Long Island - April 22-5, 2014

Monthly Q&A with Hunt of Hunt Corp. - Measuring Space
Q: Brokers seem to quote space as both useable and rentable s/f. What is the difference between rentable and useable s/f, and how are they ...

Genesis Real Estate completes three leases totaling 11,400 s/f and a $5.56 million sale
Genesis Real Estate Advisors has brokered three leases totaling 11,400 s/f and a $5.56 million sale. The deals include: * The 2,000 s/f lease of 5002 ...

Ongania of Soundview arranges 5,040 s/f lease
According to Soundview Realty Group, the Heron Professional Center at 2410 N. Ocean Ave. is 100% occupied. The 50,000 s/f building, purchased by Ocean 11 ...

Hunt of Hunt Corp. leases 3,213 s/f to Greiner-Maltz
According to Hunt Corporate Services, Inc., Greiner-Maltz has leased 3,213 s/f of office space at 185 Express St. David Hunt of Hunt represented the landlord, ...

Giamundo promoted to vice president/controller at Empire National Bank
According to Douglas Manditch, CEO of Empire National Bank, Catherine Giamundo has been promoted to vice president/controller. Her previous position was vice president/assistant controller. Giamundo, a ...

Question of the Month: How do I select the right accounting firm for my real estate business?
Working with the right accounting firm is invaluable to your real estate business. The accounting firm you work with should become part of your team ...

Nassau IDA approves economic compacts for two redevelopment projects proposed by Staller Associates
According to Nassau County executive Edward Mangano, the Nassau Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has approved economic compacts for two major redevelopment projects considered vital to ...

Contractors For Kids (CFK) raises $400,000 at 9th annual reception; Attended by actors, athletes, TV personalities, fashion stars and industry professionals
Hollywood, television, sports, news, and fashion celebrities joined 1,000 Long Island and greater New York area real estate, finance, construction, and architecture professionals to raise ...

Inzirillo joins Racanelli Construction as a project manager
According to Racanelli Construction Company, Inc., a leading construction management, general contractor and design/build resource for commercial, industrial, retail, medical, pre-engineered and multi-unit residential projects, ...

Damianos Realty Group and Little Rock Construction acquire 62,000 s/f former headquarters of OSI Pharmaceuticals; Lomazow and Heilpern of CBRE brokered the sale of the class A, Melville property
A partnership of Damianos Realty Group LLC and Little Rock Construction and Properties Inc., has closed on the 62,000 s/f former headquarters of OSI Pharmaceuticals ...

Company of the Month: Knockout Pest Control: Green pest control is effective pest control - saving building managers money
According to Knockout Pest Control, going green isn't just about doing the right thing; it is about profit. Building managers in the New York metro ...

Determining your leadership style - How can you improve your performance?
Most business leaders recognize the importance of their role in their organization's performance and success. However, many business leaders do not have a clear and ...

McKnight and Delisle of Island Associates secure 20,000 s/f lease; To Crunch Gym at 363-369 Little East Neck Road, West Babylon
Island Associates has secured a 20,000 s/f lease with Crunch Gym located at 363-369 Little East Neck Rd. The site offers access on the Rte. ...

Racanelli Realty and Ashlind Properties co-broker 44,000 s/f lease
Racanelli Realty Services Inc. has closed on a five-year lease for Niatco Trucking & Delivery Corp., a licensed and bonded freight shipping and trucking company ...

Rochlin brings Executive Plaza to 97% occupancy
According to the Rochlin Org., Executive Plaza at 255 Executive Dr., a four-story, 88,000 s/f office building located on the South Service Rd. of the ...

Nassau IDA approves economic compact with Lumber Earth Realty
According to Nassau county executive Edward Mangano, the Nassau Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has approved an economic compact for Lumber Earth Realty, LLC to bring ...

Fiore named business development officer/vice president at Empire National Bank
According to Empire National Bank's chairman and CEO Douglas Manditch, Erminio Fiore has been named business development officer/vice president for the financial institution's Mineola branch. ...

Hunt Corp. appointed exclusive leasing agent 9,500 s/f for 160 Terminal Drive
Hunt Corporate Services, Inc. has been named exclusive leasing agent for 9,500 s/f of industrial space 160 Terminal Dr., by the landlord, 160 Terminal Dr. ...

The kilowatt killer: The use of capacitors in real estate
The first capacitor was developed in 1745 by Ewald Georg von Kleist, in Germany. Shortly thereafter, Dutch physicist Pieter van Musschenbroek invented a similar capacitor, ...

Hunt of Hunt Corp. represents landlord in 11,462 s/f lease at 50 Seaview Blvd.
According to Hunt Corporate Services, Inc., Champion Vending has leased 11,462 s/f at 50 Seaview Blvd. David Hunt of Hunt represented the landlord, Anton Cerrone ...

Rechler Equity Partners holds annual Brokers Party on March 4th
Rechler Equity Partners held its annual Broker Party at its office on March 4th to celebrate the dealmakers involved in several of the top leases ...

Stapleton of NAI Long Island honored by IREM; Receives ARM of the Year Award
Timothy Stapleton, ARM, senior property manager at NAI Long Island, was the recipient of the greater New York chapter of the Institute of Real Estate ...

CPAs Fisher, John and Mejia join Israeloff, Trattner & Co. team
Israeloff, Trattner & Co., PC, one of the region's leading certified public accounting, financial and management consulting firms has appointed new members to its staff: * ...

Smith promoted to vice president/BSA compliance officer at ENB
Marguerite Smith has been promoted to vice president/BSA compliance officer at Empire National Bank. She previously held the title of assistant vice president/deputy BSA/compliance officer, ...

Kanas of Bank United addresses LIBDC members
Long Island Business Development Council (LIBDC) held a banking update with banker, John Kanas, CEO, Bank United. The discussion was addressed to a packed house of ...

Pincus of Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker named board member of the Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University
Michele Pincus, a partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC, has joined The Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University as a board member. ...

Gettry Marcus hires three new employees
Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. has welcomed three new team players who joined the firm. Janet Winiarski, CPA joined the firm's accounting & audit department. She brings ...

Waterbury joins Pliskin Realty as bookkeeper
Pliskin Realty & Development has appointed Tracy Waterbury as bookkeeper. Waterbury was brought on to help address Pliskin's growth over the past year, especially in ...

Pennetta joins Cushman & Wakefield's Long Island office as executive director of brokerage and senior managing director
According to Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), David Pennetta, one of Long Island's most widely known commercial real estate executives, has joined the firm as executive ...

Hoblin of Hunt Corp. arranges two leases for Progressive Insurance totaling 18,000 s/f
Hunt Corporate Services, Inc. represented Progressive Insurance in the lease negotiations for 12,000 s/f of office space in Bohemia, and the lease renewal of 6,000 ...

McCullough named assistant branch manage/AVP at Empire National Bank's Mineola branch
According to Empire National Bank's chairman and CEO Douglas Manditch, Deborah McCullough has been named assistant branch manager/AVP. McCullough brings more than 25 years of ...

Smith of Coldwell Banker NRT addresses LICN members; Discusses buying vs. leasing at February meeting
In keeping with LICN's mantra of being a source of professional support and a think tank for commercial real estate brokers, a session was provided ...

Meet the LICN Member - Wilensky
Mark Wilensky is a tax attorney and counsel to Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP with offices in Mineola and Manhattan. He helps clients structure ...

04-24-2014 - LIREG to hold "A Party on Bourbon Street"
The Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG) will present "A Party on Bourbon Street" on Thursday, April 24th from 6 to 9 p.m. The event ...

Gettry Marcus CPA joins TGS Global
Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. was admitted as the first U.S. member firm of TGS Global and appointed to the organization's executive board. Formed in 2012, ...

05-15-2014 - BOMA Long Island and New York chapter of IREM to hold joint casino night and cocktail party
BOMA Long Island and the greater New York chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) will hold a joint casino night and cocktail ...

04-10-2014 - State senator Zeldin to be honored by ASIS Long Island chapter
The Long Island chapter of ASIS International will hold their Person of the Year Dinner on April 10th. The event will be held at Chateau ...

Question: Why educate for sustainability?
Answer: Because we have to learn how to live well in our places without undermining the ability of our places to sustain us over time. ...

Meet the USGBC Member - Neuman
Richard Neuman is vice president, project management at Relocation Management Solutions, Inc. His expertise includes owner's representative, project and move management and operations. He is ...

Preuss of Massey Knakal brokers $6.85 million sale of 12,800 s/f retail strip
Great Neck Plaza, NY A retail strip at 1 Great Neck Rd., located on the corner of Middle Neck and Great Neck Rds., was sold ...

Manhattan Skyline Management signs 3,030 s/f lease; Tenant represented by Glazer of Ripco Real Estate
According to Manhattan Skyline Management Corp., ProHEALTH Care Associates has leased space for a ProHEALTH Urgent Care Center at 247 Walt Whitman Rd. ProHEALTH Care ...

TRITEC leases 3,229 s/f to Stewart Title at 100 Motor Parkway; Arranged by Ruiz of JLL
TRITEC Real Estate Co., Inc. has signed a long-term lease with Stewart Title Insurance Co. for 3,229 s/f on the 5th floor of 100 Motor ...