Case Study

The Striar JCC

The Striar JCC, located in Stoughton, faced a problem that many clubs would be happy to have: they were too popular. Their exercise equipment and spin classes couldn’t keep up with the growing demand, so Construction Coordinators, Inc. (CCI) was hired for its expertise in construction projects for non-profit organizations. The Striar JCC needed both an expanded fitness center and renovations to their auditorium. CCI drew up a tight budget and schedule, planning to finish the project by the end of summer.

As construction began, however, CCI faced a scheduling problem: worldwide shortages caused a delay in key material deliveries, threatening the completion of the fitness center in time for member renewals in the fall. Fortunately, CCI quickly came up with a solution. They proposed that the Striar JCC temporarily relocate their fitness center to the auditorium, which was not in use. Then, once the fitness center was completed, they would begin work on the auditorium. In the end, not only did CCI’s solution avoid interrupting the availability of exercise facilities during the four weeks of construction, but it also accelerated their already tight schedule because they could focus on each section individually.

The expanded Striar JCC now offers more room for yoga, spinning, weights, cardio and aerobics in an attractively designed and comfortable space.

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Working with CCI is like having our own construction department; but more responsive and experienced."

Paul Brandes, Principal, Charter Realty

Whenever we asked them for ridiculous things, we got them. CCI understood what it took to successfully complete the project."

Ed Pletman, Executive Director, Striar JCC

Tough jobs don’t scare these guys and that’s exactly what we needed to renovate the public areas in our Boston high-rises."

Ted Morton, Vice President, Equity Residential Properties

The most important challenge is that we didn’t harm our business; this wasn’t just a few new fixtures this was top to bottom."

Steve Lambert, General Manager, Newton Sheraton

CCI was flexible, easy to work with entirely responsive. We got what we asked for – and then some."

David Southworth, President & CEO, Willowbend Development LLC

We had a very fast track project, with changes arising daily. CCI wasn’t fazed by us and stayed on top of the details."

Gregg Ribatt, Bennett Footwear Group

CCI’s people are not only top-notch constructors but also are skilled at meeting with my tenants, listening to their concerns, and finding solutions."

Don Earl Stedham, Vice President, Investments/Project Management, Regency Centers

CCI met and, indeed, exceeded my expectations of performance. What was built was what we envisioned, greeting everyone with visual suggestions of who we are."

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CCI had a complete "can-do' attitude and made things happen. We couldn't have done it without you."

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Leslie Saul, Founder and Principal, Leslie Saul + Associates

You bring intelligence, experience, and, most importantly, kindness, to every project."

Leslie Saul, Founder and Principal, Leslie Saul + Associates