March 12, 2019

N.J. Mixed-Use Development Gets Back on Track – With Style – Thanks to SlenderWall

By Chuck Ross

Cliffside Park, N.J., town officials had big plans for revitalizing their downtown when they began assembling properties for a new, signature mixed-use development back in 2002. With 13 stories of rental apartments atop a two-story retail level, Cliffside Park Town Centre was seen as a way to bring new energy into a tired business district. While a major recession and unforeseen subsurface challenges forced some major delays in the project’s timeline, the use of SlenderWall precast panel assemblies helped the effort get back up to speed.

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January 3, 2019

Smith-Midland lands largest SlenderWall® project ever produced

Easi-Set Project announcement. Architects Marchetto Higgins Stieve, Owner Developer Hartz Mountain Industries and General Contractor Katerra have chosen Easi-Set licensed producer Smith-Midland to manufacture and install their SlenderWall envelope system for the new 800 Harbor Boulevard project at Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken, NJ. The expansive 586 luxury residential waterfront rental apartment building will incorporate over 157,000 square feet of white acid-etch finished SlenderWall panels. This project marks the largest deployment of SlenderWall panels in the product’s 27 year history. Smith-Midland has previously worked with Marchetto Higgins Stieve on the Port Imperial, NJ Nine on the Hudson multi-family project which opened in mid-2018.

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December 12, 2018

Use of Monokote Thermal Barrier with SlenderWall analysis completed

SlenderWall architectural precast concrete cladding system received an engineered analysis letter on the use of Grace Construction Products Monokote Z 3306 as a substitue for Type X gypsum board.

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October 3, 2018

SlenderWall Composite Panel Assembly Passes Critical 1-Hour Fire Rating Test

Easi-Set Worldwide’s SlenderWall architectural precast concrete cladding system passed the latest ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) International Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials E-119-18a and Application of Hose Stream ASTM E2226-15b. The SlenderWall insulated composite panel contained the fire and held its structural integrity for the one (1) hour specified time period of resistance.

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September 6, 2018

Premier Precaster Wells Concrete becomes newest Easi-Set SlenderWall Producer

Easi-Set Worldwide announces the addition of Wells Concrete Products Inc. as a licensed producer of SlenderWall architectural cladding.

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July 11, 2018

SlenderWall cladding selected for major hotel chain project

Property owner Procaccianti Companies, Inc., and Architect of Record Vision 3 Architects have chosen SlenderWall precast concrete cladding panels for the exterior of the new Residence Inn by Marriott in Providence, RI.

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April 1, 2018

Earn AIA and GBCI credits by taking the Architectural Record SlenderWall CEU course

Take the new Architectural Record SlenderWall CEU course to earn AIA, GBCI and other credits. This course is a great introduction to the benefits of lighterweight composite architectural precast concrete envelope systems. Click here to view on Architectural Records's website and to take the Quiz.

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March 9, 2018

On Time and On Schedule – With Style, Thanks to SlenderWall

Writer Byline – Chuck Ross Photo Credits - © Stephane Groleau

Remaining on top in a competitive residential rental market requires developers to stay savvy on a range of issues, from today’s latest color palettes to new construction technologies. The Canadian firm Logisbourg, based in Quebec City, has managed this feat with aplomb, with a portfolio that now includes approximately 1,000 units across its hometown. It’s latest addition, Luxenbourg III, a five-story luxury apartment (or “rental condo” in the Canadian vernacular), represents the company’s addition of an advanced precast wall system – SlenderWall – to its technology portfolio.

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October 11, 2017

Leading Kazakhstan Construction Firm Explores SlenderWall Opportunities

Easi-Set Worldwide, recently hosted four technical representatives from the Bazis Group of Kazakhstan in Midland, VA to discuss the licensing of its SlenderWall® panelized precast concrete cladding system. Kazakhstan borders Russia, China, and several former USSR republics and is the world’s sixth largest country by landmass.

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July 10, 2017

Luxury Jersey Shore Redevelopment Project Selects SlenderWall

In Long Branch, NJ two luxury towers containing 47 residences will rise side-by-side on approximately 1.7 acres of oceanfront property, South Beach at Long Branch. The 5-star multi-family development is the brainchild of Mimi & Edwin Feliciano, owners of development company FEM South Beach Urban Renewal. Exquisite details and rich features will grace the 8-story complex of unrivaled elegance and panoramic views. With 1st floor garden residences starting at $1.1 million all the way up to South Tower penthouse duplexes with 1,000 sf rooftop terraces, and a 3,300 sf. North Tower penthouse with a 3,300 foot terrace and glass enclosed climate controlled loggia, owners will savor the rewards of open air, sky and sea.

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