The following is a selection of media placements for Great Ink clients and a summary of each.
July 9, 2018
By Steve Cuozzo
Marx Realty, after a $45 million re-positioning of 708 Third Avenue, its 500,000 SF office tower in Manhattan, is changing the address to 10 Grand Central as a way to cater to its thousands of tenants that come to work through the famed train terminal each day. The improvement project includes the revamping of an existing entrance on 44th Street, resident lounge, 36-seat conference facility, pre-built suites and luxury materials and finishes.
Ted Moudis Associates
July 5, 2018
By Cristina Herrera, manager of workplace strategy at Ted Moudis Associates
Cristina Herrera, manager of workplace strategy at Ted Moudis Associates, offers advice on how to make your “open address” office more comfortable. Open address refers to an office with no assigned seating, and usually provides varied alternate seating spaces. “It’s easy for workers introduced to this type of space to feel like they’ve lost their sense of belonging and comfort. We are used to having a dedicated workspace at the office where we can be found by our co-workers and where our personal items are within arm’s reach,” she said. Cristina’s tips will help create community and continuity in this new environment.
July 2, 2018
By Steve Cuozzo
Bob Savitt, Brian Neugeboren and Nicole Goetz arranged two leases at Savitt Partners’ 530 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. The most recent deals are an 11,300 SF lease for Custora, a developer of science-based, future-focused marketing strategies; and an expansion from 5,150 SF to 12,100 SF for Kustomer, a customer experience platform that integrates applications and data in new ways. 530 Seventh Avenue has an open-air rooftop lounge called Skylark, visible ground-floor retail, and a slew of new tenants in the TAMI sector.
The Marketing Directors
June 29, 2018
Angela Ferrara, executive vice president of sales and leasing for The Marketing Directors is profiled in Real Estate Weekly. Ferrara is currently overseeing more than 2,500 homes for lease and sale at noteworthy projects in New York and New Jersey, including The Eugene, Vantage, Park & Shore, Hudson Lights, The Forge and 65 Bay Street.
EW Howell Construction Group
June 28, 2018
Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates
June 26, 2018
By Rosalie R. Radomsky
Magick Blyss Entertainment, a company that has worked with hip-hop and R & B artists, has signed a 5,000 SF, full-building lease at the two-story 101 Morgan Avenue in East Williamsburg. Robert Klein and Grant Dolgin of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates arranged the deal on behalf of the tenant and landlord, Wilmington Property Associates. The new space, will be used as a performance arts center and a recording studio. Magick Blyss was founded by Kevin Huente, a hip-hop dancer who made it to the top 14 on the Fox television competition “So You Think You Can Dance” in 2009.
June 26, 2018
By Zach Chouteau
Construction commenced on the first project for architecture firm Pickard Chilton in its native New Haven, the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School. The three-story, 63,000-square-foot project on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) will be a New Haven Public School (NHPS) for 490 Pre-K through 4th grade students. It will additionally extend opportunities for interning, volunteering and mentoring for SCSU’s School of Education students that are studying to become teachers. The Barack H. Obama Magnet University School will nurture a focus on innovation and best practices for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, and special education. Pickard Chilton incorporated into the school such sustainable highlights as photovoltaic rooftop panels and green roofs.
June 25, 2018
By Jeffrey Steele
Corporate campuses are being designed not only with employees in mind, but with a greater emphasis on the city around them. Architects and CEOs are working together to create a greater sense of community that boosts economic development, employee retention, and local pride. Pickard Chilton Principal Jon Pickard talks with Forbes about how the design of these welcoming headquarters benefits the cities in which they are built.
The Praedium Group
June 25, 2018
By Taylor Williams
The Praedium Group acquired a 260-unit multifamily asset in Houston, Discovery at Mandolin Apartments. The property features one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, and offers residents a pool, fitness center, grilling area, and dog park.