Owners, Developers & Managers / Design-Build - September 9-22, 2014

Merritt Engineering inspects 350 balcony railings at Rivergate
Rivergate, a 706-unit hi-rise rental building located on East 34th St. in Manhattan, retained Merritt Engineering Consultants, P.C. to develop a program for the restoration ...

The Marketing Directors sets price per s/f record at Moinian Group's The Residences at the W New York
The Marketing Directors, the exclusive sales and marketing agent for The Moinian Group's The Residences at the W New York - Downtown, located at 123 ...

Montroy Andersen DeMarco completes 2,800 s/f U.S. Polo store; Team includes MG Engineerig and Gilsanz Murray
Montroy Andersen DeMarco (MADGI) has completed the first U.S. Polo Assn. store in Brooklyn. Located at 468 Fulton St., in the vicinity of the Barclays ...

EPA's Renovate, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule is back
EPA's lead based paint, Renovate, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule requires all contractors who disturb painted surfaces or act as a general contractor in pre-1978 ...

Danielson of Parsons Brinckerhoff elected to AIA College of Fellows
Scott Danielson, a vice president and technical director of architecture at Parsons Brinckerhoff, was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of ...

Swig Co. and Himmel + Meringoff to renovate and reposition 1460 Broadway
The Swig Company and Himmel + Meringoff Properties have joined forces to acquire the remaining 49.9% interest in 1460 Broadway, a 16-story commercial office tower ...

Two residential buildings designed by GKA to break ground in East Harlem; 1916 Partners LLC is developer of $8 million condo project
East Harlem will soon get two new residential addresses between Park and Madison Aves. Gene Kaufman Architect, PC (GKA), is designing two condominium collections - ...

Spagnolo Gisness to open office in NYC
Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc. (SG&A) is opening an office in New York, capitalizing on 23 years of experience working with clients and providing quality ...

Ismael Leyva designs BKLYN|AIR at 309 Gold St.
Ismael Leyva Architects has designed the exterior and interior of BKLYN|AIR, a 40-story residential high rise at 309 Gold St. The project is under construction ...

Perfetto named Best Lawyer in America
For a fourth consecutive year, Louis Perfetto, the managing partner at Cohen & Perfetto LLP, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the ...

Professional Profile: David Guralchuk, 2014
Name: David Guralchuk, P.E. Title: Senior Engineer Company: The Falcon Group Location: Bridgewater, N.J. Birthplace: Rahway, N.J. Education: B.S. Mechanical Engineering First job outside of real estate: Was always employed in ...

Professional Profile: Laury Ann Hinz, 2104
Name: Laury Ann Hinz Title: Director of Marketing & Business Development Company: The Rinaldi Group, LLC Location: Secaucus, NJ Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY Education: Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y. First job outside of ...

Professional Profile: Joe Hoekzema, 2014
Name: Joe Hoekzema Title: NY Regional Sales Manager Company: Kemper System America Location: Greater NYC Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH Education: BSBA Ohio State, MBA Ohio State First job outside of ...

Professional Profile: Pascale Sablan, 2014
Name: Pascale Sablan Title: Associate Company: FXFOWLE Location: New York Birthplace: New York Education: Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Master of Science in Advanced ...

PWC to present Meet the Architects & Engineers on Sept. 16; Speakers include Pena-Mora, Amoia, Barrett and Hovis
On September 16 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will present "Meet the Architects & Engineers - What does the future ...

PWC's Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon on Oct. 15
Lenore Janis, president and executive director of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), has named the honorees at the organization's upcoming annual Salute to Women of ...

Celebrate architecture and design during October
On August 8 at the 2014 International Union of Architects (UIA) World Congress, member organizations - representing 124 countries at over 1.3 million architects - ...

O'Neal and Philip-O'Neal of TONA receive Harry B. Rutkins award
In June the AIA NY chapter conferred the Harry B. Rutkins Award upon Terrence O'Neal, FAIA, managing principal of Terrence O'Neal Architect LLC (TONA) and ...

Qualifications-based selection: Choosing experienced firms
QBS, a procurement process widely used throughout the state and the country, designates superior qualifications and experience as the paramount basis for selecting engineering and ...

Majkowski of SL Green Realty to keynote luncheon on Sept. 24; sponsored by CSI-Construction & Security Installations
The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management will host their monthly luncheon on September 24 at The Union League Club, ...

"Response & Recovery: It's all about the money" panel seminar to be held Sept. 24 at BOMA/NY
BOMA/NY president Thomas Hill, RPA is promising "eye opening" insights and seminar leader John Brandstetter cuts to the chase with this reason to attend BOMA/NY's ...

Time Equities progressing with 64-story 50 West residential tower
Time Equities Inc. (TEI) has opened sales of its 191 unit residential condominium development, 50 West, to the public. The development is a 530,000 s/f ...

Grassi & Co. ranked on INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 list
Grassi & Co. was named among the Top 100 Largest Firms in the U.S. for 2014 by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) in their annual survey. ...

AA Studio converts 230,000 s/f waterfront warehouse at 160 Imlay Street into 6 commercial spaces, 70 apartments
AA Studio completed the design for the conversion of a 230,000 s/f mixed-use warehouse at 160 Imlay St. in the New York Dock Building located ...

European window and door segment grows in U.S. to meet performance demands
In the U.S., the demand for high performance windows and doors is growing rapidly. Energy codes, performance requirements, coastal impact zones, insurance requirements are driving ...

Building owners can now turn to technology to mitigate the effects of a doorman strike
This time it's different. This time negotiations between Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and owners of residential buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and ...

In some instances there are no substitutes for well-trained and effective officers
When you report to C-level executives it can be critical to have clear proof that every dollar you are spending makes an impact. And if ...

NYC Dept. 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 ...

Significant number of distressed asset opportunities remain available to savvy investors
There is no doubt that commercial real estate markets nationwide are experiencing a significant recovery, as lenders return to the market and previously underwater loans ...