In offices across the globe meeting pods are becoming the new norm. These structures are a cross between restaurant booths and a small conference room that create a space for quick or even lengthy meetings between employees and/or clients in a comfortable setting. Many pods are equipped with TV screens for informal presentations or video-conference collaborations. Some are a modular design so they can easily be modified or moved depending on the size of the…

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When a Request for Proposal (RFP) comes through the door (or more likely our Inbox), the Tocci team kicks into high gear. Our RFP procedure is a collaborative effort by many departments and the Cost Engineering team plays a critical role in delivering a winning proposal. Cost Engineering is responsible for evaluating the scope of the project and then preparing estimates and construction schedules.

Bidders are typically invited to a walk-through of the facilities…

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The Weekend Nibbler


As we find ourselves at the end of another week, we’d like to share a few things to nibble on while you are weekending. Whether you’re out and about or relaxing at home, make it count! Like our articles this week? Share the Nibbler with your colleagues, friends, and family. Or post a comment or send us a tweet, we’d love to hear from you. Happy Reading!

In Architecture…


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It is easy to appreciate the beauty of an exquisite garden or park with perfectly placed trees, precisely trimmed hedges and vibrant, colorful flowers. However anyone who has tried to landscape their own yard knows creating a visually appealing outdoor space takes more than just a green thumb – it is truly an art and a science. Landscape architecture requires planning, design and an understanding of the relationship between nature and culture.

Businesses and home…

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Raised with the Internet, social media and smart phones, Millennials have embraced mobile technology to connect on a global level at unprecedented speeds. Digital media and communication has come to define our generation. One area of viral marketing that has stumped me is crowdfunding.

Crowdfunding is the practice of financing a project or venture through small monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. The crowdfunding model is fueled by…

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