Spotlights

Commercial Real Estate Guide: Environmental Consulting: About Merritt Environmental Consulting Corp.

Merritt Environmental Consulting Corp. (MECC) was established in June of 2009 after being part of a larger engineering firm for almost 20 years. The focus of the company is to assist lending institutions, attorneys, real estate investors, and

Commercial Real Estate Guide: Energy Consultant: About Evolution Energy Partners

Evolution Energy Partners (EEP) is a full-service energy management, engineering, and consulting firm offering best-in-class sustainability, energy efficiency, procurement, and analytical solutions.

Commercial Real Estate Guide: Commercial Real Estate Consulting: About Principals Direct Group

Principals Direct Group is a full-service commercial real estate consulting firm that focuses on increasing client profitability. The firm works exclusively with principals who own and operate income-producing properties.

Commercial Real Estate Guide: Roof Raising: E-Z Riser Roof Raising

E-Z Riser raises the existing roof of any commercial building to create taller clear heights that meet modern building requirements. This patented expansion process has revolutionized commercial real estate since 1972…

Chris Smith, IREON, Lawrence ENV

What was the most challenging part of working during the pandemic?
The most challenging part of working during the pandemic for our company was the limited access we had to our employees, clients and

Clem Turner, IREON, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2021?
I counsel real estate developers seeking financing for real estate projects, particularly through the Opportunity Zone (OZ) Program and

Belinda Schwartz, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2020?
The year brought challenges in keeping our large 50+ person department connected while everyone was working from home. The real estate team is

Isaac Shrem, Westbridge Realty Group

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2020?
Right before the pandemic, we closed on the sale of a three-family building in the Claremont section of the Bronx. The purchaser

Jared Kleinman, AFA Protective Systems, Inc.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2020?
We did not fire, layoff or furlough any employees due to COVID-related or economic conditions. AFA has always run conservatively

2020 Year in Review: C. Jaye Berger, Esq., Law Offices C. Jaye Berger

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2020?
My greatest accomplishment of the year has been my ability to “go with the flow” in such a rapidly changing environment. I remember coming back to the office from court in March and