Design / Build

Executive of the Month: Geska, president of US Ceiling Corp. – Focused, driven and thrives in a fast-paced environment

Webster, NY The New York Real Estate Journal conducted a question and answer session with Melissa Geska, president of US Ceiling Corp.  Q: So you’re a Rochester, N.Y. native? A: I was born in Chili, N.Y., and raised in Rochester’s 19th Ward. My father emigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica with $16 to his name. During my childhood, he was a school principal, owned and renovated many properties, and also owned several gas stations and ice cream stores. He made Rochester his home because it was a great community to raise a family and the educational system was optimal.

The LiRo Group wins five ENR New York magazine awards at 2018 Regional Best Projects Awards for N.Y./N.J. region

Manhattan, NY The LiRo Group (LiRo) has won five of ENR New York magazine’s 2018 Regional Best Projects Awards for the New York/New Jersey region. The awards are given in 16 separate categories for area projects. Each year, the publication assembles a panel of six illustrious independent judges to review the numerous submissions...

JCJ Architecture to design $30 million Barrier Free Living project; 65,000 s/f facility to include 74 units of housing and offices

Manhattan, NY JCJ Architecture will design a new project for Barrier Free Living (BFL), a leading NYC community non-profit that provides services and support for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. The $30 million project is anticipated to break ground in fall of 2019 with completion planned for January 2021.

L&L Holding tops out Foster + Partners-designed 425 Park Avenue project

New York, NY L&L Holding Co. chairman and CEO David Levinson and president and CIO Robert Lapidus were joined by architect Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners, Masaoki Kanematsu of Tokyu Land Corp., and Sonny Kalsi of GreenOak Real Estate, to celebrate the topping out of 425 Park Ave., one of the first full-block office towers

ACEC NY presents two Platinum Awards to DeSimone

Manhattan, NY ACEC New York has presented DeSimone Consulting Engineers with two Platinum Awards for the structural design of 111 Murray and...

Gamco named a Top Metal Company for sixth year

Queens, NY For the sixth year in a row, leading N.Y. regional manufacturer Gamco Corp. has received notable industry recognition as a Top Ar...

Marx Realty completes $45 million repositioning of 10 Grand Central; Burns of Studios architecture is behind the redesign

Manhattan, NY Marx Realty has completed the expansive amenity space added to the seventh floor at the recently-rebranded 10 Grand Central. A...

Morris Adjmi selected to design 24-story rental building for Skyline Development

Manhattan, NY Skyline Developers, the N.Y. affiliate of Garden Homes Development, has commissioned Morris Adjmi Architects to design their n...

Walker of EW Howell honored by NAMC

New York, NY Janell Walker of EW Howell Construction Group was honored with a 2018 Diversity Champion award from the New York tri-state chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) on November 16th.

O’Neal of TONA receives Kideney Gold Medal from AIANYS; Previously presented with Matthew W. Del Gaudio award

White Plains, NY Terrence O’Neal FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of Terrence O’Neal Architect LLC (TONA), received the highest...