Tag: public projects

Construction Processes, Financial

Public projects fuel construction spending growth

November 2, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The largest nonresidential segments showed mixed results from August to September, according to the Associated General Contractors of America construction spending report. Commercial construction, which includes warehouse and retail projects, increased 0.7% in September, noted the AGC report. Meanwhile, investment […]

Construction Processes, Legal

NY Gov. Sets Industry Advisory Council to Fix Public Contracts Process

January 21, 2022

Via: ENR

A New York construction industry advisory group, created under a law Gov. Kathy Hochul signed in December, will study and recommend adjustments to state public contracting to address damages incurred by contractors, subcontractors and others because of payment delays on […]

Construction Processes, Legal, News

What contractors need to know before going after public projects

April 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

President Joe Biden recently announced a $2.3 trillion U.S. infrastructure spending proposal, the American Jobs Plan, that promises billions of dollars in construction contracts to companies across the country who are trying to determine what a post-COVID-19 economy will look […]

Construction Processes, Legal

New York contractors ask Gov. Cuomo to repeal state Scaffold Law

October 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Empire State chapter maintains that because of the Scaffold Law, general liability costs are higher in New York than in any other state and that some insurance carriers won’t even write policies for New […]

Construction Processes, Financial

NY Gov. accelerates construction schedule for $1B Javits Center expansion

November 21, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that construction on the much-anticipated $1 billion Jacob K. Javits Center expansion could begin as early as this year, according to The Real Deal. Cuomo said contractors can go ahead with their submittals […]