Design / Build

Question of the Month: How do you take advantage of infrastructure and land remediation investments within QOZs? - by Robert Carr

On April 17, 2019, the IRS released its latest proposed regulations and additional guidance on 1400Z-2 of the IRS Code to clarify questions presented by the regulated community and investors related to tax deferred “Qualified Opportunity Funds” (QOF).

Janus Property Company breaks ground on 350,000 s/f Taystee Lab Building; Class A development designed by LevenBetts and SLCE

Manhattan, NY According to governor Andrew Cuomo, a  groundbreaking was held for the Taystee Lab Building, an 11-story, 350,000 s/f, LEED-certified class A property in West Harlem that will serve as a home for companies and organizations in the life sciences, technology, academia...

CTA completes exterior renovation of 51 North First Street, Brooklyn; 5,000 s/f, one-story building houses SLAM

Brooklyn, NY CTA Architects, P.C. has completed the exterior renovation of 51 North First St. The 5,000 s/f, one-story building in the Williamsburg section houses the non-profit STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM), a dance and theater performance venue

Ismael Leyva Architects-designed 40-story, 421-foot tower
tops out; 232 East 54th Street developed by Lalezarian Properties

Manhattan, NY 232 East 54th St., a new, 40-story, 421-ft. high tower designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, has topped out. Located in Midtown East, this 130-unit rental building is being developed by Lalezarian Properties.

Crystal Window launches Magnus Series 4500 line

Flushing, NY Crystal Window & Door Systems has introduced its new Magnus Series 4500 line of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) window and door products. The Magnus Series 4500 windows offer the best of both worlds...

Shawmut completes $4.6 million renovation of The Grolier Club

Manhattan, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has completed its work on The Grolier Club. Located on the Upper East Side, the club’s exhibition hall reopened its doors following a $4.6 million overhaul.

Gering of HLW elevated to AIA College of Fellows

New York, NY John Gering, managing partner at architecture, interiors, planning, and strategy firm HLW, has been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), a select honor awarded to those who have

The LiRo Group promotes Malicki to vice president

Syosset, NY The LiRo Group has promoted Nancy Malicki to vice president in charge of LiRo’s marketing department. She is responsible for managing LiRo’s marketing program, including the development and production of proposals,

Question of the Month: What are the top three reasons why I should supplement my insurance claim? - by Maia Gilman

You have a repair or restoration project that has come about as a result of an insurance claim and that will set the tone for all future renovation work. Don’t tie your hands and limit your future opportunities by not having a vision in place for the future of your building.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island begins $922 million 11-story hospital building/campus redesign project

Brooklyn, NY Deputy mayor for Health and Human Services Herminia Palacio, NYC Health + Hospitals president and CEO Dr. Mitchell Katz, and NYC Health+ Hospitals/Coney Island CEO William Brown began the construction of the new flood resistant