The Pike Company (Pike), a Rochester-based, family-owned commercial builder, is identified with many historic structures across New York State, throughout the Northeastern United States, and in the coastal regions of the South. Pike’s credits include Midtown Plaza in Rochester, one of the nation’s first enclosed shopping malls; the Archives at the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House in Rochester; Corning Incorporated world headquarters, in Corning, New York; and the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.
The Pike Company’s expertise has been put to use in building schools, hospitals, commercial and industrial developments, bridges, highways, marine projects, and tunnels from Maine to Florida and as far west as Vancouver, British Columbia. Included among its major achievements, nationally, are the Universe of Energy pavilion and the World of Motion pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center; IBM Corporation’s $150 million semiconductor manufacturing facility with class-10 cleanrooms in Manassas, Virginia; and ConEd’s East River Repowering Project in New York City.
The Pike Company, not an organization to rest on its laurels, is continually leveraging new technology to help it to maintain a competitive advantage, as well as to continue improving the quality of its projects while reducing risk. The company integrated Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management with Gehry Technologies’ Digital Project and GTeam™ building information modeling (BIM) collaboration platform to enable engineers, architects, and other building professionals, as well as the company’s clients, to visualize scheduling, literally showing how the project or site will look as it progresses through the construction timeline. The solution is enabling the company to provide important benefits to its clients. It also enables The Pike Company to better identify potential conflicts and site risks, improve design and construction quality, accelerate projects, and enhance collaboration and communication with clients.
“Gehry Technologies has been with us every step of the way as we have worked to introduce BIM online collaboration technologies into our operations,” said Timothy Porter, building information modeling manager, The Pike Company. “The Gehry team brought extensive knowledge of Oracle’s Primavera P6 solutions as well as expert capabilities for integrating the platform with Gehry’s own Digital Project and GTeam™ solutions. The team has been instrumental in helping us to carve out an important new value-added capability for our organization.”