Governors Island Redevelopment

Faithful+Gould has been providing preconstruction cost estimating services to West 8 and The Trust for Governors Island since 2008. This project presents various challenges due to its physical location, the earthwork and geotechnical issues and the complexity of the intended phasing plans.

The island is already becoming an expansive and expressive open space. Thirty acres of new park has already been completed and opens in spring 2014.

The island is already becoming an expansive and expressive open space. Thirty acres of new park has already been completed and opens in spring 2014. The new park includes a lively plaza, a hammock grove, new ball fields, stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty. The Island is open to the public seasonally from the end of May through the end of September.

Related expert