Spotlights

Product of the Month: IMMERSIFY by LERA Consulting Structural Engineers: Collecting user data in VR for better informed design

New York, NY Virtual Reality (VR) provides an unprecedented opportunity to maximize collaboration, efficiency and workflow in the design of buildings and interior spaces. Beyond its usefulness as a visualization tool, the true power of VR lies in its potential to improve the decision making process through the ability to experience models at a real scale, change designs in real time and coordinate remotely in the virtual environment.

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority awarded 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

New York, NY The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has been recognized with the 2018 Energy Star Partner of...

Many residential buildings slow to respond to new FDNY requirements – is your building compliant? - by Evan Lipstein

Evan Lipstein is the president and owner of Hyline Safety Company, Manhattan, N.Y. ...

Shen Milson & Wilke promotes Lammers, Dantschisch, Dulber, Larsen, Rhodes and Rookwood

New York, NY Shen Milson & Wilke (SM&W) recognizes the following individuals for their demonstrated leadership and exceptional dedic...

Executive of the Month: As managing director of NorthStar Owners Representation’s New York office, D’Elia brings a 360º view to every project

New York, NY NorthStar Owners Representation serves its clients as trusted advisors, managing the multi-phase projects in their real estate ...

Company of the Month: American Security is energized and motivated for growth and opportunities in 2018 and beyond

New York, NY The team at American Security shares a telling philosophy that it’ll be perfect when we’re done and, if it’s not perfect, then we’re not done. “In our market of multifamily housing and commercial properties, we operate between the rigid boundaries of quality work and tight deadlines. While there exists an ever-constant desire for improvement, we also acknowledge that nothing and nobody is perfect” said Sean O’Neill, American Security’s CEO.

The search for what to rent next continues: Who knows where the journey will take us this time! - by Ron Lanzo

As a rental solutions specialist here at AFR Furniture Rental Inc., I’m involved on a daily basis with people who need to move quickly and get commercial office furniture rentals delivered and installed so they can continue running their business. A swing space construction project would certainly be one very solid reason to consider…

Courts limit personal liability of sponsor/developer entity principals - by Jessica Rothman

There have been many lawsuits filed by purchasers of residential condominium units in New York City against sponsor-developers and contractors. Generally, the sponsor-developer is an entity—a Limited Liability Company or “LLC”—and, for the most part, New York law does not allow such claims to be brought against the…

Investment, expansion, workforce and startups in Broome County: Defining our economy - by Kevin McLaughlin

We realize the key to driving Broome County’s economy forward lies in understanding the things that drive and define our economy: investment, expansion, workforce and startups.

BuildingsNY 2018 coming to the Javits Center May 8-9: Industry trends, emerging codes, laws, and incentive programs

New York, NY Need solutions to save money and increase profits and efficiencies in your buildings? Looking to learn the latest building indu...