New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

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cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard. Read: New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard at BusinessFacilities.com. cities

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

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Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City

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Read: Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured New York Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Brooklyn Business Incentives corporate expansion Economic Development Empire State Development film production internet entertainment Manhattan Netflix New York City production hub sound stages

Top 5 Foundation Failures in New York City

The Constructor

Foundations are susceptible to movements if the applied loads are not in proportion with the design, causing a downward motion known as settlement. Case study Exclusive Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering

New York City Accepts Use of SpeedCore High-Rise System

ENR Construction

The New York City Dept. of Buildings has granted permission to use SpeedCore in New York City.

Google plans $1B New York City project

Construction Dive

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 tightens restrictions on construction during pandemic

BD+C

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.

The New York City market is back on top and leads the U.S. hotel construction pipeline

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New York City's Exodus Creates 'Insane' Demand in Suburban Counties

Pro Builder

New York City's Exodus Creates 'Insane' Demand in Suburban Counties. July experienced a 44% increase in home sales for suburban counties around New York City compared to last year. cbroderick. Mon, 08/31/2020 - 09:19.

Jobsite injuries in New York City decline 20% since 2017

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The New York City Department of Buildings says the city has had more than a 20% decrease in jobsite injuries since 2017. The department has issued 100,000 Site Safety Training (SST) cards since local legislation passed in 2017 imposed mandatory site safety training for construction workers in the city The department cited stepped up safety training as a reason for the improvement.

LBX Adds Dealer in New York City, New Jersey

Construction Equipment

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. ESSCO has two locations: 20 Kinsey Place, Staten Island, New York, and the current parts drop and future New Jersey branch, located at 1300 State

New York City proposal would require rainwater detention tanks for new development

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A proposal under consideration in New York City would require developers to install a rainwater detention tank on many new projects within the city limits.

New York City Halts Public Design Work

ENR Construction

Though most construction in New York City has been halted, architects hired for city projects were stunned to get orders last week to stop all ongoing design work

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

Commercial Construction

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. For the new Rockefeller Plaza flagship location, the brand really made this element a centerpiece in terms of finishes as well as size.

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 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

Construction costs in New York City are the highest worldwide

Construction Dive

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's Public Owners are Down With PPP

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2020 construction starts for billings in the New York area

Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S.

Business Facilities

billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs. The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 Read: Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

Best Higher Education/Research: CUNY New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Academic Building

ENR Construction

Tech Triangle in Brooklyn now has a major addition—a full-block, 365,000-sq-ft, LEED Gold building for the New York City College of Technology, which is part of the City College system

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’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.

Tensions rise between New York City's unions and developers

Construction Dive

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

New York City Ranks #1 on 2020 Clean Energy Scorecard

ENR Construction

cities surveyed in the 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard have community-wide greenhouse gas reduction goals and are on track to meet them Only 20 out of 100 U.S.

57-Story New York City High-Rise Opens

Construction Dive

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.” ” See time-lapse video of construction progress from 2012 to late 2016

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

BD+C

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

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.”. The controversial measure is part of a plan to reduce greenhouse emissions 30% by 2030. Also included is a mandate to building owners to retrofit their structures to make them more energy efficient. Non-compliance with the mayor’s 2030 goals could result in fines of $1 million or more

New York City transit officials promise to cut costs

Construction Dive

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

SANY SCC8300 Gains New York City Approval

Construction Equipment

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 has the most rigorous standards for crane operation.”. Known as “prototype approval,” the certification shows the SCC8300 meets the operational standards of the New York City Building Code.

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

Construction Dive

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

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

Business Facilities

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.

Corruption in New York City construction industry is common

BD+C

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. So, some property managers, suppliers, and subcontractors are able to inflate line items or overbill because nobody is likely to spot these practices

New York City Shortlists Design-Build Firms for New Manhattan Jail

ENR Construction

21 details on its new design-build program, a departure from the traditional low-bid method it was required to use historicallyThe agency also announced Oct.

$9.4B For 'Innovative' Health Care Construction Forecasted for New York City

ENR Construction

billion using innovative practices, according to a New York Building Congress forecast in a July 20 report From 2020 through 2023, total construction spending will increase by 38% over the prior 4-year period to $9.4

JPMorgan Chase to build 70-story New York City HQ

Construction Dive

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

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

BD+C

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). The Act was passed last year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve efficiency for commercial and residential buildings larger than 25,000 sf. Failure to comply may result in some steep fines

New York City Reaches 7 Construction Deaths for 2015

Construction Equipment

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 Buildings Department data reveals that construction site safety has not shown much improvement since 2008, when construction work peaked. .

New York City rail project costs balloon to $11.2B

Construction Dive

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

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. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured New York Office, IT & Call Centers Amazon Amazon statement Bezos Economic Development HQ2 Long Island City New York (NY) New York City Queens Site Selection

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