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SG Blocks, Inc. Announces Dr. Socrates A. Ioannides, Ph.D as Senior Advisor

NEW YORK, Mar 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — SG Blocks, Inc. (SG Blocks or the “Company”) (otcqb:SGBX), a developer and producer of innovative construction solutions utilizing code-engineered cargo shipping containers, today announced the addition of Dr. Socrates A. Ioannides, Ph.D, S.E., as a Senior Advisor.

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SG Blocks to Build Container Based Midrise Building in Syracuse, NY With Upscale Apartments and Retail

January 22, 2014 No Comments » Featured, News

5-Story Building Will be 35,840 SF and First of Its Kind in the United States

NEW YORK, Jan 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — SG Blocks, Inc. (SG Blocks or the “Company”) (otcqb:SGBX), a developer and producer of innovative construction solutions utilizing code-engineered cargo shipping containers, has executed a contract with developers Christopher Geiger and Scott Smith for the first repurposed shipping container midrise building to be built in Central NY. The ground floor, anchored by covered parking, will contain commercial space with 36 upscale one-bedroom apartments on the upper four floors. SG Blocks will provide engineering services, logistics and 115 modified containers to be erected and finished out on site by a local contractor.

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SG Blocks to Offer Product Lease Financing to Qualified Clients

NEW YORK, Jan 09, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — SG Blocks, Inc. (SG Blocks or the “Company”) (otcqb:SGBX), a developer and producer of innovative construction solutions utilizing code-engineered cargo shipping containers, has established a relationship with Monarch Capital Corporation (“Monarch”) to provide a lease financing alternative to qualified clients in order to facilitate the financing of SG Blocks product offerings. In business for over 25 years, Monarch has extensive experience in the leasing and financing of capital equipment primarily to middle market companies.

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Developers buy Syracuse property where apartment building made of shipping containers planned

January 02, 2014

Syracuse, N.Y. — Two developers have completed their purchase of an East Fayette Street property where they plan to build a five-story building with 36 one-bedroom apartments on the upper floors and commercial space on the first floor.

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Out-of-the-box Applications for Shipping Containers

December 30, 2013 No Comments » Featured, News

SG Blocks was recently featured in Building Design+Construction for its successful installation of 11 modified containers into the South St. Seaport in NYC in an effort to economically revitalize the area after Super Storm Sandy.

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Developers to build Syracuse apartments with recycled shipping containers

November 4, 2013 No Comments » Featured, News

Syracuse, NY — Two developers have proposed using recycled shipping containers to construct a mixed-use building on Syracuse’s east side.

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SG Blocks Helps Revitalize Historic South Street Seaport in New York City

October 30, 2013 No Comments » Featured, News

Installation Completed for “See/Change” at Pier 17

SG Blocks, Inc., a provider of innovative construction solutions utilizing code-engineered cargo shipping containers, has, in conjunction with Hunter Roberts Construction Group and Bayer MaterialScience LLC, completed a first of its kind installation at the South Street Seaport in New York City for the Howard Hughes Corporation’s “See/Change” initiative. The sleek pop-up retail installation at Pier 17 features 11 insulated and wired SG Blocks with window openings and French doors. The Company worked with its vendors and the building crew on site to have the entire structure installed over a two-day period. Construction of the full installation totaled five weeks.

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SG Blocks Portable Multi-Story Office Systems Used on U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers in Dry Dock

October 16, 2013 No Comments » Featured, News

NEW YORK, Oct 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — SG Blocks, Inc. (“SG Blocks” or the “Company”) (otcqb:SGBX), a provider of innovative construction solutions utilizing code-engineered cargo shipping containers, has executed a $1,500,000 agreement with a U.S. Navy contractor for an additional delivery of the unique SG Blocks multistory hoteling system that it will lease to the U.S. Navy for use aboard aircraft carriers during dry dock. The multistory structures will be used by civilian contractors for office space and other purposes during ship maintenance and repairs and is expected to accelerate ship restoration time. Under this contract, SG Blocks anticipates delivering 25 new structures and refurbishing 7 SG Blocks structures delivered under prior orders. Since 2010, SG Blocks has delivered 46 similar structures to the same contractor for use by the U.S. Navy.

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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sg-blocks-portable-multi-story-office-systems

South Salt Lake Starbucks built with shipping containers

September 17, 2013 No Comments » Featured, News
South Salt Lake Starbucks built with shipping containers a prototype store
The Salt Lake City Tribune, 9/5/2013
Recycled » Built from old shipping boxes, South Salt Lake store is one of the chain’s smallest.

South Salt Lake • The newest Starbucks drive-through here is among the chain’s smallest outlets but the store at 3300 S. West Temple is setting a trend.

Of the nearly 20,000 Starbuck stores around the world, the South Salt Lake drive-through is one of only three built with recycled shipping containers.

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Starbucks’ next stop in the drive-through revolution – Fortune.com – July 2013

Fortune.com July 1, 2013 – “The container is no longer a fad,” says SG Blocks (SGBX) Chairman and CEO Paul Galvin. “It’s a mainstream instrument of construction.”

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