“What Construction Process Should I Choose?”: Hard Bid Versus Design/Build

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When you’re determining which route to take to construct your building, you may wonder if it’s better to go with a Hard Bid set of plans or to contract a company that will design and build your project. While either option can lead to a successful completion of your building, Lefrois Builders & Developers finds […]

Building “Green” for I-Square

LeFrois Helps Irondequoit Decrease Pollution to Lake Ontario IRONDEQUOIT – Lifelong resident, Mike Nolan, set out to build Irondequoit its own town center, “I-Square”. Nolan chose LeFrois as construction manager because “LeFrois is like a friend.” Nolan claims, “I’m not a developer… I have different needs. It’s just a different relationship we have with them. […]

What Is Revit?

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Revit is a type of architectural software that is changing the entire building and design business. It is changing the way plans are transformed from one person’s vision to being a reality for everyone involved in the project. Revit brings a project to life before it is literally brought to life. With the use of […]

What is BIM (Building Information Modeling)?

Thanks to modern technology and innovations in design and architecture, there are ways for all parties involved in a project to see exactly what will be brought to life. That technology is Building Information Modeling, or BIM. BIM allows for an exact 3 dimensional model to be displayed and shared. It is changing the entire […]

The Difficulties of Not Being Able to Visualize Your Building Before Construction

When you know exactly what you want in a building, but can’t fully express that vision clearly, it can be extremely difficult to feel confident in the building process. If you or the team you have secured to bring that vision to life can’t see the same thing, it can mean the finished product may […]

GPS Construction Technology Changes Construction Industry

The time and energy spent surveying, estimating, and relying on old technologies can really add up. Whenever inefficient methods are used and machinery is being utilized more than it needs to be, the costs go up and days are lost. LeFrois Builders and Developers uses innovative technologies and methods that make cost-loss and digging mistakes […]

Now Hiring! – Heavy Equipment Operator

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LeFrois wins Buider of the Year!

Russell P. LeFrois Builder Inc. receives Northern Region Builder of the Year Award from Butler Manufacturing™ Kansas City, MO., March 24, 2013 – Russell P. LeFrois Builders Inc. a general contractor based in Henrietta, NY has received the Northern Region Builder of the Year Award from Butler Manufacturing™, which provides design-build construction solutions and innovative […]

Rochester on verge of building boom.

Under construction signs might be plentiful in the Rochester area in 2014, after a number of down years in commercial real estate. “We are bullish on the outlook for Rochester in 2014,” said Jonathan Murray, director of marketing and research at CBRE Group Inc., an international real estate brokerage firm that publishes an annual outlook […]

Retrotech spurns Chicago, will expand in Henrietta

ALBANY — Retrotech Inc., an engineering firm in Victor, Ontario County, is moving to a larger facility in Henrietta, Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to announce Thursday. The company choose to stay locally rather than move to Chicago, Cuomo said in a statement obtained by Gannett’s Albany Bureau. The company is undergoing a $3 million expansion, […]