Cahill Strategies COVID-19 Construction Recap

With all the developments in the NYC Construction industry this week we wanted to ensure that none of the major developments or changes were missed.

2021-09-01T06:11:51-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cahill Blog, City Business, Construction, New York City, News, Real Estate|

New York City Suspended Sites Inspection Requirements

Bobby D'Alession, former NYCDOB official and valued member of the Cahill team has put together the attached overview detailing what your requirements are.

2021-09-01T06:12:41-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Cahill Blog, City Business, Construction, New York City, News|

Scaffold Law reform considered by House Judiciary; N.Y. law covers construction falls

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is scheduled to mark up Republican John Faso’s H.R. 3088, the Infrastructure Expansion Act. The legislation targets New York’s so-called “Scaffold Law,” which imposes absolute liability for property owners and contractors for injuries sustained by workers.

2018-01-30T16:56:57-05:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: City Business, Construction, New York City, News|

Cahill Blog: Election 2017

Nationally, the 2017 election is being called a blue wave. Here in New York, it is more like a two-level pool. On the shallow end, near-record low turnout in New York City where tepid enthusiasm for winner Bill de Blasio kept voters out of the water.

UPDATE: New Reporting on 421-A Affordable Housing Legislation

Despite proud and glowing announcements by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Real Estate Board of New York, and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, sources confirmed to The Real Deal that they did not actually reach a consensus on a new deal for the 421a tax abatement last week due to differing interpretations on which projects would qualify.

2016-11-17T09:27:54-05:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: City Business, Construction, News|

Crain’s: Cuomo Reaches a Deal to Revive Lucrative Real Estate Tax Break

From Crain's New York Business: An agreement on 421-a would have to be approved by the Legislature Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered an agreement between the city's real estate lobby and the building trades union to revive 421-a, a controversial property tax break for developers that the city and many in the industry believe is [...]

2016-11-11T12:35:58-05:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: City Business, Construction, News|
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