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Swanson of AKF named to PWC’s 2019 “20 Under 40”

New York, NY According to AKF, a global leader in engineering, technology, design, consulting and commissioning, its director of design technology, Nora Swanson, PE, LEED AP, has been selected by Professional Women in Construction (PWC) as one of

Saber Real Estate Advisors, PCD Development, and Circle Squared Alternative Investments break ground on The Duet

White Plains, NY A development partnership comprising Saber Real Estate Advisors LLC, PCD Development LLC, and Circle Squared Alternative Investments marked the groundbreaking of “The Duet,” a multifamily residential

Professional Women in Construction celebrates a successful 2019

New York, NY Professional Women in Construction (PWC) ended the year with its annual holiday party on December 10th at Bryant Park Grill. The event featured “20 women under 40” that were honored for their

The next Local Law 196 deadline is approaching: Here’s what you need to know to be prepared - by David Meade

December 1st marked the deadline for certain construction workers – namely those who work at jobsites that require a construction superintendent, site safety coordinator, or site safety manager—to have completed 30 hours of

Local Law 87 calls for a third party engineering firm to conduct on-site assessment and RCx - by Drew Ferraro

Local Law 87 (LL87) is an extensive energy audit requirement that calls for a third party engineering firm to conduct an on-site assessment and retro-commissioning study (RCx). It cannot be done in house, and it’s much different than

What can an owner do to mitigate the possibility of injury to the public due to ice formation? - by Matthew Cronin

As we enter the heart of winter in New York City, it is a good time to consider the potential dangers of ice accumulating and falling from the tall buildings that make up our city skyline. We’re already seeing some extremely cold temperatures, and

Brookfield and Convene open 73,000 s/f event venue at Brookfield Place

Manhattan, NY Brookfield Properties and Convene are opening a flagship event venue at Brookfield Place. Operated by Convene’s staff of hospitality professionals, the 73,000 s/f, multi-use venue for meetings and events will further

“Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life” – It’s a journey worth taking - by Steven Schleider

We did not coin the headline of this article. It’s the title of a brilliant documentary about the relationship between the natural world and built environment; how deprivation from being around nature negatively affects us; and how being around nature is beneficial to our health, state of mind and productivity. 

Landsea Homes and DNA Development break ground on
12-story, mixed-use development at 540 Sixth Ave.

Manhattan, NY Landsea Homes, in partnership with DNA Development, officially broke ground on their 12-story, mixed-use development at 540 Sixth Ave., at the northeast corner of 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Property of the Month: Ryan Soames Engineering delivers
comprehensive MEP services for Hutong Restaurant renovation

Manhattan, NY Ryan Soames Engineering celebrated the completion of the Hutong Restaurant. The firm delivered comprehensive MEP engineering services on the 16,000 s/f space inside the Bloomberg Building at 731 Lexington Ave. The innovative engineering