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.
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.
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.
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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B&F's Project Managers protect budgets, safeguard schedules, minimize disruptions, and coordinate the entire team, with a careful eye on quality.