20 Story, 300 Guestroom hotel, rooftop bar
ARCHITECT: The Stephen B. Jacobs Group, P.C.
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEPS ENGINEER: Edwards & Zuck Consulting Engineers, PC
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER: RA Consultants LLC
DEVELOPER: OSIB-BCRE Bowery Street Holdings LLC
OWNER: citizenM Hotels
NATION’S LARGEST MODULAR HOTEL AT DEBUTS AHEAD OF GRAND OPENING IN NYC’S NEWEST BOOMING NEIGHBORHOOD
WHAT: Topping Off ceremony for the new CitizenM hotel, now the tallest modular constructed hotel in the world WHEN: 12:00 Noon Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 WHERE: 189 Bowery, New York, NY Contact: Matt Sheldon (917) 280-7329 [...]
The technique allows for faster construction according to industry execs, meaning small, affordable-boutique hotels can be ready for check in earlier.
Modular construction isn’t seen all that often here, but it has its advantages. It allows for a certain quality control
“That is the beauty of modular construction,” said Anthony Rinaldi, CEO of the Rinaldi Group, which is the construction manager of the hotel project.
“That is the beauty of modular construction,” said Mr. Rinaldi. “It really minimizes disruption to the neighborhood, to the community, to the traffic flow.”