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Construction starts picked up in 2017, thanks to large institutional and public works projects

Construction starts picked up in 2017, thanks to large institutional and public works projects

Construction starts picked back up again last year, totaling $37.78 billion on the back of public works and institutional projects. That was the second-highest...

Construction starts picked up in 2017, thanks to large institutional and public works projects
Build, baby, build: Bronx construction starts again expected to surpass $2B

Build, baby, build: Bronx construction starts again expected to surpass $2B

Construction starts in the Bronx in 2017 are expected to exceed $2 billion for the third year in a...

Build, baby, build: Bronx construction starts again expected to surpass $2B
Nonresidential construction starts up significantly thanks to Javits Center, Moynihan Hall projects

Nonresidential construction starts up significantly thanks to Javits Center, Moynihan Hall projects

New construction starts for nonresidential projects tripled to more than $3 billion in August due largely to massive undertakings at the Jacob K. Javits...

Nonresidential construction starts up significantly thanks to Javits Center, Moynihan Hall projects
Office boom times: Volume of new space in Manhattan inches close to three-decade high

Office boom times: Volume of new space in Manhattan inches close to three-decade high

Over the next three years, more than 15 million square feet of new and redeveloped office space is expected...

Office boom times: Volume of new space in Manhattan inches close to three-decade high
Construction starts plummeted in the first half of 2017

Construction starts plummeted in the first half of 2017

If it seems like there are fewer cranes on the skyline these days, it’s probably because fewer construction projects...

Construction starts plummeted in the first half of 2017
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Low mortgage rates and a rising labor market boost US home builders’ confidence

U.S. home builders are gaining confidence about the market for single-family homes, despite an overall slowdown in the economy.

Low mortgage rates and a rising labor market boost US home builders’ confidence
Institutional construction hits $2.9B in first half of 2015

Institutional construction hits $2.9B in first half of 2015

The city’s development titans get all the acclaim (and most of the money), but New York’s educational, health and cultural...

Institutional construction hits $2.9B in first half of 2015
From left: Richard Anderson of the NYC Building Congress and 730 Concourse Village West in the Bronx

NYC institutions spent $14.8B on construction in last five years

Private and public institutions in New York City initiated $14.8 billion in construction projects over the last five years,...

NYC institutions spent $14.8B on construction in last five years
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Building permits for U.S. single-family homes hit 5-year high

Applications to build single-family homes reached a five-year high nationally last month, according to Department of Commerce data cited...

Building permits for U.S. single-family homes hit 5-year high
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Fed needs to take interest rate stand to promote multi-family construction

Conditions are ripe for the construction of new multi-family housing in the United States, yet the rate at which...

Fed needs to take interest rate stand to promote multi-family construction
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