The Robert R. Douglass pedestrian bridge in Lower Manhattan designed by WXY Architecture and Thornton Tomassetti is set to open this fall, 2019. The 230’ bridge is named after Robert R. Douglass, a founder of Alliance for Downtown New York and advocate for rebuilding Lower Manhattan after 9/11.Read More
The Hudson Yards neighborhood has officially opened to the public, marking a historic moment for New York City. The mega-development has already contributed more than $10 billion to New York City’s GDP through construction. Hudson Yards developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group were joined by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, ctnd.Read More
The MetLife Building, located at 200 Park Avenue, will be getting a revamp of the lobby designed by MdeAs Architects. The building, which was purchased by Tishman Speyer and the Irvine Company in 2005, features a grand lobby connecting 45th Street to Grand Central Terminal and spans 50,000 SF spread over 2 floors.Read More
The Port Authority has approved $335 million of additions to the $10 billion JFK International Airport revamp. The changes include a rehabbing one of the busiest runways, Runway 13L and 13R, as well as adding a new taxiway for planes to help alleviate runway congestion.Read More
Led by the developer-builder team of Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP, and Skanska USA, the conversion of the James A. Farley Post Office in Midtown is undergoing a conversion into the Moynihan Train Hall and will become part of the Penn-Farley transit and retail complex.Read More
Newark Liberty International Airport has announced that they will replace Terminal A with a Grimshaw Architects and STV-designed, LEED Silver Certified Terminal One. Terminal One will feature 33-gates and will be designed to accommodate some 13.6 million annual travelers with over 1 million square feet of space.Read More
Penn Station is officially moving forward with a $1.6 billion revamp after reaching a financial deal announced Governor Andrew Cuomo. The project includes redeveloping the James A. Farley Post Office into the Moynihan Train Hall and is a joint venture between Empire State Development, The Related Companies, Vornado and Skanska, who have committed $1.2 billion to the project. The MTA, Port Authority and Amtrak have committed an additional $420 million. The Related Companies, Port Authority and Amtrak will lease and operate 700,000 SF of commercial and retail space. The project will also include a 255,000 SF train hall and a 92-foot skylight to pay homage to the original Penn Station. The new station will be designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. “Fifty years after the loss of the original Penn Station structure, passengers will once again experience a world-class rail hub worthy of New York,” said Governor Cuomo. Construction will start soon with an expected completion in 2020.