Design / Build

Heiberg Cummings Design
unveils Osprey House - 4,500 s/f

Shelter Island, NY Heiberg Cummings Design’s new construction home, Osprey House, on Shelter Island’s Smith’s Cove, was listed in time for the summer 2024 season. The exclusive agent representing the property, Stacey Cohen of Saunders & Associates, has worked with Heiberg Cummings Design for years.  “Osprey House is an opus.

BDB Construction completes mixed-use 31,000 s/f LaGree Baptist Church

Bronx, NY BDB Construction Enterprise has a completed an adaptive reuse project converting a three-story, 1925 former manufacturing building into the home for a church along with community and commercial uses. Offering opportunities for spiritual uplift

Chang of GAMCO Corp. honored as
one of the 55 Power Women of Queens

Queens, NY GAMCO Corp. president Lelina Chang was honored as one of the Power Women. The annual award, created 30 years ago by Schneps Media, recognizes the extraordinary contributions these women have made to their businesses and their communities

Racanelli Construction awarded contract for $31m mixed-use project; Mojo Stumer on as architect

Roslyn Heights, NY Racanelli Construction Company, Inc. was awarded a contract by 281-301 Warner Avenue, LLC to serve as the construction manager on a mixed-use property being constructed at 301 Warner Ave.. The project, which is being built

Outsource Consultants joins PMA in Lavelle School for the Blind fundraiser

Bronx, NY Outsource Consultants, Inc., expediting, building code, and zoning experts, has joined Project Management Advisors (PMA), real estate advisors with projects across the nation, in an art supplies fundraiser for Lavelle School for the Blind.

Camber Property Group and RiseBoro break
ground on $75m, 127-unit affordable housing

Brooklyn, NY Camber Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership co-hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for 1601 DeKalb Ave., a $75 million dollar affordable development featuring 127 units of new housing in bushwick.

Poltrona Frau opens 19,000 s/f flagship store;
design by AMDL CIRCLE and De Lucchi

Manhattan, NY Poltrona Frau, the Italian luxury furniture brand, is opening its new flagship store on Madison Ave. The store is housed within a historic early twentieth-century building, which now stands as one of the area’s earliest art deco masterpieces.

Keller joins AKRF as senior technical director

Manhattan, NY AKRF has hired Jonathan Keller, AICP, as a senior technical director for environmental and land use planning in New York City. Keller joins the firm after 15 years with the New York City Department of City Planning

Another scandal with worker site safety credentials – What can be done differently? - by Christopher Ward

With the Manhattan District Attorney’s recent indictment of Valor Security & Investigations (Valor) for operating a sham safety training school, the safety training community took another blow to their credibility. NYC DOB has already taken the step of suspending Valor

Urganciyan joins Studio 88 Architecture as partner and CEO

Oyster Bay, NY Serda Urganciyan, AIA, has joined Studio 88 Architecture as partner and CEO. Urganciyan has more than 25 years of experience in the architecture and construction industries. Prior to joining Studio 88, she has held senior design and management positions