Miscellaneous

NYC Tax Photos Online Provide Insight in Architectural Development

NYC Tax Photos Online Provide Insight in Architectural Development

For the historic building enthusiast, New York City offers timeless architecture and a sense of nostalgia. The preservation of these historical buildings provides a small glimpse of what New York City looked like in the early 20th century. Starting in 1939, a group of photographers spread themselves throughout all five boroughs to undertake a project organized by the Works Progress Administration...

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What We Know About The New Amazon Headquarters in Long Island City

What We Know About The New Amazon Headquarters in Long Island City

After 238 proposals and 14 months of intense speculation, Amazon recently announced the new location for their second North American headquarters in Long Island City, New York. Why Long Island City? Long Island City is close in proximity to New York City - offering cultural institutions, international airports, public transit options and many other benefits of a densely populated urban area. Long...

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The Guide to Facades: NYC Department of Buildings

The Guide to Facades: NYC Department of Buildings

The NYC Department of Buildings has issued guidelines for facade safety and the requirements for filing inspection reports. The department is responsible for issues of public safety where building facades and appurtenances can pose a risk to the public. The department mandates a five-year cycle of exterior inspections for building owners.  Owners of buildings greater than six stories are required to...

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Building Owner Representation Services in Construction

Building Owner Representation Services in Construction

Construction can be complicated. Each phase of construction requires specialized knowledge to ensure it runs smoothly, but hiring an expert for every phase of the construction process can become expensive and overwhelming. That's why an increasing number of property owners are turning to building owner representation services for their construction projects.  An owner representative manages all aspects of design and construction on behalf of...

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