0
  • An empty cart

    You have no item in your shopping cart

0
  • An empty cart

    You have no item in your shopping cart

Enter your keyword

Blog

Why the Path to Reopening New York City Will Be So Difficult

Why the Path to Reopening New York City Will Be So Difficult

Nearly 190,000 people were tested for the coronavirus in New York City over the past two weeks, a record number. The increase in testing, crucial for curbing the outbreak, came as Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to hire a small army of 1,000 disease detectives to track down the contacts of every infected New […]

Gov Cuomo declares that New York is past its coronavirus peak

Gov Cuomo declares that New York is past its coronavirus peak

Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York appears to have passed its peak in coronavirus fatalities as the death toll across the state dropped for a second consecutive day. Cuomo on Sunday announced that 507 people died from COVID-19 on Saturday, down 43 from the day before. The total number of hospitalizations also continued its steady decline, falling from 16,967 […]

N.Y. Building Sites Reopen, Carefully, in Sign of Life Gearing Back Up

N.Y. Building Sites Reopen, Carefully, in Sign of Life Gearing Back Up

On the Far West Side of Manhattan, construction workers start every morning with a thermal forehead scan to take their temperatures. On service elevators at the high-rise development, they stand on floor markings to maintain social distancing. And when deliveries arrive, drivers stay behind the wheel while the haul is unloaded. City building inspectors often […]

NYC approves ‘emergency’ construction on controversial luxury condo tower

NYC approves ‘emergency’ construction on controversial luxury condo tower

Construction crews returned to work on a controversial luxury tower in Manhattan last week, less than a month after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned all nonessential construction during the coronavirus pandemic. The city’s Department of Buildings granted permission to the developers of the building at 200 Amsterdam Ave. to do “emergency work.” In February, a State […]

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Projects and Actions You Should Consider

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Projects and Actions You Should Consider

The global spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is generating unprecedented delays, disruptions and uncertainty on construction projects. Travel restrictions, social distancing and quarantines are increasingly disrupting supply chains, contractor workforces and the availability of governmental personnel for project inspections, with resulting delays and increased costs. This article offers guidance to developers and owners dealing […]

Affordable housing construction is ‘essential,’ but NYC developers have concerns

Affordable housing construction is ‘essential,’ but NYC developers have concerns

Affordable housing is exempt from a state mandate to pause all non-essential construction in New York. But developers across the five boroughs, where city officials have cleared 354 projects with below-market-rate units to move forward, are facing a moral dilemma: Just because they can push on with construction, should they? Initially, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deemed all construction essential as the novel coronavirus inundated […]