On December 3rd 2015, at the 90th Annual Building Awards & Gala, The Queens Chamber of Commerce presented the award for Best Commercial Building Construction in Queens to Argento Construction for the construction of a two-story building for client Carpet Time. This project was completed in 2015 and is a ground up three-level retail building comprised of approximately 35,000 sq. ft. located at 53-03 Broadway in the Woodside/Astoria area Queens.
"Congratulations to Argento Construction Corp. on winning the New Construction: Commercial Project award," said Thomas J. Grech, Executive Director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce. "This new building will allow Queens to continue to attract entrepreneurs who can create jobs in our borough, helping ensure our economy remains vibrant. I would also like to congratulate the owner Mr. Sotiris Constantinou and John Carusone Architects for all their efforts in the process."
The winners of the Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards are voted on by a select committee of board members, experts in the industry, along with professionals from government agencies and real estate organizations. There were 21 winners out of 110 entries in this year's competition.
Accepting the award for Argento Construction was Mr. Onofrio Argento, Founder & CEO, "We are so proud to be recognized for our work here in our home town of Queens. We work on projects all around the country but to be awarded here is very meaningful, especially by an organization rich in history like the Queens Chamber."
About Argento Construction
Argento Construction, is a leading construction firm based in New York City with over 20+ years' experience specializing in commercial property development with an emphasis on hospitality and retail build-outs. Current and past clients include some of the top-tier fashion icons such as Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Cartier, Canali, Breitling, and Kiton. In addition to being a premier builder both in New York and nationally. Currently Argento has many of ongoing projects in Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive, in San Francisco on Grant Avenue, in Washington DC at the DC City Center, in Houston at the River Oaks Shopping Center, as well as in the Greater Miami area. Argento has an impeccable reputation for doing meticulous work and completing projects on time and within budget.