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Kelly named COO and executive vice president of Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn, NYThe Brooklyn Navy Yard has appointed Michael Kelly to the role of COO and executive vice president. An accomplished architect wi...

Habitat for Humanity and Almat to break ground on Sydney House; 56-unit property to create affordable homeownership

Bronx, NY Habitat for Humanity New York City, a major affordable housing developer and advocate for affordable homeownership in New York City, in conjunction with the Almat Group and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, celebrated the groundbreaking of Sydney House, a 56-unit affordable development in Williamsbridge. Sydney House will be one of the largest multifamily developments ever built by a Habitat for Humanity affiliate.

JBB earns ACEC award for design of NYU Langone Health Science Building

Manhattan, NY Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JBB) of New York City has earned a National Recognition Award for engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 51st annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for its role in the design of the New York University Langone Health Science Building in Manhattan.

Construction commissioning: Protecting your investment - by Andrea Mancino

In the past, someone may have tried to explain commissioning to you in complex engineering terms that just left you frustrated, confused, or uninterested.  We recognize that there is a lot of confusion about what exactly commissioning is, and there are many services that fall under the banner of “commissioning,” not all of which provide value beyond checking boxes. 

Question of the Month: Can I lease my way to New York City Local Law 88 and Local Law 134 compliance? - by George Crawford

George Crawford is the principal of Green Partners, New York, N.Y. ...

PWC New York hosts Annual Construction Chiefs panel; Moderated by Scissura of New York Building Company

New York, NY Professional Women in Construction (PWC) hosted their Annual Construction Chiefs panel highlighting top women in the construction industry at the Manhattan Club on March 23rd. Breakfast and networking was followed by a presentation and panel discussion. The topics discussed mainly focused on trends in the industry, ranging from mandated goals to project delivery methods.

AIANY president’s message: Architect|Activist - by Guy Geier, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP

As architects, we understand the impact that infrastructure has on the built environment. The designs of our buildings are influenced by highways, bus routes, train lines, sidewalks, bridges, tunnels, and other things which fall under the umbrella of infrastructure.

AIA and NOMA extend Memorandum of Understanding

Washington, DC The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) have extended their Me...

ACEC NY releases position paper: Design-build done right - by Jay Simson

ACEC New York believes in the value of project delivery systems that guide the design of public and private facilities, are in the best interest of the owner, utilize a Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) procedure for the selection of design professionals, provide unbiased protection for existing and future infrastructure, and protect the health, welfare and life safety of the public.

Rothschild of RAB keynotes IREM March 13th breakfast meeting; Giambrone of Related and Lampkin of Flatbush earn CPM

New York, NY Howard Rothschild, president of the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations (RAB) was the keynote speaker at IREM’s March 13th breakfast meeting at the Union League Club. The RAB represents the ownership of over 3,100 residential apartment buildings on matters related to labor, and contract negotiations. With the current 32BJ contract approaching the expiration of its four-year term on April 20th, this is a timely topic for building management so that they can be better prepared.