The following is a selection of media placements for Great Ink clients and a summary of each.
The RADCO Companies
July 6, 2020
By Tony Wilbert
The RADCO Companies sold Ashford2788, a multifamily property with 298 apartments in an emerging Atlanta neighborhood, Upper Westside. The buyer was Quintus Corp, also in Atlanta, and paid $49.5 million for the complex at 2788 Defoors Ferry Road. The sale shows that even with the pandemic disrupting the economy, sales of apartment properties that have been renovated for higher resale is still a strategy developers can pursue.
August 4, 2020
By Nicholas Saenz, Thornton Tomasetti
Nicolas Saenz, an associate principal and leader in Thornton Tomasetti’s Forensics practice in New York, gives property owners tips to manage their portfolios during hurricane season.
Castle Lanterra Properties
July 17, 2020
By Greg Issacson
Castle Lanterra Properties acquired the 529-unit Residences at the Triangle in Austin, Texas for $129 million. The seller was Dinerstein Cos. The apartment property is part of The Triangle, a six-building complex building built in the mid 2000s which features 111,000-SF of local and national retailers along with commercial space. Castle Lanterra plans to invest substantially in the homes, which range from studios to three-bedrooms.
July 1, 2020
By Brandon Tinianov
Brandon Tinianov, vide president of industry strategy at View, Inc. talks with IREI’s Real Assets Advisor about the importance of smart window technology in the workplace. Studies and surveys show that employees want access to natural light and the use of traditional window blinds and shades limits access to this.
June 30, 2020
By Craig Karmin
The historic Seagram Building, owned by RFR Realty, is set to welcome the Seagram Playground, a 35,000-SF enclosed area underneath the plaza as a way to engage and interest younger office workers. The playground will be built where the parking garage is currently, and is meant to encourage team building and unwinding. It will include a climbing wall, basketball courts, fitness amenities, as well as retractable stadium-style benches that when open can host meetings for up to 200 employees.
June 22, 2020
Davean Holdings acquired two seven-story residential properties in Greenwich Village for $22.25 million. An Avison Young team comprised of James Nelson, Mitchell Levine, Brandon Polakoff, Alexandra Marolda and David Shalom brokered the sale of 103-105 MacDougal Street on behalf of seller, Wilma Gelfand. Encompassing 39,000 s/f with 72 apartments and one 5,000 s/f retail unit, the block-through properties sold for $572 psf. Comprised of mostly free market units, the property is being delivered with 41 vacancies. The units are configured as one- and two-bedrooms, with the potential to convert some of the one-bedroom units to two-bedrooms.
EW Howell Construction Group
June 16, 2020
EW Howell Construction Group, a leading education, retail, cultural, government and healthcare builder, took third place in its category at the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA). The award, one of the most prestigious safety awards in the country, recognized EW Howell for Construction Safety Excellence in the Construction Management Division, 800,000 – 3 million work hours, and the award was presented virtually to the firm from the AGC national convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
June 16, 2020
Fried Frank’s industry-leading Zoning and Land Use team provided vital information on NYC Housing Authority’s “Transfer to Preserve” Program.
By Justine Mikaloff
Senior Principal Adam Stover spoke to International Association of Venue Managers’ Facility Manager for its May/June issue on the evolution of suites and hospitality spaces. Stover talks about the details that invite storytelling and flexibility.