Atlantic City, NJ

The Pier at Caesar's

The Gordon Group hired Becker & Frondorf to oversee the transformation of an abandoned commercial pier into a luxury retail-dining-entertainment destination at the center of the Boardwalk in Atlantic City.

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Project TypeCommercial Fit-Out and Renovation
ClientGordon Group Holdings
Construction Cost$167M
Project Size575,000 square feet
ArchitectElkus Manfredi Architects and Rockwell Group
BuilderPerini Building Company

Large-scale Structure Gets New Life as a Luxury Retail Destination

An Initial Assignment

B&F was initially brought in to temporarily assist the Gordon Group’s in-house construction managers in overseeing change orders for the enormous project. However, our Project Manager proved to be such a valuable asset to the team that we were asked to continue to assist on-site for 2+ years until construction was complete.

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Complex Construction over the Ocean

B&F reviewed payment applications, inspected work, and negotiated change orders with contractors. We also assisted in navigating building inspections and code issues with city and state agencies. Since the 900-foot-long property extends over the ocean, construction on this project was particularly challenging to navigate.

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Largest Retail Entertainment Complex on the East Coast

The completed Pier at Caesars opened to great acclaim, with upscale shopping, beach-themed restaurants, and an indoor water show set to music. It has since been re-branded under new ownership as The Playground to better reflect the changing tastes of its clientele.

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Becker Fondorf Philosophy skyscraper

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