In New York City, where we have been headquartered for more than a century, we also had a chance to help during the COVID pandemic. We’ve worked with the New York City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers to upgrade the air quality within New York’s Public Schools. The firm provided a team to inspect public schools’ central air distribution systems, devise new strategies, and retrofit buildings with new air filtration systems. In 2020 this included schools such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Complex in Manhattan and Herbert Lehman High School in the Bronx. Additionally, Tishman Speyer has leveraged a relationship to access 107,000 filers for the entire Department of Education system, working pro bono to provide a road map that is scalable.