Racanelli Construction Company, Inc. recently served as the Construction Manager and General Contractor in the construction of a 24,000 square foot facility in Brooklyn, NY for the appliance retailer, AJ Madison (Brooklyn, NY), an appliance retailer. Racanelli’s role began in the pre-construction phase with the development of a construction budget and the selection of trades. The project involved an existing two-story building which required selective demolition, excavation, shoring and underpinning to create a third lower level. The structural work included: cast in place concrete and structural steel to create a new intermediate floor. Standard building materials used included concrete, gypsum board, metal stud framing, masonry, dryvit, piping, wire and cable. Among the finishes provided were millwork, drywall, acoustics, carpentry, resilient flooring, ceramic and porcelain tile, painting, and wall covering. Also specified in the project were video displays and network infrastructure, specialties, elevators, fire sprinkler protection, plumbing, HVAC and electrical service.