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A major contract is announced

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2020

A major contract is announced, and several skyscrapers make headlines. TEI Wins Major Modernization Contract in Midtown NYC TEI Group announced in May that it has won a contract to upgrade the vertical-transportation system for 660 Fifth Avenue in NYC, part of a complete renovation of the 41-story office building. TEI will modernize 22 elevators…

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ESI Partners With ShoreView Industries

By rc-Admin | June 1, 2020

Garden City, New York-based Elevator Systems, Inc. (ESI) announced an equity partnership with ShoreView Industries in April. ESI designs, assembles, tests and delivers elevator controllers and ancillary products to elevator service providers. ShoreView is a Minneapolis-based private equity firm that has raised more than US$1.3 billion of committed capital across four funds. ShoreView partners with…

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Announcements from a major player, COVID-19 elevator plans and rising skyscrapers

By rc-Admin | June 1, 2020

TEI News Company Announces Equity Partnership With Analogue TEI Group, the largest independently owned and operated vertical-transportation (VT) company serving the New York tri-state area, announced in April that Analogue Holdings Ltd., a publicly traded company based in Hong Kong, has acquired a 51% equity interest stake in the company. Analogue is an electrical and…

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Manhattan sees a major completion and contract, with more tall buildings in the pipeline.

By rc-Admin | May 1, 2020

Landmark Observation Deck, Served by Otis Elevator, Opens Edge, the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere at 1,100 ft, opened in March on the 100th floor of the 30 Hudson Yards office building, which has a trapezoidal design by Kohn Pedersen Fox that tilts toward the Hudson River, various news outlets, including CNN,…

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Manhattan milestones continue, VT problems are identified, and a tower is greenlit in Jersey City.

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2020

World’s Highest Residential Club Unveiled for Central Park Tower Developer Extell has unveiled renderings of Central Park Tower’s 100th-floor residential club, an amenity perched more than 1,000 ft above NYC’s Billionaires’ Row, New York YIMBY reported in January. The tower, also known as 217 West 57th Street, topped out at 1,550 ft last year (ELEVATOR…

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Tribeca Triumph

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

This Project Spotlight details innovative elevator work that transformed Frank Woolworth’s “Cathedral of Commerce.” by Alexander J. Saltzman The Woolworth Building, world-famous upon its completion in 1913, was designed by famed architect Cass Gilbert as the headquarters for Frank Woolworth’s eponymous retail empire. Nicknamed “The Cathedral of Commerce” for its neo-Gothic design, the Woolworth Building…

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Successful Implementation of a Mandated VT Periodic Inspection and Testing Program

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

Successful Implementation of a Mandated VT Periodic Inspection and Testing Program to Improve Safety and Reliability Emulating the NYC Model by Robert Cuzzi and Harry VyasThis article was first presented at the 2019 International Elevator & Escalator Symposium in Las Vegas. For more information on December 7-8, 2020’s event in Amsterdam and to participate, visit…

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TEI Takes on Challenges

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

An update on what TEI is working on in NYC by Karen Jackson EI Group has been delivering accomplished vertical transportation services in the Big Apple for more than 30 years. By executing a straightforward business plan based on customer care, TEI Group has grown to become the largest independent provider of comprehensive elevator construction,…

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Peelle: An NYC Institution

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

In this Readers Platform, your author describes the supplier’s local footprint. by Michael J. Ryan The NYC metro region is experiencing a construction boom: infrastructure improvements, such as rebuilding at LaGuardia and JFK airports, as well as bridge replacements, and new high-rise office, hotel and residential buildings, such as the Hudson Yards complex on the…

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Co-Op City

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

Massive ongoing elevator modernization at the “city within a city” by Christopher Rosario Co-Op City in the Bronx, New York, is the world’s single largest housing cooperative. Constructed between 1966 and 1973 and designed by Herman Jessor, it is referred to as a “city within a city” because of its size. The 35 high rises…

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