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Oxford Properties raises final beam for St. John’s Terminal dev. with Turner Construction, Google, COOKFOX Architects

Manhattan, NY Oxford Properties Group, joined by Turner Construction, Google, and COOKFOX Architects raised the final steel beam of the St. John’s Terminal development and raised thanks to the 500 person construction team that has seen the building top off on schedule despite the pandemic.

Optimize your facilities during the pandemic with a Zero Square Foot Master Plan - by Robert Reid

Like most of us, if you are a college or university administrator, you can say that 2020 was a bad year. Without even considering the coronavirus, you were facing challenges. Just before the year began, in

Schaefer and Hoekzema promoted to managing directors and co-presidents at Kemper System America, Inc. 

West Seneca, NY Kemper System America has promoted Christian Schaefer and Joseph Hoekzema to managing directors and co-presidents, overseeing operations across Northern America, effective December 1st, 2020.

The Doe Fund receives affordable housing award for Villa House

Bronx, NY The Doe Fund received a Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Affordable Housing Program award of $600,000 for Villa House, its latest affordable and supportive multifamily development.

DNA Development reaches 80% sold at 350 West 71st St. conversion

Manhattan, NY According to DNA Development, 350 West 71st St., a conversion project that combines two historic pre-war buildings into one contemporary condominium, is 80% sold. With closings underway and residents living in the building, the

Why are you still using POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) lines for monitoring? - by Jared Kleinman

If you still use POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) lines to communicate with your central station monitoring company, you are using outdated technology. In the before time (as my father likes to say) POTS lines were one of the most reliable means of transmitting an alarm signal. However,

Erin Construction & Dev. breaks ground on $9.4m project in Yonkers

Yonkers, NY Mayor Mike Spano and other city officials joined with Erin Construction and Development Co. for the groundbreaking of 9-11 Riverdale Ave, a nine-story, mixed-use residential and commercial building to be built on a vacant lot along a prime corridor of Getty Square. The $9.4 million development, which last year received financial incentives from the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency, will feature 29 rental apartments and 2,150 s/f of ground-level commercial space.

Mancini Duffy repositioning West Chelsea’s Frame Building

Manhattan, NY Mancini Duffy is working with Erbo Properties and Higher Ground Development to reposition 541 West 21st St., now known as the Frame Building. Located in the West Chelsea neighborhood, the building was originally constructed in 1915 and previously served as a storage building and for display of arts from around the city. Mancini worked to redesign the existing structure within its historical context. One of the major interventions Mancini designed as part of the complete building repositioning was the expansion of existing windows and the addition of new windows to maximize light and air. 

Trion Real Estate Mgmt. named property manager of 899-unit SHOA property

Bronx, NY Trion Real Estate Management has been selected as the property management firm for the Shorehaven Homeowner’s Association (SHOA) located at 15 White Plains Rd. With 899 units spanning 40 acres, Shorehaven is comprised of seven homeowner’s associations and one umbrella association. The SHOA Board was looking for a single firm to take over the management of the entire complex to better unify the community and provide improved services.

Securing long-term savings for comm’l. properties with solar - by Stephan Hartmann

Like most businesses today, commercial property owners are up against unprecedented obstacles. Many are left feeling that investing available funds into their properties is simply not viable. Looking for ways to maximize the value of their assets while decreasing expenses has become paramount. Transitioning properties to renewable energy systems allows commercial property owners to decrease operating expenses leading to immediate net benefits.