Design / Build

City Tech opens Perkins Eastman-designed academic complex; 365,000 s/f project built by Sciame Construction

Brooklyn, NY The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) celebrated the official opening of its new 365,000 s/f academic complex, following a $410 million project drawing together the latest educational technology with the downtown area’s renaissance.

Brookfield/Park Tower unveil OMA’s design of Greenpoint Landing; Designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle

Brooklyn, NY Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group has unveiled two new towers at Greenpoint Landing designed by OMA New York. The two towers, in conjunction with a lower seven-story building, will bring 745 units of housing—30% of which will be affordable

Question of the Month: How has the discussion surrounding reductions in greenhouse gas emissions for NYC buildings evolved? - by Charlie Marino

Over the past year and half there has been a considerable amount of focus on a proposed bill set to cap carbon emissions in NYC buildings. Originally presented as New York City Local Law Introduction No. 1729 (Int. No. 1729), it focused only on fossil fuels consumed at the building site.

Garlock named partner at LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

New York, NY According to LERA Consulting Structural Engineers, Richard Garlock has been named a partner of the firm. With the firm since 1994, he currently leads many of LERA’s residential, mixed-use and office developments in the northeast and internationally

Christa Construction promotes three employees

Rochester, NY Christa Construction has promoted the three following employees: Gail Morelle was appointed as a VP, business development.

MBB names Aikin associate partner and Arcaro as senior associate

New York, NY Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects (MBB) has promoted two key team members. According to firm leaders, these professionals embody MBB’s longstanding reputation for design solutions, technical knowledge, and a humanistic, user-centered approach to design.

Crystal Window & Door supplies 14,000 windows for Windsor Park Co-Op

Queens, NY Crystal Window & Door Systems is nearing completion of one of the largest window replacement projects in NYC.  Crystal has supplied 14,000 energy-efficient replacement windows for the Windsor Park Co-Op complex.

Cauldwell Wingate renovates 100,000 s/f office

White Plains, NY Cauldwell Wingate has completed an office renovation at the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. building at One North Lexington Ave. The construction fit-out included three full floors amounting to 100,000 s/f.

JRM completes 700,000 s/f interior fitout for GroupM headquarters; Project team includes HOK and Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers

Manhattan, NY  JRM Construction Management has completed the interior fit out for GroupM’s North American Headquarters at 3 World Trade Center, 175 Greenwich St., one of the largest leased co-location spaces in NYC. GroupM is an advertising media company by billings with 32,000 employees and 400 offices in more than 100 countries. 

Executive of the Month: Borgenicht, founder and president of King Rose Construction: Luckiest of men

New York, NY Yoel Borgenicht is the founder and president of King Rose Construction, a general contractor that specializes in commercial projects in the New York City market. The company is quickly gaining traction as one of our region’s premier firms. The New York Real Estate Journal sat down with Borgenicht to find out what motivates him to work in this opportunity-filled, high-risk construction industry: