CRAINS: Cuomo’s budget expands design-build, but not to NYC

New legislation from Gov. Andrew Cuomo would expand the use of design-build—a streamlined bidding process for large infrastructure projects—to all state agencies, according a budget proposal released earlier this week, a move that could prove essential for New York should it have to compete with other states for federal infrastructure dollars.

By |2017-01-22T13:12:23-04:00January 22nd, 2017|Construction, News|0 Comments

Politico: Dueling studies on union membership shape debate over construction trades

As the real estate industry and construction unions prepare for a legislative fight in the City Council over worker safety, new data is being released that suggests non-union workers are more diverse, and more likely to live in New York City, than their counterparts in the city's trades unions.

By |2017-01-20T11:38:40-04:00January 20th, 2017|Construction, News|0 Comments

The Real Deal: Unions, nonunions fight over construction safety legislation

The battle between union and nonunion contractors is again flaring up over a new set of construction safety bills being proposed before the City Council.

By |2017-01-19T11:07:13-04:00January 19th, 2017|Construction, News|0 Comments

Associated Builders and Contractors Hold ‘World Class Safety’ Presentation with New York Developers

On January 5th, the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Inc. Empire State chapter held it’s “Road Map to World Class Safety” forum in which dozens of developers and contractors from around the New York City area learned how to enhance their knowledge on the benefits of construction safety reform.

By |2017-01-09T13:01:33-04:00January 9th, 2017|Client News, Construction, Firm Announcements, News|0 Comments

Cahill Blog: Cuomo’s Free College Tuition Plan

In one of his first major initiatives of the new legislative session, Governor Cuomo announced today a plan, called the Excelsior Scholarship, to offer free tuition at state colleges to hundreds of thousands of middle and low-income New Yorkers.

By |2017-01-03T13:07:20-04:00January 3rd, 2017|Cahill Blog, Education, News|0 Comments