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Sladkus inducted to American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Manhattan, NY Co-founding partner of Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP (SSRGA), Steven Sladkus, has accepted an invitation to become a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).

For city’s construction, new ways to speed projects (while taming budgets) - by Tallal Bhutta

While many real estate experts admit it privately, few say it aloud: Project construction delivery in metro New York is often substandard. Our proud city seems to lack the integrated, foresightful focus on construction seen in many other parts of the country.

Greenpoint Landing holds ribbo cutting for 374-unit affordable housing

Brooklyn, NY Greenpoint Landing Associates, an affiliate of Park Tower Group, joined by city and elected officials, celebrated the most recent addition to its Greenpoint Landing master-planned development site, 35 Commercial St. The 22-story brick tower, located in Greenpoint,

AKRF hires Miranda as vice president for environmental assessment and remediation

Manhattan, NY AKRF has hired Jennifer Miranda as vice president for environmental site assessment and remediation in New York City. Miranda is an experienced project and program manager specializing in due diligence, remedial investigations, and construction management

PWC to host Design Build Panel

Manhattan, NY On April 30th, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) will be hosting their 2024 Design Build Panel at Brickworks Design Studio. Learn from panelists from the NYC Department of Design and Construction, Citnalta, Swinerton and Design Build Institute of America

IREM NYC’s annual celebration

Manhattan, NY IREM NYC held their annual dinner and awards on Thursday evening, March 6th at 230 Fifth. For the third year in a row, this event was sold out! To make the evening even more special, the chapter celebrated their 70th anniversary and IREM national president Libby Ekre

BOMA New York Forum Navigating Local Law 97: Strategies for commercial real estate

Manhattan, NY The Climate Mobilization Act (CMA) is the largest climate solution of any city in the world. Its centerpiece, Local Law 97 of 2019, requires that all New York City buildings larger than 25,000 s/f meet carbon reduction targets beginning this year, or face fines for non-compliance.

Entrepreneurship’s vital role in economic development for upstate New York - by Christa Ouderkirk Franzi

For decades, traditional economic development initiatives have focused on the attraction and retention of existing well-established businesses. Entrepreneurship, or the process of starting new businesses, was often considered not immediate enough to address the urgent demands of economic development.

Gelberg and IMC Architecture near completion
of The James - 11,300 s/f

Brooklyn, NY The project team of investor/developer Einav Gelberg, architect IMC Architecture and other partners celebrated the completion of the structural frame traditionally known as the topping out milestone – for The James, an eight-unit luxury condominium building at 258 Saint James Pl.

Douglaston Development tops out 474,000 s/f, 456-unit multifamily development

Brooklyn, NY Douglaston Development has topped out of 1057 Atlantic Ave., a 474,000 s/f, 17-story, 456-unit mixed-income multifamily rental development in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The development serves as one of the last new housing developments eligible