Barr & Barr: A Look Back in Time


  The Signature Moment In 1932, Nelson Rockefeller Sr. hired Barr & Barr to build the Promenade, British and French Buildings — creating Rockefeller Center. It was Joseph R. Barr’s winning mix of quiet confidence, professional boldness and his firm’s commitment to a true partnership that impresses Nelson Rockefeller. By helping to create one of the…

Wahconah High School


We are excited to announce that we have been selected to be the Construction Manager on the New Wahconah High School Project! We look forward to making this project a success for the Central Berkshire Regional School District and most importantly, the faculty, students and parents that will be using this new school!

Cornell NYCTECH Verizon Executive Education Center


The installation of the design assist façade at the Cornell NYCTECH Verizon Executive Education Center on Roosevelt Island is almost complete! The system was designed and manufactured in Italy and shipped as a unitized system to create efficiencies in the installation. We are looking forward to the successful completion of another project on the flourishing…

The Brooklyn Navy Yard – 399 Sands Street featured in the New York Post


Barr & Barr is proud to be part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s revitalization, serving as the Construction Manager for the 399 Sands Street Garage & Office Building Complex 4.   The 400,000 SF nine-story 399 Sands Street building, designed by Dattner Architects, will be home to 230,000 SF of Industrial and Office Space as…

Amherst College New Science Center recognized as one of the 2019 AIA COTE® Top Ten


We would like to congratulate Amherst College on their Award of the 2019 AIA COTE® Top Ten. The innovative New Science Center at Amherst College is a state of the art center with flexible space that supports the college’s science programs. The AIA COTE® Top Ten Award recognizes Amherst College for design excellence and cutting-edge…

Arup Wins Top Award for The Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center


Barr & Barr would like to congratulate Arup for receiving The Empire Award at the ACEC New York 52nd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards on April 13, for The Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center. The Empire Award is the top-rated project designed and built entirely within New York State. Barr & Barr is proud to have…

SCUP 2019 North Atlantic Regional Conference


Matt Jacobs, Vice President and David Bible, Senior Project Manager attended the SCUP 2019 North Atlantic Regional Conference in Rochester, NY. One of the several informative seminars that they attended was called ‘Facilities That Support Peer-to-Peer Learning for Tomorrow’s Students’ which was presented in part by Mark Andrews, Capital Projects Manager, Amherst College, and Sara…

International Women’s Day/ Women in Construction


In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women in Construction, Barr & Barr would like to highlight the women professionals currently leading the construction of the Cornell NYCTECH – Verizon Executive Education Center (VEEC). Kerri Riggio, Superintendent (Pictured Right)Shivanjli Jaitley, MEP Superintendent (Pictured Left)Maria Prokuronova, SuperintendentMelanie Petway, Project Accountant Barr & Barr is thrilled to…

Student Tour of our Shands Guest House Project


Andrew Barker, Sr. Project Manager and Collin King, Sr. Superintendent hosted approximately 30 UF Students from the Rinker School of Construction Management last week. Andrew and Collin gave an overview presentation on the Shands Guest House project and the innovative scheduling and production tracking techniques the team is currently using. Jobsite tour followed. Thanks to…

Amherst College – New Science Center


Congratulations to Amherst College on the recent opening of their New Science Center! We are proud to have partnered with them. See how the innovative space will impact the Amherst College Community.