Design / Build
Manhattan, NY Savills has appointed Katrina Kostic Samen as vice chair and head of Savills Workplace Studio | North America. Kostic Samen, who possesses over three decades of commercial development, occupier strategy, and design experience, will relocate from Savills global headquarters in London to its North American headquarters at 399 Park Ave.
Manhattan, NY Suffolk, a large and innovative construction enterprise, has hired Aeran Doron as vice president of operations for its rapidly growing region. Doron will focus on expanding the company’s public sector portfolio by leading his team and providing unparalleled client service, operational excellence, strategic business planning and smart growth.
Sleepy Hollow, NY Edge-on-Hudson, the mixed-use, transit-oriented community rising along the banks of the Hudson River, has achieved a series of milestones as the project expands construction to meet demand. Four years since home sales began on the 70-acre site along the waterfront, the development has proved to be among the most sought-after in the Metro New York region.
Property of the Month: Wesbuilt Construction Managers and architect THIRLWALL complete 54D flagship fitness club
Manhattan, NY Wesbuilt Construction Managers and Miami Beach, FL-based architectural firm THIRLWALL have completed a $2.2 million fit-out of the ground floor of 125 West 25th St. as the location of the New York flagship fitness club of 54D, the international fitness brand headquartered in Mexico City. Former professional soccer player Rodrigo Garduño founded 54D in Mexico City in 2012 and expanded to its first US location in 2019.
Manhattan, NY Jermaine Huell has been named diversity transformation lead for the Northeast district at WSP, a leading engineering, environment and professional services consultancy. In his new role, Huell will facilitate the growth of meaningful partnerships between WSP and minority, women and disadvantaged business enterprises; and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.
Brooklyn, NY Development firm Tankhouse and architecture firm SO-IL are collaborating to bring 9 Chapel, a new condo tower, to the corner of Chapel and Jay Sts. The 14-story tower will be home to 27 residences spanning from one- to four-bedroom homes. Each home is designed like a corner unit, with at least two exposures and oversized picture windows.
Bronx, NY Hellman Electric LLC has promoted John Brescia, senior project manager, to project executive of Hellman Electric’s JFK operations. This new position is a result of Brescia’s unwavering dedication to excellence, efficiency, and outstanding project management. With a background as a journeyman electrician, Brescia quickly rose, demonstrating strong leadership and organizational skills.
Rochester, NY SWBRs’ project designers Ali Alsaedi and Sarah Latona earned their certification in Construction Documents Technology (CDT) from the Construction Specifications Institute. CDT certification reflects comprehensive knowledge of managing and delivering projects from conception through occupancy. CDT professionals are highly respected for their understanding of project delivery and ability to provide effective client services and deliver successful projects.
New York, NY Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, published a new national report, “Pullback in Multifamily Construction Starts”. The Multifamily Construction Starts research report provides investors with the latest apartment construction research and analysis, including key findings such as: