Design / Build

Tishman Speyer begins construction of second all-affordable residential building at Edgemere Commons

Queens, NY Tishman Speyer’s TS Communities has begun construction on a 13-story, 100% affordable apartment building at Edgemere Commons in Far Rockaway. Located at the corner of Beach Channel Dr. and Beach 52nd St., the 247,000 s/f building will encompass 237

BXP and Fogarty Finger complete renovation of GM Building’s amenity center

Manhattan, NY BXP has completed the General Motors (GM) Building’s amenity center. Named Savoy Club, the 35,000 s/f amenity experience designed by Fogarty Finger, offers building clients access to a fitness and health center, a food and beverage concept, and a fully appointed conferencing suite.

JRM works with EvensonBest for 22,000 s/f office build out

Manhattan, NY JRM Construction has completed work for EvensonBest, known to be one of the largest furniture dealers in North America. EvensonBest tapped JRM to build out 22,000 s/f of corporate office space in the Union Square neighborhood. At 55 5th Ave., the space features

The hidden dangers of aging building façades: Maintaining terra cotta and limestone exteriors is complex and necessary - by Steven Kratchman

Falling debris from defective building façades continues to present hazards for pedestrians on the streets of New York City. Multiple cases of falling masonry have resulted in serious injuries and even deaths in recent years.

E4H Environments for Health Architecture wins Association of Medical Facility Professionals project of the year

Manhattan, NY E4H Environments for Health Architecture has received the “Project of the Year Award - Under $50 million” from the Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP) for its renovation of the Mount Sinai Hospital Emergency Department.

P.W. Grosser Consulting new hires strengthen engineering and environmental compliance divisions

Bohemia, NY P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. (PWGC) has hired six new employees: Chris Jorgensen, Massi Lelli, David Mellor, PE, Kevin Griffith, PE, Ryan Vaughn, and Ammarah Zaidi. Their additions to PWGC will strengthen the capabilities of the engineering and environmental compliance divisions.

Cauldwell Wingate Construction completes The Davis Companies and Highland Development Ventures' 6,000 unit self-storage facility

Manhattan, NY The Davis Companies (Davis) has completed development of a new self-storage building at 155 West 29th St. The 180,000 s/f facility contains over 6,000 units in a wide variety of unit sizes. The facility will be operated by Public Storage and will offer expanded hours, and short-term

Bennett named sector executive for Henderson Engineers

Manhattan, NY Henderson Companies has appointed 22-year industry veteran Andrew Bennett as business sector executive for Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions. In his new role, Bennett will oversee operations for five practices: core and shell, mission critical, mixed use, warehouse,

Skanska promotes Szatkowski to general manager

Manhattan, NY Skanska promoted Sean Szatkowski to general manager of Skanska USA Building’s New York operations. Elevating from his previous role as senior vice president account manager in the region, Szatkowski will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s business

DeSimone Consulting Engineering acquires UK's DP Squared Ltd.

Manhattan, NY Full-service engineering firm, DeSimone Consulting Engineering, with offices worldwide, has acquired of structural engineering firm, DP Squared Ltd. The acquisition builds upon the company’s United Kingdom headquarters in central London.