The hospitality industry is fast-paced. Hotels must meet the best criteria to attract their clients’ high standards. Although it is the work of architects to design the hotel, construction companies actualize these designs and help bring to life the space. A leading construction company, C & A Seneca Construction, based in New York, has been credited as one of the best builders specializing in hospitality and development.
Carlo Seneca founded C & A Seneca Construction Company in 1926. The company specializes in building hotels, restaurants, rooftops and nightclubs. This well-established company has worked on some of New York’s most renowned restaurants, including the Buddha Bar, The Lambs Club for celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian, Cathedrale, 15 East @Tocqueville to name a few. To make a name for themselves in the industry, they have built a foundation of competence based on more than just words but on a firm commitment to building relationships for repeat clients. They believe that today’s work is tomorrow’s legacy.
C&A Seneca is a family-owned business that has been passed down through generations, and this is the fourth generation currently operating it. Over the years, they have remained the number one choice in New York due to their skills, experience and excellence in delivering the best hotels. Mr. Anthony Seneca has been in the business for over 45 years, and with son Carlo Seneca, who is a civil engineer and CEO.
An industry leader, C & A Seneca Construction works with world-renowned architects, designers, and engineers such as Rockwell Group, Handel Architects, I.M. Pei, Thierry Despont, Stonehill Taylor, Stephane Dupoux, shop Architects, Michaelis Boyd in New York City. As a result, the hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and rooftops they build have attracted celebrities worldwide. Huge parties such as Rihanna’s Met Gala after parties or Heidi Klum’s famous Halloween parties have been held in buildings built by C&A Seneca Construction. They have received awards as the hospitality builder of the year, the best hotel contractor in NYC, and the best restaurant builder in NYC.
But it hasn’t been a cakewalk for C&A Seneca Construction Company, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. When the virus set in, they were working at Gansevoort hotel and Boucherie restaurant, and activities seemed to be brought to a halt. However, they overcame this hurdle by acquiring a certificate of authority which permitted them to carry on with the projects. To protect their clients, they had all their staff sleep in the hotel so no one would transmit the virus to their staff.
C&A Seneca Construction Company believes that nothing is impossible. Their advice to other aspiring building companies is to go for it and believe they can achieve anything they have set out to with hard work and dedication. According to them, it is possible to achieve anything if you want it badly enough. Through determination and hard work, you can scale to the top and remain relevant in your industry for a long time, just like they have done.
C & A Seneca Construction Company will stay strong in the construction industry. They will continue building high-end hotels and restaurants that meet international standards. As they continue making moves, they plan to expand their company and have a branch in Miami. They envision the Miami branch growing to become just as significant as the mother company in New York City.
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