Design / Build

E-J Electric installs pre-fab traction power substation for LIRR

Queens, NY E-J Electric Installation Co. has installed one of the country’s largest pre-fabricated traction power substations in Long Island City. The pre-fabricated structure spans over 250 ft. in length.

Triton Construction launches Triton Interiors

New York, NY Triton Construction has launched Triton Interiors, a new division specializing in diversified interiors construction. Mark Cherchio will lead the new division as they break into the interior construction

Mahady joins AKF’s healthcare practice

New York, NY According to AKF, Christina Mahady, P.E., LEED AP, has joined the firm’s healthcare practice. With experience designing mechanical systems for healthcare facilities, Mahady has built a portfolio

Pestana Hotel opens, design by Gene Kaufman Architect

Manhattan, NY The Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA)-designed Pestana Hotel located at 23 East 39th St. is now open. The 27-story hotel from Portugal-based Pestana Hotels–dubbed Pestana NY East–is the

Incorporation by reference provisions in subcontracts may not fully protect GCs, owners - by Andrew Richards

Incorporation by reference provisions in subcontracts may not fully protect general contractors and owners from claims by subcontractors. A common, yet frequently overlooked, cause of increased project and construction costs occurs when the terms of

Lead-in-dust exposure: The next Flint, Mich. scenario coming to a city near you! - by Lee Wasserman

When the earth was created (nearly 4.5 billion years ago), elemental lead was a part of it! This very malleable, ductile, and heavy metal was fabricated into thousands of products and deposited all over Mother Earth during the

BOMA, WELL and Fitwel: A beneficial meeting, part 1 of 2 - by Maia Kumari Gilman

A group of interested business community members met last month at the headquarters of the Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater New York (BOMA New York) to learn about WELL and Fitwel in BOMA’s “WELL: Deep Dive” conference.

Sustainability trends in commercial real estate: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) - by Steven Schleider

Green buildings. Wellness. Green roofs and urban farms. Biophilic design. Solar technology. Net zero. We’ve written about sustainability in commercial buildings on a myriad of topics. Once an enticing buzzword and

BuroHappold engineers complex façade with SHop Architects

Manhattan, NY Overlooking Central Park, the 111 West 57th St. supertall tower is garnering acclaim for its height, slenderness and its intricate terra-cotta, glass, and bronze façade engineered by BuroHappold.

DXA studio tops out HAP 8 with HAP Investments

Manhattan, NY DXA studio and HAP Investments celebrated the topping out of HAP 8, located at 215 and 225 West 28th St. in the Chelsea neighborhood. Rising 20 stories and totaling 312,500 s/f, the side-by-side towers feature 87