ACEC New York believes in the value of project delivery systems that guide the design of public and private facilities, are in the best interest of the owner, utilize a Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) procedure for the selection of design professionals, provide unbiased protection for existing and future infrastructure, and protect the health, welfare and life safety of the public.
New York, NY Howard Rothschild, president of the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations (RAB) was the keynote speaker at IREM’s March 13th breakfast meeting at the Union League Club. The RAB represents the ownership of over 3,100 residential apartment buildings on matters related to labor, and contract negotiations. With the current 32BJ contract approaching the expiration of its four-year term on April 20th, this is a timely topic for building management so that they can be better prepared.
NEW YORK, NY The Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater New York (BOMA New York) will hold their 2018 Energy Action Day on May 10th at Club 101. The event will feature keynote speaker Tony Malkin, chairman and chief executive officer, Empire State Realty Trust, followed by expert panelists including Byron Cotton, senior vice president, Core Services; Gary Fescine, FMA, RPA, director of enterprise services and head of global building operations, BlackRock; John Gilbert III, COO, EVP, CTO, Rudin Management Co.; and Kevin Reade, property manager, SL Green Realty Corporation.
Manhattan, NY AJ Capital Partners and Cornell University officially began construction on the Graduate Roosevelt Island at the Cornell Tech campus, part of the Graduate Hotels collection. AJ Capital selected Emigrant Bank to provide a $60 million, five-year floating-rate construction loan for the project. Jones Lang LaSalle acted as broker for the financing.
Queens, NY Developer Triangle Equities has acquired a development site located near John F. Kennedy International Airport for $25.4 million. The project site is to be developed as a 300,000 s/f, multi-level industrial building.
Manhattan, NY The Lower East Side has a new addition to its skyline with the topping out of 150 Rivington, the residence by Cogswell Lee Development. With construction and design by Gluck +, the building now stands seven stories tall.
Manhattan, NY Denihan Hospitality, a full-service hospitality company focusing on developing, owning, managing and franchising lifestyle hotels, has promoted Gul Goknar Turkmenoglu to regional vice president of operations. Goknar Turkmenoglu will also continue to serve as general manager of The Benjamin, the company’s 209-room hotel located in Midtown Manhattan.
George Crawford is the principal of Green Partners, New York, N.Y.
New City, NY KamberManagement Co., a New York City-based owner and operator of commercial real estate, earned the 2017 Pride of Clarkstown A...
Manhattan, NY 91 Leonard developer Toll Brothers has launched its sales gallery,designed byWhitehall Interiors.Resembling a two-bedroom unit...