Baer & Associates, LLC

Firm History

Baer & Associates, LLC was founded in 1976 to provide Construction Consulting Services to architectural and engineering firms as well as governmental agencies, school districts and owners. The firm has established itself as a leader in the industry and the largest independent source of construction cost estimates in Upstate New York.

Our firm's thirty-seven years of experience on over 5000 projects has resulted in exposure to many different cost analysis and reporting requirements on nearly every type of project imaginable. These requirements have been met as a result of our commitment to our clients in maintaining a flexible approach and open lines of communication to ensure maximum use of cost reporting as a functional tool in the design process.

Baer & Associates is currently providing independent estimating services under term contract arrangements with the Dormitory Authority State of New York and the State University Construction Fund in addition to serving the New York State Office of General Services, the United States Postal Service, HUD, the Veterans Administration as well as private owners, developers, over 100 architectural and engineering firms and local governments and school districts. Our projects range geographically throughout New York State (with many recent projects in the New York City area) and across the country.

In addition, our firm has provided expert testimony before the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the New York State Court of Claims and the City of Buffalo Housing Court.

Featured Projects

 
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    Upstate New York State Casino

    Baer & Associates, LLC is honored to participate in the planning and design-team building process for this exciting project.  The Grand Hudson Hotel & Casino proposal was one of seventeen bids submitted for consideration in the high-stakes competition to win a casino license in Upstate New York. The location in New Windsor New York is envisioned to link Orange County and the Catskills region of New York State to its previous era of economic success.

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    Buffalo Canalside (South Aud Block Redevelopment)

    The Buffalo Waterfront was once a bustling industrial port that marked the Western terminus of the Erie Canal and served as a major gateway to the west. "Canal Side" will reestablish the City's relationship with the waterfront. The new harbor at the foot of Main Street positions the First Niagara Center as a waterfront site, the new Commercial Slip celebrates the history of the Erie Canal, and the Prime Slip brings water into the center of the development.

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    Binghamton University

    The East Housing Complex includes 3,000 beds of student housing in eight residence halls, support and a collegiate center.  Project goals include promoting student interaction, supporting and maintaining the living / learning environment, maximizing space utilization through flexible multi-functional design, and designing sustainable facilities that meet LEED Certification standards.

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    Alfred State College

    The approximately 60,000 square foot building houses a mixed program of campus club and student government offices, public gathering spaces, food services, a climbing wall, a radio station and a "dirty space" for students to engage in engineering projects. The facility incorporates many sustainable design features including a geothermal heating system, energy recovery wheels for HVAC, sunshade louvers, rainwater harvesting, a green roof and water efficient plumbing fixtures. 

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    State University of New York College at Fredonia Science Complex Phase 1

    Phase 1, construction of an impressive three-story building of 92,000 square feet designed by Mitchell / Giurgola Architects LLP, was planned to enhance math and science learning. It houses the biology and chemistry/biochemistry departments, in addition to the environmental science and science education programs.

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    State University of New York College at Fredonia Science Complex Phase 2

    Phase 2, renovation of Houghton Hall, will commence upon completion of the new building and eventually house the departments of physics, geosciences, mathematics and computer and information sciences - thereby creating a Fredonia Science Complex dedicated to all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines.  Previously spread over 4 different buildings, all sciences will now be under one roof.

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