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Construction jobs reach record levels in city

06/18/2019

Construction jobs reach record levels in city

Jobs in the city’s construction industry continue to climb to record levels, says state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. New York City’s total ...

NYC Suddenly Changes 11th Avenue Traffic To One Way

06/18/2019

NYC Suddenly Changes 11th Avenue Traffic To One Way

The case against alleged sex-cult leader Keith Raniere could go to the jury today.ar The article was published on //newyork.cbslocal.com/

Construction workers get another 6 months to meet safety training requirements

05/19/2019

Construction workers get another 6 months to meet safety training requirements

For the second time since the new requirements were enacted, city officials have extended the deadline for construction workers to complete new ...

NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

05/19/2019

NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

Dive Brief: There have been three construction-related deaths in New York City already this month, and city council member Robert Cornegy Jr. ...

3D-printed precast concrete molds for redeveloped NYC landmark a first

04/08/2019

3D-printed precast concrete molds for redeveloped NYC landmark a first

It would be a shame to redevelop the Domino Sugar refinery property in Brooklyn without giving a nod to the historic building’s past. ...

NYC sewer system construction costs rocket 1500% to $1.2B

04/08/2019

NYC sewer system construction costs rocket 1500% to $1.2B

Dive Brief: Costs for the Gowanus Canal sewage retention tank project in Brooklyn, New York, have shot up to $1.2 billion, more than 1500% ...

Avoiding the Most Common OSHA Citations

04/08/2019

Avoiding the Most Common OSHA Citations

Just one mistake could put sanitation industry employers in hot water with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health ...

New DOB maps shows all building violations, permits issued in past 12 months

03/23/2019

New DOB maps shows all building violations, permits issued in past 12 months

The Department of Buildings now has an interactive map that offers a quick glimpse at construction activity, accidents and violations in the ...

Related, NYC union coalition strike deal

03/23/2019

Related, NYC union coalition strike deal

It could be a new day for labor relations in New York City with the announcement that developer Related Cos. and the Building and Construction ...

New York Construction Workers Remain at Risk Without Legislative Action

03/23/2019

New York Construction Workers Remain at Risk Without Legislative Action

With this year’s legislative session in full-swing in Albany, special interest groups have resumed their attacks on laws designed to keep ...

End of an era? Construction permits declined in 2018

02/26/2019

End of an era? Construction permits declined in 2018

Construction activity declined in 2018 for the first time in nearly a decade, officials announced Tuesday. The drop could signal the end of a ...

Details emerge of prevailing wage deal between union, NYC on housing projects

02/26/2019

Details emerge of prevailing wage deal between union, NYC on housing projects

Dive Brief: A prevailing wage deal between New York City officials and Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ (32BJ SEIU) guarantees ...

City aims to close zoning loophole that boosts building heights

02/26/2019

City aims to close zoning loophole that boosts building heights

The days of developers using mechanical voids to boost their buildings’ heights may soon be coming to an end. The Department of City Planning ...

Former Bloomberg Executives to Be Charged in Construction Fraud Scheme

01/09/2019

Former Bloomberg Executives to Be Charged in Construction Fraud Scheme

More than 18 months ago, the Manhattan district attorney’s office opened yet another investigation into fraud in the city’s $62 billion ...

Tariffs are driving city construction costs even higher

01/09/2019

Tariffs are driving city construction costs even higher

It has been four months since the introduction of President Donald Trump’s tariffs and the start of a trade war with China.  While the ...

Lenders Are Still Chasing Deals, But Sky-High Costs Will Keep NYC Development Slow In 2019

01/09/2019

Lenders Are Still Chasing Deals, But Sky-High Costs Will Keep NYC Development Slow In 2019

There is still an abundance of capital chasing real estate deals in New York City, but despite the eagerness of lenders to give construction ...

With Amazon Looming, The Need For More Construction Workers Grows More Dire

12/19/2018

With Amazon Looming, The Need For More Construction Workers Grows More Dire

The New York City building boom shows no sign of slowing down, and the industry is faced with a profound challenge: making sure there are the ...

Cutting Costs, Overcoming Construction Challenges in NYC

12/19/2018

Cutting Costs, Overcoming Construction Challenges in NYC

Today’s real estate development landscape is undergoing unprecedented shifts. Labor shortage, technology, rising interest rates and the trade ...

New looks at JFK Airport’s forthcoming $13B overhaul

10/11/2018

New looks at JFK Airport’s forthcoming $13B overhaul

Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled several new details about the upcoming transformation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, most notably the ...

NYC Moves to Stop Fake Renovation Filings Used to Evict Renters

10/11/2018

NYC Moves to Stop Fake Renovation Filings Used to Evict Renters

New York’s city council is moving to enact a law to deter landlords from falsifying construction permit applications for building ...

Crane drops steel beams at NYC construction site

10/11/2018

Crane drops steel beams at NYC construction site

A crane in New York City dropped steel beams onto scaffolding on West 34th Street and 12th Street at the Javits’ Center just before 10 ...

A New York City Train Station Opens for the First Time After Being Destroyed in 9/11

09/11/2018

A New York City Train Station Opens for the First Time After Being Destroyed in 9/11

Nearly seventeen years after being destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the WTC Cortlandt subway station has finally ...