What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

The historic legislation makes New York the first city in the world to place hard limits on the emissions of large buildings, and it has been touted by supporters as being the most ambitious climate legislation enacted by any city to date......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 3rd, 2019

Massive layoffs not enough to stop WeWork"s SA plans

Despite a massive round of layoffs and selling many of its noncore assets, New York City-based WeWork Companies Inc. still plans to enter San Antonio with a coworking space downtown. WeWork finalized its lease on the Grant Building's top two floors and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 2 min. ago

Glass enclosure pitched for downtown Boston tower

The owners of 175 Federal St. — the Fiduciary Trust building with a “flared out” shape at Dewey Square, just across from South Station — intend to add a two-story glass enclosure around the building to host restaurant or retail tenants. De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 17 min. ago

Local owners breathing new life into downtown Dayton building, adjacent property

The new owners of a downtown Dayton building have already signed an axe-throwing business to anchor the property, and are working to sign additional tenants as they perform renovations to the facility and surrounding area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2020

Climate change is threatening sports stadiums and arenas, and teams like the Yankees and Dolphins are battling back

"The last three years in September, we've had climate issues ... We had to actually move a game," said Tom Garfinkel, CEO of the Miami Dolphins football team......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 27th, 2020

Council speaker blames "greedy" landlords for debris deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is vowing to "come down" on building owners whose properties drop deadly debris onto the streets. One day after a wayward sheet of plywood killed in Queens—and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2020

Long-suffering taxi-medallion owners may get local, federal help

Taxi medallion owners who have been struggling to may finally be getting help. In addition to a City Council proposal to buy up loans at marked-down rates and pass along the savings, a New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2020

Saint Laurent to stay at Waikiki location, Luxury Row owner says

Robert Siegel of New York-based Metropole Realty Advisors, which owns Luxury Row at 2100 Kalakaua Ave., told Pacific Business News that Saint Laurent has no plans to leave his building......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2020

LPC issues grants to help low-income owners repair their landmark properties

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has awarded five new grants through its Historic Preservation Grant Program to help low-to-moderate-income homeowners and non-profit organizations make much needed repairs to their l.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 24th, 2020

U.S. Green Building Council releases the top 10 states for LEED

As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 24th, 2020

JPMorgan to buy Paris building to bring euro teams from London

U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co said it plans to buy a building in central Paris to house up to 450 staff in coming years, as it relocates some services from London after Britain's exit from the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2020

The 5 building blocks of engaged, high-performing teams

Courtesy of Annicken R. Day Annicken R. Day has over 20 years of experience building engaged, high-performing team cultures, inspiring and effective leadership teams, and successful businesses. She is the founder.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

CANY to lead discussion on Climate Mobilization Act, FISP Regulations

CANY to lead discussion on Climate Mobilization Act, FISP Regulations.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 16th, 2020

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Jeffrey Ubben, Tom Steyer, Elliott Management, Oracle Corporation (ORCL), AAR Corp. (AIR), and More

ValueAct’s Ubben Cheers BlackRock’s New Stance on Climate Change (Reuters) NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investor Jeffrey Ubben, alre.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyJan 15th, 2020

JLL expands New York office to 150,000 s/f at 330 Madison

JLL has completed a new transaction at 330 Madison Avenue with building owner Munich Re Group. The global real estate services firm signed a lease for a total of 150,000 s/f of space in the Class A, 850,000 s/f office building. JLL, was.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 15th, 2020

Tesla rival Lucid Motors is making its first 80 cars at former Theranos plant in East Bay

Lucid Motors Inc. on Tuesday said it is making the initial 80 prototype models of its first electric vehicle, the Air, ahead of a formal unveiling in New York in April. The Newark company is building the first batch of the cars at a large manufact.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

M & M Insurance plans $1.7-million renovation to attract new workforce

New Maryland-based owners took over in 2018, and part of their plans for the 21,000 square-foot building include both exterior and interior work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2020

The founder and CEO of The RealReal just paid nearly $7 million for a condo in one of New York City"s most iconic buildings — here"s a look inside

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Julie Wainwright, the founder and CEO of luxury consignment shop TheRealReal, just paid $6.75 million for a condo in New York City's iconic Woolworth Building, Business Insider learned from Sotheby's International Re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2020

City threatens to force scaffolding on buildings with unsafe facade citations

Building inspectors have blitzed hundreds of foot-dragging building owners with unsafe facade citations, demanding they install The crackdown comes about a month after was killed near Times Square... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Westchester homeowners turn to discounts to drive higher sales

sellers…; discounted their way to a strong fourth quarter, whittling pricing to levels that even found appealing. Owners in the suburbs north of New York City cut an average of 4.1% from their last... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Gilbane, C.D. Smith selected as construction managers for $300M Wisconsin Center expansion

The team of Gilbane Building Co. and C.D. Smith has won the construction management contract for the estimated $300 million expansion of the Wisconsin Center. The Wisconsin Center District chose the Gilbane-Smith team over three other teams that submitt.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2020