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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.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.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.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.
BCG and RXR Realty have celebrated their first TCO at 475 Clermont. The architect for the project is Aufgang Architects. RXR's 363-unit, 12-story, 400,000 s/f residential and retail property is located in Fort Greene. This initial TCO comes one month ahead of schedule
Going green can sometimes seem like a daunting task for existing condominium and planned communities. Many associations do not even know where to start. Even the smallest step taken towards sustainability can help to reduce the strain placed on the world’s dwindling natural resources.
We’ve all heard the old adage that security is like an onion. For it to be effective, it has to be layered and applied layer by layer. Well, while true there is something far more important than just making it layered. When describing their onion, security professionals will describe one of the following.
The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris raises questions of how best to ensure the preservation of historic structures enjoyed by the public. As engineers who have worked on some of the most iconic buildings in NYC and many religious institutions
Is geothermal heating and cooling the next solar? To answer that question, we first need to understand the factors that transformed the residential solar industry and see if those same factors are at play today within the home geothermal industry. Manhattan, NY
The Grinnell is proof that solar can work for cooperatives and condominiums throughout NYC. The 82-unit cooperative on Riverside Dr. showcases that the community solar model, or Community Distributed Generation (CDG), can and should be used, given the building setup,