Design / Build

New proposed rules for fire safety guides, checklists and close the door signs will save lives - by Evan Lipstein

There are special areas of concern when it comes to fire safety in apartment buildings. Families in apartment buildings live close together; affecting each other’s risks associated with fire. While the chances of a fire starting in an apartment are about the same as in a private home...

Water, water, lead sweet water: A three-step approach to access/manage a lead in water risk - by Lee Wasserman

Wow! Who would have thought the whole lead-in-water issue would resurrect itself in Newark, N.J.?  Didn’t we figure this one out? And didn’t our public water systems have enough common sense to keep their eyes on the ball and not make the same mistake(s)?

BGA manages elevator upgrades at The SoHo Prince Building; Part of recent upgrades to the 12-story factory loft property

Manhattan, NY The SoHo Prince Building on 568-578 Broadway has completed several upgrades. This 12-story factory loft building in the SoHo Historic District contains 354,000 s/f of retail and office space, with façades along Broadway, Prince and Crosby Sts.

Tempco supplies glass for Manhattan office building

Manhattan, NY Tempco Glass Fabrication recently supplied new energy efficient dual-pane insulated glass units for the major renovation of an office building at 817 Broadway.  Tempco was part of the window fenestration design and installation team...

Vail joins O&S Associates as director of marketing and business development

Hackensack, NJ O&S Associates has added Jessica Vail, director of marketing and business development, to corporate headquarters. Vail brings a decade of experience in business development, marketing and corporate communications within the...

Grillo of NYC SCA to be honored by NYWCC on September 20

New York, NY On Friday, September 20, Quenia Abreu, president of The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (NYWCC), and organization board members will honor 13 women leaders and those who support the mission of the NYWCC at its 17th...

Georgia Green and East Hampton Housing Authority begin $24 million, 37-unit workforce housing development

East Hampton, NY According to governor Andrew Cuomo, construction has begun on a $24 million workforce housing development. Gansett Meadow will provide 37 mixed-income rental homes for families in a transit-oriented neighborhood. "The Gansett Meadow Apartments will provide...

Question of the Month: The next wave of rapid societal advancement: How do I get started on creating a Smart Building? - by Nora Swanson

We all know it’s coming – just like the rise of smart phones in the past decade – smart spaces and Smart Buildings are the next wave of rapid societal advancement. The most prevalent building automation systems currently installed are relatively static systems that have been

Related and Hudson top out $135.8 million Riverwalk Park project;
21-story, 340-unit building on Roosevelt Island designed by Handel Architects

Manhattan, NY Related Companies and The Hudson Companies has topped out Riverwalk Park, a 100% affordable, 340-unit building at 460 Main St. on Roosevelt Island. Related and Hudson broke ground on the 21-story building in January. Riverwalk Park, planned as an Enterprise Green...

NYCEDC and RAL Development break ground on $250 million, 21-story Union Square Tech Training Center

Manhattan, NY NYCEDC, deputy mayor Vicki Been, council member Carlina Rivera, borough president Gale Brewer, community stakeholders and RAL Development Services broke ground on the new 21-story building that will house the Union Square Tech Training Center. Technology spans every industry from...