We are excited to announce our participation in the Annual Toys for Tots Foundation toy drive as an official drop-off location. This holiday toy collection and distribution program serves to brighten the holiday season for local children in need by providing them with new toys. As in years past, we encourage the local community, our industry partners, family and friends to donate new, unwrapped toys by bringing them to our office at 6 East 32nd Street, 8th Floor in Manhattan from now until Monday, December 14, 2015. With toys ranging from puzzles to stuffed animals, Toys for Tots provides children of all ages with toys to raise spirits in what can be a difficult time of the year for the less fortunate. Let’s help to make this holiday season extra bright for children in need in our local communities!
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One of the best times of the year for our team is our Annual Company Outing. Each year, we try to plan a fun-filled and memorable day for our employees to spend time together in a casual stress-free setting as a small thank them for all they do throughout the year. This year, we have to really pat ourselves on the back, as we think we’ve outdone ourselves. With the help of the folks at Rock, Paper, Team, our staff embarked on a fast-paced, hysterically funny photo scavenger hunt in the Financial District of Manhattan. Each team was given a list of tasks to complete and take photos of during the hunt, which started at our office. Everything from the subway ride downtown to the bar challenge was planned perfectly to provide us the opportunity to think outside the box and integrated our company and brand into the search. We were given fun challenges like: “entire team sing […]
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On Thursday, our team and invited guests enjoyed an evening of networking and celebration at the “it” event for Commercial Real Estate in New York City: the New York City Chapter of CoreNet Global’s Annual Dinner at the American Museum of Natural History. With nearly 900 guests in attendance, we were treated to great conversation with industry partners and friends, as well as delicious food and drinks. Specific highlights for our team included the event photo and flipbook booths, which let us enjoy some laughs! Thanks to our team and guests at our table for a memorable evening! Click on the image below to check out the gallery of our photos – with more to come soon!