Construction Wrapping Up On World Trade Center’s Liberty Park, Financial District

In September of 2015, construction was underway on the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church planned on the eastern end of the also-under-construction, one-acre Liberty Park, located on the southern end of the World Trade Center complex, in the Financial District. Now, construction on the rest of Liberty Park, which is elevated 25 feet above street level, is […]

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Severe Shortage of NYC Affordable Housing Creates 1,000 to 1 Odds For Applicants

May 18, 2016 In just three years, NYC housing lottery applications have increased six-fold The severity of NYC’s affordable housing crisis becomes more and more transparent as the number of applications being received for housing lotteries spikes. Officials have said that Housing Connect, the city’s affordable housing assistance site, is receiving so many applications that […]

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Transportation Pushes Revenue for Regional Firms

Total regional design revenue fell due to list participant changes, but large bridge projects drove work for a number of top companies in 2015 The top architecture and engineering firms in the New York region posted $3.6 billion in revenue in 2015, according to this year’s ENR New York Top Design Firm ranking. While a […]

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Greenman-Pedersen Continues to Grow

With new digs in Manhattan and several megaprojects in the works, the design firm has made its mark this year throughout the region As the regional construction market continues its upward swing, design firm Greenman-Pedersen Inc. is in the right place at the right time. The firm, which has offices across the country and several […]

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New NY Bridge Builders Tout Safety Record

May 13, 2016 New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, billed as the largest bridge and highway infrastructure project in North America, is also reported to be one of the safest construction ventures in the country. According to Tappan Zee Constructors, the design-build consortium responsible for the new bridge, the total recordable incident rate is […]

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NYC Residential Construction Boom Surpasses Pre-Recession High

May 13, 2016 Permits approved in 2015 were 67 percent higher than the previous boom in 2008 BY TANAY WARERKAR @ NY Curbed It’s a well known fact that New York City is undergoing another residential building boom, but the extent of that growth has now been brought to light in a new report by […]

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New York Construction Continues to Soar

Construction starts in New York and New Jersey continued to climb this past year, with new projects reaching a value of $11.5 billion in 2015’s hot market—surpassing the $10-billion mark for the third year in a row. Click Here to View the 2015 Top Starts in New York A New York Building Congress analysis of […]

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Forging Identity through Design

February 15, 2016 Ikon.5 architects’ design for Schindler Elevator Corporation’s US Headquarters and New York office takes inspiration from the company’s Swiss heritage and highly-engineered products In an age where branding is everything, corporations like Schindler Elevator find themselves continuously jockeying for recognition and sales in a sea of like-minded competitors. But rather than bow […]

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What do you think 2016 will hold for NY’s construction sector?

February 15, 2016 What do you think 2016 will hold for the NY’s construction sector? “From my perspective I noticed two development/construction sectors that has been in the spot light. The first one, obviously is “affordable housing”. This topic has been the focal point of this current NYC administration for a few years. With the […]

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Exhibitor Interview: Technicraft Product Design

January 14, 2016 New York Build Show connects with Greg Patterson, President, Technicraft Product Design Inc. and co-inventor of Shutgun – to talk about the risks and benefits of automated sprinklers on a construction site. Q) What are the risks of having an automated sprinkler on a construction site? A) Accidents can occur on any […]

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Interview: Kai-Uwe Bergmann from Bjarke Ingels Group

January 13, 2016 Kai-Uwe Bergmann is a Partner at BIG who bring his expertise to proposals around the globe. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group is a New York and Copenhagen based group of architects designers, builders and thinkers within the fields of architecture, urbanism. research and development. What are the latest projects that you are […]

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