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Diana Florence (inset) and Cy Vance (Credit: Getty Images, Cornell)

Prosecutor quits after revelations in construction bribery cases

A Manhattan prosecutor who won convictions in several high-profile construction fraud cases has resigned over allegations she withheld evidence....

Prosecutor quits after revelations in construction bribery cases
Mayor Bill de Blasio and subway damage caused by Hurricane Sandy (Credit: Getty Images)

Program to rebuild Sandy-damaged homes needs extra $92M

A program to help rebuild homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy needs an extra $92 million, according to the de...

Program to rebuild Sandy-damaged homes needs extra $92M
Central Park Tower

Lendlease disputes city’s penalty in 2018 death at Central Park Tower

After a glass panel fell from Central Park Tower and fatally crushed a 67-year-old security guard two years ago,...

Lendlease disputes city’s penalty in 2018 death at Central Park Tower
The U.S. is short 3.8 million new homes

US is short nearly 4M new homes: report

The housing shortage in the U.S. is deepening despite strong demand, and a new report found that builders must construct nearly four million new homes to catch up. Almost 9.8 million households were formed...

US is short nearly 4M new homes: report
A street view and rendering of 251 West 14th Street (Credit: Google Maps, Pizzarotti)

Lawsuits, liens pile up for developer of stalled Chelsea project

After entering the New York market with a bang in 2013, Italy-based construction firm Impresa Pizzarotti has become entangled...

Lawsuits, liens pile up for developer of stalled Chelsea project
Researchers and their “living concrete”

How “Living concrete” could revolutionize building construction on earth, and in space

Could this be the building block of real estate life on Mars? Researchers at the University of Colorado have turned light-eating bacteria into the...

How “Living concrete” could revolutionize building construction on earth, and in space
Charney Construction and Development's Sam Charney and 45-03 23rd Street in Long Island City (Credit: Charney Construction, Google Maps)

Charney Construction & Development branches out

UPDATED, Jan. 17, 2020, 4:49 p.m.: Charney Construction and Development is reinventing itself. The firm, led by Sam Charney,...

Charney Construction & Development branches out
The agreement was signed today at UBC’s New York Council offices in Manhattan by Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Frank Spencer, General Vice President of UBC.

Airbnb hammers out partnership with carpenters’ union

Airbnb has partnered up with one of North America’s biggest trade unions as it deepens its foothold in real...

Airbnb hammers out partnership with carpenters’ union
Katerra CEO Michael Marks and one of the company's prefabrication homes in Saudi Arabia (Credit: YouTube, iStock) 

Katerra signs $650M contract with Saudi Arabia to build 8,000 homes

A SoftBank-backed construction startup that has faced questions about its ability to deliver projects in the U.S., just secured...

Katerra signs $650M contract with Saudi Arabia to build 8,000 homes
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a rendering of Penn Station (Credit: Getty Images, Governor's Office)

Landlord to Cuomo: “No intention of selling” Penn Station site

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Penn Station expansion plan already has a big hurdle — 17 stories tall, in fact. A...

Landlord to Cuomo: “No intention of selling” Penn Station site
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