Design / Build

Bluestone Group provides $8 million mezzanine loan for mixed-use development; Topped-out project designed by ME Architect

Brooklyn, NY Bluestone Group has provided $8 million in mezzanine financing on 200 Kent Ave., a recently topped out mixed-use development project in Williamsburg. The new loan supplements a $64 million construction loan that Madison Realty Capital provided

RCGA Architects honored by the JFK Chamber of Commerce

Queens, NY RCGA Architects were commended at JFK Chamber of Commerce's annual luncheon on May 30th. RCGA was honored for their design of a planned 9/11 Memorial at the entrance to JFK Airport. The event drew a crowd of over 500 and...

Boddewyn Gaynor Architects and Avison Young team up to assist W.T. Grant

New York, NY Boddewyn Gaynor Architects' (BGA) client, the W.T. Grant Foundation, engaged the firm and a team of real estate advisors from Avison Young, to develop an analysis of their current needs and assist them in evaluating potential new locations.

Mayor Spano joins MHACY to tour two Yonkers housing complexes;Total project costs are $35 million and $48 million

Yonkers, NY Mayor Mike Spano joined with officials from the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Yonkers (MHACY) for a tour of two affordable housing complexes that have undergone major renovations. The tour, which was held May 31st, featured William A. Walsh Homes at 75 Walsh Rd. and William A. Schlobohm Houses

Steinberg promoted to general manager of CCW

Wylie, TX Brett Steinberg was promoted to general manager of Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Inc. (CCW). He is responsible for the CCW brand strategy, as well as the development of sales and marketing channels for CCW's

Moinian Group and Bushburg’s 123 Linden continues construction; Team includes Hill West and Whitehall Interiors

Brooklyn, NY Construction is progressing at Prospect Lefferts Gardens’ newest rental at 123 Linden Blvd. Developed by The Moinian Group and BushburgProperties, the 469,000 s/f property will contain 366,000 s/f of residential space

DeSimone Consulting names five new partners to global engineering practice

New York, NY DeSimone Consulting Engineers has appointed five new partners to the firm's global engineering practice. Named in response to their personal contribution to the firm and business growth within their specialties, the new partners include James Bonanno, Benjamin Downing, Mukesh Parikh, Mark Plechaty, and Luis Ramirez.

Lenchner of Sage Realty brokers 4,805 s/f lease expansion

Manhattan, NY According to The William Kaufman Org. (WKO), commodities trader/private equity firm ACT Commodities Inc. is expanding to take a full floor at 437 Madison Ave., a 40-story, 850,000 s/f office tower in the Plaza District. ACT is adding 4,805 s/f to its office space on the building’s 17th floor.

Company of the Month: First Standard Construction’s portfolio sets high standards in NYC building industry

New York, NY The classic New York City success story: A driven individual makes his way to New York City from overseas, ready to work hard and build a career in his trade. One success leads to another and, a decade later, the driven individual employs 120 people.

Mojo Stumer designs mixed-use Knickerbocker project; General contractor is Rockwell Developers

Brooklyn, NY Mojo Stumer has completed their design work at 373-379 Knickerbocker Ave. This new mixed-use building is located in the Bushwick neighborhood. It includes ground floor retail, two floors of community facilities, and ten rental apartments on the 4th, 5th, and 6th floors.