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Vinbaytel Property Development launches sales at 245 East 53rd Street; Listed by Tirosh & Team

Manhattan, NY Developer Vinbaytel Property Development LLC awarded Tirosh & Team at Douglas Elliman the exclusive listing for the condominiums at 245 East 53rd St. Located in Midtown East, the six-story property includes five modern units. 

Olshan Properties unveils redesign of 99 Hudson Street, TriBeCa; Design Republic reimagined building's entryway and lobby

Manhattan, NY Olshan Properties unveiled the redesign of TriBeCa’s 99 Hudson St. office space during a pair of brokers’ open house events. Olshan Properties owns a total of twelve full floors within the  TriBeCa office building. 

TF Cornerstone and MSD to redevelop Grand Hyatt New York

Manhattan, NY TF Cornerstone and MSD Partners, L.P. intend to pursue redevelopment of Grand Hyatt New York adjacent to Grand Central Terminal in Midtown in collaboration with an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corp. (Hyatt). The new project would replace the existing building and create a 2 million s/f mixed-use development, including office and retail space, improvements to the public transportation infrastructure in the Grand Central Terminal transit complex and a new Grand Hyatt hotel.

Mandarin Oriental to brand and manage 69 residences at 685 Fifth Avnue

Manhattan, NY Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has agreed to brand and manage 69 residences scheduled for completion in 2021. Mandarin Oriental Residences at 685 Fifth Ave. are being developed in a 1920’s building on the corner of Fifth Ave. and 54th St. The owners and developers of the project are SHVO, BLG Capital and Deutsche Finance America. 

Executive of the Month: Hauck, supervisor of Total Safety Consulting’s Health and Medical Services division

New York, NY “Help others and expect nothing in return - that was a key value ingrained in me by my parents. Another was: never let a challenge hold you back,” said George Hauck, supervisor of Total Safety Consulting (TSC)’s Health and Medical Services division. Hauck, along with his five siblings, always followed the example set by his father, a machinist and entrepreneur with a strong work ethic, and his mother, a nurse “who saw her profession more as a calling than a job.” 

IFMA NYC holds 2018 annual Awards for Excellence Dinner; Sold-out event attended by over 400 guests

New York, NY The NYC chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA NYC) hosted its 2018 annual Awards for Excellence Dinner at The Plaza. 

Nine solar advances for 2019: Technological advances are creating a new look for solar energy as well as a new range of functionality - by Steven Schleider

Victor Hugo said, “There is nothing as powerful as an idea whose time has come.” Viewed in the context of today’s world, the same can be said of technology. Once its time has come, new technologies quickly reshape not only their industry, but our lives. 

New York City Local Law cheat sheet: Local Law 84, Local Law 87 and Local Law 88 - by George Crawford

This article is written as a summary of the three energy-related local laws that require compliance for most all multifamily and commercial buildings located in the five boroughs of New York City. 

Glass curtainwall systems for the façades of high-rise commercial buildings - by Tom Linus

All city skylines have large commercial buildings that consist of hundreds of thousands of windows.  Architects for these building utilize various types of window systems for their façades; however, the most common choice amongst newer (or newly renovated) commercial buildings are unitized curtainwall systems. 

PWC hosts Life Sciences Forum at the Allsteel Showroom; Keynoted by Kelley of Nancy J Kelley + Associates

New York, NY Earlier this month, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) presented their first Life Sciences Forum on February 5-th at the Allsteel Showroom. The event was a success and sparked interesting discussions. The New York region has seen significant investment in the life sciences area, leading to more and more facilities being developed and built to advance healthcare, medical education, and technology. The event included a keynote and panel discussion on the growth in the life sciences sector and building life sciences facilities.