JT Magen Revamps JBGoodwin’s Office Space in Austin, Texas

JT Magen recently completed an office renovation project for JBGoodwin Realtors in Austin, Texas. The renovation aimed to modernize and enhance the functionality of JBGoodwin’s workspace while aligning with the company’s brand identity. The project involved upgrading workstations, communal areas, and facilities to accommodate the growing workforce and evolving business needs. Despite the challenges, JT Magen delivered the project within the scheduled timeframe and budget, showcasing their expertise in tailored construction solutions. The successful transformation of JBGoodwin’s office space underscores JT Magen’s commitment to excellence and client satisfaction.

JT Magen Completes Wayfair’s First Standalone Retail Store in Chicago Suburb

JT Magen is proud to announce the successful completion of Wayfair’s inaugural standalone retail store in Wilmette, Illinois. Spanning 150,000 square feet, this innovative retail space marks Wayfair’s entry into physical retailing, blending its renowned online presence with a tangible shopping experience.

Throughout the project, JT Magen demonstrated expertise and dedication, ensuring the timely and efficient completion of the retail space. The store’s design prioritizes customer engagement and convenience, with carefully curated displays and seamless navigation.

The opening of Wayfair’s retail store signifies a strategic move to further connect with customers and expand its market presence. JT Magen’s role in bringing this vision to life underscores its commitment to delivering tailored construction solutions that meet the unique needs of clients in the retail sector.

This milestone project strengthens JT Magen’s reputation as a leading construction management firm, trusted by industry giants like Wayfair to execute innovative and impactful retail initiatives.

Vinny Ryan, EVP of JT Magen, Honored as Industry Leader in NY Real Estate Journal’s 2024 Ones to Watch

JT Magen is proud to announce the prestigious recognition of Executive Vice President Vinny Ryan as an Industry Leader in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2024 Ones to Watch. Vinny’s exceptional leadership and profound impact on the industry underscore JT Magen’s commitment to excellence. This accolade reaffirms Vinny’s position as a trailblazer and leader in the construction industry. Congratulations, Vinny, on this well-deserved honor!

JT Magen Prioritizes Safety with Advanced Technologies and Innovation

JT Magen emphasizes safety as a top priority by adopting cutting-edge technologies and innovative practices to enhance jobsite safety. Lena Kenny, JT Magen’s in-house Safety Officer speaks of employing wearable devices, drones, AI-powered analytics, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) to monitor hazards and prevent incidents. By integrating these technologies with comprehensive training, robust safety culture, and collaborative planning, JT Magen aims to create safer work environments and improve overall project outcomes. This commitment underscores JT Magen’s leadership in advancing construction safety standards.

JT Magen Completes Construction of Cartier’s New Chicago Store

JT Magen has successfully completed the construction of a new two-story retail boutique for luxury brand Cartier at 15 Oak Street, Chicago. The project, managed from start to finish by JT Magen, involved detailed planning, material procurement, subcontractor management, and final project handover.

The new Cartier boutique boasts several unique architectural and design elements, including a custom white oak radius staircase with curved steel stringers and textured glass, a bespoke internal elevator cab, and luxurious plaster and gold-leaf finishes. These features seamlessly blend to create an immersive and elegant shopping experience.

Additionally, JT Magen oversaw the transformation of the storefront’s façade, which includes radius glass and custom imported travertine on an aluminum honeycomb structure. This complex design required innovative structural solutions to support the second-story façade and ensure precise installation.

JT Magen collaborated closely with Atmosphere Design Group, Henderson Engineering, and Turner Townsend to bring this sophisticated retail space to life. The completion of this project highlights JT Magen’s extensive experience and expertise in the retail construction sector, having previously worked with other high-end brands such as Hermes, Gucci, and Nike.


Maurice Regan Discusses Construction Industry Challenges and Future Prospects

JT Magen President, Maurice Regan, shared insights on the construction industry’s recovery following a difficult year. He highlighted that while the firm managed to navigate through the pandemic due to a strong backlog, current challenges include a lack of confidence in office space demand and high insurance costs driven by litigation. Regan emphasized the potential growth in data center construction and expressed optimism about upcoming housing agreements in New York, which could revive multifamily and office-to-residential conversion projects.

JT Magen’s Catherine Torsney Honored as a GlobeSt. 2024 Woman of Influence

Catherine Torsney, Senior Project Manager at JT Magen, has been recognized as a GlobeSt. 2024 Women of Influence winner in the Development Professional category. With over 25 years of industry experience, Torsney has made significant contributions to the field, exemplifying leadership and excellence in construction and development. This prestigious award highlights her dedication and impact within the industry, reinforcing JT Magen’s commitment to fostering top talent.


Sandra Torsney, JT Magen Superintendent is Featured in NYREJ 2024 Ones to Watch – Women in Construction

JT Magen’s very own, Sandra Torsney has been featured in New York Real Estate Journal’s 2024 Ones to Watch – Women in Construction. Sandra’s remarkable journey, starting as a laborer and ascending to Superintendent, exemplifies dedication and perseverance. This ascent epitomizes JT Magen’s commitment to cultivating talent and fostering career growth. Huge congratulations to Sandra on this remarkable achievement!

JT Magen’s Patrick O’Sullivan Honored in New York Real Estate Journal’s 2024 Rising Stars

JT Magen proudly announces Lead Superintendent Patrick O’Sullivan’s inclusion in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2024 Rising Stars. O’Sullivan’s exceptional leadership and contributions have been pivotal to JT Magen’s success. This recognition underscores JT Magen’s commitment to fostering young talent. Congratulations, Patrick!

Bud Norris Joins JT Magen’s Austin Office as Business Development Representative

JT Magen has announced the addition of Bud Norris to their Austin office as a Business Development Representative. This move comes as the Austin office celebrates its first anniversary, having grown significantly under the leadership of VP Vincent Ryan and Southwest Regional Director Dan Longshore. With a 14-year career in Major League Baseball, Norris brings unique skills to JT Magen, focusing on building relationships and sourcing new projects across various sectors. This appointment marks a significant step in the firm’s growth and commitment to the Texas market.