Chuck Wallace Promoted to President of Development

Chuck Wallace Promoted to President of VIP Development Congratulations to Chuck Wallace, our new President of VIP Development Associates, Inc.! Chuck has been an essential member of the VIP Development team for 13 years; he started as the head of property management, was quickly promoted to Vice President of Development, and ultimately President. Chuck has […]

Ask The Expert: Developing a Syracuse Landmark

Developing a Syracuse Landmark: A Labor of Love By: Meg Tidd, CEO Many know the Post Standard building as the place where thousands of stories rolled off the press over the last 50 years. I’ve been told about a buzzing newsroom, wearing slippers and robes while checking edits at four in the morning, and gatherings […]

Congratulations Kyle Santilli, VIP’s Newest Registered Architect

Congratulations Kyle Santilli, VIP’s Newest Registered Architect We are proud to announce that Kyle Santilli recently earned his architectural license! Kyle has been an essential member of the VIP team for two years. Kyle takes the lead on many of the studio’s 3-D renderings and plays an important role in VIP’s design-build projects. Most notably, […]

A Day in the Life at VIP

A Day in the Life at VIP Have you ever wondered what a typical day at VIP Structures is like? Let’s start by saying everyday around here is different, but in the best way possible! VIP is made up of architecture, engineering, construction and development all under one roof and all communicating with clients through a […]

Syracuse landmark near downtown to be turned into apartments

Syracuse landmark near downtown to be turned into apartments syracuse.com Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@nullsyracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y. — A landmark building built in 1893 as a grain warehouse is set to join the many historic Syracuse buildings that have been turned into apartments. The VIP Structures engineering and architectural firm plans to convert One Webster’s Landing […]

VIP Enhances Team with Two Promotions

VIP Enhances Team with Two Promotions Congratulations to two awesome VIP employees, Kayla VanBenschoten and Bill Enright, on their recent promotions! Kayla VanBenschoten, promoted to Director of Property Management   Kayla joined VIP in July 2021 with over 10 years’ experience in the property management field. In her new role, Kayla will work closely with the […]

Smith Redevelopment Wins Design Award

Smith Redevelopment Wins Design Award Congratulations to the Smith Supply Warehouse and the design team on receiving an CNY AIA Award of Merit! The Smith Supply Warehouse project is an adaptive reuse of two historic structures into a mixed-use residential apartment building.  An essential component of this project was preserving as much of the original […]

Salt City Market Wins Design Award

Salt City Market Wins Design Award Congratulations to the Salt City Market and the design team on receiving an CNY AIA Award of Excellence for this project! The Salt City Market is an 84,000 square foot mixed-use, community centric facility located at the crossroads of Downtown Syracuse’s business district and the City’s south and west-side […]

Monisha Arnold brings Global Perspective to VIP

Monisha Arnold brings Global Perspective to VIP Monisha Arnold began her architecture career in Mumbai, India. After graduating from architecture school, Monisha worked for a small design firm in India for 3 years focusing primarily on mixed use malls and hotel projects. She then got a job at the largest design firm in India, working […]

J.W. Didado Electric Breaks Ground on New Clay Facility

J.W. Didado Electric Breaks Ground on New York Center of Operations in Clay Wednesday, October 19th- Members from Onondaga County, the Town of Clay and others gathered on Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of J.W. Didado Electric’s new facility in at the corner of Morgan and Wetzel Roads in Clay. J.W. Didado makes their CNY […]

Join the VIP Team!

Come Join The VIP Community! From offering opportunities to make an impact to creating personalized growth plans, VIP provides a unique and rewarding experience to all employees.   If you enjoy working in an innovative team environment that fosters creativity and collaboration, VIP is the firm for you.  At VIP you will join forces with […]

Welcome to the Pike Block, FTS!

We want to congratulate FTS on their expansion into the Syracuse market and thank them for working with VIP Structures on this important endeavor.

VIP Structures Expands Team with 14 New Hires

VIP Structures, a member of the Syracuse community for over 45 years, recently expanded with 14 new hires. These additions allow VIP to continue delivering responsiveness, innovation, and quality service, which has been the VIP hallmark for over four decades.

United Way Day of Caring 2022

Members of our VIP Team had the opportunity to participate in the United Way’s Day of Caring by volunteering at the Food Bank of Central New York.

Syracuse.com: “How Meg Tidd went from Opera to lead VIP Structures as CEO”

Meg Tidd’s dream was performing as a big-name soprano at the Met in New York. She was auditioning for a master’s degree in music but had growing doubts about traveling nearly every day, going from opera house to opera house. A connection persuaded her to also apply for an MBA program. It changed Tidd’s path from opera to business, bringing her back to Syracuse and to VIP Structures

IPD Engineering project featured in New York Post

IPD Engineering Project Featured in the New York Post Since 1883, The Inns of Aurora have provided an unparalleled experience for those who find themselves exploring all the Finger Lakes wine region has to offer. Most recently, in the summer of 2021, IPD Engineering worked with the owners of the resort and Hart Howerton Architects […]

Transforming Buildings to Promote More Sustainable and Resilient Communities

Transforming Buildings to Promote More Sustainable and Resilient Communities Construction and architecture play a vital role in our society because they provide the basic infrastructure that we need to live, work, and play. However, they can have a significant impact on the environment. Fortunately, there are ways to make construction and architecture more sustainable. At VIP Structures in Syracuse, we […]

Women CEOs Are Breaking Foundational Barriers

Women CEOs Are Breaking Foundational Barriers At VIP Structures in Syracuse, NY, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe in celebrating diversity, as it is essential for making progress in design, construction, engineering, and development. We are proud to celebrate the women CEOs who have broken foundational barriers in […]