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Idesco and S2 Security: Laying the foundation for safer buildings around New York City
In today's fast paced world, building managers and property owners face multiple challenges when it comes to keeping their tenants and assets safe and secure. ...

Skyline Restoration reveals updates on the launch of NYC Department of Building's Cycle 8 of FISP; Classifies buidlings as safe, SWARMP (Safe With A Repair and Maintenance Program) and unsafe
Skyline Restoration, Inc., a leading building envelope/exterior restoration company based in Long Island City, has revealed updates on the launch of the NYC Department of ...

Employee or independent contractor? - Why you should know the difference
In the construction industry, confusion over the classification of workers is a common occurrence. Although common, this issue is not one to take lightly. Improperly ...

Construction & Realty Services Company offers a one-stop shopping package for any construction project; Expediting services company Domani consultants is an integral member of their team
As Matt Caruso sits behind his desk on Long Island, he points to the cover of the Construction & Realty Services Company (CRSG) brochure and ...

Speedy Lien, Inc.: Able to resolve the situation and put everyone back to business
Being in the construction industry for more than 30 years, I am aware that landlords and building managers feel anxiety when they are served with ...

CGI - An effective and efficient method for repairing moisture damage in elevator pits
Water leakage in elevator pits poses a host of serious hazards that any property owner and facility manager will be eager to be rid of. ...

Updating the profile - What we're seeing at Doyle Security Services, Inc.
Some years ago, a site manager pulled the general security manual for his building from a desk drawer and noted that a set of pictures ...

Forward-thinking prop. owners and building managers: LED lighting poised for quantum leap
A year and a half ago, looking at energy conservation trends in commercial buildings, we predicted LEDs (light-emitting diodes) were becoming a game changing energy ...

Professional Profile: Patricia Giaquinto 2015
Name: Patricia Giaquinto Title: Director Company: Professional Women in Construction Location: New York City (national office) with chapters in Conn., D.C. & N.J. Birthplace: Plainfield, NJ Education: Bachelors Degree First ...

Professional Profile: Eric Piazza 2015
Name: Eric Piazza Title: Associate Broker Company: DJK Commercial Realty Location: 101 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Education: University of Rhode Island, BA Psychology First job ...

Professional Profile: Gina Watson 2015
Name: Gina Watson Title: Licensed Salesperson Company: KZA Realty Group, Inc. Location: 1200 Waters Place, Bronx, N.Y. Birthplace: Albert Einstein Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. Education: Lehman College & Westchester Community College First ...

Professional Profile: Troy Vázquez-Cain 2015
Name: Troy Vázquez-Cain Title: Associate, Director of Client Relations Company: Hausman LLC Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina Education: B.A., Dramatic Art and Psychology, University of North Carolina ...

Construction project management - The engineer/contractor/management relationship
The following outline has been prepared in attempt to explain the typical roles and responsibilities of the engineer, project manager and the contractor. The Engineer In most ...

The annual BuildingsNY to take place April 28 - 29 at the Javits Convention Center; Featuring 100 new vendors focused on helping to drive more profits for buildings
Are you proud to be a New York building owner or manager? Do you have specific chal­lenges that you need solutions for? Are you looking ...

How "Housing New York" will impact residential real estate development
Housing in New York City is becoming increasingly unaffordable. The Housing New York plan, released in May 2014, is the mayor's five-borough, ten-year plan to ...

Spring is an ideal time to access your building for leaks and Local Law Cycle 8 Compliancy
The adage that 'April showers bring May flowers' may lift our spirits. However, with days of heavy snow and rain compounded by the freeze thaw ...

Professional Profile: Jerry Drenis 2015
Name: Jerry Drenis Title: President & CEO Company: Marathon Energy Corporation Location: Brooklyn, N.Y. Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, College of Staten Island First job outside of real estate: ...

Professional Profile: Eric Margules 2015
Name: Eric Margules Title: President Company: Margules Properties, Inc. Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: USA Education: MBA, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania First job outside of real estate: ...

Professional Profile: Dillon Nash 2015
Name: Dillon Nash Title: Vice President Company: Speedy Lien, Inc. Location: New York City, N.Y. Birthplace: New York Education: Attended SUNY Delhi and graduated from SUNY New Paltz First job outside ...

Professional Profile: Robert Schaeffer 2015
Name: Robert Schaeffer Title: President & CEO Company: D & D Elevator Maintenance, Inc. Location: 38 Hayes Street, Elmsford, N.Y. Birthplace: Oceanside, N.Y. Education: ...

Third-party property managers offer a strong value proposition
Property management (PM) across all markets (i.e., retail, office, industrial and residential) represents a $69 billion industry. There are over 206,000 PM firms in the ...

Infrastructure and technological capabilities driving commercial competition
In the New York City metropolitan area, we're seeing a significant shift in infrastructure demands from prospective tenants. Today, buildings that can provide reliable and ...

Racanelli Construction awarded $12 million project; Randall's Island Training Facility
Racanelli Construction Company, Inc., one of the leading construction management, general contractor and design/build resources for commercial, industrial, retail, medical, pre-engineered and multi-unit residential projects, ...

Riverside Developers renames 260,000 s/f hotel development "The William Vale"
Riverside Developers revealed its newly created brand identity and name for its latest 260,000 s/f hotel development located in the borough's Williamsburg neighborhood, on Wythe ...

In search of what to rent next? Maximize investments by using rental solutions
As most of my regular readers of this column have come to know I'm always looking to find out what goods and services can be ...