Design / Build

Gamco Corp. installs three-story tall curtain wall

Queens, NY A new upscale private residence features custom curtain wall fenestration and metal claddings fabricated by Gamco Corporation. Th...

Navillus Contracting advances work in Empire State Building’s reimaging project

Manhattan, NY Navillus Contracting, a New York City-based union construction company, is advancing multiple assignments as part of the Empire State Building’s fully reimagined observatory project, covering  75,000 s/f throughout. Empire State Realty Trust, owner and manager of the Empire State Building, is overseeing the upgrade of the property. While this project is underway, the 86th floor observatory remains open with uninterrupted visitor traffic. In August, Navillus completed the initial phase of its assignment with the opening of the Empire State Building’s new entrance at 20 West 34th St., which includes a detailed mosaic mural. The company is presently advancing a new phase of work focused on general trades and finishing carpentry work on other projects throughout the landmark.

Z&D partner Nardiello to speak at 2019 ABA Midwinter Construction Industry Forum Conference in Los Angeles

New York , NY Jaimee Nardiello, a partner at  construction law firm Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, will speak at the 2019 American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Construction Law’s  midwinter conference on Public Construction Projects: Not Always a Hollywood Ending. The conference will celebrate the town's creativity and vitality as it explores the characteristics of public construction.

Executive of the Month: Geska, president of US Ceiling Corp. – Focused, driven and thrives in a fast-paced environment

Webster, NY The New York Real Estate Journal conducted a question and answer session with Melissa Geska, president of US Ceiling Corp.  Q: So you’re a Rochester, N.Y. native? A: I was born in Chili, N.Y., and raised in Rochester’s 19th Ward. My father emigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica with $16 to his name. During my childhood, he was a school principal, owned and renovated many properties, and also owned several gas stations and ice cream stores. He made Rochester his home because it was a great community to raise a family and the educational system was optimal.

The LiRo Group wins five ENR New York magazine awards at 2018 Regional Best Projects Awards for N.Y./N.J. region

Manhattan, NY The LiRo Group (LiRo) has won five of ENR New York magazine’s 2018 Regional Best Projects Awards for the New York/New Jersey region. The awards are given in 16 separate categories for area projects. Each year, the publication assembles a panel of six illustrious independent judges to review the numerous submissions...

JCJ Architecture to design $30 million Barrier Free Living project; 65,000 s/f facility to include 74 units of housing and offices

Manhattan, NY JCJ Architecture will design a new project for Barrier Free Living (BFL), a leading NYC community non-profit that provides services and support for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. The $30 million project is anticipated to break ground in fall of 2019 with completion planned for January 2021.

L&L Holding tops out Foster + Partners-designed 425 Park Avenue project

New York, NY L&L Holding Co. chairman and CEO David Levinson and president and CIO Robert Lapidus were joined by architect Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners, Masaoki Kanematsu of Tokyu Land Corp., and Sonny Kalsi of GreenOak Real Estate, to celebrate the topping out of 425 Park Ave., one of the first full-block office towers

ACEC NY presents two Platinum Awards to DeSimone

Manhattan, NY ACEC New York has presented DeSimone Consulting Engineers with two Platinum Awards for the structural design of 111 Murray and...

Gamco named a Top Metal Company for sixth year

Queens, NY For the sixth year in a row, leading N.Y. regional manufacturer Gamco Corp. has received notable industry recognition as a Top Ar...

Marx Realty completes $45 million repositioning of 10 Grand Central; Burns of Studios architecture is behind the redesign

Manhattan, NY Marx Realty has completed the expansive amenity space added to the seventh floor at the recently-rebranded 10 Grand Central. A...