News & Insights

December 03, 2021
The Brooklyn Tower Tops-Out at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects celebrated topping out The Brooklyn Tower at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn — the borough’s first supertall skyscraper. AKRF provided site assessment/remediation services…

November 30, 2021
Margaret Hopkins Among PWC NY 20 Under 40 Outstanding Women in Construction

Congratulations to Margaret Hopkins of AKRF and her fellow honorees on being named among Professional Women in Construction New York’s 20 Under 40 Outstanding Women in Construction. The honorees will…

November 24, 2021
South Fork Wind Farm Approved By BOEM

The U.S. Interior Department approved the South Fork Wind Farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Long Island – the second such commercial-scale wind project in federal waters to…

November 23, 2021
Gowanus Neighborhood Plan Approved by City Council

The New York City Council approved the Gowanus Neighborhood Plan to rezone an approximately 82-block area surrounding the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. AKRF led environmental review for the project on…

November 23, 2021
New York Blood Center Expansion Receives City Council Approval

Congratulations to the New York Blood Center on receiving City Council approval of the ULURP application for a new applied life sciences hub on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. AKRF led environmental review on behalf…

November 22, 2021
Matt Carmody Contributes to Media Reports on Infrastructure and Holiday Travel

Matt Carmody was quoted in print articles by Crain’s New York Business, amNY, and PoliticsNY about the federal infrastructure bill and equitable infrastructure solutions for New York City. He was…

November 20, 2021
UBS Arena Opens on Long Island

UBS Arena hosted its first New York Islanders professional hockey game as part of a $1.3 billion redevelopment of Belmont Park on Long Island. AKRF led preparation of the Environmental…

November 19, 2021
Peter Feroe Presents “Harnessing Single-Family Zones to Increase Housing Affordability”

Peter Feroe presented “Harnessing Single-Family Zones to Increase Housing Affordability” at Pace University’s Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program.