Long Island

EW Howell donates $5,000 to Mentors Giving Voices Across North Babylon

North Bablon, NY On June 20th, volunteers from EW Howell’s Benefit for a Friend committee presented the Mentors Giving Voices Across North Babylon program with a donation of $5,000 at their year-end breakfast. The Mentors Across North Babylon connects students and staff to help students strengthen their innate abilities, and discover their maximum potential. Since founding Benefit for a Friend in 2003, EW Howell has sponsored the organization’s golf outing and commits itself to causes on a local level

Racanelli appoints Provetto as executive administrative assistant and Franzone as administrative assistant

Melville, NY Racanelli Construction Company, Inc. has appointed Kristine Provetto as an executive administrative assistant and Maria Franzone as an administrative assistant. In this role, Provetto's responsibilities will include broad marketing activities, project management support and customer service. She brings to the role....

Silverman joins Keller Williams’ commercial division as associate broker

Woodbury, NY Howell Silverman, CIREC, ITI, CREI, has joined Keller Williams’ commercial divison. He is a commercial real estate associate broker in the NYC and Long Island real estate markets. He stays top of mind using up to date market insights to deliver value to his clients. When selling your home or business, he uses real estate, social media...

Commercial Classroom: Modes of communication - by Edward Smith

This column is offered to help educate agents new to commercial and investment brokerage and serve as a review of basics for existing practitioners. In real estate being able to communicate with our different clients, all five generations, is essential. Communication starts at the first encounter and quickly leads to negotiations with our potential client and then ends with negotiations for our client.

CIBS Long Island endorses Westbury Village rezoning effort; Would create transit-oriented neighborhood

Westbury, NY Doug Omstrom, a former president of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society (CIBS) of Long Island, told a Westbury Village board of trustees hearing that Long Island’s largest commercial brokers group supports the village’s proposed rezoning plan to transform a degraded ...

BOMA Long Island to hold Summer Social at Verona Restaurant on August 22nd

Melville, NY BOMA Long Island will hold “Building Relationships with BOMA” on August 22. Be a part of  this year’s Summer Social at Verona Restaurant, 1255 Melville Rd. Attendees will enjoy a night of mingling outdoors, over cocktails and dinner. The event will run from 6 to 10 p.m.

Kensington Vanguard National Land Services acquires Legal 1031; Pajonas and Scheriff to oversee Melville operations

Melville, NY Kensington Vanguard National Land Services (KV), one of the leading title insurance and settlement agencies in the U.S., has acquired  Legal 1031 Exchange Services, LLC (Legal 1031), one of the largest independent 1031 exchange service providers in the eastern United States.

Racanelli secures $4 million in financing for 80,000 s/f Melville industrial property

Melville, NY Racanelli Realty Services, Inc. has completed a financing transaction valued at $4 million for the lender, Assurant Real Estate, a division of Assurant Asset Management. The financing, handled by the company’s commercial real estate financing division, was for the refinancing of an 80,000 s/f

Voices of Truth to honor Bloch September 25th

Jericho, NY Five years ago, Jack Britvan, SIOR, president of Commercial Realty Services of Long Island, set out to educate people about Hate on College Campuses (BDS) and the lack of Holocaust and other genocide education in the public schools. Within a year of creating Voices for Truth and Humanity...

Aquino of JAACRES Commercial Realty completes two
Southampton retail leases totaling 2,600 s/f

Southampton, NY Joseph Aquino, president of JAACRES Commercial Realty, has arranged two retail leases totaling 2,600 s/f. In the first deal, Aquino leased 1,800 s/f at 52 Jobs Ln. to The White Co. for a pop-up store. "We are thrilled to have this wonderful U.K....