evils and instead take an active role in pushing their teams to find better solutions. There are new delivery models and strategies that can significantly reduce risk, enhance certainty of outcome and help companies achieve their financial and operational goals. Once…

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Touts CannonDesign/Astorino Merger as Success

  • August 13, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Nine months since the CannonDesign/Astorino merger, the partnership is being recognized for its strategic nature and successful outcomes. A new feature story from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette highlights the partnership as a positive deal and an example of sound business practice. The merger has extended CannonDesign’s presence in the markets Astorino serves and also allowed the Pittsburgh office to pull from a larger, global network of talent, experience and expertise to better serve clients in its home region. Moreover, the partnership has allowed CannonDesign to introduce Astorino’s innovative Design-Led Construction project delivery on a national stage. “We’ve been able to make connections neither of us could have made individually,” said Louis…

Innovative Construction & Care Delivery

  • May 1, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN), Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion innovative construction is featured as the cover story in Medical Construction & Design’s (MC&D) May-June issue. The story, authored by Louis P. Astorino, focuses on the innovative construction model that helped create the transformational healthcare facility that raises the bar on patient convenience, care coordination, quality and service excellence. The Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion is AHN’s response to the growing need for diverse options focused on coordinated wellness in the Western Pennsylvania marketplace and around the country. The article can be read in full via MC&D’s print and online publications. Here are brief excerpts focused on key themes in the…

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