June 29, 2020 05:00 AM

As New York City continues Phase 2 of reopening, the design, construction and development industries are mapping out how the future workplace will look and how buildings, regardless of their age, will need to change. To gather greater insight, Crain’s Content Studio spoke with Gavin Middleton, chief operating officer at Lehrer Cumming, which advises owners planning or already involved in large-scale construction projects. It focuses on new building construction, major adaptive reuse and complex developments. Middleton is a design and construction executive with 25 years’ experience in North America, the Caribbean and Europe. His expertise is in managing logistically complex mixed-use programs from inception to final delivery and closeout.

Lehrer Cumming has 120 team members across five offices, working on behalf of clients undertaking more than $25 billion worth of construction in the academic, cultural, commercial, residential and health care fields, as well as in the hospitality, retail and infrastructure sectors. It is a division of Cumming, a global project management and cost-consulting company.

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