Brooklyn Pickle Gears Up for Third Location

VIP Architectural Associates is currently working with owners Ken and Craig on designing their third location. Their new 5,700 SF New York style deli will be located on Buckley Road in Liverpool.

Mohawk Valley Health System Embarks on New Medical Campus

The new campus will be a consolidation of St. Elizabeth and St. Luke’s hospitals, creating a new 672,000 SF modern medical facility that will sit on 72 consolidated parcels in the City of Utica. IPD’s role in this project is to design a state-of-the-art energy center for the campus.

VIP Honors Employees at Annual Summer Party

In June, VIP held the annual summer company party at Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards in LaFayette, NY. Among those celebrated were exemplary award winners who embody the core values of our company.

Syracuse Urban Partnership – Transforming a Lot on Salina Street

VIP Architectural Associates and its design team is collaborating with the Allyn Family Foundation to bring about a mixed-use development that is civically responsible and aligns with the Foundation’s vision of “building strong families and vibrant neighborhoods in Central New York.”

Helping Rebuild Historic Structures

The ANSCO Camera Factory building is being transformed into a mixed-use redevelopment. The project is currently under construction with an anticipated completion date of June 2019.

The Grant Process Transformed

VIP’s team has taken an active role in assisting our clients in navigating through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process, which has helped foster growth in our region.

3D Laser Scanning of the Hotel Niagara

With over 700 scans and each scan averaging 40 million measured points, the laser scan truly captured reality for the project. In just four days all 15 floors of the hotel were captured using a combination of color, and black and white imagery.

Beads of Courage: Carry a Bead Program

Connor Radley is the 11-year-old son of our Controller, Erin Radley. In March, Connor represented Maureen’s Hope Foundation and their Beads of Courage: Carry a Bead program for the Syracuse Crunch hockey team.

Jane Amico Hired as Project Executive

We are excited to announce the hiring of Jane Amico as Project Executive. In her role, Amico is responsible for leading all client communication with internal team members for various projects.

2017: A Year of Growth

2017 was a year of great growth, including new hires and promotions. We are looking forward to another positive year ahead.

Architecture Favorite Project 2017

For Ed, the idea of re-imagining a space not just from a programming standpoint but from an aesthetic point of view allowed for a great deal of creativity.

Engineering Favorite Project 2017

Tom has a few favorite projects, but Kris-Tech Wire stands out. This was Tom’s first project as an integrated project manager and the first time he was able to witness first-hand the benefits of a true design-build project.

Construction Favorite Project 2017

The design of Masonic Labs and the research it conducts puts it in an elite category. It is one of three labs of this caliber globally, and upon completion it will be the most advanced lab of its kind.

Development Favorite Project 2017

“All VIP teams (Architecture, Engineering, Construction & Development) have been collaborating…the true meaning of the work we do at VIP. This project is a prime example of what VIP does best. We do it from a single source – purchase to punch list,” said Chuck.