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NY Governor Vetoes Bill To Allow Delay Damages On Public Contracts
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ended 2018 by vetoing New York Senate Bill 6686 to amend the state finance law by adding a new section 138-b to allow contractors ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
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Major Milestone Reached In Phase II Of New York City's Second Avenue Subway Project
Phase I of the Second Avenue Subway opened for service January 1, 2017.
United States
5 Dec 2018
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New York Construction Industry Welcomes New Agreement On Extension Of 421-A Tax Abatement Program
Almost a year after it expired, the Building and Construction Trades Council and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) reached an agreement to restore the 421-a tax exemption program.
United States
16 Nov 2016
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Moody's: U.S. Public Private Partnership Market (P3s) Set For Growth
According to a Moody's Investors Service, the U.S. market for public-private partnerships (P3s) is equipped for growth and positioned to become one of the world's largest.
United States
11 Mar 2016
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Mayor De Blasio Appoints Maria Torres-Springer As Next NYC Economic Development Corporation President
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Maria Torres-Springer as the next president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC).
United States
13 Jul 2015
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New York Public Authorities Law Amended To Establish That The Time To File A Notice Of Claim Against The NYC School Construction Authority Is To Commence At "Denial" Of Claim, As Opposed To "Accrual" Of Claim
On December 17, 2014, New York Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill to amend the New York Public Authorities Law, in relation to contractual claims and actions against the New York City School Construction Authority.
United States
27 Jan 2015
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Updates To OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904) covered employers are required to prepare and maintain records of serious occupational injuries and illnesses.
United States
26 Jan 2015
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Itemization Of Mechanic’s Lien Not Necessary Where Construction Contract Apprised Owner Of Lienor’s Claim
New York Lien Law § 38 states that the holder of a mechanic's lien "shall, on demand in writing, deliver to the owner or contractor making such demand a statement in writing which shall set forth the items of labor and/or material and the value thereof which make up the amount for which he [or she] claims a lien, ...
United States
21 Feb 2014
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Department Of Buildings Expands Online Filings and Approvals
The New York City Department of Buildings ("DOB") recently announced the expansion of its online NYC Development Hub.
United States
2 Nov 2013
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Proposed Legislation Requires That Professional Services Contracts With Certain Bi-State Authorities Be Awarded Pursuant To Competitive Contracting Process
Two New Jersey state senators, Sens. Shirley K. Turner and Ronald L. Rice, recently introduced legislation, Bill S2489, that would require professional services contracts entered into by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Delaware River Port Authority, and the Delaware River and Bay Authority to be awarded through a competitive contracting process.
United States
10 Mar 2013
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City Not Liable In Crane Collapse
In 2008, a crane operator and a construction worker were killed when a construction crane collapsed on the east side of Manhattan.
United States
4 Mar 2013
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Importance Of Using Consistent Terms In A Construction Contract
A recent decision of the Supreme Court of the State of New York reminds us of the importance of using consistent terms when drafting a construction contract.
United States
28 Feb 2013
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Compliance With Contractual Notice Provisions
A recent decision of New York City Office Of Administrative Trials And Hearings highlights the significance of compliance with each and every provision of a construction contract.
United States
25 Feb 2013
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NYS 2100 Commission Releases Report On Improving New York State’s Infrastructure
In November 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo formed the NYS 2100 Commission in response to the recent, and extraordinary, weather events experienced in New York State.
United States
28 Jan 2013
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Pennsylvania Court Distinguishes Between Corrective Work And Additional Work In Dismissing Mechanics’ Lien Claim
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed the dismissal of a contractor's mechanics’ lien on the grounds that the lien was not filed within 6 months after the completion of the work as required by Pennsylvania’s Lien Law.
United States
14 Jan 2013
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Ten Things to Consider When Drafting Construction Contracts Under New York Law
Whether managing construction of a high-rise project in New York City, a power plant in India or a paper mill in Brazil, the legal disputes in any of those projects may be subject to resolution under New York law.
United States
2 Nov 2010
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New York Amends Public Authorities Law for Subcontractors Filing Liens on NYC School Construction Authority Projects
On September 17, 2010, New York Gov. David Paterson signed into law an amendment to section 1735 of the state's Public Authorities Law to prevent subcontractors on New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) projects who file public-improvement mechanic's liens from also being able to receive payment protections from the SCA.
United States
4 Oct 2010
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Amendments To New York Prompt Payment Act Broaden Enforcement
On September 8, 2009, New York Gov. David Paterson signed into law amendments to the state's Prompt Payment Act (the "Act") intended to create broader enforcement mechanisms for the benefit of contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and laborers.
United States
14 Mar 2010
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