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The 10 most notable New York real estate lawsuits of 2018
December 31, 2018 12:30PM
Don’t like the deal? See you in court. At least that’s the approach some real estate execs took this year. Brokers, investors and developers...
Hundreds of protesters call on NFL to boot Related’s Steve Ross from committee
August 23, 2018 08:00AM
After briefly blocking traffic on Park Avenue, 37 protesters wearing T-shirts saying “Step down Steve Ross” were arrested on Wednesday and carted off in...
Together but separate: Though carpenters join union rally against Related, they aren’t protesting the developer
April 04, 2018 08:30AM
For several months, members of the New York City District Council of Carpenters continued working at 50 Hudson Yards while other construction unions protested...
DOB won’t collect personal info on undocumented construction workers
March 29, 2018 06:40PM
The Department of Buildings will not collect personal information from undocumented construction workers despite a new law that will require officials to keep track...
Council committee unanimously approves contentious construction safety bill
September 20, 2017 03:40PM
The City Council committee on housing and building on Wednesday unanimously voted in favor of a construction safety bill that will mandate at least...
Good luck finding construction workers
August 09, 2017 09:35AM
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...
Construction companies argue safety bill endangers local workers
July 20, 2017 10:45AM
Some contractors argue that a construction safety bill could make it difficult for companies to hire local workers. The central issue is training: If...
Your turn: City Council seeks to defer construction safety issues to new task force
July 19, 2017 09:40AM
The latest version of a construction safety bill creates a task force that will consider some of the most controversial issues surrounding the legislation,...
Shortage of skilled labor is forcing US contractors to turn away work: report
June 28, 2017 01:24PM
Faced with shortages in skilled labor, many construction contractors across the United States are being forced to turn work down. According to a new...
De Blasio, construction unions close to a deal on extra training requirements: report
June 05, 2017 10:00AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s construction union leaders are nearing a deal on worker-training requirements, a program the real estate industry is...
Construction worker’s death at Times Square site was “completely preventable,” DOB commissioner says
April 13, 2017 10:16AM
A construction worker died Wednesday after plunging 18 feet from a job site at 1604 Broadway in Times Square, which will soon be the...
Harlem contractor settles after accusations of bilking workers
February 10, 2017 09:30AM
A construction company that allegedly shortchanged workers at a Harlem affordable housing project paid $189,000 to settle charges brought by federal prosecutors.
De Blasio sides against construction unions over mandatory training proposal
January 11, 2017 08:30AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to back mandatory apprenticeship programs for construction workers on Monday, siding against a proposal backed by construction unions.
Ex-Chinese diplomats accused of coercing laborers into construction work
December 09, 2016 03:13PM
Two former Chinese diplomats brought workers to the U.S. from China, seized their passports and forced them to work illegally on construction sites, federal...
Restoration Hardware subcontractors to face manslaughter charges in worker’s death
March 23, 2016 03:00PM
The fallout from a young construction worker’s death last year at the Restoration Hardware site in Meatpacking District continues, with two supervising subcontractors losing a...
Contractors shorted workers $1M on NYCHA project: DA
March 09, 2016 06:10PM
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson indicted three men — a contractor, subcontractor and a foreman — for allegedly stealing $1 million while underpaying 27...
Construction workers exposed to chemical fumes at Hotel Riu site in Midtown
February 24, 2016 06:25PM
Three construction workers were injured Wednesday at a Midtown job site after being exposed to chemical fumes, with one worker in critical condition. The...
Four workers rescued after Inwood scaffolding collapse
February 01, 2016 02:39PM
After scaffolding collapsed at a six-story apartment building in Inwood, four construction workers were left dangling. The workers, who were repointing windows at the...
City raiding job sites in search of fake safety certifications
October 26, 2015 03:03PM
With construction-related work deaths on the rise, city investigators are discreetly appearing at job sites and arresting workers with fake safety training cards. Construction workers...
What do the workers building Billionaires’ Row towers think about them?
September 21, 2015 06:00PM
From Luxury Listings NYC: A promotional video for 432 Park Avenue from 2014 has a sped up time-lapse video of the construction progress. From...
Home Depot buys Bronx retail location from Madison International Realty for $40M
Keller Williams Midtown CEO forced out: sources
Sitex continues buying spree with $36M industrial buy in Queens
Rabsky sells Williamsburg apartment building to UDR for $130M
Lichtenstein on Amazon pullout: “Worst day for NYC since 9-11”
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