Properties Magazine May 2017 : Page 26

BUILDING OUT The addition of Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse on the building’s first floor required construction of a bump-out into the Atrium as well as a mezzanine level inside for additional air handling equipment. the natural lighting, it is a space that appeals to all the senses. Bringing Ruth’s Chris to Cleveland When Ruth’s Chris decided to take additional space, that meant they needed to build a bump-out into the Atrium as well as add a mezzanine level inside for additional air handling equipment. Infinity needed to get the steel for the mezzanine into the space a nd then jacked them up into posi-tion for the mezzanine. Another dust enclosure needed to be built in the Atrium for the bump-out. Another of the challenges in complet-ing Ruth’s Chris was a tight 20-week schedule, with so many interior finishes Proud to provide flooring for the offices of NEW YORK LIFE at 200 Public Square Commercial, Institutional & Industrial Floor Covering Provider & Installer as well as an extensive owner-supplied list of kitchen equipment, furniture and fixtures. Multiple wallcoverings and unique specialty ceramic tiles added to the ambiance, but also added to the build-out time needed. In the midst of all that was going on throughout the rest of the building, Fantozzi recalls countless coordination meetings trying to schedule deliveries coming in from New York, Florida and Canada. The effort was worth it, with an elegant interior, multiple dining areas and a street level bar and entrance on the Superior Road side. A move downtown for New York Life With a lease renewal coming up in late 2016, New York Life decided to move from Lakewood to downtown Cleveland. “We knew we wanted to be more cen-trally located to benefit our workforce,” says Bill Tate, vice-president of New York Life Insurance Company (NYL). “We also wanted a building with amenities to both enhance the employee experience for our existing team and help attract new talent. We came up with a list of requirements that included: 24/7 secu-rity, easy access to public transportation, on-site full-service cafeteria, a fitness center, on-site building management and Properties | May 2017 Specializing in the healthcare marketplace with the highest quality & best service since 1989. We provide 24/7 service & installation. Call us today to take advantage of our trained in-house staff and extensive library of product information. Complete line of flooring including: Carpeting • Resilient Flooring, Vinyl & Ceramic Tile • Athletic Floors Call today for a FREE estimate! 4300 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, OH 44134 • 216-595-0100 • Toll Free 888-271-8200 26

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