The following is a selection of media placements for Great Ink clients and a summary of each.
By Meenal Vamburkar
Craig Deitelzweig, CEO of Marx Realty, is featured in an “At the Desk of” in June’s The Real Deal. He talks about preserving the character of buildings, his favorite surfing spots and pushing for the Guggenheim to move to LIC. Today, Deitelzweig focuses on Marx’s effort to blend aspects of the hospitality business into its office spaces — adding amenities not traditionally seen in commercial buildings, such as doormen. The firm’s portfolio, spanning 2.2 million square feet in New York City, includes 10 Grand Central, where Marx’s headquarters is located.
May 30, 2019
By Jeffrey Steele
Brian Mirakian of Populous talks with Jeff Steele of Forbes about esports and how it’s poised to be the next “crowd-pleasing spectator sport.” Populous’ current project is the Fusion Arena in Philadelphia, the largest purpose-built esports arena in the U.S. and the first of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. According to Reuters, global esports revenues are anticipated to reach $1.1 billion this year, with North America generating $409 million.
May 29, 2019
By C.J. Hughes
Brian Mirakian, a senior principal with Populous, an architectural firm known for designing spaces that bring people together, talks with The New York Times about the rise of esports and how it has spurred the adaptation of smaller spaces for a richer fan experience. Now, enormous arenas are being built with e-sports in mind. The firm was recently announced as the designer for Comcast Spectator and Cordish Companies’ Fusion Arena in Philadelphia and previously worked on the esports Stadium in Arlington, TX.
EW Howell Construction Group
May 24, 2019
New York City’s construction industry threw its might into Construction Safety Week earlier this month with a series of events, including a panel discussion hosted by the CUNY Graduate Center on Construction Safety Innovations and Best Practices. Carl Oliveri, a partner at Grassi & Co. moderated a discussion featuring EW Howell safety director George Grauer, Philip Zazzera, vice president of Environmental, Health & safety at Pizzarotti, Marianne Santarelli, safety director at Gilbane Building Company and Louis Cendagorta, chief inspector of CDA and Suppression Units for the Fire Department of New York.
May 22, 2019
By Betsy Kim
The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark, a new family resort destination in the Catskills set on a portion of the 1600-acre site in Monticello, NY where famed The Concord Resort was formerly located, is open in time for the summer season. RAL Development Services served as the owner’s representative for EPR Properties, working to coordinate and facilitate the development and construction of multiple diverse elements comprising the overall resort.
May 17, 2019
By Catherine Carlock
Center at Innovation Drive, a 288,000-SF office property in Tewksbury owned by Rubenstein Partners, has a new tenant. Raytheon Co., a technology and innovation leader is leasing 134,000-SF across two floors for its 600 employees. Rubenstein purchased the Center at Innovation Drive campus — the former Wang Laboratories HQ — in 2014, investing $33 million for renovations and amenities.
May 15, 2019
By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo
Pickard Chilton, a New Haven, Conn.-based architecture firm has been tapped by Hines, a global real estate firm, to design a large, next-generation urban development in Stuttgart, Germany. Called “Die Fuge,” or “The Seam,” the 1.4-million-square-foot environmentally-friendly project will create new office space, flexible and modular H-shaped office buildings, exterior courtyards, public space, and other amenities. Principal Anthony Markese spoke with New Haven Biz about the project.
Simone Development Companies
May 15, 2019
By Amy R. Partridge
At the Westchester County Association and Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation’s 3rd Annual Real Estate Summitt in Tarrytown, 300 regional businesspeople, including leaders in real estate, government, and planning discussed five projects that will have an economic impact on the region. Among them is Simone Development Companies’ redevelopment of 104 Corporate Park Drive in Harrison in partnership with Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. The four-story building will become an ambulatory health center for pediatric and teen care that will bring 250 new healthcare opportunities to the county. Construction is beginning this summer.
May 15, 2019
Daniel Tropp has joined Avison Young as director, brokering investment sales in the New York area. He specializes in development projects and will report to principal James Nelson. Tropp was formerly at Ariel Property.