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Starting today, UpKeep’s Unsung Heroes Campaign will shine a spotlight on workers that deserve gratitude and acknowledgement for all of the hard work they do every day.


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Starting today, UpKeep’s Unsung Heroes Campaign will shine a spotlight on workers that deserve gratitude and acknowledgement for all of the hard work they do every day.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. New York City articles below.


Maintenance, Facility Managers Celebrated As Unsung Heroes

Starting today, UpKeep’s Unsung Heroes Campaign will shine a spotlight on workers that deserve gratitude and acknowledgement for all of the hard work they do every day.

Better Building Façade Inspections With Industrial Rope Access

This building façade inspection method enables inspectors to more easily navigate setbacks, projecting balconies, large cornices, peaked roofs, and spires.

Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse

From 2012 to 2019, cameras documented each stage of Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history.

Biodigester Handles New York Food Distributor’s Organic Waste 

Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.

Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.

RICS Moves Closer To Cities Of The Future Winner

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors founded this competition for young people around the world to create solutions to urban challenges including rapid urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity.

Flooring That Stands Up To NYC Foot Traffic

Rubber floor covering systems manufactured by nora flooring is exclusively used in all NYC subway cars. The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority has relied on this flooring for subway cars and more for over 25 years. 

Construction On The Spiral In NYC Set To Begin

The 65-story building will feature a continuous green pathway wrapped around its façade, providing occupants access to landscaped, outdoor spaces.

Schindler Elevators Slated For Midtown Manhattan’s Tallest Office Tower

Forty-two Schindler elevators and five Schindler escalators will move workers and visitors at One Vanderbilt, the 58-story, 1.7 million square-foot commercial office tower being built next to Grand Central Terminal.

Restroom Dryers Dispatched

At Grand Central Terminal in New York City, new high efficiency hand dryers in the restrooms simplified operations for facility management.

Friday Funny: Office Party City

The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means company parties. Find out which cities have the best—and worst—office celebrations.

Friday Funny: Arise, Armchair Quarterbacks!

Your chance to show what you could do if you were out on that football field will finally arrive, thanks to NFL Experience Times Square.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Calpipe Security Bollards Protect Times Square

Over 200 stainless bollards installed to secure New York City's Times Square, one of the most popular pedestrian areas on the planet.

Friday Funny: 50,000 NYC Oysters To Rest On A Bed Of Toilets

The oysters are being installed in New York City’s Jamaica Bay to help improve water quality, protect wetlands, and provide a home for fellow sea dwellers.

NYC Building Resiliency Task Force Announced, Urban Green Will Organize

Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building preparedness.

NYC Allows BIM For Site Safety Plans

The city's Department of Buildings inspectors can now take a virtual tour of how a new building or major renovation will be constructed.

FRIDAY FUNNY: CANSTRUCTION Returns To NYC!

Every year, architects and engineers compete to see which team can build the most spectacular structure using little more than cans of food. After the competition is over, the cans are donated to a charitable food bank.

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