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Outstanding Queens Restoration Projects To Receive NYLC’s Moses Preservation Awards

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2024 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards, the Conservancy’s highest honors for excellence in preservation. The Award recipients demonstrate the amazing and challenging preservation projects that occur throughout the City Queens Plaza Clocktower at 29-27 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City and Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church at 32-23 36th Street in Astoria will receive the Awards at a ceremony on April 10 at The Plaza Hotel. The ceremony attracts an audience of more than 500 every year. “The ‘Lucys’ are a joyous celebration of impressive preservation work occurring…

Date 2024-03-28
Author The Queens Gazette

The Durst Organization Inks HQ Relocation in Manhattan

The 425,000-square-foot office tower is now 85 percent leased.

Publication Commercial Property Executive
Date 2024-03-27
Author Simona Tudose

Deals of the Day: March 26

General contractor moving headquarters to Durst building

Publication Crain's New York Business
Date 2024-03-26
Author Julianne Cuba

Clune Construction to move New York City headquarters

Clune Construction, a national general contractor, will move its New York City headquarters to Midtown East office building 655 Third Ave The approximately 23,400-square-foot-space comprises the entire 10th floor of the building. Asking rent was $69 per square foot. The landlord, The Durst Organization, was represented in-house by Tom Bow, Ashlea Aaron and Bailey Caliban. The contractor was represented by Savills’ John Mambrino and Nicholas Farmakis. Clune Construction previously had its New York City headquarters at 405 Lexington. Their new location at 655 Third Ave. is a 30-story, 425,000-square-foot property that features a renovated lobby, double-glazed windows that deflect glare…

Publication New York Business Journal
Date 2024-03-26
Author Julian Nazar

Mass Transit, Renovations and Bargain Prices Drive Demand Along Third Avenue

In the morning before the first games of March Madness tipped off, a purposeful murmur arose among the employees of Genius Sports The technology firm, which provides data management to sports leagues and betting companies, moved its offices into the 26th floor of the Durst Organization-owned tower at 825 Third Avenue six months ago. An assortment of dollar figures had been scrawled on white boards in conference rooms as workers on March 21 spoke in hushed tones about the upcoming matchups. Analyzing who would advance in the annual college basketball tournaments was the kind of task that could have been…

Publication Commercial Observer
Date 2024-03-25
Author Aaron Short