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General Contractors Association’s leader to leave post by end of summer

The longtime chief of the General Contractors Association of New York is leaving her role. It is not yet...

General Contractors Association’s leader to leave post by end of summer
After rash of construction worker deaths, NYC council member promises to finally implement safety law

After rash of construction worker deaths, NYC council member promises to finally implement safety law

The latest death is prompting politicians to accelerate the implementation of a construction safety law passed in 2017. Gregory Echevarria, 34, was killed after...

After rash of construction worker deaths, NYC council member promises to finally implement safety law
The 10 most notable New York real estate lawsuits of 2018

The 10 most notable New York real estate lawsuits of 2018

Don’t like the deal? See you in court. At least that’s the approach some real estate execs took this...

The 10 most notable New York real estate lawsuits of 2018
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Hundreds of protesters call on NFL to boot Related’s Steve Ross from committee

After briefly blocking traffic on Park Avenue, 37 protesters wearing T-shirts saying “Step down Steve Ross” were arrested on...

Hundreds of protesters call on NFL to boot Related’s Steve Ross from committee
Together but separate: Though carpenters join union rally against Related, they aren’t protesting the developer

Together but separate: Though carpenters join union rally against Related, they aren’t protesting the developer

For several months, members of the New York City District Council of Carpenters continued working at 50 Hudson Yards while other construction unions protested...

Together but separate: Though carpenters join union rally against Related, they aren’t protesting the developer
DOB won’t collect personal info on undocumented construction workers

DOB won’t collect personal info on undocumented construction workers

The Department of Buildings will not collect personal information from undocumented construction workers despite a new law that will...

DOB won’t collect personal info on undocumented construction workers
Council committee unanimously approves contentious construction safety bill

Council committee unanimously approves contentious construction safety bill

The City Council committee on housing and building on Wednesday unanimously voted in favor of a construction safety bill...

Council committee unanimously approves contentious construction safety bill
Good luck finding construction workers

Good luck finding construction workers

As if getting construction loans isn’t hard enough, developers increasingly have to fight to find construction workers. The number of construction job openings in the U.S. rose to a seasonally adjusted 225,000 in June,...

Good luck finding construction workers
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 16: A construction laborer works on the site of a new residential building in the Hudson Yards development, August 16, 2016 in 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)

Construction companies argue safety bill endangers local workers

Some contractors argue that a construction safety bill could make it difficult for companies to hire local workers. The...

Construction companies argue safety bill endangers local workers
Your turn: City Council seeks to defer construction safety issues to new task force

Your turn: City Council seeks to defer construction safety issues to new task force

The latest version of a construction safety bill creates a task force that will consider some of the most...

Your turn: City Council seeks to defer construction safety issues to new task force
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