PAST BTEA News/Press

Publishing Date Article Title Publisher
2021
11/19/2021 Biden administration suspends enforcement of business vaccine mandate to comply with court order
CNBC
11/17/2021 How New York’s Construction Industry Weathered COVID and What Comes Next Commercial Observer
10/22/2021 NYC DOB Pitches Program to Complete Major Developments Faster Commercial Observer
9/23/2021 1,499 stop work orders issued in NYC construction sweep
Construction Dive
8/17/2021 City’s housing growth lags way behind population gains Crain’s New York Business
8/5/2021 New Construction Legislation Seeks to Reform New York’s Public Contracting Process
Construction Equipment
7/28/2021 Durst employees still unvaccinated after Labor Day will be fired
Crain’s New York Business
7/28/2021 605-Foot Office Tower By SOM Revealed For 415 Madison Avenue In Midtown East, Manhattan YIMBY New York
4/12/2021 NY pot law creates safety, liability issues for contractors Construction Dive
3/4/2021 DOB finding few Covid violations at job sites as city restarts construction projects Crains New York Business
3/3/2021 Local Law 104 of 2019: Denial of Permits for Multiple Dwellings with Excessive Open Violations NYC DOB
3/2/2021 Here’s how real estate experts plan to lead the city to recovery Crains New York Business
3/1/2021 Leave Time for COVID-19 Vaccination Bill: Passed Legislation (A3354B) State of New York
3/1/2021 City will restart $17B in construction projects, de Blasio says Crain’s New York Business
2/22/2021 Mayor de Blasio Appoints Recovery Czar Lorraine Grillo City of New York
2/19/2021 DOB launches facade, scaffold safety blitz
Real Estate Weekly
2/18/2021 DOB launches facade, scaffold safety blitz
Empire Report
2/11/2021 Brookfield and Silverstein selected to develop World Trade Center Site POLITICO
2/4/2021 Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget Proposals Summary of New York City Construction Projects BTEA Press Release
1/25/2021 Industry makes call to get shovels in ground as construction starts falter Real Estate Weekly
1/14/2021 New York won’t tax forgivable PPP loans, state tax department says Real Estate Weekly
2020
12/10/2020 Path cleared for Flushing waterfront project as City Council approves rezoning Crain’s New York Business
12/10/2020 RXR, JBA score $316M construction loan for Amazon-leased industrial site Crain’s New York Business
12/8/2020 BTEA Supports NYCHA $40 Billion Proposal For New Capital Projects Crain’s New York Business
11/19/2020 L+M in deal with union laborers to cut wages on affordable projects The Real Deal
10/26/2020 Power Broker: Communities are in driver’s seat Crain’s New York Business
10/14/2020 NYC construction spending expected to bounce back Real Estate Weekly
9/29/2020 The City Council’s glaring hypocrisy on job creation Daily News
9/8/2020 BTEA Enters Industry Partnership With myComply BTEA Press Release
9/4/2020 DOB has issued 550 Covid violations at jobsites since July Crain’s New York Business
9/4/2020 Mayor’s Construction Plan Expands Middle Class Opportunities for City Residents of Color BTEA Press Release
9/3/2020 DOB to hold virtual Build Safe conference Real Estate Weekly
8/14/2020 Construction safety training deadline should be delayed to next year, lawmakers say Crain’s New York Business
8/25/2020 RxR and Tishman stiff contractors on construction bills Crain’s New York Business
8/13/2020 Mayor de Blasio Announces Community Hiring Economic Justice Plan Office of the Mayor
8/9/2020 Coronavirus Delays JFK Airport’s $15 Billion Makeover The Wall Street Journal
8/7/2020 Development plummeted this year, but sector still shows signs of life Crain’s New York Business
7/22/2020 COVID 19 AND ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT WHAT NOW? InView NYSAE
6/29/2020 McConnell needs to lead, follow or get out of the way on infrastructure funding Crain’s New York Business
6/17/2020 Construction unions adapt to new landscape with COVID-19 under Phase I reopening Bronx Times
6/16/2020 What Contractors Learned After a Week of Phase One Commercial Observer
6/15/2020 Back in action: Construction rebounds, retail lags as pandemic restrictions ease Crain’s New York Business
6/8/2020 Businesses in the city that never sleeps wake up to a new reality NBC News
5/26/2020 Construction industry ponders how to keep cranes busy in a post-pandemic city Crain’s New York Business
5/15/2020 200 construction sites violated Cuomo’s stop-work order, city says Crain’s New York Business
5/14/2020 State outlines social-distancing standards for contruction Crain’s New York Business
5/14/2020 Owners launch fund to keep New Yorkers in their homes Real Estate Weekly
5/13/2020 Construction, real estate groups hash out reopening agreement The Real Deal
5/11/2020 Industry Alert – Governor’s New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board Discussion Industry Alert
5/11/2020 Mayor de Blasio Appoints BTEA President Lou Coletti to Construction and Real Estate Sector Advisory Council BTEA Press Release
5/7/2020 No NYC construction loans provided in nearly two months, even as new building filings rise
PincusCo Media
5/6/2020 CO Panel: Temp Checks and Masks Will Be New Norm for Construction Sites
Commercial Observer
5/6/2020 BTEA President Lou Coletti Appointed to New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board
BTEA Press Release
4/17/2020 Construction leaders negotiate terms for safe return to work
BTEA Press Release
4/8/2020 Shutdown poses big risks for projects — even when it ends
The Real Deal
3/27/2020 Governor shuts down non-essential construction
Real Estate Weekly
3/17/2020 NYC building trades could lose ‘billions of dollars’ in next year thanks to coronavirus
New York Daily News
2/19/2020 I Was the Judge in the Stop-and-Frisk Case. I Don’t Think Bloomberg Is Racist
The New York Times
2019
12/17/2019 Ten Years of New York City’s Construction Boom Commercial Observer
12/6/2019 Construction injuries fall as city gets tough on safety Real Estate Weekly
10/24/2019 Multilingual campaign aiming to keep immigrant workers safe Real Estate Weekly
5/19/2019 Construction Leaders Hopeful on New Rules, Outlook for Safety Commercial Observer
5/2/2019 Keeping New York Safe: How the Construction Industry Protects Workers and the Public Commercial Observer
5/1/2019 Building Trades Employers’’’ Association To Host 116th Annual Leadership Dinner citybizlist
2018
12/18/2018 This is why New York Had to pay more for Amazon Crain’s New York Business
12/3/2018 Hard Hats, Clear Heads: Q&A on Drug and Alcohol Testing in Construction Commercial Observer
7/10/2018 New York Regional Construction Industry News: July 2018 ENR New York
7/2/2018 Building trades employers honor Cuomo as first-ever Master Builder Real Estate Weekly
6/27/2018 It Had to Be Lou: Q&A with BTEA’s Lou Coletti Commercial Observer
6/21/2018 Building Trades Employers’’’ Association CEO pushes for more competition Crain’s New York Business
2017
6/7/2017 City asks Albany to let it hire firms owned by women and minorities more easily Crain’s New York Business
5/3/2017 NYC Policymakers and Advocates Review Construction Safety Requirements Commercial Observer
1/1/2017 M/WBE Capacity Study Press Release BTEA Press Release
2016
12/19/2016 E-J Electric Awarded BTEA’s 2016 Safety Award E-J Electric Press Release