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[7:25 am, August 22, 2014 | No Comment | ]

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 22 Sacred Sites Grants totaling over $300,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State, including three Robert W. Wilson Sacred Sites Challenge Grants in Manhattan.
$25,000 was awarded to Riverside Church for stained glass window restoration; $30,000 to Church of the Incarnation for spire masonry restoration, and $30,000 to Judson Memorial Church for masonry façade, wood window and door restoration.
“Religious institutions anchor their communities,” said Peg Breen, president of The New York Landmarks Conservancy. “They remind us of our history and provide …

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[7:00 am, August 22, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Led by a surge in the residential sector, New York City construction spending is poised to increase by 10 percent in 2014, according to a New York Building Congress midyear analysis of current and forecasted construction activity.
After reaching $28.5 billion in total construction spending in 2013, the Building Congress is currently forecasting spending of $31.5 billion for all of 2014.
If realized, it would mark just the fourth time, and the first since 2010, that construction spending in the five boroughs topped the $30 billion mark.
While the $31.5 billion in forecast …

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[7:00 am, August 22, 2014 | No Comment | ]
TOWN brokers watching you watching them

By Dan Orlando
TOWN Residential is set to partner with Today’s Business, a social media optimization firm based in New Jersey.
“We never want a client or a customer to think that we’re not engaged. Because we are,” said Danielle Garofalo, the director of digital marketing at Town. “We wanted to communicate in a form that our clients are comfortable communicating in.”
Garofalo told Brokers Weekly that the need to have a real-time digital presence has become a necessity in residential real estate. 24/7 access is now something clients expect, especially at the …

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[7:50 am, August 21, 2014 | No Comment | ]

● BLUE SEA DEVELOPMENT LLC
Harlem homes get new lease on life
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the preservation of Philip’s Senior House, a 14-story Mitchell Lama building with 200 units in Central Harlem.
As part of its rehabilitation and modernization, Philip’s Senior House will also remain affordable for low- and moderate-income seniors for forty years.
“Upgrading Mitchell-Lama developments like the Philip’s Senior House is a central part of our strategy to provide better affordable housing options to New Yorkers,” Governor Cuomo said.
“By completely restoring this building, we have provided a more vibrant and …

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[7:46 am, August 21, 2014 | No Comment | ]

As a multi-million dollar capital improvement campaign nears completion, leasing activity at the 90,000 s/f Stamford waterfront office building located at 700 Canal Street continues at a brisk pace.
Nine new tenants have moved into the property over the past year, committing to over 36,000 s/f of office space.
The CBRE team of Brian Carcaterra, senior vice president and Michael McCall, vice president oversee the marketing campaign of the asset on behalf of ownership ClearRock Properties, which acquired the property as part of the 270,000 s/f four-building portfolio, which also included 850, …

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[4:11 pm, August 20, 2014 | No Comment | ]

REBNY Annual Golf & Tennis Outing at the North Shore Country Club

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[2:18 pm, August 20, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Douglas Elliman’s SrokaWorldwide Team chose a Thursday evening cocktail party at Red Stixs Restaurant in Water Mill, to introduce their new development “The Residences at Baha Mar” in the Bahamas. Top Hamptons brokers and their Guests viewed the unique model, and learned more.                                                                                                   …

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[1:50 pm, August 20, 2014 | No Comment | ]

GFI Realty Services hosted it annual Client Event on Wednesday, August 6 at Tourneau TimeMachine. With GFI clients, brokers and executives on site, the company celebrated its successes this year and raffled off a Tourneau watch.

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