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A condo building couldn’t collapse in NYC. Or could it?

A condo building couldn’t collapse in NYC. Or could it?

Basement leaks and cracks. Faulty mechanical and electrical systems. Porous roofs and crumbling facades. You name it, Howard Zimmerman...

A condo building couldn’t collapse in NYC. Or could it?
Under Local Law 97, buildings larger than 25,000 square feet must start meeting new greenhouse-gas emission levels in 2024. (iStock)

Owners’ chance for emissions cap break is over

The window for certain property owners to apply for a break from the city’s emission caps has closed. Owners...

Owners’ chance for emissions cap break is over
(Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Years ago he took a bribe. Now he can’t get a license

A former city building inspector is suing the Department of Buildings after it denied him a professional license for...

Years ago he took a bribe. Now he can’t get a license
Construction industry at ‘inflection point’
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Construction industry at ‘inflection point’

With global supply chains, an inherent need for on-site workers and a client base that depends on optimism, construction...

Construction industry at ‘inflection point’
(iStock, Department of Justice)

Buildings inspector charged with bribery at Queens work site

A city Department of Buildings inspector was charged with soliciting a cash bribe from a construction company that was...

Buildings inspector charged with bribery at Queens work site

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