Bridges & Tunnels: Infrastructure’s Impact on NYC Construction
Why construction professionals should care about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and what to do about it.
Make an OATH: Updates on Violation Hearings and Defaults
All about the new default cancellation request deadline and attending hearings during COVID.
Going to the Next Level: All About Zoning for Accessibility
On October 7, 2021, the Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility initiative was approved by the NYCC and MTA.
New Year, New Codes: Major Construction Code Updates for 2022
On October 7, 2021, the NYC Department of Buildings approved a major overhaul to the NYC Construction Code.
The Results Are In: Safety Sweeps Follow Up
Did the Zero Tolerance safety campaign get the outcome it wanted? What will it mean for the future?
A Brief Reprieve: Fee Waivers for Emergency Flood Damage Work
As of September 14, 2021, the NYC Department of Buildings will not require fees for filing...
In and Out: Guidelines for Hybrid Office Design
In 2020, we talked quite a bit about what the future of work would look like.
Don’t Be Alarmed: FDNY Services Go Fully Digital
Be advised: As of September 7, 2021, all FDNY services must now be filed exclusively online.
Rain, Rain, Go Away: Flood-Resilient Construction Post-Hurricane Ida
New York City has been called the concrete jungle, but never before has the name been more apt, or more dangerous.
Overall Overhaul: DOB Website Updates You May Have Missed
From redesigns to online license applications, here’s the latest on the NYC Buildings website.
Dancing in the Street: What a Permanent Open Streets Program Might Mean for NYC Construction
In May 2021, the Open Streets program, which converted 83 miles of NYC roadways...
Energy Experiment: The Energy Code Performance Pilot Program
The DOB recently announced a 5-month pilot program for designers...
Taking Ownership: Updates on the Property Ownership Certification Form
What to watch out for when enforcement begins August 16, 2021.