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Construction owner gets jail for failing to pay $280K in wages

The owner of a Long Island construction firm will serve 30 days in jail for shorting workers $280,000 by failing to pay prevailing wages on construction work at public schools in the Bronx,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Council to consider ban on new jail construction on Rikers Island

Manhattan , and climbing fastest for the most-expensi… apartments in the borough. Super-luxury rents—the top 5% of the market by price—jumped 9.1% in September from a year earlier to a median of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

Deal would ban jail construction on Rikers Island

As a vote nears for the mayor's plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex and build borough-based jails, the City Council will advance a bill to prohibit any future jails on the island. NY1... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

Three Mile Island nuclear power plant officially shuts down

The plant's owner announced it would close after trying and failing to receive subsidies from Pennsylvania's government......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2019

World"s tallest residential building nears completion in New York

CNBC's Robert Frank reports from the new super tower under construction near Central Park, and why the owner believes the luxury condos will sell......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 16th, 2019

World"s tallest residential building nears completion in New York City

CNBC's Robert Frank reports from the new super tower under construction near Central Park, and why the owner believes the luxury condos will sell......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 16th, 2019

Firm must pay $6M in stolen wages to welders, iron workers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that a joint investigation between the New York State Department of Labor and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Construction Fraud Task Force has le.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 23rd, 2019

Great Hall Partners accuses DIA of failing to disclose concrete issues, vows "smooth withdrawal"

Saunders Construction also responds to DIA's termination of the Great Hall construction contract......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Mall of Georgia project backed by Julio Jones receives construction loan

Ariston Group LLC, the project owner and sponsor, is led by principal Jon Guven and includes a high-profile investor — Julio Jones, the Falcons star and top NFL receiver......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2019

Table of Experts – Prevailing Wage

The Albany Business Review hosted three experts to discuss how prevailing wage impacts the construction industry, labor unions, wages and the economy. The discussion was moderated by Sierra Kehn of the Albany Business Review. Note: This discussion to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

"Selfie" part of Buffalo Grand Hotel approved

Buffalo Grand Hotel owner Harry Stinson has made a grandiose prediction when it comes to the downtown hotel’s newest attraction. Stinson, later this year, will begin construction on a $2 million project that will see an elevated wedding chapel - ins.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2019

Coolest Office Spaces: Elite Insurance Company

Elite Insurance Co. About the project Date of completed renovation: May 10, 2019 Design firm: Elite Insurance Partners Architecture firm: Jim Mathais Property owner: Cambridge Highland Commons Construction firm: Southern Builders South Florida .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Governor signs bill to punish pipeline protesters

The oil and gas industry is celebrating a victory after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill recently that could result in stiff jail sentences for those who damage pipelines or interrupt their construction. The law, which takes effect Sept. 1, make.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

Health care operator gets prison for dodging taxes to buy gas station

The owner and operator of Tender Care, a Fairfield home health care business that serves developmentally disabled people, has been sentenced to prison for failing to pay income taxes. Instead, he used money owed to buy a gas station.  Peter Kungu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Construction starts on multi-million dollar Sedgwick County jail expansion

Harman Huffman Construction Group is the general contractor on the project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019

Cambridge Crossing’s first retail tenant: An eatery by the owner of Puritan & Co.

Will Gilson, the chef and owner of Puritan & Co. in Inman Square, is opening a cafe, a restaurant and a cocktail bar with rooftop space in a new building under construction at the Cambridge Crossing development. Gilson is the first retail tenant to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

Portland construction jobs scale new heights, expecting future growth (Infographic)

Construction wages have also risen substantially over the last decade as firms say they struggle to find skilled labor and subcontractors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2019

California regulators not taking action against care homes

Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million in back wages and penalties......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 20th, 2019

Stronach Group starts construction of Laurel Park Station development

The controversial owner of Pimlico and Laurel Park is building 220 condos in the project's first phase......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2019

3 essential technologies for a successful project

Technology is changing how construction projects are delivered. From utilizing virtual reality to create immersive owner experiences, to capturing and tracking real-time data, technology plays a vital role in delivering consistently successful projects......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 9th, 2019

Sotheby"s sues Park Ave. condo owner for allegedly withholding commission

Sotheby's International Realty is suing the owners of a Park Avenue condominium for allegedly failing to pay the commission on the sale of a $31.5 million unit.In documents filed in state Supreme... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019