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Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — December 26, 2014 - January 15, 2015 — 13B


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Multi-purpose facility in Wilmington being considered for LEED Gold award Emory Hill & Co. wins ABC “Green Building Award” for Ferris School Juvenile Facility

ILMINGTON, DE — Emory Hill & Company won the 2014 ABC Delaware Green Building Award for the State of Delaware Juve- nile Multi-Purpose Facility at Ferris School in Wilm- ington, which has applied for LEED Gold certification. The award was presented at the ABC Delaware An- nual Dinner in November by ABC president Paul Lan- gan to construction director Bob Liberato and archi- tect Maureen Rozanski of BSA&A . The state-of-the- art building, which sits on the Agency’s administrative campus near Newport at W M. Manko , m a n a g i n g partner Jon- athan Sper- gel and at- torney Bry- an Franey presented at the Pennsyl- vania Bar In- stitute’s 18th Annual Real Estate Insti- tute that was held Decem- ber 4-5, 2014. Manko and Franey dis- cussed “En- vironmental Issues Update for Real Es- Joseph Manko Jon Spergel PHILADELPHIA, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox founding partner Joseph

1825 Faulkland Rd., was designed to be the new edu- cational home for youth who are committed to the Depart- ment’s Level IV Residential Cottages and is currently be- ing considered for the LEED Gold award. Emory Hill also received the Merit Award for Excel- lence in Construction for the Ferris School Juvenile Facility and another project, the Seeds of Greatness Bible Church in New Castle. In addition, Emory Hill & Com- pany won a 2014 Construc- tion Excellence Award from the Delaware Contractors Association for the Ferris School project in October. n

New Downtown Iselin Mall Ready for Occupancy

MGKF presents at Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 18th Annual Real Estate Institute

tate Lawyers”, while Spergel teamed up with Yolanda Rodriguez , assistant vice

ed building materials such as PCBs and asbestos. Spergel’s panel focused on the myriad of environmental issues that can arise in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real property and identi- fied strategies for managing environmental risk and li- abilities associated with such transactions. Topics include: liabilities for site contamina- tions; defenses to environ- mental liability; Buyer-Seller Agreements and Prospec- tive Purchaser Agreements; environmental insurance; indemnification agreements; due diligence; environmental permitting; and long-term li- abilities and risks associated with the use of engineering and institutional controls as part of site remediation. n The space features energy- efficient lighting fixtures.Stalco installed new air-conditioning equipment on the building’s roof. The project team also in- cluded construction manager SCC Construction Manage- ment Group and mechanical engineer KP Professional Engineering. n

president of Toll Broth- ers for their p r o g r a m o n “ H o w to Block & Tackle En- vironmental Risk in Real Estate Acqui-

Bryan Franey

sitions & Dispositions.” Both programs took place on Friday, December 5. Manko and Franey ad- dressed environmental issues such as vapor intrusion con- cerns and strategies, project siting issues such as flood haz- ardmap revisions and extreme weather events, and strategies for properly managing regulat- “The renovated two-story, 12,000 s/f. library features an improved layout, energy-efficient build- ing systems, and new interior finishes. Stalco, which served as the project’s general contractor, demolished the pre-existing in- teriors and constructed new in- teriors, theMEPS (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler) infrastructure, computer and

The Sitar Emporio

a state-of-the art electrical system, a green roof area, and mechanical systems designed to meet the LEED criteria. Located in heart of the busy downtown area of Oak Tree Rd., The Sitar Emporio offers covered parking for 50 cars, small suites in varying sizes, elevator, green roof area, and signage visible to the Garden State Parkway. The Sitar Emporio contains 11 retail stores which are designed for tenants seeking to do business in the vibrant India Square section of the Iselin downtown shopping area. The building was designed by Aquatecture Group and constructed by Carrickmore Construction Company . n

ISELIN, NJ — A newly developed 13,100 s/f retail building at 1477 Oak Tree Rd., Iselin is now ready for occupancy. The building, known as The Sitar Emporio, is pursing LEED Gold Certi- fication. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmen- tal Design) is a set of rat- ing systems for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of green build- ings. The United States Green Building Council developed the certification to help building owners and operators be environmen- tally responsible and use resources efficiently. The Sitar Emporio will be one of only a few LEEDS Certified Gold buildings in New Jersey and includes

Stalco Const. & Ehasz Giacalone Architects renovate library EAST MEADOW, NY — Stalco Construction and Ehasz Giacalone Architects (EGA) have completed an ex- tensive, $700,000 renovation and upgrade of The Peter W. Addiego Health Sciences Li- brary at the Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) inEast Meadow. telecommunications cabling, and a security system.

According to Stalco Construc- tion president, Alan Nahmias ,

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