Robert LiMandri left city government to advise landlords and developers on everything from building codes to energy efficiency
In late 2013, when Marc Weissbach heard that Commissioner Robert LiMandri was leaving the New York City Department of Buildings (D.O.B.), he pounced.Read More
Over 100 years ago, New York City enacted the first edition of its Zoning Resolution (“ZR”), a living document that constantly evolves, sometimes incrementally and sometimes radically. Two recent ZR amendments, Zoning for Quality and Affordability (“ZQA”) and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (“MIH”), enacted on March 22 of this year, are both incremental and radical – as evidenced by the heated public debate surrounding them.Read More
Water Street--Originally only one block long, Water Street was extended during a city landfill program in 1692. The landfill was necessary to hold back the erosion of the island's shore and the waters of the East River, which washed over this aptly named street during high tide.Read More
Crain's New York: "Former City Official Opens Practice to Help Developers Adapt to Building-code Changes"
The former head of the Department of Buildings is aiming to help developers adapt to the city’s new building codes, which were implemented late last year.Read More