Entries by Tim Hurley

Rinaldi Group CEO on Modular Building and CitizenM Project at 189 Bowery

From the Wall Street Journal: “That is the beauty of modular construction,” said Mr. Rinaldi. “It really minimizes disruption to the neighborhood, to the community, to the traffic flow.” A Dutch company has built a splashy high-rise hotel in Poland—and shipped it in 210 pieces to New York. The 20-story, 300-room project at 185 Bowery […]

WSJ: New York Hotel Arrives in Pieces From Poland, Some Assembly Required

Rinaldi is working with a team of about 10 workers from Polcom Modular to install 210 modules built in Poland.
The modular installation, which began in late November, is expected to take about three to four months, compared with the six to nine months it would have taken to build that portion using traditional methods, said Anthony Rinaldi, chief executive of the Rinaldi Group.