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Governor Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Prevailing wage expansion included in budget deal

Despite a massive shortfall in revenue and a projected $10 billion reduction in state spending, prevailing wage rules are...

Prevailing wage expansion included in budget deal
From left: 500 E. 30th St., 312 W. 43rd St., 60 Norfolk St., Gotham's David Picket, Department of Buildings Commissioner Melanie La Rocca and Taconic's Charles Bendit (Credit: Google Maps)

Project filings slowed in winter, plunged in March

Before New York halted most types of construction last week, 2020 was already off to a slow start. The...

Project filings slowed in winter, plunged in March
Melanie La Rocca, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Buildings

City may allow other types of construction

The city may allow more types of construction under the state’s partial ban. In guidance issued by the Department of Buildings on Monday, the agency stated that in addition to utilities, health care facilities,...

City may allow other types of construction
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

The end of Seattle’s construction boom

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has put a halt to nearly all construction in his state to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Construction will stop at commercial and residential sites for two weeks as...

The end of Seattle’s construction boom
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images, and iStock)

New York halts most construction

After facing pressure from city officials and workers, the state is shutting down all construction except work on infrastructure, healthcare facilities and affordable housing. The Empire State Development Corp. updated its guidelines Friday, saying...

New York halts most construction
Construction workers in New York City on March 26, 2020 (Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

Minority, women-owned construction firms struggle to pay employees, face layoffs: survey

Many minority and women-owned construction companies say they are struggling to pay their employees and anticipate layoffs over the...

Minority, women-owned construction firms struggle to pay employees, face layoffs: survey
Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

State mulls changing what construction is considered “essential”

New York is considering limiting the types of construction that qualify as “essential.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo indicated that he...

State mulls changing what construction is considered “essential”
Doug Yearley of Toll Brothers and 2686 Broadway (Credit: Google Maps and Toll Brothers)

Who’s still filing permit applications? Toll Brothers, for one

While the majority of life in New York City has come to a standstill, some development work plows on....

Who’s still filing permit applications? Toll Brothers, for one
Skanska temporarily halted construction at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B and Moynihan Train Hall due to workers with Covid-19 (Credit: LaGuardia B and Anuja Shakya)

Two construction sites shut down as workers get Covid-19

Construction has been temporarily halted at two major infrastructure projects, including part of the multibillion-dollar overhaul of LaGuardia Airport,...

Two construction sites shut down as workers get Covid-19
The Port of Los Angeles (Credit: iStock)

Coronavirus-related supply chain delays threaten developers and builders

The coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll not only on landlords and tenants, but also on developers and the...

Coronavirus-related supply chain delays threaten developers and builders
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