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New apartment permits in Brooklyn reach two-year high

New apartment permits in Brooklyn reach two-year high

Brooklyn has long been ahead of the other boroughs in terms of new multifamily construction. It recently added to...

New apartment permits in Brooklyn reach two-year high
Building in the shadows: 3.2M sf of new construction being built with this permit

Building in the shadows: 3.2M sf of new construction being built with this permit

Among the many skyscrapers sprouting up along “Billionaires’ Row,” there is one that’s technically not a new building at...

Building in the shadows: 3.2M sf of new construction being built with this permit
SUGARLOAF KEY, FL - SEPTEMBER 18:  Brian Callihan (L) and Davis Calderon survey a room that was badly damaged by Hurricane Irma on September 18, 2017 in Sugarloaf Key, Florida.  The process of rebuilding has begun as the Federal Emergency Management Agency has reported that 25-percent of all homes in the Florida Keys were destroyed and 65-percent sustained major damage when they took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Need a new roof? State agencies suspend certain rules to hasten post-Irma recovery

From TRD Miami: Gov. Rick Scott ordered state agencies to suspend certain construction permit requirements and other regulations to...

Need a new roof? State agencies suspend certain rules to hasten post-Irma recovery
Nearly 100K housing units have been approved in NYC since 2014. Here’s how many are affordable

Nearly 100K housing units have been approved in NYC since 2014. Here’s how many are affordable

In the last three years, affordable housing accounted for 21 percent of new residential units approved in the city, according to a new report...

Nearly 100K housing units have been approved in NYC since 2014. Here’s how many are affordable
Pace of residential permit approvals falls between March and May

Pace of residential permit approvals falls between March and May

The pace of permit approvals for new residential buildings slowed down this spring compared to the beginning of 2017,...

Pace of residential permit approvals falls between March and May
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 16: Construction laborers work on a new residential building, August 16, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Home construction in the U.S. accelerated in July to the fastest pace in five months. While housing starts were up 2.1 percent nationally, new construction was up 15.5 percent in the Northeast, led by a surge in new apartment and condo construction. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Outer borough construction kings: Here are the top general contractors outside Manhattan

When it comes to new building construction in the Bronx, the largest projects tend to be affordable and supportive...

Outer borough construction kings: Here are the top general contractors outside Manhattan
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Brooklyn leads pack in new resi plans, but city lags behind last year

Through the first quarter of 2017, no borough had more planned residential units than Brooklyn, with 1,621 new units...

Brooklyn leads pack in new resi plans, but city lags behind last year
A building boom, on the inside

A building boom, on the inside

You see the cranes, but you probably don’t see the guys doing the drywall. Money spent doing construction work on existing buildings rose for the third consecutive year in 2016, according to an analysis...

A building boom, on the inside
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Permits for private homes in US hit 14-month high

Permits filed in January for private homes across the U.S. soared to the highest level seen in 14 months,...

Permits for private homes in US hit 14-month high
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The remains of burned homes (Bottom R) are surrounded by water with the Manhattan skyline in the distance after Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Areas hit hardest by Sandy experience a construction boom

The areas of the city damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 have seen an uptick in construction, with the...

Areas hit hardest by Sandy experience a construction boom
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