Huntington dumps local architecture firm contracted for community center

New York /
Aug.August 13, 2018 02:55 PM

The Huntington Town Board revoked the contract it had with Bohemia-based DCAK-MSA Architectural and Engineering PC — doing business as Savik and Murray — which had been hired to design the James D. Conte Community Center in Huntington Station. Town officials said the firm was charging excess fees and didn’t advance the project beyond the conceptual phase. Patchogue-based BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers PC will take over the project, Newsday reported. In 2016, the town approved payment of $603,000 for Savik and Murray for the project and about half of that has already been paid out. Savik and Murray had apparently tacked fees onto that amount, forcing the final bill for the whole project up from the budgeted $10 million to a total of $15 million. The community center will feature a full-size basketball court and meeting rooms.  [Newsday]


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Photo Illustration of Urban Edge CEO Jeff Olson and Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, NY. (Getty, Urban Edge)

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield sells Long Island mall for $29.7M

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield sells Long Island mall for $29.7M
Nassau Coliseum and Nick Mastroianni (Getty)

Nassau Coliseum leaseholder Nick Mastroianni touts “pent-up demand” for events, but boost may be temporary

Nassau Coliseum leaseholder Nick Mastroianni touts “pent-up demand” for events, but boost may be temporary
TRD’s favorites wines, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. (Getty, Amazon,

These nine drinks will help you toast the new year

These nine drinks will help you toast the new year
Nassau County residents impacted financially by the pandemic will be eligible for rent relief (Getty)

Nassau County offers $6 million in rent relief

Nassau County offers $6 million in rent relief
Suburban condos get competitive

Suburban condos get competitive

Suburban condos get competitive
23 Ezekillis Hollow in Sag Harbor (Photos courtesy of Compass)

Year’s most expensive home in Sag Harbor sold for $15M

Year’s most expensive home in Sag Harbor sold for $15M
Mahnaz Zahedi pictured with her parents in 1962 (inset) and  444 E Alexander Palm Road (Getty, Zillow)

Hotelier buys waterfront Boca Raton home for $6M

Hotelier buys waterfront Boca Raton home for $6M
Long Island is aiming to keep the business it grabbed from the city during the pandemic, and it now knows how. (iStock)

Long Island plots to keep its pandemic gains from NYC

Long Island plots to keep its pandemic gains from NYC
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...