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[10:30 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Mancini•Duffy has completed the transformation of Normandy Real Estate Partners’ 35-story, 749,040 s/f office tower, 575 Lexington Avenue.
The firm’s design created an inviting lobby, new storefront, grand entrance, state-of-the-art elevator cabs, and a high-definition media wall.
This was Mancini•Duffy’s first collaboration with Normandy; presently, the firm is working on the renovation of another building in the developer’s portfolio, 125 West 25th Street.
“Mancini•Duffy is proud to once again work with Normandy Real Estate Partners on its asset at 575 Lexington Avenue,” said Christian Giordano, president of Mancini•Duffy.
“We’re passionate about creating inviting and …

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[10:28 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Skyline Restoration, Inc. has received a North American Copper Award from the Copper Development Association for its historic restoration of a copper clad and slate cupola and roof and newly created copper spire crowning a landmark site in Tribeca.
Formerly known as The NYMEX, the headquarters of the NY Mercantile Exchange at 6 Harrison Street, the 1884 building was originally designed by Thomas R. Jackson in the Romanesque Revival style and now houses office space.
B&B Sheet Metal fabricated the copper and steel components that Skyline installed; all parties collaborated on the …

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[10:26 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

CNY Construction announced that the firm was selected to serve as construction manager for the new mixed-use retail and office building at 860 Washington Street.
860 Washington Street is being developed by Property Group Partners on a site directly abutting The High Line at West 13th Street.
The building will contain 126,000 s/f on 12 stories, and has been designed to achieve LEED Gold certification.
The first two floors will be used for retail space and the remaining floors will contain state-of-the-art office space.
The building’s modern architectural features will include a glass curtain …

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[10:24 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Environmental Financial Consulting Group (EFCG) named George J. Pierson, president and chief executive officer of Parsons Brinckerhoff, as EFCG 2014 CEO of the Year.
The award is given annually to the leader of an engineering/consulting firm that, in EFCG’s judgment, deserves recognition for effectiveness over a number of years in preservation and creation of value for his or her firm.
Pierson was presented with the award during the 25th annual EFCG CEO Conference for Engineering and Consulting Firms in New York City, which brought together 250 leaders of international engineering/consulting firms …

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[10:19 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

“Our roster grows as more remarkable women achieve excellence and prominence in the industry,” said Lenore Janis, president of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), introducing the honorees at PWC’s annual Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon held October 15 at Club 101 in New York City.
Connie DeLaigle, Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ), was the event chair.
Janis paid tribute to the presidents of two of PWC’s chapters, Carolyn Kurth, CPA, CFE, senior manager at CohnReznick, president of PWC-CT and “one of the founders of the first PWC chapter”; and …

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[7:00 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Colliers International has arranged a long-term lease for hybrid supermarket chain and delivery service provider MaxDelivery, which will occupy 9,800 s/f at 318 West 39th Street in the Garment District.
This will be the Manhattan retailer’s second location, complementing its first at 51 White Street in TriBeCa.
MaxDelivery provides one-hour delivery service for its wide range of more than 6,000 grocery, drugstore, and office items through an online ordering system on its website, and downloadable application.
The new MaxDelivery supermarket, featuring a food and beverage café, will be located on the ground floor …

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[7:00 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

In an expansion move, global project manager and construction services giant, Lend Lease US Construction, has leased most of the third floor comprising 12,000 s/f at Charles S. Cohen’s 3 East 54th Street.
The firm, which is retaining its offices at 200 Park Avenue, expects to move into its new facilities at 3 East 54th Street, a 20-story, 200,000s/f building located at the southeast corner between Fifth and Madison Avenues, in December.
Brent Ozarowski and Staci Goodman of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented the tenant in the five-year leasing transaction, while Marc …

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[7:00 am, October 23, 2014 | No Comment | ]

Eastern Consolidated has been retained as the exclusive agent to market for sale Bulova’s New York headquarters at One Bulova Avenue, also known as 26-15 Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, in Woodside, Queens for $30 million.
The famous watch and clock maker is moving its operation out of the building and has leased the 33,000 s/f 29th floor of the Empire State Building.
The existing 93,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Queens is comprised of a 55,000-square-foot warehouse and a 38,000-square-foot, two-story office building with a retail component. The campus also includes two surface parking lots, which …

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