Spotlights

BuildingsNY 2019 coming to the Javits Center April 2-3

New York, NY BuildingsNY, one of the region’s largest annual gatherings in the industry, delivering building owners and managers, facility and maintenance managers, superintendents, architects, managing agents, contractors, developers and engineers the opportunity to…

NYC Mold Local Law 55 now is being enforced! Indoor asthma allergen hazards in residential properties - by Lee Wasserman

NYC Local Law of 2018, A.K.A. NYC Indoor Asthma Allergen Hazards in Residential Dwellings and Pest Management is now live and enforced! The law requires additional time and education, with more responsibilities and certifications…

Cohen & Perfetto works with UOVO to close $46.5 million art storage

Brooklyn, NY Cohen & Perfetto LLP worked with UOVO in the purchase of property located at 105 Evergreen Ave. UOVO purchased the former B&H warehouse for $46.5 million with the intention to renovate the space to house their art storage facility.

BOMA New York honors NYC real estate professionals at 2019 Pinnacle Awards

New York, NYThe Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater New York (BOMA New York) hosted the 2019 Pinnacle Awards Ceremony on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at Pier Sixty.

Physical security check-up: It’s time – the need for a security colonoscopy - by Doug Haines

Without a quantitative method for risk assessment and analysis, the question of, “Am I–or are we–in good health, from a security standpoint?” cannot be truthfully answered. In order to accomplish…

Combatting reduced recovery rates based on water meter degradation - by Nicole Paul

Water meter degradation can be defined as the need to replace existing water meters with new meters due to under-reporting of actual tenant consumption and lower flow rates associated with the meter types aging. Rapid amortization of the investment is…

Examining the OneNYC initiative: Zero waste by 2030 needs to include reuse - by Nadine Cino

The OneNYC initiative is a dense, comprehensive plan to reduce garbage output, increase green energy, make roads safer, improve recycling rates, and divert organics from landfill. New construction projects can feature “techno-trash” solutions that are futuristic and efficient. 

Executive of the Month: Ed Steffelin, senior vice president, leads East Coast operations in George Smith Partners’ newly established New York office

New York, NY Ed Steffelin has joined leading commercial real estate capital markets advisors George Smith Partners as senior vice president to oversee the firm’s new Manhattan-based office.

Retail development in Long Island City is not only plausible and possible, but also profitable - by William Gati

Long Island City is one of the fastest growing areas in New York City at the moment…

Building owners in New York City need to be aware of all sign and notice regulations - by Evan Lipstein

Managers of residential buildings in New York City need to be aware of the various sign requirements. Various laws require landlords to post specific signs and notices for tenants…