During the 36 years Barry A. Bornstein has been actively involved in the construction industry his expertise and achievements have brought him nationwide recognition.
Barry has been called upon by the broadcast industry, municipalities, newspapers, law firms, developers, property managers, industry, commerce and individual property owners and prospective purchasers.
He has been called upon by CBS' 60 Minutes and the Philadelphia Inquirer to work on their investigations of fraud in federally financed housing in Camden, New Jersey.
In addition, he has also assisted KYV-TV 3's investigation expose of fraud in the Philadelphia Housing Program. He also testified as an expert witness for the City of Philadelphia in its landmark suit against the builder of the "sinking homes at Regency Hill."
Following the "Move" debacle in Philadelphia in which an entire city block of homes was totally destroyed by fire, the Phildelphia Inquirer once again engaged Barry as their expert in the rebuilding effort and problems which ensued.
Because of his experience in the residential housing field, The Homeowner's Warranty Corporation (HOW) hired Barry to be their fact finder, arbitrtor, concilliator, and to qualify builders for their program. This work involved dealing with over 100 homeowners and many homebuilders.
Also, Barry has represented numerous condominium and ownership associations in their struggles with developers and builders. Over the years, Barry has aided scores of non-profits in their aquisition of buildings, establishing repair and renovation budgets and development of construction programs. Several non-profits engage Barry periodically to inspect and evaluate the condition of their properties, to establish maintenance programs and repair priorities.
Trained under the auspices of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Barry has frequently served as an environmental consultant. and regularly oversees environmental testing.
Barry brings extensive depth and experience to his role as a construction consultant. As a builder himself, he was CEO and President of one of the nation's "Top 400" construction companies listed by the Engineering News Record (1976). Included in his over $200 million worth of building projects are such buildings as the headquarters for the South Jersey Gas Company in Folsom, New Jersey; the Philadephia Bulk Mail Handling Center (a 400,000 sq. ft. $30,000,000 joint venture project with Blount Brothers Construction of Montgomery, Alabama); department stores for RH Macy & Co., Strawbridge & Clothier, Sears, Gimbels; facilities at the Philadelphia International Airport for Delta, United, American, National, Altair and TWA Airlines; the Atlantic County Courthouse; Philadelphia Gas Works; the University of Pennsylvania; and numerous high-rise apartment buildings and industrial plant facilities.