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Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce head to lead Building Congress

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce head to lead Building Congress

The head of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is reportedly poised to take over the New York Building Congress...

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce head to lead Building Congress
DOT head endorses design-build, touts Cuomo’s ambitious infrastructure agenda

DOT head endorses design-build, touts Cuomo’s ambitious infrastructure agenda

The proposed tunnel through the Long Island Sound, according to the head of the New York State Department of...

DOT head endorses design-build, touts Cuomo’s ambitious infrastructure agenda
Resi construction spending hits all-time $12B high

Resi construction spending hits all-time $12B high

Spending on residential construction in New York City rose sharply to an all-time record of nearly $12 billion last...

Resi construction spending hits all-time $12B high
Spending on building renovations surges

Spending on building renovations surges

Public and private property owners in New York City launched $3.6 billion worth of alteration and renovation projects during the first half of the year, according to a new report from the New York...

Spending on building renovations surges
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Landlords court de Blasio in fight to limit landmarking

Landlords are hoping that Mayor Bill de Blasio will be a strong ally in their quest to reduce large-scale...

Landlords court de Blasio in fight to limit landmarking
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Queens is king of construction sector

The vast majority of New Yorkers employed by the construction industry – about 70 percent – hail from Queens and Brooklyn, according to a new analysis by the New York Building Congress. In 2012,...

Queens is king of construction sector
From left: Daniel Garodnick, Midtown East and the New York Building Congress’ Richard Anderson

Real estate players to Garodnick: Oppose Midtown East rezoning at your peril

Real estate industry figures have a clear message for New York City Councilman Daniel Garodnick, whose district includes the...

Real estate players to Garodnick: Oppose Midtown East rezoning at your peril
Industry groups push Garodnick to support Midtown East plan

Industry groups push Garodnick to support Midtown East plan

Since being seen as a candidate to succeed Christine Quinn as City Council speaker, City Council member Dan Garodnick...

Industry groups push Garodnick to support Midtown East plan
NYC residential building construction up

NYC residential building construction up

Residential building construction rose in 2011 by 33 percent across the five boroughs, according to a New York Building Congress analysis of U.S. Census data released today. The city’s Department of Buildings issued permits...

NYC residential building construction up
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NYC saw 31 percent construction decline in 2011

In 2011, $13.8 billion worth of construction projects began, a decline of 31 percent from 2010, when $20 billion in...

NYC saw 31 percent construction decline in 2011
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