PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its joint venture with CohnReznick LLP has received a contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide expert professional integrity monitoring services on an as-needed basis in connection with the LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Program – Central Terminal Building Replacement Project in New York City. The multi-year contract has an estimated value to the joint venture of up to $11.3 million. Hill and CohnReznick are equal partners in the joint venture.
Hill and CohnReznick have been jointly appointed as Project Integrity Monitor to assist the Port Authority's Office of Inspector General with the oversight of this important project as required to ensure performance of high ethical standards, free from unethical, improper and illegal conduct.
"The modernization of LaGuardia Airport is a critical infrastructure project for air passengers in New York City," said Peter J. Wallace, Senior Vice President with Hill's Construction Claims Group. "Our joint venture team looks forward to ensuring that this project is implemented with high levels of integrity," added Wallace.
CohnReznick, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., provides clients with forward thinking advice that helps them navigate complex business and financial issues. With more than 2,500 employees nationwide, they provide the resources, technical skills and deep industry knowledge to help them succeed. For more information on CohnReznick, please visit their website at www.cohnreznick.com.
Hill International, with 4,900 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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