8A — June 8 - 21, 2012 — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal
M ID A TLANTIC R EAL E STATE J OURNAL
Skanska among team being recognized PWC to Honor CUNY Project at annual awards reception
Stickley purchases property at 55 Rte. 4 West in Paramus Cenicola of NAI Hanson arranges 22,364 s/f retail sale
NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, June 21, Profes- sional Women in Construction
and carpets. These products are generally more expensive than traditional products, but the payoff comes through better air quality which leads to healthier employees and increased pro- ductivity. Many IAQ issues can be rectified through appropriate maintenance of the HVAC sys- tem, a thorough assessment of cleaning processes and in- vestment in quality, low-VOC building materials. If the issue is not easily resolved, it may be appropriate to have an outside firm conduct a comprehensive building investigation to assess the situation, identify the cause of the issue and implement the appropriate solution. Ian Wewer is property manager for JEM Group, a Harrisburg-based commer- cial construction manage- ment company. ■ Reprinted with permission. Origi- nally featured in the First Quarter 2012 edition of the Harrisburg Commercial Real Estate Review, published quarterly by the Bill Gladstone Group of NAI CIR. Copyright © 2011-2012. All rights reserved. Daryanani has more than 13 years of experience in bank- ing, lending and IT. Prior to joining TD Bank, he served as a relationship manager in commercial real estate at M&T Bank in the Lehigh Valley, and before that, in a similar role at Citizens Bank – Royal Bank of Scotland in Philadelphia. ■ Building as CM with Michael Franco as project director; the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, DASNY and Empire State Development Corpora- tion for public agencies; Flad & Associates and Kohn, Ped- erson, FoxAssociates for archi- tecture/design; GPR Planner Collaborative as programmer; Leslie E. Robertson Associ- ates, Cosentini Associates and Affiliated Engineers Inc. for engineering. The CUNY-ASRC project is scheduled for comple- tion in 2014. Andis Woodlief of Skanska USA, a longtime active PWC member and a past PWC schol- arship winner, is the event chair. The PWC event will include an open bar & buffet. Tickets are $225 for PWC members and $325 for Non- members with advance reser- vations. All tickets at the door: $350. ■
ARAMUS, NJ — NAI James E. Hanson an- nounced the sale of a 22,364 s/f retail property at 55 Route 4 West. The buyer, furniture manu- facturer Stickley Furniture, will use the space for its first showroom in New Jersey. The company has 14 other show- rooms throughout the United States and Canada. NAI Hanson vice president Joan Cenicola represented Stickley Furniture in the transaction, while Paramount Realty represented the seller. “Stickley selected this space P
(PWC) will h o n o r t h e project team a n d t h i s year’s Project in Progress, the CUNY- ASRC (Ad- vanced Sci-
check the location of air supply vents, which should be as high as possible and away from exhaust vents and significant sources of outdoor pollution, such as dumpsters, parking areas and traffic stops on street corners. This is particularly im- portant for older buildings that may be affected by nearby new development or road construc- tion. If these considerations are beyond control, the building owner should install a filtration system to scrub the air. Cleaning of the facility is another important contribu- tor to good IAQ. Carpets and upholstered furniture should be deep cleaned on a regular basis. Cleaning crews should use vacuums with good filtering systems to avoid blowing dust and other contaminants back into the air. Cleaning products should be organic or emit low levels of chemical fumes. Building owners and manag- ers can also improve IAQ by choosing to invest in low-VOC products, such as paints, stains BETHLEHEM, PA — TD Bank has named Jack Darya- nani as VP in commercial lending in Bethlehem. He is responsible for the genera- tion, underwriting and man- agement of commercial and industrial loans as well as commercial real estate loans, serving business customers throughout the Lehigh Valley ence Research Center), at the organization’s annual Awards Reception to be held from 5:30 to 8 pm at The Yale Club in New York City. Paul Williams, president of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) will be saluted on behalf of the $383M mega- project being built in Harlem that will offer $82 million in construction contracts to MWBEs; 15% to MBEs and 7% to WBEs. The project teambeing recog- nized includes: Skanska USA
55 Route 4 West.
because it’s located along one of New Jersey’s most prominent and well-trafficked retail cor- ridors with exceptional visibil-
ity,” said Cenicola. “This is the perfect space for the company’s expansion into the vital Bergen County retail market.” ■
Jarmel Kizel provides design services for conversion of 15,000 s/f cant changes to the building’s architectural and engineering elements, and our design team provided Coralmay with a myriad of services to meet its objectives for the building.” Jarmel Kizel provided sche- matic design services for this project, as well as architec- tural, structural, mechani- cal, electrical, and plumbing engineering services. Jarmel Kizel also provided civil en- gineering services associated with adjustments to the site plan, and designs for fit-up of the furniture store that leased space in the building. In this role, Robina will lead the sales team and focus on cultivating relationships with new clients and generating business for the firm. “Our firm has worked on many projects with Richard over the years, and we are happy to have him join the Jarmel Kizel team,” Jarmel. “Robina has deep roots in the commercial real estate indus- try and an exceptional knowl- edge of our business—he is a great asset to the firm.” LEVITTOWN, PA— Tryko Partners, LLC has added Galilee Village in Levittown to its growing multifamily portfolio. The 170-unit asset, located at 17 Penn Valley Rd., provides HUD-subsi- dized apartment living for Tryko Partners acquires Galilee Village in Levittown, PA seniors. Tryko Partners purchased Galilee Village from Congre- gation Beth El. Galilee Village includes two components. The 120-unit Village includes traditional apartment living with ef- ficiencies and one-bedroom units. The property is 98 percent occupied. In addition to traditional multifamily product, Tryko Partners is deeply involved in both the affordable housing and senior living niches. ■
Jack Daryanani joins TD Bank as vice president in commercial lending region.
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —Jarmel KizelArchitects and Engineers completed architec- ture design and engineering services for the conversion of a single-story 15,000 s/f, single- occupancy industrial building into a new retail facility. Corl- may, the building owner, re- tained Jarmel Kizel to provide core and shell renovations, as well as tenant improvements to the building as part of its first phase of development. Located on Rte. 18, the building was constructed in 1975. Verizon most recently occupied the building as of- fice, storage and data center space. “The location of the build- ing on the southbound side of Route 18, a highly trafficked retail and office corridor, as well as its position in between two traffic signals, made this an ideal building for adaptive reuse,” said Matthew Jarmel, AIA, MBA and principal of Jarmel Kizel. “The conversion of an industrial building into a retail facility requires signifi-
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Robina has over 15 years ex- perience in the furniture busi- ness in the commercial real es- tate industry. He has worked with some of the industry’s top real estate brokers and has serviced corporate con- tracts for industry giants like ImClone, Celgene, inVentiv Health and Oticon. Robina specializes in customer service and has worked with clients to modernize their office spaces, and has developed furniture plans for emerging compa- nies that will promote future growth. ■ and is a Professional Engi- neer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the states of Maryland and West Vir- ginia. In addition, Luciani is a licensed Sewage Enforce- ment Officer and an accredited LEED Green Associate. ■
“Coralmay had a goal to turn this vacant building into a place that will bring jobs and rateables to the community, and we were glad to be a part of the company’s unique vi- sion,” Jarmel added. The project was constructed by 3D Group. In other news, Jarmel Ki- zel announced that Richard Robina has joined the firm as vice president of business development and marketing. practice land surveying in Maryland and most important- ly to seal and certify drawings for projects within the state. He is now a licensed Profes- sional Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylva- nia and the state of Maryland,
YORK, PA — John Luciani, PE, PLS, SEO, LEED Green associate and president of First Capital Engineering, has passed his Professional Land Surveyor exam in the State of Maryland. Luciani is now licensed to John Luciani, FCE president, adds Maryland PLS to resume
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