The following is a selection of media placements for Great Ink clients and a summary of each.
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
October 19, 2020
Real Estate Weekly reports on the acquisition of single-family rental platform Front Yard Residential for $2.4 billion by Ares and Pretium. Fried Frank served as partnership legal counsel for the deal
October 16, 2020
At the height of stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities were essentially closed for non-emergency in-person care. Now that they’ve generally reopened, though, there’s a lingering concern that is keeping would-be patients away. In a new national survey performed by a coalition of cancer advocacy groups, a healthcare service organization and smart building company View, patients report they’re continuing to delay or cancel in person appointments for screenings (e.g., mammograms and colonoscopies), specialists and diagnostic testing, out of concern for the policies and conditions of the healthcare environments.
October 15, 2020
Thornton Tomasetti’s Al Badri Hiriyur, director of CORE and Grant McCullagh, Thornton Tomasetti director and managing director of its TTWiiN Accelerator LLC, are featured on Building Design & Construction’s webinar, The Weekly, about T2D2, a new AI tool that makes it easier, faster and less costly to inspect structures. Developed by Thornton Tomasetti using data from more than 50 years of its building inspection and forensic investigation work, the software as a service platform relies on artificial intelligence to identify and assess damage to building envelopes and structures. T2D2 is able to analyze images or videos taken by any type of camera to pinpoint current or potential condition issues.
October 13, 2020
By David Broughton
Sports Business Journal talks with Thornton Tomasetti about its release of GoGuide, a digital platform that will help venue operators integrate post-pandemic safety procedures into their existing security system. The new technology was developed by the firm’s protective design and security services division, whose portfolio includes embassies, airports and FBI offices.
Mack Real Estate Group
October 7, 2020
By Corina Vanek
New York City real estate investor Mack Real Estate Group bought the Hub at Goodyear, a 794,000-SF speculative industrial development, for $59 million, making the sale one of the biggest industrial transactions of the year. Mack believes that logistics and distribution continue to be of the essence in an increasingly online retail economy, and that well-located industrial assets like The Hub at Goodyear are poised to outperform.
The Praedium Group
October 7, 2020
By Erika Morphy
Russ Appel of The Praedium Group was named as one of GlobeSt/Real Estate Forum’s 2020 multifamily influencers. The list identifies the people who best exemplify skill and wisdom during these trying times and what the individuals, teams and companies have added to the multifamily community in the past twelve months.
October 6, 2020
Jamie Kirkland, a senior project engineer at Thornton Tomasetti, has been selected as one of Commercial Observer‘s Top Young Pros in AEC. Jamie joined the firm in 2014 and her first big project was designing the structure of the Vessel. Kirkland is also working on the $550 million renovation of David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, where she is coordinating the installation of new theatrical infrastructure in the building’s attic space. Her team has to ensure that they work around the existing abandoned rigging and hangers while installing new catwalks, rigging points for wires, and other support systems for a modern theatrical production. Outside of work, she volunteers with the ACE Mentor Program. Architects, engineers and contractors meet with high schoolers twice a month to show them different aspects of the industry and help them work through a hypothetical construction project.
EW Howell Construction Group
September 29, 2020
By David Winzelberg
EW Howell Construction Group completed an $18 million renovation project on the palm dome of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) in the Bronx, which reopened to the public on Sept. 22. The restoration upgraded the infrastructure of the 118-year-old dome, home of the Haupt Conservatory’s Palms of the World Gallery, to ensure that the palms on display continue to thrive. The project also provided an opportunity for NYBG horticulture curators to redesign and replant the collection to highlight the history of tropical plant research at NYBG and the ecological and economic importance of the palm family.
September 29, 2020
Waterton is looking to acquire hotels in “drive-to” resort markets — where outdoor recreation such as skiing, national parks and beaches are the draw — that can be repositioned and flagged as part of its new collection, dubbed Outbound Hotels. The sweet spot is hotels with at least 100 rooms priced between $30 million and $60 million — just high enough to be out of reach for most high-net-worth buyers and just below the threshold that would interest larger institutional players.