Long Island - April 14-27, 2015

Monthly Q&A with Hunt of Hunt Corp. - Six Essential Rules for Closing Deals
Q: We are trying to buy an industrial building for our distribution business. We have lost two deals in a row, and are getting frustrated. ...

CCIM: A true level of expertise and achievement
To be designated as a CCIM is a great personal achievement, proving that hard work and dedication certainly pay off. As a CCIM you have ...

Lopez of Island Associates brokers 1,100 s/f lease to Energy Fuel; Wierzbicki of Pliskin Realty represented the tenant
Suzanne Lopez of Island Associates, the landlord's broker, along with Chris Wierzbicki of Pliskin Realty, the tenant's broker, has leased 1,100 s/f of the shopping ...

Johnson of P.W. Grosser teaches children in the Dominican Republic
According to P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. (PWGC), one of its associates, Dan Johnson, has been awarded the opportunity to teach underprivileged children in the Dominican ...

Question of the Month: How does the weather affect my building and what can I do about it?
As far back as I can remember, I have not experienced a winter as cold as this winter. According to the meteorologists, this has been ...

Long Island Chapter of the U.S. Green Buildings Council is off to a busy start in 2015
The Long Island chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is already off to a busy start in 2015. In January, we welcomed PSEG-LI ...

Real estate tax breaks for green buildings: Amendment to RPTL provides benefits
Doing the right thing environmentally doesn't always make economic sense. However, when it comes to green buildings, it certainly may. A recent amendment to the ...

There are two types of damages available in construction litigation disputes
Disputes that arise out of construction projects are all based on economic loss. Most disputes are essentially breaches of contract caused by failure to pay, ...

Professional Profile: Matthew Avelar, 2015
Name: Matthew Avelar Title: Associate Broker Company: Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island, Inc. Location: Melville N.Y. Birthplace: Syosset, N.Y. Education: Palm Beach State/ Lynn University/Degree in Marketing First job outside ...

Professional Profile: BJ Bass, 2015
Name: BJ Bass Title: Associate Broker Company: Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island, Inc. Location: Melville, N.Y. Birthplace: New ...

Professional Profile: Kyle Burkhardt, 2015
Name: Kyle Burkhardt Title: Senior Director Company: Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island, Inc. Location: Melville, N.Y. Birthplace: Babylon, N.Y. Education: Florida Atlantic University First job outside of real estate: Financial ...

Professional Profile: David Madigan, 2015
Name: David Madigan Title: Senior Director Company: Cushman & Wakefield of Long Island, Inc. Location: Melville, N.Y. Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Education: American University First job outside of ...

E.W. Howell completes construction of 63,000 s/f North Shore LIJ School of Medicine addition; two-story building designed by HLW International; Grand opening held March 2
E.W. Howell, an industry leader in general contracting and construction management completed construction of a 63,000 s/f addition to the Hofstra University North Shore LIJ ...

Clem Cote, Sovereign Realty Group
Caporrino and Cote of Sovereign Realty complete $2.55 million saleSmithtown, NY Sovereign Realty Group has closed on the sale of free-standing Burger King property located ...

Fisher of Feil Org. leases 6,600 s/f to Tiny Treasures
Tiny Treasures Child Care has signed a lease for 6,600 s/f at Sunrise Business Center, according to The Feil Organization, the building's owner and manager. ...

Syage of Hunt Corporate Services sells Dix Hills church building for $850,000
Hunt Corporate Services, Inc. has arranged the sale of the church building located at 45 North Service Rd. Chuck Syage of Hunt represented the seller, ...

Brodsky, Oliver and Marcus of NGKF broker 120,550 s/f lease; Caputi and Benzakein of Cresa Long Island reps tenant
Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, an industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality refrigeration and cooking equipment, has leased 120,550 s/f at 300 Michael Dr. Lee Brodsky, Dan Oliver ...

Wierzbicki of Pliskin Realty completes 750 s/f lease
Pliskin Realty & Development sales associate Christopher Wierzbicki has brokered a five-year, 750 s/f lease with options for Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise's new location at 29a ...

Rechler of RXR Realty addresses CIBS members at March meeting
Scott Rechler, chairman and chief executive of RXR Realty, the multi-billion-dollar New York area developer, told a meeting of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society (CIBS) ...

BOMA Long Island holds Holiday Party at Carlyle on the Green
BOMA Long Island's 2014 Holiday Party had some added entertainment. A magician paraded around the room that evening, showcasing some tricks he had up his ...

Korth of Certilman Balin to be honored by Cancer Center for Kids
Donna-Marie Korth, a partner in the commercial/real estate litigation practice at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, will be honored by the Cancer Center for ...

Zere hosts LIMBA Mission Critical Systems; guest: Curtis of Power Mgmt. concepts
Michelle Marie Zere of Zere Real Estate Services orchestrated and guest hosted a special LIMBA meeting for business leaders with security expert and author, Peter ...

Gettry Marcus celebrates first year with TGS-Global
Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. looks back as they celebrate one year as the first North American member firm of TGS-Global, an international network of independent ...

Schepis joins ENB as chief lending officer/SVP
Robert Schepis, a veteran commercial credit and lending officer with 25 years of industry experience, has joined Empire National Bank (ENB) as chief lending officer/senior ...

Candela promoted to VP of marketing/public relations at T. Weiss
T. Weiss Realty Corp., one of Long Island's largest family-run real estate development companies, has promoted Lauren Candela (née Flanagan) to vice president of marketing ...

Burkhardt joins Cushman & Wakefield as senior director
Kyle Burkhardt has joined the Long Island office of Cushman & Wakefield as senior director. Previously a broker with Colliers International and a managing principal at ...

100 Women Who Care donates $7,000 to Birthday Wishes of Long Island
Members of 100 Women Who Care voted to award their January meeting's donations checks to Birthday Wishes of Long Island. Birthday Wishes of Long Island brings ...

H2M acquires Frank S. Smith, Architect firm
H2M architects + engineers has acquired Frank S. Smith, Architect, an architecture firm with locations in Maspeth and East Northport. Frank Smith and his staff ...

Kay of Expert Cost Recovery addresses LICN members
The monthly meeting of the Long Island Commercial Network (LICN) took place at the On Parade Diner. The meeting began with an informal networking opportunity. ...

Perna of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank arranges three sales - $8.4 million
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) has completed three sales totaling $8.4 million. In the first deal, NGKF sold 271 Merritt Ave., Wyandanch for $1.4 million. The ...

H2M receives ACEC Engineering Excellence Award
The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) has awarded H2M architects + engineers a 2015 Engineering Excellence Award in the Waste ...

Cohen of Ashlind Properties completes 27,600 s/f industrial space sublease for Display Presentations
Richard Cohen, president of Ashlind Properties, has arranged a sublease for 27,600 s/f of industrial space for the Display Presentations division of Art Guild Inc. Display ...

04-29-2015 - Hunt Corp. and Franklin, Gringer & Cohen, PC to present “Should you Lease or Buy Your Commercial Real Estate?” conference
Hunt Corporate Services, Inc is presenting a conference to answer the age-old question, “Should you Lease or Buy Your Commercial Real Estate?” The conference is ...

Accelerate Long Island names Long Island's 14 most-promising technology startups
Accelerate Long Island named Long Island’s 14 most-promising technology startups as part of an inaugural look at the state of the local innovation economy. The companies ...

Accelerate Long Island releases its Long Island Technology Startups Report
Accelerate Long Island released its inaugural report on the state of Long Island technology startups, offering the most comprehensive look to date at the region’s ...