Client Spotlight: Rinaldi Group Awarded ENR 2019 Global Best Project for citizenM Bowery New York Hotel

Cahill Strategies congratulates client The Rinaldi Group on being recognized with ENR's 2019 Global Best Project Award by an international panel of construction industry veterans.

Cahill Welcomes Former New York City DOB Executive Director Robert D’Alessio

Former NYC DOB Senior Executive Director Robert D'Alessio joins Cahill Strategies LLC as Construction Code and Safety Consultant.

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.

By |2018-01-30T16:56:57-05:00January 30th, 2018|City Business, Construction, New York City, News|0 Comments

Online Service Combs Government Records on Rental Properties, Gives Ratings

A new online service will comb government records for New York City 1.1 million rental properties, assigning ratings and reporting everything from safety violations to legal disputes.

By |2017-07-19T12:13:06-04:00July 19th, 2017|Construction, New York City, News|0 Comments

Construction Dive: How to encourage Hispanic participation amid the construction labor shortage

Census Bureau numbers show that, in 2015, Hispanics edged out their white, non-Hispanic counterparts in New York City's construction workforce and represented 37.75% of all workers, according to a recent New York City Building Congress report. The margin, only 0.01%, was very small, but it represents a departure from a time when white workers dominated the industry. In 2008, for example, white workers represented 43% of the city’s construction industry, while Hispanics were only 31%.

By |2018-02-12T13:42:52-05:00March 30th, 2017|Construction, News|0 Comments

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 |2017-01-22T13:12:23-05:00January 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 |2017-01-20T11:38:40-05:00January 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 |2017-01-19T11:07:13-05:00January 19th, 2017|Construction, News|0 Comments
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