Design / Build

Acentech and Desai Chia awarded for design of Wang ESPORTS Room

Manhattan, NY Acentech, a consultant in architectural acoustics, noise and vibration control, and audiovisual and technology systems design, in collaboration with Desai Chia Architecture on the Columbia University’s new Walter and Shirley Fan Wang ESPORTS Room which received a 2023 Learning By Design Outstanding Project Award.

JM2 Architecture PC completes 2,500 s/f
office renovation - $300,000

Farmingville, NY JM2 Architecture PC has completed the 2,500 s/f office renovation at 2410 North Ocean Ave., Suite 300. The total project cost was $300,000. The renovation took six months from initial planning, ordering furniture and materials to construction and final completion of punch list items.

Denham Wolf breaks ground on BCHN’s health center - designed by DIGroupArchitecture

Bronx, NY Elected officials, community leaders, and health advocates came together on November 17 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Bronx Community Health Network’s (BCHN) new health and wellness diagnostic and treatment center at 3763 White Plains Rd. Renovations are starting

FilBen Group, RSF Partners, McAlpine and H2M
construct $54 million residence

Montebello, NY Owner/developer FilBen Group, equity partner RSF Partners, general contractor McAlpine Contracting (McAlpine), and designer H2M Architects + Engineers (H2M) have completed the structural system and building enclosure, or “envelope,” for Braemar at Montebello.

Shawmut, Paramount Group and Kohn Pedersen Fox
execute repositioning project

Manhattan, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has completed the repositioning project at 712 Fifth Ave. which allows the community to experience New York’s only historic René Lalique-designed glass building façade in a new public atrium. Working with Paramount Group and

Vocon with MdeAS Architects near completion of HGI’s 51W52 repositioning - $128m, 900,000 s/f

Manhattan, NY Harbor Group International, LLC (HGI), began the $128 million repositioning of the 900,000 s/f skyscraper at 51W52 earlier this year. Originally designed by architect Eero Saarinen as the headquarters for CBS, 51W52’s renovations will enhance the qualities already present in the original design, making subtle changes while still preserving the landmark.

Ashforth of The Ashforth Company and A.P Construction receives Lifetime Achievement Award by March of Dimes

Tarrytown, NY Andrew Ashforth, co-chief executive officer of The Ashforth Company and CEO & president of A.P. Construction Company, was presented with the Martin S. Berger Lifetime Achievement Award by the March of Dimes NY Market during its Westchester/Fairfield Real Estate Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 2, at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY.

Eastman Cooke constructs 10,000 s/f interior space designed by Landow & Landow Architects

Manhattan, NY Eastman Cooke & Associates (ECA), a New York-based general contracting firm, commenced its fifth interior construction project for Moroccan Oil, a multinational, luxury cosmetics and haircare brand. Founded in 2008, the company’s exotic Moroccan oil product lines and collections are featured in spas, hair salons, and national chains around the world.

Galaxy GC, MAP and Mitchell Giurgola finalize library/affordable housing development - 72,000 s/f, $53.7m

Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) cut the ribbon on the new Sunset Park Library and Apartments. The historic project establishes a new development model under which the creation of 100 percent affordable housing is paired with new and expanded public library facilities. The project is part of an innovative partnership between FAC and BPL, along with New York State Homes and Community Renewal and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

ArtBridge, Slate Property Group and RiseBoro present public art exhibition

Brownsville, NY ArtBridge, Slate Property Group, and RiseBoro Community Partnership, present Brownsville Reflections: Past, Present, Future, a public art exhibition created by three local artists: Jocelyn Goode, Laurent Chevalier, and Sophia Victor, featured on a three-sided site at 326 Rockaway Ave. 326 Rockaway Ave. is a mixed-use project designed as an all-electric passive house that uses zero fossil fuel for heating and operations, and includes a rooftop solar array to offset energy use.