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08-28-12

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New England Real Estate Journal New York Real Estate Journal Newsstand Price $3.95 USA Printed on recycled paper facebook.com/nyrej twitter.com/nyrej August 28-September 10, 2012 nyrej.com IDA of the Month / NY SPOT / PAGE 11A Yonkers IDA continues to promote investment despite today's diffi cult economic climate Volume 24 ■ Issue 16 Berger of Rosewood Realty Group closes $45m sale of 444 Park Ave. South NY / COVER A Edition nyrej.com Digital Green Buildings SPECIAL INSERT This Week's Sections ROP, New York City, Billboard Cover Story Mike Spano Melvina Carter Savanna acquires retail condo from GLL Real Estate: Heller, Silverman & Negrin of Studley are sole brokers NYC / 21B DelShah Capital acquires 55 Gansevoort St. for $33m from from GHCNY Corp. NYC / COVER B NYC / PAGES 21-30B Spotlight NYC / PAGES 9-20B NYC Retail Features NYC Finance Westchester County NY / PAGES 9-16A Columnist Roni Abudi NY / PAGE 2A Green Buildings Special Insert Section New York Real Estate Journal August 28, 2012 Spacesmith-designed $2.7m, LEED Silver NYPD Auto Pound facility completed; Hudson Meridian served as project manager QUEENS, NY According to Spacesmith, the New York Police Department's Auto Pound in Springfield Gardens has been completed. The need for a new facility grew out of the plan to relocate the Auto Pound from its previous home in College Point to make way for a new police acad- emy. Situated on 12.64 acres, the building is 10,000 s/f. The scope of work included coordination with civ- il engineers for the layout of the grounds around the compound. Located within a fenced and secure area at the edge of the JFK International Airport, the area contains long term storage for up to 4,000 automobiles impounded by the NYPD. The building includes a pub- lic redemption area, open plan workstations, enclosed offices, locker rooms, stress reduction room and archive area. The facility also has a large canopy that shields several inspection stations from inclement weather. The following items were utilized to achieve a LEED Silver rating: An aluminum composite panel cladding system, reflective PVC roof membrane, a geothermal heat pump system, energy recovery units, low-flow Quick Read UtiliSave releases COCO to enhance software program that turns computer workstations off and on when not in use and tracks the KWH costs and carbon emissions savings. SEE PAGE 10 company's green initiatives UtiliSave has released COCO, a server-based Mark Bourbeau ..........................................................................2 Green Building Experts ...........................................................3-8 Also Inside 20 Pages facebook.com/nyrej twitter.com/nyrej Printed on recycled paper Rendering of the New York Police Department's Auto Pound in Springfield Gardens, Queens plumbing fixtures, energy efficient lighting fixtures and Low-E double insulated glazing. The team for the $2.7 million included: architect, Spacesmith; project manager, Hudson Meridian Con- struction Group; MEP engineer, MG Engineering PC; structural engineer, Hage Engineering; civil engineer, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services; envi- ronmental consultant, e4, inc.; telecommunication con- sultant, MG Engineering PC; site civil, HDR; specifi- cations, Construction Specifications, Inc.; geothermal, Alderson Engineering, Inc.; and security, Security by Design Wireworks. Empire State Building's pre-builts achieve LEED Gold, managed by Malkin NEW YORK, NY The pre-builts on the 53rd and 75th floors at the Empire State Anthony Malkin Building have obtained certifications of LEED Interior Design and Construc- tion (ID+C) Gold, according to Anthony Malkin, president of Malkin Holdings, which supervises the property. Among the features of the Empire State Building pre-builts that led to the LEED Gold rating are: sustainable finishes, sub-metered electric, an abundance of natural light throughout from glass-walled offices and conference rooms to perimeter offices and workspaces, Energy Star designer appliances (Subzero, Miele and Bosch), tenant-controlled HVAC, and Lutron Electronics' occupancy/vacancy sensors that turn lights off when spaces are unoccupied and dimming controls that adjust light levels based on available daylight.

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