Owners, Developers & Managers / Design-Build - October 28-10, 2014

Inspiron Construction completes phase 1 of Monsignor Farrell High School renovation; Project team includes: Zubatkin, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Zin Electrical and Graham Architectural
The project at Monsignor Farrell High School was completed with a collaborative effort by the entire team consisting of Inspiron Construction, Zubatkin Owner Representation, Simpson ...

March of Dimes honors industry leaders at annual luncheon
The March of Dimes held its Annual Transportation and Construction Luncheon on September 17 at Cipriani 42nd St. William Gilbane Jr., vice chairman, Gilbane Building Co.; ...

The Durst Organization to invest $1.5 billion in Halletts Point
The Durst Organization will invest $1.5 billion in a residential and retail development on the Halletts Point in Astoria Queens. The development will build 2,404 ...

VHB providing services for Kosciuszko Bridge replacement; $555 million project led by Skanska-Kiewit-ECCO III JV
VHB is part of the design-build team that will replace the eastbound Kosciuszko Bridge carrying the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) over Newtown Creek between Brooklyn and ...

Ismael Leyva designs 326-unit 66 Rockwell
Ismael Leyva Architects served as the interior designer and architect for the Brooklyn residential high rise, 66 Rockwell. Developed by the Dermot Company, the 42-story 66 ...

Sides joins Sam Schwartz Engineering as PM/senior transportation engineer
Ken Sides, PE, PTOE has joined Sam Schwartz Engineering (SSE) as a project manager and senior transportation engineer in the civil design group of its ...

Executive of the Month: Doornink of Kemper System America, Inc. - Leading his team on the ice and in the boardroom
Richard Doornink is the managing director of Kemper System America, Inc., where he is responsible for operations in North and South America which include sales, ...

Altus Metal completes bronze restoration at Grand Central Terminal
As part of the MTA Metro-North Grand Central Terminal legacy project, Altus Metal, Marble and Wood has completed an historic restoration of the bronze scroll ...

Idesco partners with Brivo
Idesco Corp. has partnered with Brivo. Brivo's cloud-based solutions significantly simplify the process of managing a security system. Customers do not need to have any servers ...

Echo Barrier H2 Series helps reduce WTC site construction noise
Echo Barrier Limited's Echo Barrier H2 Series acoustic barriers have helped to provide a solution to construction noise at the World Trade Center development site. ...

JVL Property Group, Okada Acquisitions and Zion Enterprises launch sales at 432 W 52
JVL Property Group, Okada Acquisitions and West Coast developer Zion Enterprises have launched sales at 432 West 52nd St. (432 W 52), a 55-unit, seven-story, ...

11-20-2014 - Margolin, Winer & Evans to hold panel discussion
Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP will hold an upcoming panel discussion: "Let's Talk Brooklyn, Long Island, and Queens Real Estate." The panel will take place ...

New Rochelle selects RDRXR as master developer
RDRXR has been selected by the city the new master developer. Marissa Brett, president, Westchester County Association, said, "This is a tremendously exciting proposal not only ...

Kramer Levin sponsors AIA New York's Archtober for seventh consecutive year
According to Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, for the seventh consecutive year, the firm is serving as a major sponsor of Archtober 2014, a ...

Time Equities Inc. Art-in-Buildings is launches newest exhibition in the lobby of 125 Maiden Lane, Grimanesa Amorós: Breathless Maiden Lane
Grimanesa Amorós is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice incorporates elements from sculpture, video, sound art and cutting edge technology to create site-responsive installations to engage ...

10-21-2014 - IFMA NYC to host "Driving Strategy & Change in the Workplace" - Featuring Levine of Workplace Management Solutions
The New York City Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA NYC) will host a presentation on "Driving Strategy & Change in the Workplace" ...

HAP Investments unveils results to community poll for façade colors for HAP 5
HAP Investments LLC, a New York based international real estate investment and development company, has released the results to its community poll launched to determine ...

10-28-2014 - "Exterior Restoration and Local Law 11, Conference on Technical, Financial & Legal Issues"
A first of its kind, industry-wide mega-event, the "Exterior Restoration and Local Law 11, Conference on Technical, Financial & Legal Issues" will take place from ...

New York City adds new regulation to Local Law 11
New York City has added a new regulation to Local Law 11, which mandates exterior building inspections and repairs, according to Ira Meister, president and ...

World Wide Group tops out 21-story QLIC residential building; Project partners include Rabina Properties and Cammeby's International Group
Long Island City, NY Executives at the World Wide Group (www.wwgny.com) gathered to celebrate the topping out of the 21-story, 421 unit QLIC, the residential ...

10-16-2014 - IVI founders Carl and Mark de Stefanis to be honored at NYU's Evening of Monopoly
Carl and Mark de Stefanis, the founders of IVI International, Inc. (IVI), will be honored by NYU's School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real ...

IDSecurityOnline.com ranks #214 on Inc. 500 list
IDSecurityOnline.com ranked #214 on the 2014 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive list of America's fastest-growing private companies. IDSecurityOnline.com has earned the #214 position on the ...

PWC celebrates 22nd annual golf outing at Elmwood Country Club
Golf + networking = great combo. Such was the enthusiastic consensus of the participants at the 22nd annual all-day golf outing hosted by Professional Women ...

National Manufacturing Day: I hope you celebrated
A few years ago, the first Friday of October was designated as National Manufacturing Day, a day of recognition, awareness and appreciation for the invaluable ...

Shawmut Design and Construction completes Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Shawmut Design and Construction completed construction on Pulitzer Hall at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism located at 2950 Broadway. The space, as part ...

ULI New York hosts "The Transformers - Optimizing Assets Through Building Repositioning program
Urban Land Institute New York (ULI New York) hosted a sold-out program entitled "The Transformers - Optimizing Assets Through Building Repositioning," which was held on ...

ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York raises over $140,000 at Fall Cocktail Reception
ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York raised over $140,000 to benefit high school students interested in pursuing careers in the building industry at its ...

Rober A.M. Stern Architects designs 43-unit condo
Robert A.M. Stern Architects and developer Corigin Real Estate Group, along with its partner, Florida East Coast Realty, anticipates bringing to market this fall a ...

Welsbach Electric workers wear EMCOR pink hard hats at work sites in Oct. to help raise Breast Cancer screening awareness
100 Welsbach Electric Corp. construction workers will wear EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at scores of job sites throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a ...

BlueJay Management completes 63-unit 341EPW; 65% leased
Crown Heights' newest rental development, 341EPW, is 65% leased after launching in mid-July through exclusive leasing and marketing agent, aptsandlofts.com. Offering a nod to the ...

PWC hosts "Meet the Architects & Engineers" event at Club 101
"The speakers here represent hundreds of millions of dollars in opportunities," said Lenore Janis, president and executive director of Professional Women in Construction (PWC) as ...

10-15-2014 - PWC to hold annual Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon
Lenore Janis, president and executive director of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), has unveiled the honorees at the organization's upcoming annual Salute to Women of ...

AIANY has busy September and launches Archtober 2014
Climate Week in NYC brought the United Nations Climate Summit and important announcements from the NYC council and mayor Bill de Blasio's office on plans ...

ACEC New York firms participate in ACE Mentor Program
The current trend in American education is a higher focus on STEM subjects, and there is overall concern in the A/E/C industry regarding a workforce ...

Greater New York IREM holds monthly luncheon on September 24th; Majkowski of SL Green was the keynote speaker
The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) held their monthly luncheon on September 24th at The Union League Club, ...

10-23-2014 - Greater N.Y. Chapter of IREM to hold three upcoming events: Social networking event to be held October 23rd at Lucky Strike
The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has three upcoming events. On October 23rd, IREM will hold a networking social ...

11-06-2014 - BOMA/New York to hold Annual Conference and Leadership Breakfast
With news headlines revolving more and more around issues that affect commercial property management, BOMA/New York is focusing its upcoming Annual Conference and Leadership Breakfast ...

10-24-2014 - BOMA/New York Calendar
October 24 Annual Dinner Dance Location: The Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza Time: 6 - 11 p.m. Contact Bobbi McGowan at bobbimc@bomany.com or at (212) 239-3662, Ext. 201 Visit www.bomany.com ...

Benefiting from an integrated, mobile customer relationship management system
The explosion of real estate-specific automation tools of the last several years (think property marketing, online tenant services and rent collection) has extended to customer ...

Real estate investors fueling marked increase in green property valuation
As a commercial real estate appraiser - and the only one in New York City with a LEED-AP - I have long been both a ...

The new age of building monitoring: The strict inspection guidelines of TPPN 10/88
Adjacent property monitoring, anyone in construction or development knows of it and that it is a New York City building code requirement, but what you ...

The evolution of Midtown Manhattan: Area is changing into a bustling 24/7 neighborhood
Midtown is an area of infinite change, over the past decade the center of Manhattan has transformed into numerous micro-neighborhoods catering to the evolving needs ...

Long Island City becoming more desirable for tenants looking to escape Manhattan rent prices
As the price per s/f continues to increase throughout commercial buildings in Manhattan neighborhoods including Midtown South and Downtown, tenants are seeking better, larger and ...

Disaster plan for your data can mean the difference between life and death for a small sized company
A natural disaster such as hurricane or tropical storm can jeopardize your company's existence. According to Gartner, 40% of all companies that experience a major ...

Professional Profile: Michael Cleary, 2014
Name: Michael Cleary Title: Project Manager Company: Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp. Location: Wilmington, MA Birthplace: Bridgton, ME Education: BA English, History: University of Vermont; Masters ...

Professional Profile: David Ennis, 2014
Name: David Ennis Title: President Company: The Daten Group Birthplace: Queens, NY Education: BS - Finance First job outside of real estate: Newspaper delivery boy First job in real estate or ...

Professional Profile: Kevin Gold, 2014
Name: Kevin Gold, AIA Title: Managing Director Company: VVA Project Managers & Consultants Location: 117 East 31st St., New York, NY Birthplace: Long Island, NY Education: Lehigh University - Architecture First ...

Professional Profile: David Manheimer, 2014
Name: David Manheimer Title: Co-Founder and Managing Member Company: Brooklyn Standard Properties Birthplace: New York City Education: Horace Mann High School and Washington University in St Louis First job ...