12C — March 15 - 28, 2013 — Pennsylvania — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople & C ompany N ews

ELA Grp., Noelker & Hull, & Benchmark Receives Certificate of Merit Award

ARRISBURG, PA — Cushman and Wakefield , one of the Staffed by Blinebury, Balerno, McBride & Campbell Cushman & Wakefield expands to new office in Harrisburg, PA H

world’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms, recently announced the ex- pansion of its Mid-Atlantic operations by locating a new office in Harrisburg. “The opening of the new of- fice fits right in line with the company’s strategic growth initiative,” said John Der- ham , senior managing di- rector and market leader of Cushman & Wakefield of Pennsylvania. Derham also said the new office is needed to

Gerry Blinebury Leah Balerno Patrick McBride Adam Campbell

Gerry Blinebury , Leah Balerno , Patrick McBride and AdamCampbell , which currently represents more than 15 million s/f of property for sale or lease in Eastern PA. n

serve the recent growth in the Harrisburg submarket and the I-81 corridor , which is the fastest growing market in the state, according to C&W. The new office will be staffed by the brokerage team of

Long Community at Highland

LANCASTER, PA — The Lancaster County Planning Commission announced their Envision Leadership Awards re- cipients at their awards program on January 29, 2013. Congratula- tions to Presbyterian Senior Living on achieving a Certificate of Merit for the Long Community at Highland. The Envision Leadership Awards program recognizes the actions of municipalities, devel- opers, consultants and commu- nity groups that embrace smart growth concepts and highlight the advantages of good plan- ning. The Long Community at Highland achieved the Certifi- cate of Merit in the Sustainable Growth category for demonstrat- ing a project focus on sustain- able, smart growth principles. In conjunction with Manheim

Township planning staff and Highland Presbyterian Church officials, Presbyterian Senior Living with the design and development teams created a community that illustrates the benefits of infill development design within the urban growth boundary, compact development and building design, densities that support community infra- structure, and the integration of housing opportunities for a range of incomes. This Certificate of Merit is fitting recognition for the team of engineers, architects and developers who made the Long Community at Highland a real- ity. Congratulations to the ELA Group and Noelker &Hull who partnered with Presbyterian Se- nior Living and Benchmark in this award-winning project. n

Alexander Building Construction Co. promotes Flickinger & Workman to senior project managers

HARRISBURG, PA — Al- exander Building Con- struction Co. has promoted

ner Library Addition/Spahr Library Renovation at Dick- inson College, the Downtown Pavilion and Queen Street Parking Ga- rage for Lan- caster Gen- eral Health and multiple Beaver Sta- dium renova- tions and ex- pansions for The Pennsylvania State University. Workman joined Alexander in the State College office as project manager in April of last year. Since then, he Doug Workman

has worked on projects for Penn State University and Geisinger Health System. He recently completed the new parking garage project at the Geisinger Gray’s Woods cam- pus in State College and is currently managing the new Ambulatory Surgery Center project at the Gray’s Woods campus. In their role as senior proj- ect managers, Flickinger and Workman oversee all precon- struction and construction phase project operations and coordinate estimating and field administrative activities on their projects. n

Dan Flick- inger and Doug Work- man to se- nior project managers. During his 15 year ca- reer at Alex- ander, Flick-

Dan Flickinger

YORK, PA — RGS As- sociates, Inc. is pleased to announce that Anna Hat- ten has recently become a registered landscape archi- tect. Anna is a graduate from Penn State University with a Bachelors of LandscapeAr- chitecture. She joined RGS in 2007 and is currently a project landscape architect. RGS Associates, Inc. is also announces that Aaron Bricker and Christopher Wiley have recently become registered landscape archi- tects. Bricker is a graduate from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. He joined RGS in 2007 and is currently a project landscape architect. Wiley is a graduate from the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity and has a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture. He joined RGS in 2006 and is currently a project landscape architect inger has managed numerous successful projects for clients including the Gettysburg Hos- pital Emergency Department Expansion and Renovation for WellSpan Health, the Waid-

Warfel Construction Co. announces the promotion of Calabretta, PE, LEED AP

Hatten, Bricker, Wiley of RGS named Registered Landscape Archs.

EAST PETERSBURG, PA — Warfel Construction Company announces the

promotion o f B r e t t P . C a - labret ta , PE, LEED AP to vice pr e s i dent of precon- struction. Calabret-

Georgelis Law Building

College of PA. He is a Pro- fessional Engineer and is certified as a LEED (Leader- ship in Energy and Environ- mental Design) Accredited Professional. Warfel Construction Com- pany also recently broke ground on the Georgelis Law Building construction project in Lancaster. It is antici- pated that the building will be completed and ready for occupancy in August of this year. Bernardon Haber Holloway Architects, PC provided the architectural design for the The Georgelis Law Building which will be two stories, each floor com- prised of 5,300 s/f. n

Aaron Bricker

Christopher Wiley

Anna Hatten

Brett Calabretta

LANCASTER, PA – RGS Associates, Inc.(RGS) have received the Leadership Award for a Small Project / Built Infrastructure Project in recognition of their joint effort for a floodplain res- toration project on Paul & Judy Ware’s five-acre home in Lancaster Township. This award recognizes leadership on smart-growth standards of effectiveness, collabora- tion, replicability, and com- munity involvement and support. This is the highest honor from the Lancaster County Planning Commis- sion Smart Growth Award.

According to client manag- er JohnD. Hershey of RGS, “The innovative holistic ap- proach to the Ware’s 5-acre, 19th-century home, included floodplain restoration for a highly visible and heavily eroded tributary to the Little Conestoga Creek”. “We hope that this ap- proach which blends res- toration with stormwater management, will inspire other landowners and de- sign professionals to better manage water resources on other properties”, comment- ed LSI president, Kelly Gutshall . n

ta joined Warfel in 2005 and most recently served as senior project manager. In his new role he will provide leadership and direction to the Preconstruction Depart- ment and work closely with clients to develop optimal building solutions. He will also oversee all aspects of the firm’s BIM (Building Infor- mation Modeling) services. A resident of East Hempfield Township, Calabretta earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Penn State University and a Masters of Business Administration from York

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