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New York City’s largest freestanding cancer center opens

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Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City’s largest freestanding cancer care center Perkins Eastman Architects, Ennead Architects, and ICRAVE have collaborated on the 25-story David H.

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Google plans $1B New York City project

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Through capital improvements, the tech giant will increase its presence by 1.7 million square feet near the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side

Small-venue theaters play starring cultural and economic roles in New York City’s economy

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There are 748 small theater organizations in New York City that generated $1.3 billion in economic output and supported 8,400 jobs that paid $512 million in annual wages in 2017

New York City will reform construction bid process

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After studies found that municipal building projects in New York City took far longer and were more costly than similar projects in the private sector, city officials will unveil a plan to reform the bidding process, Crain’s New York reported

American Girl’s New York City Flagship Store: An Englewood Construction Retail Showcase

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In fact, our most recent project with American Girl was in New York City, not too far from the lights of Broadway – a new 38,000-square-foot American Girl Place flagship store at 75 Rockefeller Plaza.

Central Park Tower tops out in New York City

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Central Park Tower has officially topped out in New York City. The building, once completed, will be the tallest residential tower in the world at 1,550 feet

Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020

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California, New York City, and the District of Columbia will experience the biggest impact of minimum wage increases next year. Read: Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com.

New York City’s Green New Deal would ban all-glass skyscrapers

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New York City’s $14 billion Green New Deal, recently unveiled by Mayor Bill de Blasio , includes a ban on inefficient “classic glass and steel skyscrapers.”.

New York City transit officials promise to cut costs

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it will nix some policies and procedures that could contribute to the city having the highest subway and rail infrastructure costs worldwide

New York City among the top hotel construction pipelines in the United States

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In the most recent Lodging Econometrics (LE) Construction Pipeline Trend report on New York City, LE states that New York City has a total of 155 projects/26,605 rooms in the construction pipeline, one of the top three largest pipelines in the U.S.

Three Teams Qualify for New York City Rail Station Contract

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Another test of New York State and the MTA's new project delivery methods

Facade Inspection Scrutinized Following Death in New York City

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After falling debris kills woman, industry members look at facade laws around the country

Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC

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The tech company will expand its global headquarters into new space in the West Village, growing its New York City presence 20 percent by 2022.

What you need to know about Amazon HQs in New York City, Virginia

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Navigating the legal agreements of $5 billion in investments — and requests for helipads

New York City passes legislation to prevent bird strikes on buildings

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New York City recently passed legislation aimed at preventing bird collisions with buildings. The new regulation is believed to be the most broad-reaching bird-friendly building policy in the country.

New York City’s new construction safety requirements are delayed

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New York City’s new construction safety law will be pushed back at least six months. The new law , passed by the City Council last year, requires all construction workers to have completed 30 hours of safety training by Dec. The new deadline will be June 1, 2019 Safety managers and other supervisory positions are required to meet more stringent requirements.

Corruption in New York City construction industry is common

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Corruption is common in the New York City construction market , according to a report in The Real Deal. The real estate industry publication says the city’s $45.3 billion construction market suffers from a lack of oversight.

Construction costs in New York City are the highest worldwide

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Building in the Big Apple was more expensive than anywhere else in the world again in 2017, at an average of $362 per square foot, a Turner & Townsend report revealed

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

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Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project. Read: BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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New York City Studies Feasibility of $1B Passenger Rail Line

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Design firms AECOM and WSP awarded $1.3 million contract to study 16-mile Brooklyn to Queens line

57-Story New York City High-Rise Opens

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The 821 foot city skyline consists of 145 residential condos that were designed to look like individual homes stacked on top of each other, giving the building its “Jenga-like qualities.”

Tensions rise between New York City's unions and developers

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One of the primary union targets is the Related Companies, developer of the $25 billion Hudson Yards and increasingly vocal critic of union work policies

Safety of New York City elevators found lacking in media investigation

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An investigation by The Real Deal found that the safety of elevators in New York City buildings is threatened by lax inspections and regulatory enforcement

A future-ready office building for techie workers will soon spring up in New York City

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The impending demolition of a former retail building in New York City will set the stage for the planned construction of a 240,000-ft, 20-story office building whose design and systems will be flexible enough to support and accommodate this metro’s growing tech and innovation sectors, which are expected to create 100,000 new jobs over the next decade

Non-union labor gaining ground in New York City

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Non-union labor is a growing force in New York City’s construction industry , according to an industry trade group official.

New York City Opens Second Span of Kosciuszko Bridge

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Light and music show marks the official opening of $318-million phase on August 28

SANY SCC8300 Gains New York City Approval

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The SANY SCC8300 crawler crane has been certified for operation by the New York City Department of Buildings. This achievement opens the New York City market to the SANY SCC8300,” said Kyle Nape, senior vice president of the Lifting Group.

City Scoop: New York City

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“All sectors in the construction arena in New York City continue to be robust with 2016 being at the all-time peak of almost $43 billion,” Mitch Simpler

New York City will require construction superintendents on building higher than three stories

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New York City recently enacted legislation that will require contractors to hire construction superintendents for all major projects at buildings higher than three stories

JPMorgan Chase to build 70-story New York City HQ

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The building, which could cost billions of dollars, will be the first major project built under a new rezoning law meant to rejuvenate midtown Manhattan

Deadline nears on New York City sprinkler requirement for tall office buildings

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In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York City enacted a requirement that all office buildings 100 feet tall or taller install sprinkler systems.

7 Bryant Park in New York City

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Set in New York’s bustling Garment District and overlooking one of the city’s most cherished green spaces, 7 Bryant Park melds curved glass, stainless steel spandrels and highly transparent 10-by-10-foot openings glazed with Solarban 60 on Starphire Ultra-Clear glass to create a statement befitting the neighborhood’s fashion-centered legacy.

New York City Reaches 7 Construction Deaths for 2015

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Seven people have died in construction accidents in New York City in 2015, compared to eight deaths overall in 2014. Source: Crain’s New York Business

New York City Gears Up for Major Energy-Use Retrofits of Public Buildings

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The office of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) is orchestrating energy retrofits for nine public buildings with a combined area of 1.6 million sq ft

Black market sales of OSHA training certifications plague New York City construction industry

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Amid a building boom, New York City has experienced a rash of black market sales of fake OSHA safety certifications. Workers on big projects must have 10 hours of training approved by the OSHA and carry a card certifying that they have completed the training.

Video: Murder - Suicide at New York City Construction Site

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Sorbara Construction foreman, Christopher Sayers , 37, was shot multiple times, at least once in the head, with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun at 645 West 59th Street Wednesday morning, apparently by a recetntly fired employee. Police say the gun was found next to the body.

New York City Lets Contract For Oversight of L Train Fix

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New York City Transit Authority President Andy Byford wanted third-party review of the city’s planned repair work on the L-train subway line

New York City rail project costs balloon to $11.2B

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The line linking Long Island to Manhattan is over a decade late and about $9 billion higher than its initial budget

Queens Museum exhibit shows New York City as it could have been

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Like some sort of Island of Misfit Toys, an entirely different New York City could be created purely out of the structures that were designed for the city but never built.