Owners, Developers & Managers / Design-Build - November 11-24, 2014

VOA Architecture designs new WisdomTree Investments office
VOA Architecture, PLLC has completed a new, contemporary office for WisdomTree Investments, Inc., a New York-based exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager, located at ...

SSE promotes Schack to director of planning
Sam Schwartz Engineering (SSE) has promoted Daniel Schack, AICP, PTP, to director of planning in the New York City office. Among Schack's more notable achievements ...

Skyline Restoration receives 2014 North American Copper Award
Skyline Restoration, Inc. has received a North American Copper Award from the Copper Development Association for its historic restoration of a copper clad and slate ...

Parsons Brinckerhoff chosen to design new Hudson Park & Blvd.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a New York City Economic Development Corp. (NYCEDC) contract to design the second phase of the Hudson Park & Blvd. ...

Grimard joins Syska Hennessy as associate partner
According to Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., Tom Grimard, an engineering veteran with three decades of professional experience has joined the company's New York office as ...

Product of the Month: Pay rent by text: Yardi helps property managers minimize delinquency/increase resident satisfaction with more mobile payment options
RENTCafé by Yardi now offers residents a convenient and secure mobile option to review balances and make payments via Short Message Service (SMS) text messaging. ...

Perkins+Will reinvents two facilities as new pharmacology labs for LIU
Working with a timeline of under one year, Perkins+Will has reinvented two facilities as new pharmacology laboratories for Long Island University. Located on the top floor ...

GKA-designed Hotel Indigo begins construction
Hotel Indigo, a brand of the InterContinental Hotels Group, has begun construction at 8-12 Maiden Ln. in the Financial District. The 90,000 s/f structure, designed ...

Daten Group to develop three new projects in White Plains
A NYC condominium developer is targeting the rental market in White Plains - launching three new high-end boutique residential rental projects with a "hip vibe" ...

Biber Architects-designed USA Pavilion breaks ground at Expo Milano 2015
With nine months until the opening of the next World's Fair, the USA Pavilion, designed by N.Y.-based firm Biber Architects, recently broke ground at Expo ...

Grassi & Co. teams up with St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters to give back to New Yorkers
Grassi & Co., one of the top 20 accounting firms in the N.Y. market, is taking an opportunity to give back to the community as ...

Shamco Management launches new tenant/management initiatives for tenants
Shamco Management, a N.J.-based building owner/management company, has launched a new "Meet and Greet" tenant/management program, along with innovative controls designed to quickly and efficiently ...

NYC Department of Buildings has shortage of site safety managers and site safety coordinators
On August 25, 2014 the New York Post published an article regarding the shortage of site safety managers (SSM) and site safety coordinators (SSC) who ...

Winter is coming! Prepare your job site and workplace against fire!
During the cold season, many job sites utilize portable space heaters which can increase the risk of electrical fire. Building owners are responsible for the ...

Don't tell them anything because you might scare them: What tenants need to know
Urban Myth #1: "Tenants in high-rise office buildings are like mushrooms; during an incident, keep them in the dark and feed them as little information ...

The importance of keeping technical support and quality service at the top of your game
As technology constantly evolves and security systems continue to grow, one can never underestimate the importance of support and service. Companies need to offer, invest ...

Making your security system "smarter" and more proactive: Video analytics to deter and prevent
Today, technologies can come together to create systems that are able to work in real-time to offer security that is proactive instead of reactive. Recognizing ...

Executive of the Month: Schonzeit, president of IDSecurityOnline.com: Gives back to NYC schools helping to keep students/faculty safe
Gabriel Schonzeit has learned at a young age how to build and run a successful business without compromising his values of integrity and humanity - ...

The biggest environmental property mistake ever made, and made and made again
If you are like most of my clients you're involved with "property" - buying, selling, managing or all of the above. Regardless of the ...

Professional Profile: Tara Woebbe-Alcaraz, 2014
Name: Tara Woebbe-Alcaraz, CBCI Title: Program Manager Company: Remlu, Inc. Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Education: Bachelor of Arts from Siena College First job outside of real ...

Professional Profile: Andrew Goldstone, 2014
Name: Andrew Goldstone Title: Vice President of Strategic Sales Company: Idesco Corp. Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Bronx, N.Y. Education: University of Missouri, Tarkio Campus First job ...

Professional Profile: Monique Merhige, 2014
Name: Monique Merhige Title: President Company: Infusion Direct Marketing & Advertising, Inc. Location: Hauppauge, N.Y. Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: Bachelor of Marketing & MBA in Business Management from Dowling College ...

Professional Profile: Robert Williams, 2014
Name: Robert Williams Title: President Company: Briscoe Protective Systems Inc. and Briscoe Plaza Inc. Location: Main Office 99 Mark Tree Rd., Centereach, N.Y. ...

Cost effective construction arbitration agreements
No subject is more critical to experienced construction lawyers than the choice of a dispute resolution forum. Experience has taught industry professionals that courts and ...

MADGI and Desprez develop the design of Le Coq Rico
The architectural and design firm of Montroy Andersen DeMarco (MADGI) has joined forces with Paris-based Pascal Desprez, an international architect and designer, and the founder ...

Commtech Design selects Infusion Direct Marketing as its agency of record
According to Commtech Design, a leading technology design firm, the company has expanded its public relations efforts and has retained Infusion Direct Marketing as their ...

Diabetes Research Institute to honor Cross of Related Hudson Yards, Soviero of Cushman & Wakefield and Horwood of Time Warner at annual Empire Ball
The Real Estate Division of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will host the annual Empire Ball at the Grand Hyatt on Wednesday, Dec. 10th. The ...

PWC holds Salute to Women of Achievement event at Club 101
"Our roster grows as more remarkable women achieve excellence and prominence in the industry," said Lenore Janis, president of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), introducing ...

SimplexGrinnell hosts PWC Continuing Ed Program
On Wednesday, October 22, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) offered its latest installment in an ongoing series of Continuing Ed programs, a presentation on "Elevator ...

AIA New York chapter has a successful Archtober
Lance Brown, AIA Archtober has been another extraordinary sequence of events. 31 Buildings of the Day, tours, and numerous programs at the Center for Architecture and ...

Strengthening resiliency: Increased support for emergency responder leg.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) is working with coalition partners AIANY chapter, AIANYS and The New York Building Congress ...

Pizarro of Parkchester receives ARM certification from IREM
The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) welcomed a new Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) to their organization. Ricky Pizarro, ...

01-22-2015 - IREM to hold installation of officers January 22nd, 2015
Long Island City, NY The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) will hold an installation of their 2015 officers ...

11-19-2014 - IREM to hold luncheon event on November 19th
The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)will hold a luncheon on November 19th at the Union League Club at ...

12-12-2014 - New age illusionist Oake headlines December 12th BOMA Holiday Luncheon
In the season of giving, BOMA/NY always likes to give back to its members at the Annual Holiday Luncheon. This year, the program features the ...

Mancini*Duffy transforms Normandy's 575 Lexington Avenue
Mancini*Duffy has completed the transformation of Normandy Real Estate Partners' 35-story, 749,040 s/f office tower, 575 Lexington Ave. The firm's design created an inviting lobby, ...

Crystal Windows celebrates 25th anniversary year
Crystal Window & Door Systems (www.crystalwindows.com)has begun its 25th anniversary celebration year. Launched in May 1990, the vinyl and aluminum window and door manufacturer has ...

HAP Investments LLC unveils HAP 4.1: A new Washington Heights development
HAP Investments LLC, a New York-based international real estate investment and development company, launched a new project located at 284 Wadsworth Ave., between 187th and ...

11-19-2014 - Idesco unveils new Access Control Solutions At ISC East Show In NYC
According to Idesco Corp., a leading security systems integrator, the company will be exhibiting at the ISC East Trade Show, one of the largest security ...