Industry: Not-for-Profit Location: 160 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 46,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 18 weeks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
L&K Partners collaborated with a private foundation focused on advancing the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. For this project, the client wanted to create a warm environment for their employees and visitors.
We partnered with the client and design team to procure and install locally sourced materials. Through extensive research and collaboration with the team, the final project was delivered on time and within budget.
Anonymous Luxury Jeweler
Industry: Jewelry Location: 200 Fifth New York, NY Size: 400,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 22 weeks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: WB Engineers
One of the world’s premier jewelers and designers of timeless luxury goods engaged L&K Partners to build out its New York City headquarters. Bringing together various departments under one roof involved careful planning and execution. L&K and the design team worked together to bring the old and new traditions of the firm together. Constrained by an aggressive schedule, meticulous planning in the pre-construction phase was required to ensure that all the materials and equipment were in place for the construction phase. The successful collaboration resulted in a workspace that reflected the client's culture and brand image.
Industry: Technology Location: 100 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 20,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 14 weeks Architect: STUDIOS, CA Engineer: Flack & Kurtz
Apple is one of the worlds best-known designer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and personal computers. L&K Partners was hired to complete the build-out of their executive briefing center in NYC. The project involved the planning and implementation of a very sophisticated AV and presentation package. L&K coordinated the project details with the west coasted based project team to implement the design. The final result was a space that reflected the iconic brand image of Apple and was completed within budget and schedule.
Industry: Financial Location: 12 East 49th Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY Size: 14,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 11 weeks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
Centennial Bank is a commercial and retail banking institution that hired L&K Partners to renovate their New York City office space. Thespace consists of conference rooms, private offices, open work spaces, an employee pantry and a reception area to greet clients. The end result is a mixture of dark espresso wood finishes, modern furniture pieces with light fabrics and carpets that enhance the natural light that floods the space.
Industry: Financial Location: Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY Size: 10,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 18 weeks Engineer: Highland Associates
Citigroup, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, engaged L&K Partners to assist them with upgrading their space at the historical Brooklyn Army Terminal. L&K Partners was hired to work with the project team to design and install additional cooling and heating units on the rooftop of the building occupied by Citigroup.
This project consisted of the installation of new cooling towers (1,200 tons) on new roof dunnage, as well as adding five (5) new air handler systems (70 tons each) to service the space. The project was completed and commissioned within18 weeks.
Industry: Restaurant Location: 700 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 4,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 30 weeks Architect: Gensler Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
Row NYC hired L&K Partners to build out a food court in their hotel situated in the heart of the Theater District. Thefood hall’s finishes and design captured the unique brand of its residents; Luke’s Lobster, Sigmund’s Pretzels and doughnuts from Brooklyn-born Dough. The scope included kiosks/kitchens, dish cleaning areas and storage rooms for all seven vendors. Multiple exhaust hoods, a mechanical room and a 3-floor hydraulic elevator also completed the space.
Industry: Hospitality Location: 235 West 46th Street, New York, NY Size: 8,500 square feet Construction Schedule: 26 weeks Architect: Stonehill & Taylor Engineer: CFS Engineering
L&K Partners was hired to work with the Paramount’s owner and the design team to renovate the hotel’s legendary Diamond Horseshoe nightclub. The nightclub is housed in the basement of this historical landmarked building and includes a fully operational kitchen, multiple bars, banquet seating and a stage for performers.
The new space boasts herringbone wood floors and textured wall coverings that invite its patrons to explore all it has to offer
Industry: Media & Publishing Location: 1155 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY Size: 50,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 weeks Architect: Applied Design Initiative Engineer: JFK&M Engineering
Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm. L&K was hired to complete the build out of Dow Jones' expansion at their present location. The project involved build out of a new floor and an upgrade to existing spaces. The project was phased to allow for work in place and for budget control. With careful planning and coordination by L&K's project team, the result was a successful project in which all work was completed during regular working hours and the existing tenants were not interrupted.
Industry: Hospitality Location: 160 Central Park South, New York, NY Size: 37,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 20 weeks Architect: Costas Kondylis & Partners Engineer: MGJ Associates
The Essex House, an iconic Central Park luxury hotel, hired L&K Partners to assist them with the conversion of 90 hotel rooms into 30 condominiums. The challenge of this project was to perform the work with minimal disruption to the daily operations of the hotel staff or the hotel guests, while meeting the completion deadline and managing costs. L&K worked with the project team to build out each condominium, paying very close attention to the fit and finish of every detail. The end result is a mix of natural finishes and clean lines, that create a space filled with natural light overlooking Central Park.
Industry: Cultural Location: 976 Madison Avenue, New York, NY Size: 6,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 weeks Architect: Selldorf Architects Engineer: ADS Engineers
Gagosian Gallery is a contemporary art gallery owned and directed by Larry Gagosian. Opening a storefront gallery and store in an art deco landmarked property, that was previously an old bank, required careful planning and coordination. Working closely in the pre-construction phase with the architect, expediter and landlord, L&K coordinated all aspects of the project from budget control, construction and public assembly sign off with the department of buildings. The project was delivered on time to accommodate a prestigious art show opening.
Industry: Advertising Location: 233 Broadway, New York, NY Size: 60,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 weeks Architect: Mahar Adjmi Partners Engineer: Goldstein
The greater the distance between budget and concept, the more challenging and exciting the project is for us. For Fallon’s new headquarters office, we made the whole many times the sum of its parts, by working closely with the client and the architect as part of the creative effort. Understanding what the architect wanted to accomplish and what the client needed, we were able to help both realize their vision. Our skilled tradespeople created new ways to build what had never been built – or imagined – before.
Industry: Manufacturing Location: 160 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 12,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 8 weeks Architect: M. Moser Associates Engineer: CFS Engineering
Grohe is the leading provider of premium kitchen and bath faucets, showers and shower systems. In anticipation of a new branding program, Grohe hired L&K to complete the construction management and build-out of their new NYC Showroom. L&K provided a full cost management and construction build-out under a very aggressive schedule. An intensive pre-construction phase allowed for the space to be realized in the time frame put forth.
Industry: Hospitality Location: 29 East 29th Street, New York, NY Size: 4,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 10 weeks Architect: Gensler Engineer: Jack Green Associates
Located just blocks from the Empire State Building and Bryant Park, Hotel Lola boasts some of the best people watching in Manhattan. L&K was retained to upgrade the lobby and public amenity spaces for this high-traffic hotel. We partnered with the design team to create a lavish cocktail lounge and a chic lobby. The outcome is beautifully appointed public spaces withrich, luxurious leather seating, chrome embellishments and a warm color pallet that invites you to linger while enjoying one of the signature cocktails.
Industry: Education Location: 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY Size: 50,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 20 weeks Architect: Linea 3D Engineer: CFS Engineering
Kaplan is a for-profit corporation specializing in higher education programs, professional training courses, test preparation materials and other services for various levels of education. Constrained by a very tight building envelope, L&K worked with the design team to build out their executive conferencing center which consisted of meeting rooms, a café-style pantry and an auditorium. Through careful coordination of infrastructure and finishes, Kaplan’s Executive Training Center was completed within schedule and budget.
Industry: Financial Location: 140 East 45th Street, New York, NY Size: 20,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 14 weeks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
Khronos is a privately held hedge fund. L&K Partners was engaged to relocate their NYC operations. L&K worked with the design team to consolidate all the elements the firm operated with, into one location. Through careful planning, the cutting edge visual design was integrated around the technical infrastructure. The result is a beautiful blend of natural materials and the latest technology.
Industry: Media Location: 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY Size: 6,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 12 weeks Architect: TSC Design Engineer: M. Chetrit Engineers
Light Reading, one of the leading global media and research companies, engaged L&K Partners to build out their New York headquarters space. Working in conjunction with the project architect and MEP engineers, L&K Partners was able to build out a space that reflected the company’s dynamic culture and brand image. The new space offered the staff members open plan work areas that encouraged collaboration, as well as enclosed spaces that allowed for “heads-down” work and private conversations.
Industry: Education Location: 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY Size: 70,000 square feet Construction schedule: 14wks Architect: Butler Rogers Baskett Engineer: Simon Rodkin Consulting
L&K was hired as the construction manager and general contractor to build out LIM’s new classroom campus and student centers across four separate buildings. The project involved detailed planning to budget and establish constructability studies for each building. Once the program was finalized, an aggressive construction schedule was established to allow the project to be completed during the summer months. The project was completed on time and within budget, and the new facilities opened concurrently at the start of the new school year.
Industry: Financial Location: 350 Park Avenue, New York, NY Size: 10,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 12 weeks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
Marshall Wace is a global asset manager and one of Europe’s leading hedge fund institutions . L&K provided pre-construction services and worked with the architect and engineer to bring the client’s vision into reality, while monitoring the budget and project schedule. The end result is a space filled with custom furniture and herring-bone hardwood floors made of reclaimed wood. Custom glass partitions separate the work space from the pantry and banquet seating, the board room and the lobby areas.
M Booth / Next 15
Industry: Advertising / Media Location: 666 Third Avenue, New York, NY Size: 50,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 21 weeks Owner’s Representative: VVA Architect: Spector Group Engineer: Robert Derector Associates Consulting Engineers
M Booth and Next 15 are global communications agencies which utilize science and statistics to creatively shape consumer opinions for some of the world’s most influential brands. L&K Partners was hired as the construction manager for the build-out of their new office space in the heart of New York City. The project consisted of collaborative office spaces, private offices, conference spaces, coffee bar and lounge, and elevator lobby. Coordination of the exposed ceiling with the HVAC details while ensuring clean ceiling details was instrumental to the success of this project.
Industry: Insurance Location: 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY Size: 40,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 wks Architect: STUDIOS Engineer: WB Engineering
MetLife is among the largest global providers of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs. The project debuted the new workplace standards for a company-wide roll out. The preconstruction phase called for extensive research on materials, constructability and costing. After the program was defined, L&K built out the project in sixteen weeks, in time for the launch of the ‘workspace of tomorrow’.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Industry: Cultural Location: 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 13,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 20 weeks Architect: KRJD & Associates Engineer: Kohler Ronan Engineers
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the United States and retained L&K Partners to renovate their European Art Gallery. The assignment consisted of a full cosmetic overhaul including new floors, fresh paint, knocking down existing walls and rebuilding new ones elsewhere. The renovated space created more display walls, allowing the gallery to showcase more masterpieces. The finished project is available for all to experience and enjoy.
Industry: Fashion Location: 100 / 104 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 50,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 18 wks Architect: Studio Fibre / Conant Engineer: CFS Engineering
Net-A-Porter is an online fashion retailer for luxury fashion brands. L&K Partners was hired to build out their first flagship in the US. We collaborated with their UK based team to replicate the design of their London headquarters in NYC. Constrained by a very tight building envelope and old terracotta structure, L&K worked with the design team and trades to ensure these constraints did not affect the overall look of the space or environment. The result is a beautiful flowing work space, mixing old world architecture with the latest technology and infrastructure.
New York University
Industry: Education Location: 5-11 University Place, New York, NY Size: 250 Rooms Construction Schedule: 12 wks Architect: H&G Architects Engineer: Lizardos Engineering
L&K Partners was hired to renovate student resident rooms and to upgrade the HVAC and plumbing systems to NYU’s Weinstein Residence Hall. The project required detailed planning as renovations at the residence occur only every 15 years. The construction window was 12 weeks between semesters. With concise planning and implementation, L&K Partners procured all materials in advanced and renovated the entire building in time for the fall enrollment.
Industry: Financial Location: 320 Park Avenue, New York, NY Size: 15,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 wks Architect: Ted Moudis Associates Engineer: MG Engineering
Ospraie Management is an asset management firm focused on commodities and basic industries from a fundamental investment perspective. For their office relocation project, they hired L&K Partners to build out their new office space. We collaborated with the architect to design and build a customized sliding partition behind the reception desk, to mask a door to the mechanical equipment room using onyx partitions. The end result is a space that reflects the brand image of the client with clean lines, warm earth-tone hues and a sophisticated attention to detail.
Industry: Publishing Location: 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY Size: 33,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 10 weeks Architect: Kahn Architecture & Design Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
L&K was hired as the general contractor for the renovation of Penguin Group’s 345 Hudson Street facility. Working very closely with the design team and the client, we built out the new facility within a very aggressive time-table. Expedited approvals and construction methods were implemented to ensure that the schedule was met and the budget controlled. The result is the new “work place of tomorrow” for Penguin Group.
Popular Community Bank
Industry: Financial Location: 285 Madison Avenue, New York, NY Size: 3,500 square feet Construction Schedule: 17 weeks Architect: Magnum Opus Architecture Engineer: Cameron Engineering & Associates
Popular Community Bank is a multi-service bank that hired L&K Partners to construct its NYC flagship retail store. The final design features a double height customer area, hanging glass sculptures, back lite column enclosures, 2 multi-media walls, a curved glass handrail, marble spiral stair with integrated handrail and several interactive banking stations.
Industry: Financial Location: 110 E. 59th St. , New York, NY Size: 16,744 square feet Construction Schedule: 15 weeks Owner’s Representative: N/A Architect: Gensler Engineer: JFK&M
Royalty Pharma, a global leader in the acquisition of royalty interests, hired L&K Partners to provide construction management and general contracting services for a full floor fit-out of their New York City office. Working in tandem with the architect and engineer to manage the budget and schedule, the space features floor-to-ceiling glass walls, a knife edge cove-light system, stainless steel trimmings and Sahara-colored ESD floor tiles. The end result is an elegant space that reflects the culture and brand image of the firm.
Industry: Technology Location: 1385 Broadway, New York, NY Size: 23,500 square feet Construction Schedule: 14 weeks Architect: Loffredo Brooks Architect Engineer: Robert Derector Associates
L&K was hired by ShoreTel to build out their new headquarters in NYC. L&K worked with the project team on multiple site evaluations and cost benefit analysis’ to help find the best location with the best value for ShoreTel’s new office. L&K completed a detailed pre-construction program and built out the space within budget and schedule. Despite a massive storm in NYC, L&K worked out of sequence to ensure that the original target move-in dates were met and ShoreTel occupied their new home on time.
Industry: Advertising / Media Location: 15 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY Size: 15,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 14 weeks Owner’s Representative: VVA Architect: Unispace Engineer: WB Engineers
Slate, the online politics and culture magazine, hired L&K Partners as the construction manager for the renovation of their new office space in Downtown Brooklyn. The final result features an open office area with benching stations, conference rooms, telephone rooms, and a reception area. Construction also resulted in eight sound studios featuring two layer studs and sound proof doors. The sound studios exceed sound transmission classlevel requirements while being built to specifications, resulting in superior sound damping within budget and ahead of schedule.
The Carlton Hotel
Industry: Hospitality Location: 88 Madison Avenue, New York, NY Size: 300 Guest Room Renovation Construction Schedule: 20 weeks Architect: Rockwell Group
L&K Partners was hired as the construction manager and general contractor for the renovation of 300 guest rooms and guest corridors of the Carlton Hotel in NYC. L&K established a detailed schedule and program that allowed the hotel to maintain maximum occupancy and avoid any guest or operations interruption during renovations. L&K Partners, in partnership with the architect and engineer were able to deliver fully upgraded and finely appointed guest rooms within a 20 week construction schedule.
Industry: Hospitality Location: 417 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Size: 40,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 16 weeks Architect: VM Design Engineer: ADS Engineers
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the most global high-end hotel companies in the world. L&K Partners was retained to build out their New York office space which boasts an interconnecting staircase, open plan offices, branded conference rooms and multiple employee pantries. The end result of the renovation offers an open plan environment with multiple “head’s down” meeting areas while reflecting Starwood’s multiple brands and company culture of client centric innovations.
Industry: Retail Location: 484 Broadway, New York, NY Size: 8,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 8 weeks Architect: VOA Architecture Associates Engineer: 2LS Consulting Engineering
Topshop is a British multinational retailer that specializes in fashion clothing, shoes, make-up and accessories. They engaged L&K Partners to build out an expansion space for their retail store within a very aggressive schedule. The renovation included additional retail space, back office space and a personnel shopper area with fitting rooms. The final space was delivered within the eight week schedule and reflected the brand image of Topshop, while delivering a high-end retail experience to their customers.
Y&R / Wunderman
Client: Y&R / Wunderman Industry: Advertising Location: 3 Columbus Circle, New York, NY Size: 350,000 square feet Construction Schedule: 24 weeks Architect: Gensler Engineer: JB&B
Y&R and Wunderman, both members of the WPP Group, are advertising, marketing and consulting companies. The new headquarters office consisted of ten floors with open plan work areas, collaboration spaces, a cafeteria, outdoor terrace space and multiple inter-connecting staircases. We worked in partnership with the client, owner’s representative, architect, and engineer to find creative solutions for meeting the aggressive schedule and achieving cost savings throughout all phases of the project.