Design / Build

BRC and Camber Property Group break ground on $97 million Beach Channel Dr. apartments

Queens, NY Borough president Donovan Richards, state assembly member Khaleel Anderson, agencies, community leaders and other dignitaries joined BRC and Camber Property Group at a groundbreaking ceremony for Beach Channel Dr., a 100% affordable housing development in Far Rockaway.

BRP Cos. and city of New Rochelle break ground on 477-unit 500 Main St.

New Rochelle, NY BRP Companies, the Urban Investment Group within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs), the city, Westchester County officials and additional project partners broke ground on 500 Main St., a 26-story, 477-unit, mixed-income residential complex. Financing for the project was

Breaking Ground opens 90 Sands - 491 affordable/supportive units

Brooklyn, NY Breaking Ground celebrated the opening of 90 Sands, a former Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel converted into 491 affordable and supportive apartments in DUMBO. Breaking Ground launched 32 years ago, in 1990, focused on transforming old hotels in Manhattan into supportive housing,

Pincus and Ikes promoted at H2M

Melville, NY H2M architects + engineer has promoted Michele Pincus, Esq. to deputy market director of real estate and Robert Ikes, RA, LEED AP, NYSCEO, NCIDQ, to deputy discipline director for private sector architecture. Pincus who will step into the role of deputy market director of real estate. Deputy

EP Engineering promotes Rocchio to principal

Manhattan, NY EP Engineering has promoted John Rocchio to principal.

Fitwel forms strategic capital investment led by RET Ventures

Manhattan, NY Active Design Advisors Inc. (Adai), an affiliate of the Center for Active Design (CfAD), the sole operator of Fitwel, formed a strategic capital investment led by RET Ventures, a real estate technology fund focused on building proptech companies for the multifamily industry. Additional investment

UAG provides construction services to 800,000 s/f Halletts Point 20-30

Queens, NY Construction management firm Urban Atelier Group (UAG) is providing construction services for Halletts Point 20-30, an 800,000 s/f mixed-use waterfront development located on a former industrial yard in Astoria. The development consists of two additional new

Lionsgate Studio developer discusses vision for making Yonkers "Hollywood on Hudson"

New RochellE, NY In an informative conversation with Business Council of Westchester (BCW) president and CEO Marsha Gordon, Great Point Studios president and CEO Robert Halmi discussed his vision for bringing Lionsgate Studios to Yonkers and his plans for transforming Yonkers into “Hollywood on

Midtown highrise blaze sounds alarm about lithium-ion batteries - by Evan Lipstein

A three-alarm fire erupted in a Midtown apartment building injuring 40 with some in serious and critical condition, according to the FDNY. The fire that began on the 20th floor was caused by a lithium-ion battery, according to commissioner Laura Kavanagh, “…the cause of the fire is a lithium-ion battery

DIGroup Architecture named architect-of-record for School Const. Authority’s 100,000 s/f PS X515

Bronx, NY DIGroup Architecture has been named the design architect by the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) for PS X515, a new Pre-K through grade 5 school. It is the firm’s first ground-up public-school design assignment in New York City under the SCA’s Capacity Program