Owners, Developers & Managers / Design-Build - May 12-25, 2015

Greiper of Goldberg Segalla joins PWC board of directors
Professional Women in Construction (PWC) president Barbara Armand, president and CEO of Armand Corp., has welcomed Ellen Greiper, Esq., a partner in Goldberg Segalla's Garden ...

06-11-2015 - PWC to honor outstanding women professionals at Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon at The Yale Club
Barbara Armand, president of Professional Women in Construction (PWC) and of Armand Corp., has unveiled the names of the honorees who will be recognized at ...

President's message: Happenings/upcoming events
By Tomas Rossant, AIA AIANY's 2015 "Dialogues from the Edge of Practice" series continues with roundtable conversations on the city's design and policy priorities and contemporary ...

05-19-2015 - AIA New York Calendar
May 19 "What is the Real R-Value of a Wall? In-Service Thermal Performance of Building Enclosures: New Research and Reality Check" 6 - 8 p.m. at the ...

ACEC New York awards scholarships to 24 New York area engineering students
Twenty-four engineering students attending colleges and universities in NYS will receive $65,000 collectively in scholarship money from member firms of ACEC N.Y. Individual awards range ...

BOMA New York's Q&A session with Ciccotto of SL Green Realty
BOMA New York recently interviewed Jennifer Ciccotto, RPA, of SL Green Realty Corp.'s 1185 Avenue of the Americas, the 2015 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Manager of the ...

Limited liability company (LLC) members beware: Don't take this personally
One purpose of any type of corporate entity is to provide its owners with limited liability for the obligations of the entity. Since the inception ...

Cyber-security The real estate industry is also at risk - Protecting your company
Large multi-national corporations like Sony, Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase and Anthem Health are recent victims of highly publicized data breaches but the threat is ...

Product of the Month: IDSecurityOnline.com lays foundation for securing construction sites with photo ID card solutions
Allied Risk Management aids and supplements the efforts of public, corporate and individual interests in the protection of assets. The company focuses on various vertical ...

Complying with and opportunities of New York City Local Law 87 (LL 87)
The calendar says May, but it is not too early at all to think about compliance with New York City Local Law 87 (LL 87), ...

Case study: Strict vetting of your subs will save you from major headaches
The problem: A client who runs a construction management company ran into a big problem when one of their subcontractors started experiencing financial difficulty. The ...

Professional Profile: Daniel Figotin, 2015
Name: Daniel Figotin Title: Principal Company: Fimida Enterprises Location: New York, NY Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Education: Bryant Collage First job outside of real estate: I started as a nightclub promoter in ...

Professional Profile: Barry Schmidt, 2015
Name: Barry Schmidt Title: President Company: Schmidt Construction Consulting Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: New York City Education: Stony Brook University, Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. NYU Stern School of ...

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 ...

Professional Profile: Kathy Zamechansky, 2015
Name: Kathy Zamechansky Title: President Company: KZA Realty Group, Inc. Location: 1200 Waters Place, Bronx, N.Y. 10461 Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: Mercy College First job outside of real estate: Operated concessions ...

SAG and Denham Wolf break ground on 4,000 s/f Actors Center; Architectural design by Rogers Partners; Theatre Consultant Fisher Dachs
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Foundation held a ground breaking for a 4,000 s/f space on the ground floor of 247 West 54th St. that ...

Rockrose Development to build a rooftop terrace at 300 Park Avenue; Designed by Murdock Solon Archts.
Rockrose Development Corp. will add a landscaped rooftop terrace as a tenant amenity at its 300 Park Ave. office building in Midtown South. The roof terrace, ...

Muss Development's New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge to begin $43 million renovation and reposition
The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, developed and co-owned by Muss Development LLC, will be transformed. In keeping with the emerging area landscape ...

The Dermot Co. celebrates topping out of 21 West End Avenue project with Tishman Construction and the AFL-CIO building Investment Trust
On Friday, May 1st, The Dermot Company, Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, and the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust hosted a ceremony to celebrate the "topping ...

Briscoe lends fire training board to Long Island volunteer Fire Department
According to Briscoe Protective Systems Inc., a leader in world-class fire, security, video and access control products, it is supporting volunteer fire departments on Long ...

Arup selected as prime engineer for Phase II of Hunter's Point South; Team also includes Thomas Balsley and WEISS/MANFREDI
Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, has been selected as the prime consultant to design the second phase of work at Hunter's Point South, ...

Hatzaki of Skyline honored by NAPW
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) has recognized Eva Hatzaki, marketing director of Skyline Restoration, Inc., as a VIP Woman of the Year. Citing ...

Mulrooney joins Proskauer as special construction counsel
Tara Mulrooney has joined Proskauer as special construction counsel. She brings years of construction law expertise that will help the firm provide its clients with ...

Executive of the Month: Fortino, president/CEO of Metropolis Group; Knows what it takes to run a successful company
At the young age of 20, Frank Fortino worked with owners and builders while working towards obtaining his bachelor of arts in Architecture from NYIT. ...

Westbeth Center for the Arts reaches halfway mark in $6 million restoration project
Westbeth Center for the Arts has reached the halfway mark in its current $6 million building repair and reconstruction project at the 13-building artists' live/work ...

Papazoglou named a senior supervising engineer at Parsons Brinckerhoff
Christopher Papazoglou has been named a senior supervising engineer in the New York City office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. In ...

05-19-2015 - WX continues conversation lecture series with "Women in Architecture" WITH WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE: GETTING IT BUILT,
WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) will hold a seminar titled "Women in Architecture: Getting it Built," on Tuesday, May 19th as ...

AIANY and Center for Architecture launch national search for new executive director
To further elevate the architecture profession and strengthen the voice of the design community in New York City, the American Institute of Architects New York ...