The Voice of an Industry

For over eighty years, The Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC (AGC NYS) has been the leading voice for the state’s building and heavy highway construction industry. And in a time of tight budgets for key infrastructure such as roads and bridges, the role of the association is more critical than ever.

Associated General Contractors of New York State

Bespoke Backyards

Years ago, backyard beautification usually meant planting some flowers, adding a couple of shrubs, and laying down a few patio stones to create a small deck. Outdoor furniture – if you could truly call it ‘furniture’ – usually comprised a picnic table and aluminum lawn chairs with uncomfortable, sticky plastic mesh seats and backs. Barbecuing was still somewhat exotic, and most outdoor grillers used folding barbecues or tiny rectangular hibachis. Unless among the wealthy, in-ground pools were few, with above-ground corrugated steel or plastic versions more likely.

July 24, 2019, 5:53 AM EDT