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[19 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]

EnTech Digital Controls hosted its 2014 Client Appreciation Event, treating over 300 attendees to an evening of food, fun, live music, and social networking.
The company, which provides building owners in the New York tri-state area with advanced boiler control systems and energy monitoring services, hosted the event at Hudson Terrace, an upscale venue on New York’s West Side.
EnTech director of business development, Heshy Mandel explained the goal of the event was to spend an informal evening with clients and treat them to a fun time out on the town.
“We wanted …

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[10 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

RegentAtlantic is set to release a study titled “Exodus on the Parkway: Are Taxes Driving Wealthy Residents out of New Jersey?”
The goal of the study is to encourage a serious and constructive dialogue toward addressing the challenges that New Jersey faces.
In conducting the study, RegentAtlantic consulted with former Governors, a former State Treasurer, the former Chairman of the NJ Council of Economic Advisors, a winner of the Noble Prize in Economics, as well as numerous public policy professionals, attorneys, accountants, and educators.
Some preliminary findings include:
• The NJ Income Tax System …

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Christel Engel,
executive managing director,
Colliers International
I am fortunate to have witnessed, and participated, in the renaissance of Midtown South over the course of my career.
When I earned my New York Real Estate license in 1986, off the avenues between 15th and 30th Streets was a manufacturing metropolis where tenants paid $6.50 to $8.50 per square foot in rent.
The streetscape was filled with garbage and the homeless and I particularly remember that the smells of these streets in the summer were much worse than the subway.
The avenues weren’t much better; …

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Jill Lovatt,
Massey Knakal Retail Leasing Services
This past year has been a very strong year for New York City retail.
In terms of retailer demand and growth in rents, New York City has outperformed the rest of the country, and Manhattan’s Upper East Side has been leading the way.
A driving force for retail rents has been the improving economy due to the recovery of employment and disposable income.
Even more impactful has been thriving levels of tourism in New York City. Last year, there were over 54 million tourists exploring New …

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Thomas L. Hill, RPA began his career in real estate over 40 years ago, serving in various line and supervisory positions with Uris Buildings Corporation and later with Paramount Group, Inc.
In 1985, he joined Boston Properties, Inc. and has since risen through executive positions before becoming Senior Vice President for its New York Property Management Department.
Mr Hill oversees property management and tenant relations including 601 Lexington Avenue, 599 Lexington Avenue, 399 Park Avenue, 7 Times Square, 767 Fifth Avenue, 540 Madison Avenue, 510 Madison Avenue, 5 Times Square, 90 Church …

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Robin Abrams is one of the principals of The Lansco Corporation, a company she’s been with since 1979, focusing on retail leasing and consulting.
Ms. Abrams is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York, where she served as the chairperson of the Retail Leasing Committee, and on REBNY’s commercial division’s Board of Directors. She has taught the retail segment for REBNY’s Continuing Education Program.
She is on the Board of NYU’s Real Estate Institute, and serves on the Board of Directors for Lansco’s international retail network. She is …

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Joel I. Picket leads Gotham Organization, Inc. (and its construction subsidiary, Gotham Construction Company, LLC), a fourth-generation, family-owned development and construction firm that is now 83 years old.
Since assuming leadership of Gotham in 1965, Mr. Picket has overseen the successful growth of the company into one of the largest privately-held construction contractors in the country, with completed construction of more than 30,000 residential units in the New York metropolitan area and large scale hospital and educational projects.
During his tenure, Gotham has also expanded into real estate development and is now …

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Continuing a proud family tradition, Kenneth Fisher is part of the third generation of leadership at Fisher Brothers.
As a senior partner, he oversees the leasing, management and marketing of more than six million square feet of Class A commercial space in Midtown Manhattan covering the Park, Sixth and Third Avenue corridors.
In addition to his responsibilities at Fisher Brothers, Ken is a member of the Executive Committee of the City Investment Fund and the Executive Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Board of Governors.
He is also a member …

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Margaret O’Connor, The Brodsky Organization
and Michael Wolfe from Midboro Management,
Co-chairs of the Residential Management Council.

The Residential Management Council of REBNY is a committee of industry leaders in residential property management.
The RMC provides a forum for managers to discuss common issues facing the industry, discuss best practices, obtain education on the latest regulations and to meet and get to know colleagues.
Over the past few years, the RMC has become more ambitious in scope, launching new committees and taking on new initiatives to improve the management for committee members and industry.
With the …

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[16 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]

Robert Fink is responsible for overseeing all aspects of leasing and marketing for The Winter Organization’s portfolio of commercial properties.
He has approximately 20 years of experience in the New York City commercial real estate industry.
Prior to joining The Winter Organization in 2008, Mr. Fink served as Executive Vice President for Capital Properties, a privately owned real estate investment, development and management firm, where he was responsible for the leasing of its three million square feet commercial office and retail portfolio primarily concentrated in Manhattan, Boston and Hartford.
Mr. Fink joined Capital …

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