Owners, Developers & Managers / Design-Build - February 24-9, 2015

02-26-2015 - PWC to hold Meet the Construction Chiefs at Club 101
On Thursday, February 26, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will present one of its signature annual events, Meet the Construction ...

PWC holds Developers Forum moderated by Weiss of the New York Post
On Thursday, January 22th, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) launched its 35th year with a Developers Forum, the latest in an ongoing annual series of ...

AIA New York president's message: Upcoming events
In January, John Lee from the New York City mayor's office of sustainability presented the details of One City, Built to Last: Transforming New York ...

03-28-2015 - New York agencies to be honored at ACEC New York's Engineering Excellence Awards Gala
The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC) will be honoring two exceptional New York public-sector agencies through named Awards of Merit, each ...

IREM holds annual dinner and awards event at Water's Edge; Majkowski of SL Green receives CPM of the Year
Long Island City, NY The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) held its annual dinner and awards at Water's ...

BOMA/NY re-elects officers for a second term in 2015; Hill of Boston Properties continues to serve as president
In a unanimous sweep, the officers of BOMA/NY, the New York Association of one of the largest real estate trade groups in the world, were ...

02-26-2015 - BOMA/NY to hold Pinnacle Awards
The 2015 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Awards Ceremony will be held on February 26th at Chelsea Piers, Pier 60. A cocktail reception will be held from 6 ...

HAP Investments opens HAP 1 rental development in East Harlem
According to HAP Investments LLC its rental development, HAP 1, at 419 East 117th St. is complete with rental applications now being taken. A ribbon ...

Design Republic joins ONE Global Design alliance
Historically, national and international corporations with a need for architectural and interior design services in different cities had two options: Hire different small firms in ...

DRI holds 31st annual Empire Ball: Raises $1.2 million for diabetes research
The Real Estate Division of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation hosted the 31st annual Empire Ball at the Grand Hyatt on December 10th, 2014. The ...

Property of the Month: IBI Group * Gruzen Samton receives 2014 AIA NYS Adaptive Reuse/Historic Preservation award
IBI Group * Gruzen Samton Architects received a 2014 AIA New York State Award of Merit for Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School in the Adaptive ...

Boddewyn Gaynor Architects designs upgrade of 20,000 s/f teaching complex; for Weill Education Center at Weill Cornell Medical College
Continuing its long-standing relationship with Weill Cornell Medical College, Boddewyn Gaynor Architects, D.P.C. has designed an upgrade to the Weill Education Center, a teaching complex ...

UtiliSave obtains credit for Brooklyn hospital
UtiliSave, LLC - a premier forensic utility bill auditing company - has recently obtained a substantial credit for their client, a large hospital. The service ...

New York City right to know regulation: What you don't know can hurt
The Community Right to Know Regulation (RTK) was signed into New York City's ordinances under the Bloomberg administration in an effort to protect tenants, building ...

Preserving/protecting concrete foundations and other below ground areas from water infiltration
An old adage in construction is that concrete comes with two guarantees: It will harden and it will crack. The question becomes not "if" or ...

Starting a design firm: When two's a crowd - Issues to agree on before your business begins
Many of my clients and potential clients are in the process of setting up their own design firms. In my discussions with these design professionals, ...

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 ...

Professional Profile: Jennifer Cronan, 2015
Name: Jennifer Cronan, P.E., LEED AP Title: Senior Project Manager Company: Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp Location: Wilmington, MA ...

Professional Profile: Shawn Marren, 2015
Name: Shawn Marren Title: Associate Company: Francis Cauffman Location: 40 Worth St., New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Norristown, PA Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Temple University First job outside of architecture: Lynam Electric, ...

Professional Profile: Fernando Villa, 2015
Name: Fernando Villa, AIA, LEED AP BD +C Title: Principal Company: Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC (MAP) Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Medellin, Colombia Education: Bachelor of Architecture Pontificia ...

Professional Profile: Stephen Whitehorn, 2015
Name: Stephen Whitehorn Title: Managing Principal Company: Whitehorn Financial Group, Inc. Location: Millburn, N.J. and Philadelphia, PA Birthplace: Newark, N.J. Education: BA Economics and Business / LaFayette College '88 First job ...

Shopping malls get a facelift and find savings by accelerating depreciation
Popular media is full of gloom and doom predictions regarding the death of the shopping mall, citing the fact that 400 shopping malls in the ...

2015 union or non-union: Narrowing the cost gap in the construction industry
One of the major issues that will confront our industry in 2015 will be the narrowing of the cost gap between union and non union ...

Technology design for higher education: Protecting facilities from obsolescence
Shen Milsom & Wilke is seeing greater demand placed on technology infrastructure across a wide spectrum of educational facilities, from performing arts centers to film ...

The Brodsky Organization celebrates topping out of City Tower; 48-story COOKFOX-designed tower slated to be completed late 2015
The Brodsky Org., (www.brodskyorg.com) one of New York City's premier developers, owners, and managers of residential and commercial space, has topped out City Tower, the ...

B+B Capital launches development plans for condominium building at 251 West 14th Street, Chelsea
B+B Capital, a real estate investment and development firm co-founded by Ilan Bracha and Haim Binstock, launched its development plans for an 11-story condominium building ...

Thornton Tomasetti project to receive Beverly Willis Archt. Foundation's Built by Women in N.Y.C. Award
According to Thornton Tomasetti, one of its projects, the Greenberg Pavilion at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has been selected for inclusion in the Beverly ...