News & Insights

July 12, 2021
Cooper Park Commons Certified Into ULURP

In June 2021, Cooper Park Commons was certified into ULURP – New York City’s land use review process. AKRF is performing cultural resources consulting and construction noise analyses for redevelopment…

July 09, 2021
AKRF Contributing to $53M Incentive Program for Private Property Green Infrastructure

AKRF will be a key delivery partner supporting Arcadis and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection in implementing a $53 million incentive program, the largest in the region, to engage private property owners…

July 09, 2021
BOEM Announces Environmental Review for Empire Wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management published the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Construction and Operations Plan  submitted by Empire Wind. The proposed project…

July 01, 2021
Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves New-York Historical Society Expansion

The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposed expansion by the New-York Historical Society on Manhattan’s Upper West Side that will include a sculpture garden, classrooms, and galleries; new state-of-the art…

June 22, 2021
La Central A & B Open in The Bronx

Buildings A and B opened at La Central in the Bronx – developed by The Hudson Companies, BRP Companies, and other partners and designed by FXCollaborative.  AKRF supported the initial…

June 22, 2021
Wendy Ho Profiled Among “Women In Building Services” by NYREJ

Wendy Ho was profiled in New York Real Estate Journal’s “Women In Building Services” issue. “I enjoy sharing my professional knowledge and experience through mentorship and program engagements with industry organizations,…

June 16, 2021
Elizabeth Meade Presents For New York State Archaeological Association

Elizabeth Meade presented “Prepare for Death and Follow Me: The Archaeology of New York City’s Cemeteries” for the New York State Archaeological Association’s  monthly lecture series. She also spoke on…

June 15, 2021
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Honored with USGBC Leadership Award

The David H. Koch Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan was honored with a U.S. Green Building Council Leadership Award for sustainability. This was the first project to earn certification…