Jonathan Rose Companies
Polytechnic Institute of NYU, 2 Metro Tech
Brooklyn, New York

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is the second oldest engineering school in the United States.  Among NYU-Poly graduates and faculty are Nobel laureates, notable inventors, world class scientists and successful entrepreneurs.  Recently merged with New York University, NYU-Poly is embarking on a campus-wide transformation plan for the first time since its creation in 1854.

Jonathan Rose Companies has been selected to lead the school’s transformation process and support NYU-Poly in achieving its goals which include the creation of a 10-year Capital Plan and development and implementation of campus-wide greening standards. 

2 MetroTech Center is the largest project under construction in NYU-Poly’s current capital transformation.  It’s 62,000 SF is comprised of a dedicated Ground Floor Lobby, a 2,500 SF Data Center, 10th and 9th floors.  The program for 2 MTC consists of NYU-Poly’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), WICAT & NYU Wireless.  Within these departments, the following spaces are included: classrooms, office, conference room; lab, lounge and administrative spaces. 

Jonathan Rose Companies managed the design, construction, environmental graphics, existing workstation reconfiguration and refurbishment along with the entire faculty/administrative move in scope. 

Of the multi-floor project, the 10th Floor and dedicated Ground Floor lobby were completed in January 2012.  The Team is currently starting construction on the 9th Floor (to be completed by the end of 2012) and is in design on the Data Center.

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Firm Role
Project Management

Project Profile
Major interior retrofit of dedicated Ground Floor Lobby, 10th Floor, 9th Floor and Data Center

Project Team
Design Team Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle

MEP Engineer: JFK&M

CM: Turner Interiors

Total Project Size / Budget
62,000 square feet

10th Floor and Lobby: Completed January 2012

9th Floor Classrooms and Offices: Currently in Construction - Completion for December 2012

9th Floor Data Center: Est. Completion May 2013