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Historic building reimagined for Fidelity Bank HQ

Project: The renovation of a four-story building built in the 1800s that houses Fidelity Bank’s New Orleans headquarters on the second floor, a retail bank branch on the ground floor and tenant space above. Address: 353 Carondelet St. Owner: Fidelity Bank Architect: Trapolin-Peer Architects General Contractor: Ryan Gootee General Contractors Space: 18,273 square feet Cost: N/A Start… Read More

Restoration Raises Glass to The History of the Cocktail

https://www.enr.com/articles/50149-restoration-raises-glass-to-the-history-of-the-cocktail The Sazerac HouseNew Orleans    Best Project, Renovation/RestorationProject of the Year Key PlayersOwner: Sazerac Louisiana Holdings LLCLead Design Firm: Trapolin-Peer ArchitectsGeneral Contractor: Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLCStructural Engineer: Morphy Makofsky Inc.MEP Engineer: Moses Engineers The $45-million restoration that gave life to the Sazerac House entailed as many layers of history, complexity… Read More

Announcing the 2020 Best Places to Work

https://neworleanscitybusiness.com/blog/2020/09/11/announcing-the-2020-best-places-to-work/ New Orleans CityBusiness has selected the honorees for its 18th annual Best Places to Work.To participate in Best Places to Work, companies must submit extensive nomination forms disclosing workforce data such as salaries, benefits, retention levels and employee advancement. The next part of the process involves an anonymous survey… Read More

Sonnier Joins Gootee as VP of Communications and Business Development

https://www.bizneworleans.com/sonnier-joins-gootee-as-vp-of-communications-and-business-development/ NEW ORLEANS – Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC announced that Kristian Sonnier will join RGGC as vice president of communications and business development. Sonnier has been a public relations professional for 25 years and is an expert in communications, marketing, media relations, media management and crisis communications. Prior to… Read More

Michael DeGruy, COO of Ryan Gootee General Contractors, Purchases a Minority Interest in the Construction Company

Michael DeGruy, chief operating officer at Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC, has recently purchased a minority interest in the privately held Metairie-based commercial construction company. The announcement was made by Ryan Gootee, RGGC’s president and chief executive officer. As RGGC’s chief operating officer, DeGruy leads a staff of more than… Read More

Sazerac House restores a prominent corner of Canal Street and raises a toast to New Orleans’ official cocktail

https://prcno.org/sazerac-house/ This story appeared in the October issue of the PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine. Interested in getting more preservation stories like this delivered to your door monthly? Become a member of the PRC for a subscription! From the outside, the new Sazerac House at the corner of Canal and Magazine streets is a 19th-century… Read More

DOWNTOWN NOLA AWARDS – Sazerac House

August 16, 2019 – Three of the five honorees slated to receive Downtown NOLA Awards have been projects brought to light by Frischhertz. The Downtown Development District (DDD) sponsors the award celebration to distinguish developments that have made a significant impact on the downtown area. The Domain Group’s Maison de la… Read More

An early look at Sazerac House, interactive ode to New Orleans cocktail culture

https://www.nola.com/entertainment_life/eat-drink/article_0744ea1e-d581-11e9-9604-434d2368e4bb.html An early look at Sazerac House, interactive ode to New Orleans cocktail culture BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER The sazerac stands tall in the pantheon of New Orleans drinks. Soon, the doors will open to a new attraction inspired by the cocktail and to the drinking culture of… Read More