Design / Build

AIA honors Urbahn Architects with Excelsior Award

New York, NY American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York State Chapter has honored Urbahn Architects with its 2022 Excelsior Award in the Renovation/Addition category for the design of the flood mitigation and storm resiliency upgrade at the IND B and D Lines subway station at 155th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. for MTA Construction & Development (MTA C&D).

RXR to celebrate topping out of Two Clinton Park, 390-unit residential project in downtown New Rochelle

New Rochelle, NY On Thursday, February 16, RXR, master developer of downtown New Rochelle will celebrate the topping out of Two Clinton Park, a 28-story mixed-use tower and the firm’s third development project in downtown. Two Clinton Park will offer

L+M Development Partners, Triangle Equities and Bluestone Organization close $95.7 million mixed-use project

Far Rockaway, NY L+M Development Partners (L+M), in partnership with Triangle Equities and The Bluestone Organization, closed on $95.7 million in financing for Beach Green Dunes III, a mixed-use project. The development will bring 146 affordable units, commercial and retail space,

Restoration Corporation plans to reimagine Fulton St. to 840,000 s/f Innovation Campus

Brooklyn, NY Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) unveiled plans to reimagine Fulton St., as home to the Restoration Innovation Campus, a global hub dedicated to closing the city’s racial wealth gap. Designed by architect David Adjaye following a visioning process with the community in 2019, the new campus will be a multi-purpose

Bendheim names Jayson president

Manhattan, NY Bendheim, one of the country’s foremost architectural glass companies, has named Donald Jayson as its new president. A co-owner of the firm, Jayson most recently served as senior vice president at Bendheim, with responsibility for overseeing the company’s production and handling major projects.

MADGI and Benchmark Builders complete 14,000 s/f at Vornado’s LEED Gold 280 Park Avenue

Manhattan, NY Interior design firm Montroy Andersen DeMarco (MADGI) has completed a new corporate workplace at 280 Park Ave. for one of the world’s foremost global insurance and banking groups.

EW Howell Construction promotes Lozier, Isbit, Laros and Hunter

Plainview, NY EW Howell Construction Group has promoted four staff that are integral to the firm’s continued growth. Scott Lozier rises to project executive, Hans Laros and Rob Isbit have each been named senior project manager, and Tracey Hunter is now a project manager.

Trinity Financial and MBD’s $175m Passive House project relies on structural thermal breaks

Bronx, NY The newly dedicated $175 million 425 Grand Concourse high-rise building serves as the largest Passive House project to date in North America. Passive House is an internationally-recognized building standard designed to ensure thermal comfort while significantly reducing energy use when compared to traditional construction.

Community Builders names Batus vice president

Manhattatn, NY According to the Community Builders, Jesse Batus will serve as regional vice president. A 16-year veteran of the housing organization, Batus will direct all real estate development activities in a diverse region that spans the boroughs, the surrounding counties in New York and New Jersey, and the cities and towns of the New York State Capitol Region.

Hopple promoted to partner at LERA

New York, NY LERA Consulting Structural Engineers (LERA) has promoted Patrick Hopple to partner. With the firm since 2006, Hopple is a leader of LERA’s federal government and local civic practice. Currently, he is overseeing LERA’s effort for projects with Overseas Building Operations (OBO) on new embassies and consulates worldwide.