Riedman Homes Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

The only home builder in the region to earn prestigious certification.

Rochester, New York: Riedman Companies, a leading real estate developer, home builder, and property management company, headquartered in Rochester, NY, today announced that Riedman Homes their single-family, custom-home construction division, has received ISO 9001:2015 certification. This internationally recognized standard, for Quality Management Systems, requires extensive documentation and intensive internal and external/independent audits of marketing, sales, management, design, construction, and warranty processes and performance. Riedman Homes is the only single-family custom home and condominium builder in the region, and one of a very few builders in the country, to earn this prestigious certification.

“Achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification separates our company from competitors in every market we serve,” said David Riedman, president of Riedman Companies. “Most importantly, it provides our customers the confidence that their homes are being constructed in accordance with the highest quality standards, expertise, innovation, and personal service. All of which helps us deliver on our promise to help change the way people live.”
Riedman Homes’ aggressive pursuit of ISO 9001:2015 accreditation began in August 2020 and demonstrates the company’s commitment to continually improving their home building processes, products, services, and both internal and customer relationships. To become ISO 9001:2015 certified, Riedman Homes underwent an extensive company-wide audit of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, leadership commitment, and encouragement to engage in achieving quality initiatives, the existence of interrelated processes that make up a coherent system, and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Jay Benesh, general manager of Riedman Homes, added, “This certification displays our commitment to quality in our new home construction process. From planning to designing, to building and finally, owning, our processes, procedures and overall performance are guided by these universal principles that guide us to exceed customer expectations.”

ISO is one of the most rigorous and well-regarded standards in the world. Gaining ISO 9001:2015 certification reinforces Riedman Homes relentless pursuit of excellence and to delivering the highest quality home construction as measured against global benchmarks of industry excellence.
The Riedman Homes audit was conducted by EAGLE Registrations, Inc.
Riedman, founded in 1993, designs, develops, owns, builds, manages and markets a wide variety of residential and commercial properties across the Greater Rochester, Buffalo, Finger Lakes, Syracuse and Northwestern Pennsylvania regions. Riedman is known for managing projects that are well planned, fiscally sound, and a positive influence on the communities in which they are located.

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We live, learn and work differently: How COVID is changing new home design.

Locally, David Riedman, president, and CEO of Riedman Companies, a home and apartment builder, says that he’s been watching the trends and is preparing for the future.“The way we’re looking at flex space is going to be heavily influenced by the pandemic, and it’s going to be driven by different lifestyles,” he says.

He foresees more home gyms, dedicated home office spaces, and pocket offices – “a small space tucked away where you can be on a private video call and not be in the dining room,” for example.

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Riedman Homes to be awarded in the 2019 Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Awards

Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record selected Riedman Homes to receive the 2020 Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Award.

Established last year, Excellence in Construction & Real Estate awards celebrate the individuals and companies who are changing the landscape of the Rochester region through design, construction, project management, innovation, and more. These individuals and organizations are creating jobs, building healthy spaces, helping families and companies achieve their dreams, and leading the way toward growth and prosperity for the community.

Honorees in the Construction category include architects, developers, general contractors, home builders, interior design/staging, project managers, subcontractors, and rising stars. Real Estate categories are commercial real estate agents and residential real estate agents.

“This year’s Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Awards shine a spotlight on those who are creating jobs, building healthy spaces and helping families and companies achieve their dreams,” said Suzanne Fischer Huettner, group publisher of the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record. “It is a pleasure to shine the spotlight on individuals and companies that are moving Rochester forward.”

The winners will be honored Oct. 29 at a virtual celebration from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at https://rbj.net/events/construction-and-real-estate/. Each of the winners will be celebrated for their achievements through video storytelling. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the program with their congratulations and cheers using social media platforms from their homes or offices. For tickets, visit https://rbj.net/events/construction-and-real-estate/. The event hashtag is #RBJevents.

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Construction Underway for LECOM at Elmira

Rochester based Riedman Companies has broken ground on a four-story 116-unit class-A multifamily residential building located on the corner of 5th Street and College Avenue in Elmira, NY. The new property, Six67 College Avenue is being developed on the block of land bounded by Columbia Street, 5th Street, and College Ave.  Currently, the block is occupied by an Elmira College parking lot and existing homes in various states of disrepair.  The building will offer housing opportunities for residents of Elmira as well as students attending Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) medical school in Elmira. The new community will offer studio, 1-, and 2-bedroom apartments along with a host of amenities such as a tech hub for private study space, clubhouse with coffee bar, secured bicycle storage, a state-of-the-art fitness room and will be steps from the new LECOM campus as well as the Elmira College facilities. The brand new apartments will include spacious open floor plans, fully equipped kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, outdoor living, plentiful storage, and individual laundry rooms. President David Riedman says “Development of Six67 College Ave. is a natural extension of our existing relationship with LECOM and our investments in the Southern Tier”. Dr. Richad for the end of 2021. rd Terry, LECOM at Elmira Associate Dean of Academic Affairs adds, “We are excited about the Six67 College Avenue housing project. There is no doubt our students will greatly appreciate proximate, quality, affordable housing.” Riedman is a significant housing provider to LECOM students in Erie PA housing more than 500 students among four different properties in the area.  The Elmira development will also continue Riedman’s investment throughout the Southern Tier including Fairlawn Hills in Hornell, 176 Denison in Corning, WoodsEdge in Painted Post, and management of the former Corning Free Academy; Academy Place. Both the City of Elmira and Chemung County leaders applaud the expansion. Mayor Daniel Mandell says, “These apartments will provide high-quality market-rate apartments for LECOM medical students as well as for citizens in our community. Many thanks go out to David Riedman and his staff at Riedman Companies for choosing our City for this project.” Executive Director of the Chemung County IDA and President of Southern Tier Economic Growth, Joe Roman adds, “This project removes blight from an area adjacent to anchor institutions, LECOM and Elmira College, and helps meet the goal of transforming North Main Street into a pedestrian and bike oriented pathway linking the college to downtown.  David Sheen, Deputy County Executive is also pleased to be part of the project. “It will fit perfectly with the strong growth in that area and bring economic development benefits to both the City and County.” Construction of the 140,000-square-foot-building is already underway with half occupancy expected by early in the summer of 2021, with completion schedule .

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Construction to begin on Northside Place in Corning

Rochester-based Riedman Homes is breaking ground on a new model home and local community of 25 single-family homes at the former Northside Blodgett School in Corning N.Y.. ‘Northside Place’ will be a custom home community with 1-story and 2-story plans and classic design features, ranging in size from 1300SF to 1700SF. These new homes will have a 2-car garage, full basement, and numerous custom amenities for buyers to select.

‘Northside Place’ has been designed with the curb appeal and established streetscape in mind. Northside Place’ represents a continuing investment by Riedman Companies’ into the local Corning economy. With two other apartment communities, (Woods Edge and Academy Place), the on-going development of ‘176 Denison’, and the introduction of ‘Northside Place’, Riedman Companies’ is committed to the success of the Southern Tier. President David Riedman says, “This community is being designed to fit seamlessly with the surrounding neighborhood. It will offer the latest innovations in single-family home design and construction.”

Jay Benesh, General Manager of Riedman Homes, says, “’Northside Place’ is an exciting milestone in the growth of Riedman Homes. We have a team that loves what they do and believes that the community will love the homes that we create for them.”

“We continue working on ‘176 Denison’ but our construction team is very eager to start working on ‘Northside Place’.” VP of Construction, Rudy Osmancevic adds, “The addition of these new single-family homes brings new housing alternatives and opportunities to the Corning area.” During the construction of the model home, interested residents are encouraged to visit RiedmanHomes.com for a site map, floor plans and to tour the state-of-the-art online design studio for inspiration and design options.

Lot reservations and purchase agreements will begin being accepted June 1, 2020. The model home is expected to open in August/September of 2020.

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New Residential Living Planned for LECOM at Elmira

Elmira College together with Rochester-based Riedman Companies, announce plans for new residential housing units for students attending Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The ‘Six67 College Avenue’ community will offer a four-story residential building with 115 apartments on property adjacent to the college helping to meet the housing needs of medical students attending LECOM at Elmira beginning next year.Elmira College President, Dr. Charles Lindsay says, ”This collaboration with Riedman Companies will provide housing for LECOM students in a location that is convenient to the LECOM building as well as the Elmira College facilities that LECOM students will be utilizing. We look forward to the vibrancy of the ‘Six67 College Avenue’ residents utilizing our spaces on campus and enjoying the growing development in Elmira’s downtown area.” Elmira College President, Dr. Charles Lindsay says, ”This collaboration with Riedman Companies will provide housing for LECOM students in a location that is convenient to the LECOM building as well as the Elmira College facilities that LECOM students will be utilizing. We look forward to the vibrancy of the ‘Six67 College Avenue’ residents utilizing our spaces on campus and enjoying the growing development in Elmira’s downtown area.” The new residential living space offers studios, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with upscale amenities including a tech hub, coffee bar, offices, bike storage, and a fitness area. The Elmira project continues Riedman Companies’ investment in the development of unique communities throughout the Southern Tier. The company built, and currently operates Fairlawn Hills in Hornell and communities in Corning including Academy, Woodsedge and ‘176 Denison.’President David Riedman says, “We already have a great relationship with LECOM in Erie P.A. providing housing to professional medical students at several Riedman properties. Elmira College and LECOM chose to collaborate with Riedman because of the success we already established in.

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Riedman Homes to be awarded in the 2019 Excellence In Construction & Real Estate Awards

Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record selected Riedman Homes to receive the 2019 Excellence in Construction & Real Estate Home Builder Award.This year’s Excellence in Construction & Real Estate honorees are changing the landscape of Rochester and beyond,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record. “They are creating jobs and leading the way toward growth and prosperity for our community. We are pleased to honor their accomplishments.

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