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The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania held its 16 th annual ACE Scholarship Breakfast on Wednesday, May 17. Swarthmore Town Center West was honored as the 2017 Suburban Project of the Year. The multiple phases of the Town Center West project included the relocation of utilities and the College softball field, the construction of a new traffic roundabout on PA Route 320 in the heart of the Borough, the relocation of the College’s south...
The construction and renovation of The Shipley School’s new Squash Court and Rowing Center facilities continues to make progress as the project moves quickly toward completion. This week, the plastic covering the rowing tank in the renovated Rowing Center building was removed, signaling that the facility is close to completion. Mirrors and decking surrounding the tanks have been installed, with final flooring installation scheduled for next week...
The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia awarded The Mansion Building at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur a 2017 Grand Jury Award for excellence in historic preservation. W.S. Cumby Builders and Construction Managers worked alongside John Milner Architects, Joseph B. Callaghan Engineers, and the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur to deliver a successful restoration of the school’s Mansion Building, originally built in the mid-1890s. The...
W.S. Cumby Builders & Construction Managers is proud to announce the addition of Mike Bennett to the Estimating Department and Management Team. Mike brings over 30 years of estimating expertise with him to his new role as Director of Preconstruction at W.S. Cumby. “It became clear from our first meeting that Mike had a lot of complementary skills to our current team and adding him to the staff would bring us a huge amount of talent and...
Construction is moving along quickly at Roebling Lofts in Trenton, New Jersey. The project team is working diligently as window installation is nearing its conclusion. Framing, mechanical rough-ins, and elevator installation have all been completed on Floor 1. On Floors 2 and 4, drywall installation has been completed and the team has moved on to pouring gypcrete subfloors, to be finished with bamboo and tile. On Floor 3, interior finishes...
W.S. Cumby will be exhibiting at the Philadelphia Hospitality Trade Show on Monday, March 13 th at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square. Please stop by Booth #54, located close to the Cherokee Bar, to say hello and view our country club portfolio. PVCMA is a community of over 200 local club managers from Philadelphia, Delaware and Southern New Jersey with a shared focus on education, career development, networking and furthering the profession...
Construction of the New Residence Hall (NPPR) at Swarthmore College continues to make progress. The residence hall’s three structures are being worked on simultaneously, ensuring the project’s adherence to the construction schedule. Window installation is underway, as well as continued interior and exterior framing, waterproofing and roofing work. Rough-ins for the building’s plumbing and mechanical components have also begun. Concrete is being...
W.S. Cumby, in a joint venture with Costanza Builders, provided construction management services for the Lakeside Graduate Student Community at Princeton University. The start of construction marked the culmination of over one year of collaboration between Princeton University, American Campus Communities, Studio Ma Architects and the Costanza/Cumby Joint Venture. This project achieved an LEED Gold Certification in December 2016. The improved...
W.S. Cumby is proud to announce the promotion of Lindsay Irvine to Marketing Coordinator. Lindsay will be responsible for developing and implementing W.S. Cumby’s marketing initiatives. She will manage marketing campaigns, collateral material, the proposal process, award submissions, press releases, advertisements and sponsorship material. Lindsay will also coordinate project close-out initiatives, including project photography and client...
Photos courtesy of MGA Partners. Please click the link below to view the full photo gallery on their website. The Shipley School’s Student Commons and Arts Center achieved LEED Silver certification by the US Green Building Council, joining a growing list of 1,850 K-12 projects and 36,000 Commercial projects that have been certified across the country. W.S. Cumby provided preconstruction and construction management services for the Student...

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