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Month: May 2015

New York City No. 1 in Multi-Family Construction

Recent construction industry reports named New York City as the city with the most multi-family units under construction in North America. It has overtaken the Canadian city of Toronto by 701 residential units under construction. While this represents only part of the...

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Report Highlights Dangers of Construction Industry in NYC

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the construction industry in New York City is not well-regulated. Recent news stories about accidents, injuries and deaths illustrate the danger inherent in working construction in the city. A recent report from the New...

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The DOB and Enforcement of Contractor Licensing

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) is responsible for enforcing the licensing requirements of construction industry trades such as electricians, architects and plumbers. It takes disciplinary action against individuals practicing their occupations without...

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Avoid Injury at Amusement Parks This Summer

The school year will soon be over. Kids and teens will flock to the beaches and amusement parks in the New York City area as summer settles in. Where are these amusement parks, and how safe are they? Do parents need to worry? Of course, parents worry about everything,...

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