Design / Build

Question of the Month: What are property managers & bldg. owners doing to attract & retain tenants? by Vail & Gilman

The modern office space no longer consists of the traditional cubicles and conference rooms. Tenants are now demanding amenities to create a sense of community and wellness in the workplace. The demand and its response are changing the way we view the standard office and pushing boundaries

Executive of the Month: O’Donnell, fire safety supervisor for Total Safety Consulting Fire Division (TSCFD)

New York, NY “Can do!” Whenever Chris O’Donnell, fire safety supervisor for Total Safety Consulting Fire Division (TSCFD), is faced with a challenge, he remembers the proud motto of the U.S. Naval Construction Battalions or “Seabees.” 

RDC Development holds ribbon cutting for $560 million redevelopment; For Ocean Bay Apartments, a 24-building, 1,395-unit public housing complex

Queens, NY New York State Homes and Community Renewal, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, NYC Housing Authority, RDC Development (a joint venture between MDG Design + Construction and Wavecrest Management) and partners held a ribbon cutting

Douglaston Development, HPD and HDC celebrate completion of $160 million Crossroads Plaza project

Bronx, NY The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and NYC Housing Development Corp. (HDC) joined Douglaston Development and project partners to celebrate the completion of Crossroad Plaza. Built on the site of an abandoned gas station

HANAC, Enterprise and Chase open $36 million Passive House project; Project team includes: Bruno Frustaci, think! and AEA

Queens, NY U.S. representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, borough president Melinda Katz, city council member Francisco Moya, and senior de Blasio administration officials joined HANAC, Enterprise Community Partners, Chase and community stakeholders to celebrate the completion

Arnzen joins Falcon Pacific as senior project manager

New York, NY According to Kent Swig, president of Falcon Pacific Construction, LLC and Falcon Pacific Builders, LLC, the company has appointed Robert Arnzen as a senior project manager. He will be supervising the new, 200-room, 21-story hotel, to be developed by Onboard Hospitality LLC.

CAC Realty breaks ground on $23 million mixed-use development; 60-unit building designed by Doban Architecture

New Rochelle, NY CAC Realty Group joined with mayor Noam Bramson, commissioner of development Luiz Aragon, and other city officials for a groundbreaking ceremony at The Huguenot – a six-story, 60-unit, $23 million mixed-use development project located at 387 Huguenot St.

Chen of Crystal Windows speaks at International Franchise Expo - May 31st

Queens, NY The chairman and founder of national manufacturer Crystal Window & Door Systems, Thomas Chen, was a featured speaker at the International Franchise Expo on May 31st, held at the Javits Convention Center. Organized by the International Franchise Association,

Dee-Olsen rejoins PWGC as senior project manager

New York, NY Grosser Consulting, Inc. (PWGC) has hired Erik Dee-Olsen, PE. Dee-Olsen will join the NYC office as a senior project manager and will play a role in PWGC's continuing growth in the NY metro region. For the last five years, he was a senior engineer at Parametrix...

Bluestone Group provides $8 million mezzanine loan for mixed-use development; Topped-out project designed by ME Architect

Brooklyn, NY Bluestone Group has provided $8 million in mezzanine financing on 200 Kent Ave., a recently topped out mixed-use development project in Williamsburg. The new loan supplements a $64 million construction loan that Madison Realty Capital provided