CDS Mestel Construction Corp. has completed major restoration of American Airlines Hangars 3 and 5 at LaGuardia Airport (LGA). CDS Mestel was hired as the General Contractor and Construction Manager for work on the historic structures originally built in 1935. The scope of work for the restoration of the existing 86 year-old operational hangars included: installation of new masonry, grout, painting, signage, roofing and, HVAC unit installations, as well as new window work.
CDS Mestel managed trades involved scaffolding, abatement, demolition, roofing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, glass and metal, signage, and painting.
Largely performed during the pandemic, CDS Mestel succeeded during very trying times, under challenging circumstances, and in a highly secure, active airport environment. Upon completion of the project, CDS Mestel Construction was awarded the prestigious ‘2021 Building Recognition Award’ by the Queens Chamber of Commerce.
Justin Rothberg, Vice President of CDS Mestel stated, “Completing hundreds of projects at all three New York Tri-State Area airports has been the cornerstone of our success. Working with AECOM and the team at American Airlines on the restoration of Hangars 3 and 5 at LGA is truly a highlight in our 105-year history.”
Asmita Gharat, Corporate Real Estate Project Manager for American Airlines added, “Working with Ned, Justin and the entire CDS Mestel team was an incredible experience. CDS Mestel exceeded our expectation on every aspect of this important project.”