Design / Build

JRM Construction completes 12,000 s/f school expansion

Manhattan, NY JRM Construction Management has completed the expansion of the Cathedral School of St. John The Divine in New York City’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. The JRM team, led by project director Charles Ciccarelli, delivered a multi-level expansion of 12,000 s/f on the south end...

Macklowe Properties completes milestones at One Wall St. project; Architect of record is SLCE; to be completed in 2020

Manhattan, NY Macklowe Properties’ One Wall St., one of the largest office-to-condo conversions in the history of New York, is moving towards milestones in the construction process. Recent milestones and updates include the following:

Marks of TerraCRG brokers $13.5m sale of 32,000 s/f development; former church and school in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY TerraCRG has completed the $13.5 million sale of 257 Washington Ave. – a 32,000 buildable s/f development site in Clinton Hill. The  deal was brokered by a TerraCRG team led by Dan Marks. “My team and I are happy to announce the sale of 257 Washington Ave.

Torre, Frank and Mehl appointed managing partners at Jaros, Baum & Bolles

New York, NY According to Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B), Mark Torre, Scott Frank and Walter Mehl, Jr. have been named the firm’s new managing partners. Each of the three new managing partners brings 30 years of professional experience to their new role and, having come up through the ranks of the firm together..

GNYCUC holds 2019 Chairman’s Reception at The Underground; Program led by Pierce of the Rockefeller Group

New York, NY The Greater New York Construction User Council (GNYCUC) held its 2019 Chairman’s Reception at The Underground. The development, construction and design communities gathered to recognize construction and development projects, as well as the individuals that facilitate such projects. 

Wavelength Lighting provides 124 LED lighting fixtures to Spaces

Manhattan, NY Flexible workspace provider Spaces received energy-efficient light fixtures from  LED lighting distributor and project company, Wavelength Lighting. 124 of Wavelength’s LED light fixtures were installed throughout their 33,000 s/f Meatpacking location at 413 West 14th St.

DeSimone Consulting appoints seven engineers to associate leadership positions

New York, NY DeSimone Consulting Engineers has appointed seven engineers to associate leadership positions within the firm’s structural design practice. By expanding the firm’s core leadership team, DeSimone can more effectively serve an expanding portfolio of clients and a growing demand for structural design services in the U.S. and abroad.

Kemper unveils Kemperol 2K-FR color series

West Seneca, NY Kemper System America, Inc. has launched the Kemperol 2K-FR color series for commercial and low-slope roof designers who want the long-term protection of a cold liquid-applied, fully-reinforced membrane system but need an alternative to a white roof.

GKA designs 200-room, 21-story hotel at 223 W. 46th Street

Manhattan, NY Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA) has broken ground on one of its latest hotels, a yet to be named property located at 223 W. 46th St. near Times Sq. The hotel, which replaces a former parking lot, comes into being through a partnership with developer Sam Chang,

Executive of the Month: Williams-Olley, CFO of Mancini Duffy: Proud shareholder & a voice on the leadership team

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal sat down with Bolanle Williams-Olley, CFO of Mancini Duffy for a question and answer session.
Q: Tell us about Mancini and why you invested in the company.