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New York Real Estate Journal October 01, 2019 New York, NY The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), the AEC marketing and business development association, unveiled a new vision for the organization: “Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership.” The refreshed, organization-wide vision signals a renewed and re-energized commitment to......

Garden City Life October 3, 2019 A recent special meeting of the Village of Garden City Board of Trustees included a work session to discuss the contents of the consultants’ report concerning the current condition of the St Paul’s buildings and potential stabilization costs. In......

The Garden City News  September 19, 2019 The Garden City Board of Trustees heard encouraging news from the small army of consultants the village has hired to evaluate and plan for the preservation of the historic St. Paul’s main building. According to one of the......

Field Condition July 12, 2019 Construction has wrapped up at William Macklowe Company’s 21 E 12, the 22-story residential condo tower in Greenwich Village. Designed by Selldorf Architects, the tower’s façade features precast panels of light colored cast stone and punched casement windows. For the......

Field Condition May 20, 2019 Once the headquarters for Tammany Hall, the landmarked structure at 44 Union Square is undergoing an extensive renovation by BKSK Architects. The 1929 neo-Georgian building’s brick and limestone exteriors will be preserved, with a wholesale renovation of the interiors. In......

New York Post May 20, 2019 They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway. But for retailers, it’s innovative LED displays that get top billing along the Great White Way. The LED wars started when One Times Square, also known as the “ball drop......

Real Estate Weekly April 25, 2019 With over a decade of international and domestic construction industry experience Joanna Hung, a Registered Architect, has worked as a Project Manager for CNY since 2016, following her previous roles as a Designer and Construction Coordinator at distinguished architecture......

It is with great pleasure we share with you this brilliant profile on Dennis Prude, recently featured in Commercial Observer. We believe that few in our industry are more deserving of this recognition than Dennis, who has steadfastly been both a business partner and friend to......

The Garden City News April 12, 2019 After the reorganization portion of the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday night, Manhattan-based CNY Group was approved to be the village’s construction management consultant for planning and stabilization work on the historic St. Paul’s main building. The......

CBS New York April 2, 2019 The Big Apple skyline was changed forever in 1913, with the official opening of the Woolworth Building on Broadway in lower Manhattan. More than 100 years later, after a massive renovation, you can live inside the landmarked building in......

New York Post March 25, 2019 It took seven years for the Times Square Edition hotel to open at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 47th Street after the project was announced in 2012. But Maefield Development, Fortress Investment, Marriott International and Edition-brand creator......

Bloomberg March 11, 2019 Just a few months ago, Vice News published a story with a provocative headline: The Coolest Place to Get a Drink in Midtown Manhattan Is the New Taco Bell. The title was tongue-in-cheek, but it speaks to a broader truth: Midtown Manhattan......

Building Design & Construction November 13, 2018 No other place in the country generates more advertising revenue from building façades than Times Square. A single billboard can command upwards of $4 million per advertiser per year. Using the latest digital signage technology and creative building......

Mann Report Management November 1, 2018 In New York City, the construction industry shapes Manhattan’s iconic skyline. Moreover, it’s paramount for the city’s property managers and real estate elite to have a deep understanding of how an exemplary construction firm operates—and how exceptional buildings are made.......

Crain’s New York Business November 2018 Ms. Hawkins’ focus is on strengthening and growing CNY’s position in the industry. Her responsibilities include identifying and implementing new business strategies in current sectors and innovative business initiatives for its expansion. Read more ...

CityBizList December 20, 2018 CNY, one of New York City’s leading construction management firms, today announced the appointment of AnaTracey Hawkins as Vice President of Strategic Growth. In the newly-created role, Ms. Hawkins will focus on strengthening and growing CNY’s position in the industry, working closely with CNY President......

CityBizList January 7, 2019 CNY, one of Manhattan’s leading construction management firms, today announced its Interiors Division has completed the $3.2 million interior renovation of the 6,000-square-foot lobby at The Chelsea Mercantile Building, a luxury, 354-unit condominium located at 252 Seventh Avenue. According to Scott Yarmus, CNY Interiors......

New York Real Estate Journal February 19, 2019 What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?In my career I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of some historically significant projects, such as the 9-11 Memorial & Museum and the......

New York Real Estate Journal February 19, 2019 What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months? Joining one of the New York’s leading construction management firms as vice president of strategic growth where my focus is strengthening and growing CNY’s......

REAL ESTATE WEEKLY February 27, 2018 Ken Colao, president of CNY, was a featured panelist  at the Fourth Annual Anchin Construction & Development Forum held at the New York Academy of Sciences in Downtown Manhattan.  “Recycle, Redevelop, Re-purpose:  Smart Strategies for Maximizing ROI of Existing Buildings” was the......

CityBizList December 20, 2018 In the spirit of the season, CNY, one of New York City’s leading construction management firms, donated 250 Amex gift cards to families in need in the Jamaica, Queens community. The event was held at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JAL) in......

Mann Report Management December 27, 2018 In the spirit of the season, CNY, one of New York City’s leading construction management firms, donated 250 Amex gift cards to families in need in the Jamaica, Queens community.  The event was held at Jamaica Center for Arts and......

The New York Post July 11, 2017 The Woolworth Building still has plenty of views of everywhere. When Larry Silverstein built 30 Park Pl. at the other end of the block, I thought the Woolworth Building conversion sales were toast. Boy, was I wrong. If......

CityBizList February 28, 2019 CNY, one of New York City’s leading construction management firms, today announced the appointment of Michael Geary as Director of CNY’s Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Technical Services Group. In his new role, Mr. Geary will be responsible for managing CNY’s Technical Services MEP......

Engineering News Record September 19, 2017 CNY Group executive Dennis Prude has a life story that sounds like it was ripped from the pages of a Charles Dickens novel. He was abandoned by his mother at age 5 and spent his childhood bouncing around homes in......

New York Real Estate Journal October 3, 2017 21 East 12th, a residential condominium being built by CNY Construction and developed by William Macklowe Company and Goldman Sachs, topped out recently at 22 stories. Located in Greenwich Village, the project will offer 51 apartments consisting of one......

As our nation continues to discuss problems of bigotry and discrimination, we would like to address the topic head-on so there is no ambiguity about CNY’s viewpoint. At CNY, discrimination is not part of our culture. Not only does it lead to failure for a......

The Architect’s Newspaper, October 2 2017 Archtober kicked off Sunday with an intimate tour of The Woolworth Tower Residences led by Joanna Stephens, Project Manager for CNY Group, and CNY Group President Kenneth Colao. Stephens and Colao described how the project, which converts the top 30......

Crain’s New York Business November 14, 2017 In August Steven Witkoff flipped the switch on a 9-story, 18,000-square-foot LED billboard that wraps around the base of the luxury hotel his firm is developing at West 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. The screen is one of the......

New York Real Estate Journal July 18, 2017 New York, NY On June 22nd, Kenneth Colao, president and co-founder of construction management firm CNY Group, received the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category in N.Y. from EY. The award......

Connect Media June 28, 2017 Kenneth Colao won the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category in New York. “It is so gratifying that our achievements — including surmounting challenges in the aftermath of 9/11–have been recognized,” said Colao,......

ENR New York July 10, 2017 Complex projects that require a healthy measure of innovation and problem-solving skills are the norm for New York City’s construction management firms. But applying an entrepreneurial approach to tackle those challenges is what Ken Colao, founding principal and president......

Real Estate Weekly  September 20, 2017 21 East 12th, the luxury residential condominium, being developed by William Macklowe Company and Goldman Sachs, and built by CNY Construction, has topped out  at 22 stories. Located in Greenwich Village, the project will offer 51 apartments consisting of one to......

New York Real Estate Journal December 19, 2017 Name & Title: Ken Colao, Co-Founder and CEO Company Name: CNY Group Address: 214 W. 39th Street, New York, NY 10018 What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2017? Being recognized by EY......

Commercial Observer September 20, 2018 Major construction at Woolworth Tower Residences is set to wrap up in early December, according to the general contractor on the site, though buyers who have inked contracts for luxury condos will likely have to wait longer to close on their units.......

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