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A sunny outlook for cloud computing
New reports call for a sunny outlook for cloud computing - for both adoption rate and savings for businesses that invest in the technology. Business ...

Tsampas named president of Skyline Restoration
John Tsampas, Skyline Restoration's head of business development for 25 years, has just been named president of the company that he helped catapult to the ...

Stark joins Francis Cauffman as principal
According to Francis Cauffman, the award-winning architecture firm, Stanley Stark, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has been appointed to the position of principal, science and technology. ...

Art and design in public buildings: Adding an important aesthetic element to properties
Building owners with an appreciation for art and design have long known that sculptures in their buildings' lobbies or on plazas in front of buildings ...

Mold: Have a plan in place and resources readily available
Mold is a four letter word and it's one that can invoke both fear and panic. It's ubiquitous and sneaky, it can hide behind walls, ...

Grassi elected as board chair of MSNA
Moore Stephens North America (MSNA) reveals the election of Lou Grassi as board chair of MSNA. Grassi is the chief executive officer and managing partner ...

Nardiello appointed chair of Design Division of the ABA Forum on the construction industry
According to Zetlin & De Chiara, principal Jaimee Nardiello has received the appointment of chair for Division 3 (Design Division) of the American Bar Association ...

Pipe breaks and condensation: Extreme cold weather or construction defect?
Community associations, building owners, engineers, contractors and property managers deal with the constant battle of keeping water out of the building envelope, but sometimes the ...

Advice to landlords: Eight tips on how to keep your buildings safe in these record-breaking cold temperatures
We recently hit record-breaking low temperatures which we have not experienced in over a century. Forecasters say that this trend of frigid-cold weather is here ...

Rudin Management to redesign 560 Lexington Avenue
Continuing to advance its ambitious program to modernize and upgrade its real estate portfolio, the Rudin Family is commencing construction of the redesigned lobby and ...

DeAngelo named president of WTS Greater New York; Camay named chapter's Member of the Year
Beth DeAngelo, P.E., a VP with Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been named president of the Greater New York Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS). The ...

Leasing medical space in today's market: A guide for landlords and tenants
Medical and health care is becoming more visible today as urgent care centers open and medical offices move to traditional retail and office spaces. While ...

In praise of the design professional corporation
I am seeing a lot of action on the Design Professional Service Corp.(DPC) front. The DPC is the only entity in which New York permits ...

Bringing some hospitality to construction: The secret ingredient that builds relationships that last
hos·pi·tal·i·ty noun 1. The quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, and generous way. As many in the real estate industry ...

Professional Profile: Erica Gitin, 2014
Name: Erica Gitin Title: Director of Client Services Company: Maxons Restorations Location: Wayne, NJ; NY, NY; Long Island and Westchester Birthplace: Rockland, Maine Education: Business Degree, Katharine Gibbs First job outside ...

Professional Profile: Heidi Springer, 2014
Name: Heidi Springer Title: Manager of Economic Development & Market Research Company: New York Grant Company Location: 29 Broadway, New York, NY Birthplace: New York City Education: Arizona ...

Professional Profile: Rob Willis, 2014
Name: Rob Willis Title: Managing Director - NYC Company: The John Hardy Group Location: Atlanta, Ga., New York City, Paris Birthplace: Trenton, NJ Education: BA - English - Washington ...

Professional Profile: Dorothy Wasiak, 2014
Name: Dorothy Wasiak Title: Director of Capital Planning/Senior Asset Manager Company: Matthew Adam Properties Location: New York Education: BS in Business Administration and Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University First ...

PWC honors Goethals Bridge Modernization Program; Hunter of HNTB to chair the program for PWC
On March 27th, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will host its annual Awards Reception honoring the Goethals Bridge Modernization Program (GBMP) from 5:30 - 8p.m. ...

BOMA Westchester elects new officers; Ceppos of Colliers International elected president
The Building Owners and Managers Association of Westchester County has unveiled the election of Ian Ceppos as president for the two-year term beginning in January ...

Skanska USA promotes four in Metro New York office; Jenkins, Langdon, Buermann and Tighe
Skanska USA has promoted four employees in its building unit's Metro New York office. * Susan Jenkins, has been promoted to vice president and account manager. ...

03-19-2014 - The annual BuildingsNY to take place March 19th - 20th at the Javits Convention Center in N.Y.C.
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 ...

Trinity completes construction of The Skylark in New York's Fashion District; In partnership with Meyer Davis Studio
Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp., a Mass-based general contracting and construction management firm, completed construction of The Skylark at 200 W 39th St. in ...

Enriquez launches design 3 and hires Voutsinas-Kafes and Mantle
According to Emmanuel Enriquez, AIA LEED AP, design 3 has been launched. The firm is a full-service, interior-architecture firm located at 49 West 37th St. ...

Tomer joins the Parsons Brinckerhoff team
Richard Tomer has been named a regulatory and permitting specialist at Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Tomer will provide technical regulatory services throughout the ...

02-27-2014 - PWC will "Meet the Construction Chiefs" on Feb. 27th
Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will present its annual blockbuster "Meet the Construction Chiefs" on February 27th, from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Club 101. ...

What the construction industry should know about financial statement fraud
Part 1 of 3 According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, there are three types of accounting fraud: asset misappropriation, corruption and financial statement misrepresentation. ...

Continuously evolving safety requirements in the New York construction industry should have building owners on alert to stay within guidelines
With the projected increase of commercial construction estimated by industry experts to be at 17% for 2014, the need for site safety professionals to ensure ...

Full basement inspections: Water-flow sensors and standing water indicators getting positive votes
It just stands there... a nightmare that reflects light! In many years of managing security services contracts, water leaks continue to be an issue that creates ...

VVA celebrates 20 years of excellence in project management; Leading the PM discipline and evolving to address market demands
Leading NYC-based project management firm, VVA Project Managers & Consultants, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2014. As one of the first independent New York ...

How to get a whole lot more than just building security out of your virtual surveillance system
It's true that building security is the primary reason more and more residential buildings in New York City are installing CCTV Cameras. But safeguarding your ...

Racanelli completes $2.7 million renovation of historical building for Walgreens
Racanelli Construction Company, Inc. of Melville, one of the leading construction management, general contractor and design/build resources for commercial, industrial, retail, medical, pre-engineered and multi-unit ...

Nuheat Industries introduces Nuheat SIGNATURE at International Builders Show
Nuheat Industries, the leading manufacturer of electric radiant floor heating systems, showcases North America's first WiFi floor heating thermostat, the Nuheat SIGNATURE at the International ...

STA unveils 2014 New Membership Drive
The Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) is gearing up for its 2014 New Membership Drive, which will run from January 1st through June 30th. The organization ...

A fear of the unknown: Learning from the past
The last 2 years has seen unprecedented growth and a substantial come back for our industry. N.Y.C. is the place where "the world" wants to be ...

Long-term capital planning is key to successful property management
Successful property management requires development of a capital plan and budget that will sustain the building structure, support its function for years and enhance the ...

Gamco Corp. creates a unique custom storefront for The Kamakura Shirts store at 400 Madison Avenue
Gamco Corp., one of the New York Metro area's leading manufacturers of special fenestration products and architectural metals, has created a unique custom storefront for ...