12 OCTOBER 2019
Labor from India?
Engineering from India?
Labor from India?
Engineering from India?
Death toll rises to two with one still missing after Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans COLLAPSED during construction and sent cranes crashing into people on the street belowAt least two people are dead and 20 more are injured after a large portion of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapsed on Saturday morning near the city's historic French Quarter. Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for one person still unaccounted for. Nearby buildings were evacuated. A 270-foot construction crane - one of two still looming over the multistory building - also was dangerously unstable, fire officials said. The hunt for the missing was suspended at nightfall over safety concerns. A statement from the project contractor said its representatives would work 'throughout the night' with emergency officials on a plan to stabilize the building. Source
Citadel Builders, LLC is a Commercial General Contractor headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana, that provides high quality construction services for general building construction in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region. With an average of over 30 years in the business, the principles of the company have extensive experience building many of Louisiana’s finest projects. As one of the leading construction services companies in the state, we are constantly striving to have the best and most efficient organization, processes, and people. To achieve this Citadel Builders, LLC is investing in ways that will pay off in competitive advantages for our customers. This includes attracting the best and brightest in the industry, providing value added preconstruction services by utilizing our knowledge of the local construction conditions and techniques, and leveraging our established relationships with key subcontractors and suppliers. We are pursuing commercial projects at levels from $5 million to $100 million throughout the region. Source
Company HistoryCitadel Builders, LLC was formed in October of 2003 to provide quality construction services in the Gulf Coast Region. Having served as Executive Vice President and Division Manager from 1993 to 2003 for Brice Building Company, Inc. (a regional general contractor headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama) and having responsibility for putting into place over $600 million of some of the largest and finest projects in the New Orleans area, Denzel Clark along with Greg Farnet (Vice President) and Tom Boudreaux (Chief Estimator) set out to build an organization that continued to hold the highest standards of honesty, integrity and quality while maintaining local. From a very humble beginnings Citadel Builders, LLC has grown into one of the top construction services providers in the Gulf Coast. We are currently pursuing commercial projects at levels from $5 million to $100 million throughout the region. Source
C. Mohan Kailas is the President, Owner and founder of Kailas Companies. Upon its founding in 1990, Kailas Companies owned and managed roughly 25,000 square feet of commercial office and retail space. Today, Kailas Comp sum exceeds two million square feet. Through Mohan Kailas’ diligent and committed work, Kailas Companies transformed into Louisiana’s top owner/operator of commercial property. With over thirty years of real estate experience, Mohan Kailas’ acumen extends to nearly every facet of property management–including single family homes, 100+ unit high rise apartments, condominiums, retail and commercial office space. Mohan Kailas’ extensive background in these fields allows him to make sound decisions and financially evaluate properties in many ways the rest of the industry cannot. Source
"The developer is Mohan Kailas. WWLTV investigation found that his son, Praveen Kailas, stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from Hurricane Katrina recovery programs. Praveen was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and construction stopped for several years." Source