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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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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’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

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

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 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

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

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.”

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.

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.

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

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.

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

7 Bryant Park in New York City

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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 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

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

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.

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.

Amazon will not build HQ2 in New York City

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Amazon has informed New York that it is pulling out of its plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island City in the borough of Queens, N.Y.,

First RFP requiring modular construction on New York City housing project issued

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The New York City Department of Preservation and Housing recently issued its first request for proposals under its Housing 2.0 The RFP is for a new mixed-use affordable housing project on city-owned 49,397 sf site in Brooklyn.

New York City's construction workforce needs more women, minorities, NYBC says

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The construction industry has long struggled to recruit and maintain underrepresented demographics, particularly women and people of color

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 recently fired employee. Police say the gun was found next to the body.

Amazon To Build Headquarters in New York City and Washington, DC

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As Amazon’s decision to split its second headquarters between New York City and metropolitan Washington, D.C.,

New York City releases guide for retrofitting buildings against floods

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The New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) has released Retrofitting Buildings for Flood Risk , [ www.nyc.gov/retrofitting ] a comprehensive guide for New York City owners of buildings in flood zones.

Awesome Shipping Container Homes in New York City

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One area where this comes in very helpful is in cities where available space is scarce. Given the housing crisis in cities across the globe, shipping container homes are a great way to offer affordable housing.

Congress investigating high costs of infrastructure in U.S., New York City

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The Government Accountability Office will try to figure out why U.S. infrastructure projects are the most expensive in the world

New York City Loft Constructed From a Petroleum Trailer Tank

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One of the more unique recycled home ideas is certainly the Morton Loft in New York City, which was constructed from a disused petroleum trailer tank.