On The Boards: National Architecture Week 2018

In honor of National Architecture Week, we’re looking back at what’s been keeping our architects busy over the last year, from new buildings to maintenance and improvements projects.

New Bratenahl Service Garage
Design/Build services with Cold Harbor Building Company to construct a new service garage and salt dome to replace existing 100-year old facility. The project includes design of a new 1,600 square foot salt dome, a new 10,000 square foot service garage, a secure vehicle storage area, a secure above ground storage tank area and all associated site work.

New Viccarone Heating & Air Conditioning Facility
Complete A/E services for a new office and fabrication facility.  This new building will house a large open space for fabrication, loading/unloading, and storage as well as an office component which will house all the support areas such as private offices and conference rooms.

City of Cleveland City Hall Renovation
Renovation of two of the City’s offices, which include internal audit and risk management services.  Renovations have included new flooring, ceiling, walls, furniture, and fixtures.  This project also involved balancing and completing HVAC repairs in the Civil Service office.

Powerhouse Gym Tenant Fit Out
Preparation of a floor plan and provision of notes, legends, and schedules to obtain a building permit.

Multiple Roof […]

Spring 2018 Issue of Excellence By Design Now Available!

In this issue, we highlight two of our engineers who have been recognized as “Top Young Professionals” by Engineering News-RecordMidwest-Matt Benovic and Jennifer Rowles Kalin.  We also  share “perspectives and insights” on two topics: Recognizing the value of your engineering/ architecture consultant and the real meaning of industry buzzwords.  We also then highlight many of our projects and some news of note.  And as you will read, our team members continue to represent R.E. Warner at numerous professional development workshops and conferences, many as speakers.

I would like to give special thanks to our employees and friends of the firm who attended our Fourth Annual Open House and Toys for Tots Benefit this past fall. Together, we raised more than $3,500, a new record! Our employees make it a point to give back all year long.  Be sure to read about our monthly charitable causes on page 23. We provide links to each of the organizations and encourage you to learn more and even consider a donation.

All of us at R.E. Warner wish you and your family a wonderful spring.  We are so thankful for your business.
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Celebrating Lydia Janis – 30 Years with R.E. Warner


We are pleased to recognize Lydia Janis for 30 years with R.E. Warner. Lydia joined the firm on April 4, 1988.

Lydia has been a loyal and dedicated team member during her three decades with the company. She is a team player, has a positive attitude, and is always willing to lend a helping hand.

Lydia started as a part-time clerk in 1987 while a junior at Lorain County Joint Vocational school. Upon graduation, she joined full-time as a clerical secretary. Over the years Lydia was promoted to Environmental Division Secretary, Environmental/Civil Secretary, and Administrator/In-House Auditor for our ISO-9000 QSAS certification. In 1999, she was promoted to Marketing Assistant and in 2001 she became our firm’s Marketing Coordinator. In 2004, was elected as a shareholder of the Company.

Lydia plays a crucial role in securing new opportunities for our company by producing qualifications statements and otherwise supporting the firm’s business development/client retention efforts. Her additional accomplishments include doing much of the heavy lifting to execute the firm’s website redesign in 2015 and launching several publicity initiatives, including R.E. Warner’s Excellence By Design newsletter, social media profiles, and e-mail marketing program. Lydia’s attention to detail and drive to continually improve demonstrate her commitment […]

April 4th, 2018|Corporate News|
  • Brett Neff Moderates SMPS Northeast Ohio March 2018 Luncheon

    Brett Neff Moderates SMPS Northeast Ohio March 2018 Luncheon

Brett Neff Moderates SMPS Northeast Ohio March 2018 Luncheon

Senior Vice President Brett Neff served as moderator for the SMPS Northeast Ohio March 27, 2018 lunch program. The topic of discussion was “Northeast Ohio Industrial Sector Stays Hot.” Panelists included Terry Coyne with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Edward Asher with Weston Inc., and Adam Goldberg with Seefried Properties.

Brett guided the conversation as the speakers discussed the current state of demand and supply for industrial real estate/development throughout the Northeast Ohio region. They also discussed their predictions for the future and what is needed for Northeast Ohio to attract even more companies to the region.

Brett has been involved with SMPS for over 15 years and was one of the Northeast Ohio chapter’s founding members.

April 2nd, 2018|Industry Event|
  • Brett Neff bestows Cleveland Engineering Society 2018 Hall of Fame Award

    R.E. Warner Attends 66th Annual CES Design & Construction Conference

R.E. Warner Attends 66th Annual CES Design & Construction Conference

Pictured above: R.E. Warner Senior Vice President Brett Neff bestows the CES 2018 Hall of Fame Award to Eugene Baxendale, President of Business Improvement Catalysts. Brett is currently serving on CES’ Board of Directors.

R.E. Warner team members enjoyed inspiring presentations, networking, and more at Cleveland Engineering Society’s 66th Annual Design & Construction Conference on Tuesday, March 20. President Ted Beltavski, Senior Vice President Brett Neff, Architect/Project Manager Jen Kalin, and many others from the team were in attendance to participate in CES’ signature event.

This year’s theme was “Building Healthy Communities.” Conference session topics included “The City of Cuyahoga Falls Downtown Transformation Project,” “The Remaking of Irishtown Bend in Ohio City,” and “ODOT District Updates.” In addition, one of R.E. Warner’s own projects was a featured session – “Cuyahoga Community College Metro Plaza Infrastructure: A Visionary Journey of Change.” Our team is providing civil engineering services for the plaza upgrades.

Attendees also heard from keynote speakers Matthew Zone, Cleveland’s 15th Ward Council Member, who discussed “The Future of Equity in Cities,” and Bill Koehler, Team NEO CEO, whose presentation focused on the work of Team NEO and the state of the region’s economy.

In addition to hearing from many interesting speakers, one of the other […]

March 22nd, 2018|Conferences, Industry Event|