Category Archives: News

GEA Projects in the News: 30 Front Street Starts Putting Down Roots!

GEA is thrilled to be providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection design and commissioning services an exciting, new luxury residential building in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Excavation has begun for the 26 story structure at 30 Front Street. The property is said to provide 74 apartments averaging 2,400 Square foot a piece. Members of the community are excited for the “majestic building” and “improvement of the Brooklyn skyline.” Full Story at NY Yimby.

GEA Projects in the News: Sales Underway for 138 North 10th Street

GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing & fire protection design & commissioning services to the latest condominium development in one of the most dynamic neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Williamsburg! 138 North 10th Street offers a truly unique luxury lifestyle proposition. This luxury building strives to connect with the neighborhood aesthetic and resonates with its demographic. Sales have launched so make sure to stop by and pay a visit to this new beauty! For more, go to NY Yimby.

GEA Projects in the News: Sales for 575 Fourth Avenue Are Underway!

Sales are launching at 575 Fourth Avenue! GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services to this new residential development in South Slope, Brooklyn. The 12-story building will contain 70 units that range from one to four bedrooms and on the ground level will be 4,500 sq. ft. of retail space. Complete with a private, quarter-acre backyard and filled with amenities from top to bottom, the condominium residences at 575 4th Avenue are sure to sell quickly! Full story at NY Yimby.

GEA Announcement: Strategic Partnership with StringBean Technologies.

GEA is pleased to announce that we have selected StringBean Technologies to develop NYC DoB commissioning and special inspections workflows to streamline our processes. This joint-innovation effort will enable GEA Consulting Engineers to efficiently gather data on site and speed the effort necessary to produce documentation. Not only does this effort allow GEA to be more proactive and responsive to the needs of our customers and better expedite our work product, StringBean provides us with the ability to validate that all work is performed in a consistent and quality manner. With StringBean, all reports are generated in the field by cataloging all the observations, pictures and notes and converting them into clean reports, in real time. Commissioning and special inspections is a growing practice area for us, and we are committed to continually improving our services and strive to find solutions like these to help our clients complete successful projects.

1 Beekman Street, NYC

GEA Projects in the News: One Beekman Inches Closer to its Debut!

One Beekman is getting closer to completion! GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design and commissioning services to the upcoming 25-story apartment building that will be notably accentuated by dark-colored steel frame. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking City Hall Park will be encompassed by the steel framing and that has begun to go up on the first several floors! There will be 31 units inside this 331 foot tall structure and is on schedule for completion by the end of this year or early 2020. Distinguished apart from the traditional brick and stone buildings that are currently on the block, the “Pearl on the Park” will be hard to miss! See the original feature at NY Yimby.

GEA Projects in the News: 98 Front Street (80 Adams Street) – Renderings Revealed

New renderings have been released for 98 Front Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn! GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services to this condominium that has 186,000 square feet of interior space. This cubic structure will house 165 residences and floor plans will begin at 400 square feet and reach upwards of 2,000 sq. ft. The Manhattan view, state of the art health-conscious amenities and attractive price point has this development “appeal[ing] to first-time buyers and the many creative professionals that want to live in DUMBO.” Sales are expected to launch this Spring and the building itself is expected to be complete by Spring 2020! Get the full story at NY Yimby.

GEA Projects in the News: 1164 River Avenue – Permits Filed

Permits have been filed at 1169 River Avenue! As previously mentioned, GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services along with commissioning and EGC services to this 19-story mixed-use building in the Bronx. The proposed 195-foot tall development is steps away from the 167th St subway station and will yield 242,726 sq. feet. Owned by Christopher Lacovara of Community Access, this steel-based structure will serve as a non-profit with supportive housing and social services for people with mental health concerns; complete with 245 residences, community facilities and commercial space galore! Full story at NY Yimby.

GEA Projects in the News: 70-74 Gansevoort Street on the Rise!

Construction update on Gansevoort Street! GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services to 70-74 Gansevoort St and recent photos acquired by YIMBY show the vertical construction progress on the commercial development! As part of the several buildings that are being redeveloped in this project, 70-74 Gansevoort has begun to rise over the neighborhood and once complete, it will stand 112 feet tall at eight stories high. This redevelopment has been in the making for several years due to conflict with a local preservation group but now construction reaches the third floor and the structure should easily top out sometime this spring! If everything stays on course, 70-74 Gansevoort is reported to be completed in March 2020! For more, go to the original story at NY Yimby.

145 President Street, Brooklyn

GEA Projects in the News: 145 President Street 50% Sold!

GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services to the centrally located 31,650 sq. ft. Avery Hall development at 145 President Street in Carroll Gardens! Avery Hall has confirmed to Crain’s that about half of the units are already in contract at the 17-apartment condo building and included in that gratifying number are the project’s two penthouses, which cost around $1,800 per sq. ft. each. Avery Hall is also about to break ground on their biggest project to date with another property in Brooklyn so if 145 President Street is any indication of the success that is to come, big things, and even bigger condominiums, are on the horizon! Check out the full feature at Crain’s New York.

GEA Projects in the News: “The Dime” Nears Its Peak!

“The Dime” is close to topping out! As previously mentioned, GEA is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design and sustainability/LEED services to this 264-foot tall residential tower in Williamsburg! Located behind the historic Dime Savings Bank, the structure sits on a 50,000 sq. ft. site and will span over 350,000 sq. feet! Surely to become a focal point within the neighborhood once complete, the Dime is expected to top out at 23 stories over the next several weeks and construction is estimated to wrap-up around late 2019/early 2020! Full story at NY Yimby!