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NYC buildings are getting energy efficiency grades

At the end of this month, the owners of tens of thousands of buildings in New York City will...

NYC buildings are getting energy efficiency grades
Melanie La Rocca (iStock)

City moves to speed opening of new and renovated properties

A proposed City Council bill aims to streamline how new and renovated buildings are opened. The measure, sponsored by...

City moves to speed opening of new and renovated properties
348 Court Street (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

Collapses raise questions about safety-law exemption

Weeks before what would have been her younger sister’s 59th birthday, Lori E. Gold was unsettled by reports of...

Collapses raise questions about safety-law exemption
136 East 36 Street and 211 East 34th Street (CitizenApp)

Midtown scaffolding collapse kills one, hours after building crumbles nearby

UPDATED July 16, 2020, 8:14 p.m.: Scaffolding collapsed in Midtown Thursday, killing one person and injuring at least three...

Midtown scaffolding collapse kills one, hours after building crumbles nearby
1323 Boston Road, Jeff Fox (Credit: Google Maps)

Foxy Management plans another Bronx senior housing project

Foxy Management plans to add to its Bronx portfolio with a 150-unit affordable senior housing building in the borough....

Foxy Management plans another Bronx senior housing project
An aerial of 700 Atlantic Avenue with Greenland USA CEO Hu Gang (Credit: Google Maps; Gang via CGCC)

Greenland plans 41-story resi tower at Pacific Park

Greenland USA has filed plans for a 41-story mixed-use building at its Pacific Park megaproject. The application with the...

Greenland plans 41-story resi tower at Pacific Park
DOB Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca (Credit: iStock)

City tweaks affordable housing construction rules to comply with state guidelines

The city has clarified what affordable housing construction is permitted under the state order halting non-essential work. The Department...

City tweaks affordable housing construction rules to comply with state guidelines
Governor Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Cuomo by  (Photos by John Lamparski/NurPhoto; Newsday RM via Getty Images)

State allows more construction, but raises questions on housing

The state has changed its guidance on what is considered essential construction, broadening what projects are permitted and muddying...

State allows more construction, but raises questions on housing
Map of essential active construction sites (Credit: NYC Department of Buildings)

City clears another 300 construction sites for “emergency” work

The number of emergency construction sites exempt from the state’s shutdown of non-essential work has jumped by more than...

City clears another 300 construction sites for “emergency” work
From left: 66 Hudson Boulevard, 200 Amsterdam Avenue and One Vanderbilt (Credit: Tishman Speyer; 200 Amsterdam; KPF)

Some luxury condos, office towers escape construction ban

A controversial Upper West Side condo tower is one of nearly 900 projects that have secured exemptions from Gov....

Some luxury condos, office towers escape construction ban

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