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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Vision Real Estate Partners (VREP) has brought bike sharing to the suburbs at its Crossings at Jefferson Park, located in the Whippany section of Hanover Township.
The company this month introduced an onsite B-cycle station, from which employees of tenants at the 525,000 s/f office campus can rent bicycles by the hour.
VREP, in partnership with Rubenstein Partners, acquired The Crossings in 2013 and recently completed a multi-million-dollar renovation and rebranding at the 115 South Jefferson Road property.
As an integral part of the project, VREP created 1.2 miles of pedestrian and bicycle …

Green Building, Property Managers »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Diamond Properties recently celebrated its designation as Westchester Green Business-Certified as part of the Westchester Green Business Challenge (WGBC) at Grand Prix New York in Mount Kisco.
CEO Jim Diamond was presented with two proclamations. The first, from County Executive Rob Astorino’s office was presented by William Mooney III, director of Economic Development, Westchester County; Peter Harkham, Majority Leader of the Board of Legislators, District 2; and George Oros, Chief of Staff for the County Executive’s Office.
David Buchwald, State Assemblyman, District 93 presented another proclamation from the state assembly.
Mount Kisco Mayor …

Green Building, Property Managers »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Rose Associates, the New York-based full-service real estate firm, hosted a presentation by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) at The Churchill, a 586-unit cond-op located in Murray Hill.
At the event, NYSERDA led a discussion focused on Combined Heat and Power systems (CHPs), which, during normal operation, generate a portion of the building’s electricity and hot water, reducing energy costs. CHPs also supply power to critical systems should the city’s electric grid go down.
As a property manager and owner, Rose has long been active in the …

Green Building, Property Managers »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Greenbuild, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, takes place in New Orleans, LA, next month.
The annual event sponsored by the US Green Building Council draws together building community leaders to share ideals and mutual passion at Greenbuild, sparking a contagious buzz throughout the week.
Experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work come together for three days of inspiring speakers, networking opportunities, industry showcases, LEED workshops and tours of the host city’s green buildings.
Masterclass events include The Future of Sustainable Cities, a power …

Green Building, Property Managers »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

CBRE Group, Inc. has been recognized for climate-change disclosure transparency through its inclusion in CDP’s S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI).
The annual index spotlights Standard & Poor’s 500 companies that have demonstrated a high level of transparency and data quality in their disclosure of climate-related information.
Sixty-three S&P 500 companies are featured in the 2014 CDLI. This is the second year that CBRE has achieved a position in CDLI.
CDP’s climate change program facilitates corporate management and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related risks and opportunities.
CBRE provided information at the …

Opinion, Property Managers »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Ian Marlow, CEO of FITECH,
It’s no secret that leases require a lot of administrative details and attention, which can sometimes hamper efforts to maintain strong occupancy rates and revenues. Issues such as lease renewals, notification dates, and tenant or landlord obligations may be inadvertently overlooked; files might be hard to locate; and employee attrition and departments accustomed to working separately (without technology integration) can all chip away at productivity and profits.
However, real estate investment and property management firms can build a stronger administrative structure by implementing industry-specific software that …

Property Managers »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Trion Real Estate Management, a property manager headquartered in Yonkers, has been named the new managing agent for two mixed-use buildings in the Bronx – 758 Kelly Street and 2833 Decatur Avenue.
Together, the properties include 77 apartment units and eight retail stores. Both properties currently need attention due to deferred maintenance and financial instability.
“Our management team looks forward to implementing our proven strategies and policies to help run these properties more efficiently,” said Carmelo Milio, CPM, president of Trion Real Estate Management.
758 Kelly Street, located in the historic district of …

Deals & Dealmakers, Property Managers »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Onyx Equities has strategically expanded its  commercial real estate receivership and REO services platform into four new markets: Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.
The New Jersey-based firm, which has earned aeputation for successfully managing and/or leasing defaulted commercial real estate assets on behalf of banks, loan servicers, courts and financial institutions, has implemented a  cloud-based tenant communications and integrated management system that Onyx customizes according to each property’s unique administrative needs.
This technology-driven approach allows for more streamlined operations and tenant satisfaction and it ultimately helps lenders and services realize increased …

Property Managers »

[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

A study by WegoWise, a building intelligence provider, found that multifamily buildings where owners pay utility bills use approximately 30 percent more energy (BTUs) per square foot than buildings where tenants pay utility bills.
Additionally, the study found that annual utility costs for buildings with owner-paid bills are 20 percent higher than tenant-paid bills.
“The building efficiency space has long been dogged by the ‘split incentive’ issue, whereby only those who pay the energy bill are motivated to change behavior or invest in building upgrades,” said Eric Bloom, senior research analyst at …

Opinion, Property Managers »

[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Richard J. Hayes, vice president
ABM Facility Services
Today’s building technologies lend themselves to many advances that reduce the overall operating costs of a facility and become a significant contributing factor in both attracting and retaining tenants. 
This contribution is most pronounced when considering triple net tenants who are looking “holistically” at the true cost of leasing space, inclusive of operating expenses.  The cost per square foot is merely one part of the equation that informed prospective tenants use when calculating the life cycle costs of space for their employees. 
Smart …

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