Our Approach

At Baer & Associates, our relationship with  you comes first.  We approach every project with a dedication to providing accurate, timely, and thorough services.  We are committed to:

  • Understanding the greater purpose of your projects:  How are we helping you to affect change?  We take pride in our ability to influence projects that have a lasting impact on the skyline of the cities we operate in and the people who use them.
  • Minimizing potential opportunity costs:  We are committed to enabling you to focus on your passion and area of expertise.  In leveraging Baer & Associates as a partner on a project, you can spend your time focused on the items you are passionate about while we address the details of the services we provide.
  • The art and science of our profession:  The experience and background of our employees ensure that special considerations are accounted for when providing services.  Our quantity takeoff tools and methodologies are aligned with our pricing database and a strong understanding of market forces.
  • Providing you with direct access to our estimators:  In order to minimize the amount of time required to provide clarification or get answers from our team, Baer & Associates provides direct access for our clients to our estimators. 
  • Collaborating with you:  We balance our desire to seek additional detail with a respect for our customers' time.  We have several different means by which to secure the information we need for an estimate in the least burdensome manner to our customers.  Our approach to securing feedback and information from our customers enables us to provide credible and confident estimates in a responsive manner. 
  • Providing you with accurate information:  We pride ourselves on our thoroughness and the quality of our work.  With a proven and refined methodology and years of experience in applying it, we are able to offer unmatched levels of thoroughness and accuracy for the services we provide.
  • Presenting easy-to-read and easy-to-understand reports:  Our client-deliverable reports are known throughout the industry for their content and format.  The dynamic and linked nature of Baer & Associates' estimates enables our clients to understand the impact of their design decisions on the cost of a project.

   

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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