By Hannah Byron
Rev: Ithaca Startup Works newest member, Areti Construction, is a family-owned and operated commercial and residential construction company serving the Finger Lakes and Central New York regions. Areti is led by Bill Waring, Josh Lambert, Becky Waring, and Marie Maynard. With over 70 years of combined service experience, the company prides themselves on their longstanding commitment to quality craftsmanship, transparency, and trustworthy contracting.
Aerti contracts for upscale residential renovations as well as commercial properties and offers a variety of remodeling, new construction, interior design services, and property maintenance.
Why the name “Areti?” Areti (pronounced uh-RET-ee) comes from the Greek word ἀρετή, which means both “excellence of any kind” and “moral virtue.” Founded on the principles of high morals and project excellence, Areti stands true to its name in every client meeting, every job accepted, and every hire made.
The company offers 24-hour on call service to take care of any maintenance needs including plumbing, HVAC, electrical, general carpentry, and grounds maintenance. Areti believes their fast, reliable, and skilled staff sets them apart from other contractors in the area.
Areti has a passion for not only transforming existing spaces but also creating new structures. The company relies on their interior design team to create modern and inviting spaces as well as update existing structures to meet client’s desires. The in-house interior designer consults with clients on how to turn their vision into a reality inside their home or office space.