Our leadership, employees, suppliers and clients form a great team that accomplishes extraordinary things together. At VIP, we pride ourselves on our many positive long-term relationships – you can’t do superior work without lasting relationships.

Millennials in Construction

Tyler Felice-Jennings, an Assistant Project Manager here at VIP, brings a tremendous amount of energy and eagerness to the workplace. We were able to slow him down just a bit to discuss what it is like to be a millennial in the construction industry. He opens up about his background,

Company Culture & Its Importance Within the Workplace

We recently sat down with Cynthia Hernandez, Chief People Strategist, to discuss culture within the workplace. In her role at VIP, Hernandez works closely with the leadership team to strategically drive efforts to create a thriving work environment for all employees. Cynthia has over 10 years of experience as an

Putting the Breaks on Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is a common challenge in most industries, but it is especially difficult for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms. In truth, 78% of construction companies cannot find enough qualified workers to fill their open job vacancies. When an AEC firm can find a great and valuable hire, it

Urban Planning – Creating a Culturally Diverse Experience

Urban planning trends are constantly changing. Cities and suburbs grow, adjust, and update based on the needs and wants of the population. Syracuse is no different; it continues to see a growing interest in living downtown with an occupancy rate hovering well over 95%. Our fully integrated design-build team is

A Look at Office Space Design Through the Years

Many of us spend so much time in an office environment that we hardly give a thought to the assumptions and planning that went into its design. Most of us are so caught up in the daily grind that we probably don’t think about how the environment might be impacting

5 Unique Traits of VIP Structures Employees

When looking at some of the most successful companies in Central New York much of their successes, if not all of them, are driven by the people who work within the organizations. This is no different at VIP Structures. Many factors influence the success of an integrated design-build firm. Aside

7 Tips to Improve Construction Safety

One thing is for sure, construction safety should not be taken lightly. Completing building projects on time and on-budget is important for a construction firm, but on-the-job safety should never be put at risk to accomplish those goals. Construction is a high hazard industry and the best construction firms can

Welcome to the New VIP Structures Blog!

Thanks for taking a minute to read our inaugural post on the VIP Structures blog. In the near future we’ll begin regularly sharing content, including an inside look at the VIP culture as well as learning more about our long history of successful projects through case studies. The blog content