Design / Build

Executive of the Month: David Katz, principal and founder of Katz Architecture: Expert designer and problem solver

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal recently sat down with David Katz, principal and founder of Katz Architecture for a Q&A session.
Q: What are some of your most notable projects at Katz Architecture?

Chetrit Org.’s $160M Parkhill City development nears completion; Team includes NY Developers and Hill West

Queens, NY Parkhill City, a $160 million multifamily complex project being developed by the Chetrit Organization at 152-11 89th Ave., between 150th and 153rd Sts. in Jamaica, is nearing completion. The developer has opened its leasing office for the property.

Great Point Capital to build $100 million Lionsgate facility

Yonkers, NY Great Point Capital Management, a media-focused investment fund run by Robert Halmi and Fehmi Zeko, has signed a letter of intent with Lionsgate to build a major new production facility, with Lionsgate becoming a long-term anchor tenant...

Congress Building and Consigli complete $60 million, 110,000 s/f skilled nursing and rehabilitation project

White Plains, NY Congress Building Corp., a full-service construction firm based in Peabody, MA, collaborating in a joint venture with Consigli Construction, has completed construction of The White Plains Institute for Rehabilitation and Healthcare...

Breaking Ground begins $100 million Passive House project; Betances Residence designed by COOKFOX Architects

South Bronx, NY Breaking Ground, one of New York’s largest supportive housing developers, broke ground on Betances Residence, its latest development. Breaking Ground’s new building will bring 152 units of affordable and supportive housing...

Belkin joins the HLW team as a principal

New York, NY Architecture, design and planning firm HLW has added Julia Belkin to the team. As principal, she comes to her new role with a  background in creative visioning, planning and project execution. Her organizational leadership....

Shawmut celebrates completion of PUMA’s Fifth Avenue flagship; 18,000 s/f, two-story space includes F1 Racing

Manhattan, NY Shawmut Design and Construction, a leading $1.4 billion national construction management firm, celebrated the grand opening of PUMA's Fifth Ave. flagship, its first brick-and-mortar location in New York. Members of Shawmut's retail team...

Golisano gifts $7.5 million to Roberts Wesleyan College for SWBR-designed project

Rochester, NY According to Roberts Wesleyan College, it has received a gift of $7.5 million from Paychex founder and philanthropist Tom Golisano to build an innovative new Community Engagement Center. The 25,000 s/f two-story, center will serve as a hub for connection...

McCormack promoted to creative director at TPG

New York, NY TPG Architecture has promoted Samantha McCormack, RA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, to creative director. The news follows the opening of McCormack’s latest corporate interiors project for Macmillan Publishers, underscoring the firm's...

New York City’s Local Law 97’s effect on electrical systems in existing buildings - by Erin Anthony

The goal of recently-enacted New York City Local Law 97 is to reduce carbon footprints of buildings larger than 25,000 s/f 40% by the year 2030 and 80% by the year 2050. Buildings not in compliance with Local Law 97 by the 2024 deadline will face substantial fines.