EQUALITY

Gender equity data and insight group Equileap released its second annual Global Report on Gender Equality last week and ranks General Motors No. 1 for workplace gender equality worldwide. The study looked at over 3,000 companies in 23 countries. GM scored high on the list due in part to having a female CEO and an equal number of women and men on its board of directors. Read more at the Detroit Free Press.

 

TRANSPORTATION

New details on the upcoming project to renovate John F. Kennedy International Airport, as well as a new price tag of $13 billion. Plans include a new 3 million-square-foot, $7 billion International terminal at the south end with 22 gates and a new $3-billion, 1.2 million-square-foot JetBlue terminal with 12 international gates at the north end. Read more at Curbed New York.

 

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

555TEN For Sale in Hudson Yards

Extell Development is seeking to sell 555TEN, its residential property at 555 10th Ave. in Hudson Yards for $775 million. The 56-story luxury tower includes 476,000 square feet of residential space and 6,000 square feet of retail. Read more at BisNow.

 

DEVELOPMENT

St. John’s Terminal to be Transformed

Oxford Properties Group announced plans to redevelop the St. John’s Terminal site in the West Village following its $700-million acquisition a year ago. The 1.3-million-square-foot project calls for an 18-story office tower. Read more at Curbed New York.

 

STARTUPS

Mar-tech Startups Closes $80 Million Round

New York-based Appboy closed its Series E round of funding with $80 million in new financing led by Meritech Capital Partners, bringing its total capital raised to $850 million. The marketing-tech startup now does business as Braze and is known for its technology that sends out a single marketing message to users in hundreds of different languages based on location. Read more at the New York Business Journal.