New York, New York (November 30, 2010)….. New York based construction firm Corcon and Southern California based construction firm, J.A. Stowell Construction, Inc., have announced the completion of UGG®Australia’s Madison Avenue flagship store. The 4,613 square-foot store which is located at 600 Madison Avenue in New York City was completed on October 28, 2010. The store design reflects UGG®Australia’s brand philosophy of blending rich color, textures, natural materials, fashion and adventure. J.A. Stowell Construction, Inc. served as construction manager and owner representative for UGG®Australia, Corcon served as general contractor, while Anthony Donnelly of VisualWorks, U.K. designed the new location.
“As the construction manager and owner representative for the flagship store, we worked closely with the Corcon team to ensure the successful completion of the project within three months, all while implementing a new and updated fixture program,” said Jim Stowell, president of J.A. Stowell Construction, Inc. The Madison Avenue location is the fifth UGG®Australia concept store that J.A. Stowell Construction has managed in 2010. Other premier locations include Georgetown, Miami Beach, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.
“As the general contractor, Corcon worked from construction documents prepared by MBH Architects of California, and Stowell to build out the extensive design details of the store,” said John Corso, president ofCorcon. “It was truly a collaborative effort from all parties involved to meet the needs of the client, on budget and on time.” Corcon has worked with Stowell on several UGG®projects including the UGG®Flagship store on Columbus Avenue in New York City, along with other locations throughout the Northeast.
Known for their sheepskin boots UGG®Australia was created by Australian surfer Brian Smith in the late 70’s. The brand was acquired by Deckers Outdoor Corp, based in Goleta, California, in 1995. For more information about UGG®Australia visit www.uggaustralia.com
About J.A. Stowell Construction, Inc.
Founded in 1993, J.A. Stowell (JAS) Construction, Inc. is one of the premier national retail contractors offering a full range of services from pre-construction planning, due diligence, and lease review, to design/build projects, project management, owner representation, and full service construction build-out. JAS measures its success by the quality excellence of each finished project and the lasting relationships developed with its clients. UGG®Australia, Craig Realty Group, Simon Properties, Hurley, NIKE, William Rast, Movado, O’Neil, and Etro, are part of its celebrated network of retail clients and developers that trust the JAS Team to build quality ground-up projects, as well as tenant build-outs. JAS is licensed in 21 states and is currently building in New York, Washington DC, Hawaii, Florida, Nevada, Oregon, Florida, and California.
J.A. Stowell Construction, Inc. is located at 891 West 16th Street in Newport Beach, California. For more information, please contact Jim Stowell at (949)631-8809 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jastowellconstruction.com.
Established in 1987, Corcon has grown to become ranked as a Top 25 Retail Contractor according to Retail Traffic magazine. Privately held and built on the principles of value, customer satisfaction, integrity, and honesty, Corcon was founded by Mr. John Corso. The Corcon team consists of professional architects, engineers, estimators, project managers, site superintendents, as well as an in depth, established group of valued subcontractors nationwide. With its personal commitment and dedication to every project Corcon has earned the business and respect of the nation's largest retailers and developers.
Corcon is located at 327 Hampstead Avenue, West Hampstead, NY 11552. For more information, please contact John Corso at (516)505-2700 or visit www.corcon-usa.com
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