Design / Build

GNYCUC holds 2019 Chairman’s Reception at The Underground; Program led by Pierce of the Rockefeller Group

New York, NY The Greater New York Construction User Council (GNYCUC) held its 2019 Chairman’s Reception at The Underground. The development, construction and design communities gathered to recognize construction and development projects, as well as the individuals that facilitate such projects. 

Wavelength Lighting provides 124 LED lighting fixtures to Spaces

Manhattan, NY Flexible workspace provider Spaces received energy-efficient light fixtures from  LED lighting distributor and project company, Wavelength Lighting. 124 of Wavelength’s LED light fixtures were installed throughout their 33,000 s/f Meatpacking location at 413 West 14th St.

DeSimone Consulting appoints seven engineers to associate leadership positions

New York, NY DeSimone Consulting Engineers has appointed seven engineers to associate leadership positions within the firm’s structural design practice. By expanding the firm’s core leadership team, DeSimone can more effectively serve an expanding portfolio of clients and a growing demand for structural design services in the U.S. and abroad.

Kemper unveils Kemperol 2K-FR color series

West Seneca, NY Kemper System America, Inc. has launched the Kemperol 2K-FR color series for commercial and low-slope roof designers who want the long-term protection of a cold liquid-applied, fully-reinforced membrane system but need an alternative to a white roof.

GKA designs 200-room, 21-story hotel at 223 W. 46th Street

Manhattan, NY Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA) has broken ground on one of its latest hotels, a yet to be named property located at 223 W. 46th St. near Times Sq. The hotel, which replaces a former parking lot, comes into being through a partnership with developer Sam Chang,

Executive of the Month: Williams-Olley, CFO of Mancini Duffy: Proud shareholder & a voice on the leadership team

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal sat down with Bolanle Williams-Olley, CFO of Mancini Duffy for a question and answer session.
Q: Tell us about Mancini and why you invested in the company.

NYC School Construction Authority and CTA Architects, P.C. complete UPK Q368 within Queens Passive House building

Queens, NY The NYC School Construction Authority (SCA) and CTA Architects, P.C. (CTA) have completed one of the city's and U.S.' first pre-Ks built within a passive house building. Located in the Corona section, UPK Q368 – also known as the Mosaic Pre-K Center

American Museum of Natural History breaks ground on $383 million, 230,000 s/f Richard Gilder Center

Manhattan, NY The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has broke ground on the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, the new facility that will add exhibition galleries, classrooms, an immersive theater, and a redesigned library....

Doe Fund breaks ground on 225 units of affordable housing in the Bronx; 187,000 s/f development Designed by GF55 Partners

Bronx, NY The Doe Fund held a ceremonial groundbreaking event to launch the construction of a 15-story building containing 255 units of affordable and supportive housing at 1325 Jerome Ave. in the Mount Eden neighborhood.

RockFarmer Properties continues development of The Rowan; 46-unit condominium designed by DXA studio

Queens, NY NYC-based RockFarmer Properties has launched a teaser website ( for The Rowan, one of Astoria’s newest ground up condominiums. The site provides buyers a first look at the development designed as an urban...