The who, what, where, when, and why (and how) of RAND, and a few other facts and figures you might like to know about us.
The company: Integrated engineering and architectural firm in New York City specializing in exterior restoration/waterproofing; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; structural engineering; architectural design; historic preservation; and green services and sustainable design for residential, commercial, and institutional properties.
Our clients: Co-op and cooperative board members, property managers, and building owners who rely on RAND to maximize their properties' value and operating efficiency.
Our staff: A diverse group of 65 employees with an abiding interest and expertise in their fields.
RAND provides integrated engineering and architectural consulting services, including:
Based in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, RAND services properties in New York City and the metropolitan area, including northern New Jersey, Westchester, Long Island, and Connecticut.
RAND was founded in October 1987, a week after the biggest one-day stock market crash in history. How's that for optimism?
To improve the condition, operation, and appearance of our clients' buildings and the quality of life for the people who live and work in them.
RAND has built its reputation by treating clients and employees fairly, honestly, and professionally, and performing our work with merit and distinction.
4,000: Properties RAND has worked on since 1987.
13,000: Projects RAND has worked on since 1987.
3,000: Local Law 10/80 and 11/98 facade inspection reports RAND has filed in the past Five inspection cycles.
1,000: Physical Condition Surveys and condominium offering plans conducted and prepared.
$30,000,000: Amount of construction work that RAND administers annually.
23: Licensed engineers and architects
425: Total years of experience of licensed engineers and architects (18.5 years on average)
What's in a name? RAND is an acronym for Restoration and New Development.
Growing fast: RAND was the only New York City engineering or architectural firm named to Inc.'s list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country for three consecutive years.
Quest for the Best: RAND has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business in each of the past four years.
Working his way up: RAND's Principal and Mechanical Engineering Team Leader Peter Varsalona, PE started as a summer intern at the company in 1991 and never looked back.