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New Construction Safety Requirements in Place in NYC

Next year, the New York City building code will require construction firms and workers, including glazing contractors and glaziers, to satisfy new safety training requirements. Last week, Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed into law controversial legislation that revises the city’s building … Continue reading

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Apple’s Glass Cube Replacement Well Over a Year Away

Apple’s iconic “Glass Cube” at its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York City is down for the moment. While it is expected to make a comeback—in one form or another—we may not know for sure anytime soon. The 32-foot-tall … Continue reading

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NYC Tops List of Most Expensive Cities for Construction

The Big Apple comes with a big price tag—at least as far as construction is concerned. New York City is currently the world’s most expensive city to build in, according to the latest International Construction Costs report published by design … Continue reading

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NYC Doorman Dies in Glass Door Accident

A 59-year-old New York City man died Thursday after falling through a glass door while shoveling snow in front of the building where he worked as a doorman. The New York City Police Department reported Miguel Gonzalez was shoveling the … Continue reading

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New York City Leading Commercial, Multifamily Building Sector

The Big Apple is a big builder. New York City led all U.S. metropolitan areas by dollar amount of construction starts for commercial and multifamily building in 2015, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A total of $34.9 billion of … Continue reading

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