New York City reopens nonessential construction work

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Phase 1 begins today, allowing construction to reboot on almost 32,500 nonessential projects across the city's five boroughs

Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City

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New York City tightens restrictions on construction during pandemic

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New York City’s ban on nonessential construction has been strengthened and the city’s Department of Buildings has stepped up enforcement

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.

LBX Adds Dealer in New York City, New Jersey

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LBX has added ESSCO Truck & Equipment as a dealer for Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, material handlers, and parts in New York City and New Jersey.

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

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.

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

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

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.”.

Landlords scramble to comply with the New York City Council’s Climate Mobilization Act (CMA)

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New York City landlords are under pressure to get their paperwork in order to meet the requirement of the City Council’s Climate Mobilization Act (CMA).

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

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.”

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

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.

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 Construction Sites, Now Open, Adjust to New Realities

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Participants see key productivity impacts until still 'fluid' site safety protocols to protect COVID-19 spread become 'normalized

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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Changes to New York City Facade Law Now In Effect

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The tightened regulations, implemented Thursday following an architect's death by falling debris in December, include potential criminal charges for building owners not in compliance

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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