Design / Build

Renaissance Props. reports surge in pre-war office space interest

New York, NY As business owners begin to bring their workforces back into the office, landlords and tenant reps are reporting a surge of interest in pre-war office space. Citing concerns over open floor plans, ventilation and lobby flow, office tenants are now

100-unit Saint Marks Place tops out; design by INC Architecture, developed by Avdoo & Partners

Brooklyn, NY Avdoo & Partners Development celebrated the topping out of Saint Marks Place, a 100-residence condominium project in the Boerum Hill neighborhood. With a comprehensive design vision by INC Architecture & Design, a series of

Property of the Month: The iconic 21 Clark St. re-opens as The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights luxury senior community

Brooklyn, NY The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, New York City’s first new luxury retirement community to open in 20 years and the borough’s first ever, has welcomed its first independent living lifestyle members. This

Executive of the Month: Yale Stogel helping connect clients with engineering, inspection, and testing in NYC

New York, NY Yale Stogel, SVP of business development at Alan Margolin & Associates (AMAA), has focused his career on pursuing strategic opportunities and establishing client relationships with the goal of growing and expanding the organization.

Klövern AB and GDS Development top out Manhattan office building

Manhattan, NY According to Klövern AB of Sweden and locally based GDS Development (GDSNY), headed by architect Michael Kirchmann and Alan Rudikoff, 28 & 7, the new 12-story class A boutique office building located at 322-326 7th Ave., in the Chelsea neighborhood, has topped out. Kirchmann describes this topping out, which took place ahead of schedule, as, “A culmination of incredible teamwork.

EW Howell Construction Group completes restoration of palm dome at NY Botanical Garden Conservatory

Bronx, NY EW Howell Construction Group completed renovation work on the palm dome of the Enid Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), which reopened to the public on Sept. 22nd. The $18 million restoration project, which began in April 2019, upgraded the

Urban Design Forum names WIP Collaborative winner of “Care for Hudson Sq.” design competition

Manhattan, NY According to Urban Design Forum, WIP Collaborative is the winner of “Care for Hudson Sq.,” a recovery initiative in partnership with Hudson Square Properties and Hudson Square Business Improvement District to reactivate the public realm with a site-specific installation. On King St. between Hudson and Greenwich Sts., WIP Collaborative’s installation is designed to act as a new interactive destination in Hudson Sq., a place for residents, office tenants, and the broader public to come together around a range of activities.

The real estate industry and sustainable design in the new normal - by Jing Xue

For a number of years now, sustainability has been at the forefront of real estate. However, cost, supply chain, and logistics have always posed challenges for the industry’s attempts to be more environmentally-conscious. Yet with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are reassessing their values and lifestyle choices, and are calling for more green real estate.

Dyer Brown unveils resources for reopening offices safely

New York, NY As employers across the country continue to reopen their offices for in-person work, the question of how to keep team members and visiting clients safe weighs heavily. Dyer Brown has unveiled two unique offerings: An illustrated “re-entry playbook” published online, and a line of customizable, off-the-shelf environmental graphics.

Construction continues on The West, condominium development designed by Concrete

Manhattan, NY CBSK Ironstate, a partnership between CB Developers, SK Development and Ironstate Development, is developing The West, a new construction condominium development rising in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood.  The West is located at 547 West 47th St. on 11th Ave., between 47th and 48th Sts., near from Hudson Yards with access to the Hudson River waterfront. A block-long development, it rises 12 stories and features 219 residences, which will include studios to three-bedrooms.