Design / Build

Executive of the Month: Through unique brand strategy, Mesis-Bruno of D&A is reinventing marketing for contractors

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal sat down for a question-and-answer session with Andrea Mesis-Bruno, this month’s Executive of the Month. Mesis-Bruno is the newly appointed president of Fix My Rank and founder of D&A Construction Advisors. Both of her companies have seen unprecedented growth earning her construction clients over $12 million in new projects in 2020 alone

Hudson Cos., CetraRuddy Architecture and NV5 Landscape Architecture celebrate opening of The Lois located at 350 Clarkson Ave.

Brooklyn, NY The Hudson Cos. celebrated the opening of The Lois, one of the borough’s latest full-service rental buildings, located at 350 Clarkson Ave., on the border of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush.

Stantec unveils concept designs for Battery Coastal Resilience Project

Manhattan, NY Stantec has released concept design renderings for the $129 million Battery Coastal Resilience Project in Lower Manhattan. Stantec is serving as lead designer for the New York City Economic Development Corp.

GSA selects Krueck Sexton Partners for Silvio Mollo bldg. modernization

New York, NY Krueck Sexton Partners (KSP) has been selected by the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide architect-engineer (AE) services as part of a comprehensive $240 million modernization of the Silvio Mollo Federal Building at 1 St. Andrew’s Plaza.

Project of the Month: Rochester Management and SWBR begin construction on $13.4m Zion Hill Senior Apartments in Rochester

Rochester, NY On January 21, Rochester Management joined local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new $13.4 million, 45,000 s/f affordable senior housing development in the city’s new Bull’s Head Renewal District.

Syska Hennessy promotes Carroll, Krebs, Lay, Mahdavian, Shahrokhi and Taylor to associate partner

New York, NY Syska Hennessy Group, the international engineering firm, has promoted six professionals to associate partner.  They are among 77 employees promoted across the U.S. Brendan Carroll, Syska’s controller, who has more than 25 years of accounting experience and who has played a key role in implementing Syska’s new ERP system.

Construction industry a boon to the New York City economy - by Stefano Braganti

With many building projects that were on hold during the pandemic restarting, New York City’s economy is poised to benefit greatly. Local business owners in particular are relieved to see more construction workers begin to pass through their doors.

Spiezle Architectural Group completes Watchung Hills Regional High School Media Center conversion

Warren, NJ Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. has completed work with the Watchung Hills Regional High School District to modernize the existing Watchung Hills Regional High School Media Center to a state-of-the-art learning commons.

Gamco supplies fenestration for 84,000 s/f Queens building

Queens, NY Gamco Corp., one of New York’s leading fenestration and architectural metal fabricators, supplied the recently opened commercial development at 251-73 Jericho Tpke. Located on the Queens-Nassau County border, the 84,000 s/f four-story building

Brookfield Properties tops out Third at Bankside – 458 units

Bronx, NY Brookfield Properties has topped out the final tower at the 458-unit, phase 1 site, “Third at Bankside,” located at 2401 Third Ave. and broken ground at Bankside’s phase 2 site, “Lincoln at Bankside,” located at 101 Lincoln Ave.