262 Fifth Avenue Soars Higher Above NoMad, Manhattan 

The fifth-tallest building under construction in New York is 262 Fifth Avenue, an 860-foot-tall residential skyscraper in NoMad, Manhattan. Designed by Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project LLC, the 56-story structure will yield 26 condominiums with an average scope of 3,200 square feet, including at least one quadruplex unit. GEA Consulting Engineers is the MEP engineer and CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the project, which located on a 5,000-square-foot plot on the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.

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Sustainable Construction, via suffolk.com

Suffolk Construction Company Announces Launch Of New Sustainability Group

Nationwide construction company Suffolk has announced the formation of Suffolk Sustainability Group, underscoring the company’s ambition to lead the nation in sustainable practices across the entire building lifecycle. To spearhead this effort, Suffolk has appointed Steven Burke as senior director of sustainability and Michael Swenson as director of sustainability for Suffolk Design, the contractor’s design-assist business unit.

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Housing Lottery Launches for McClellan Apartments at 1160 River Avenue in Concourse, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for McClellan Apartments at 1160 River Avenue in Concourse, The Bronx. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Maddd Equities LLC and Alembic Community Development, the structure yields 245 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 198 units for residents at 30 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $18,515 to $175,100.

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