Printer Friendly

The Battery Park City Authority.

The Battery Park City Authority is thisclose to announcing a winner for the coveted site 18a green residential building.

Just last week, four of the nine bidders were considered so outstanding and so close, no decision had been made. And Timothy Carey, president of the BPCA, was stuck with the RFP process that cannot allow him to just hand out some of the remaining six residential sites.

"You take this one, you take that one," he wished he could say.

Just recently, bidders were asked to break down their environmentally friendly items, and now, the BCPA has created a matrix to assess them.

"We are rating that item by item, and also looking at the dollar commitment to the sustainability. Those are two of the items in our checklist," he said.

But they are also concerned about the financial feasibility of the buildings, and that they meet Battery Park's "established and long-term development guidelines."

"All of the developers addressed our green portion in different ways and some of them quite interestingly reached out to the sustainable community and put forth interesting and innovative proposals that were are considering," he said.

While good government operative Carey would not reveal the bidders, conversations in the community have revealed the following teams: Avalon Bay, Beyer Blinder Belle, Jonathan Rose; Durst/Fetner, Fox & Fowle, Flack + Kurtz; Related, Robert A.M. Stem, Cosintini; Rockrose, Barry Dimson, Gruzen Samton, Flack + Kurtz; Donald Zucker, Costas Kondylis; Brodsky/Lehrer, Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer, Flack + Kurtz; Albanese, Schuman Lichtenstein Claman, Cosintini; Jeffrey Levine, Arquitectonica, Flack + Kurtz.

May the Greenest Gods & Goddesses win. And don't worry, each of the remaining sites will also get a green RFP. Soon.
COPYRIGHT 2000 Hagedorn Publication
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2000, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Real Estate Weekly
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U2NY
Date:May 31, 2000
Words:277
Previous Article:Staten Island property offers retail foothold.
Next Article:COSTCO.
Topics:


Related Articles
The Cove Club.
Battery Park City RFP calls for green tower.
Eleventh hour checklist for Y2K readiness.
Battery Park City officials issue RFPs for green buildings.
Battery Park City wins Green award.
Albanese Development to discuss "green" buildings with AREW Oct. 2.
New York's residential market goes green.
Millennium gets in the mix.
FXFOWLE pioneer addresses Greenbuild event.
Housing plan gets $130m from Battery Park City Authority.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters