Construction Education NYC

Mount Sinai Residence Hall in Manhattan Completes Renovations

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has completed a major renovation and beautification project at its Resident Hall on the West Side of Manhattan. Located at 515 West 59th Street, Vista West, as it is now known, has undergone several improvements to provide a more attractive and enjoyable living environment for medical trainees. “We […]

Construction Government Transportation

NYS Thruway Southbound Near New Paltz to Close Saturday Night

The New York State Thruway Authority announced that the southbound lanes of the Thruway (I-87) from exit 18 in New Paltz to exit 17 in Newburgh will fully shut down to all traffic at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, for at least 12 hours so contractors can safely remove the damaged Brookside Road overpass over […]

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Mayor Adams Kicks Off Construction at Willets Point in Queens

New York City Mayor Eric Adams was joined by elected officials and community leaders to break ground last week on 880 new affordable homes in Willets Point, Queens ― the first phase of the city’s largest 100 percent affordable housing development in 40 years. In partnership with the Queens Development Group (QDG), a joint venture […]

Construction Government Transportation

I-87 Pavement Project in Rockland, Orange Counties Completed

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $44.6 million pavement improvement project on the New York State Thruway I-87 in a busy corridor spanning Rockland and Orange counties used by approximately 92,000 vehicles every day. Overseen by the Thruway Authority, the work covered nearly 10 miles between exit 15, New Jersey – I-287 – […]

Construction Government News

NY Releases $100 Million for Road Paving Across the State

NY Governor Kathy Hochul announced $100 million in funding has been released to support the renewal of State roadways impacted by extreme weather. The funding supports repaving projects at 66 locations, totaling almost 568 lane miles of pavement, and complements a record level of investment by the Governor in infrastructure across New York State. “From […]


Film and TV Production Studio Breaks Ground in Queens

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams last week helped East End Studios to break ground on a film and TV-ready production studio in Sunnyside, Queens that will create nearly 1,000 construction jobs and roughly 750 permanent, full-time jobs. The studio is expected to be finished in early 2025. The start of construction […]


Durst Organization Tops Out New Building in Queens

ASTORIA, NY – The Durst Organization and its construction manager Urban Atelier Group (UAG) have topped out construction at 20 and 30 Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens. The 647-unit, mixed use buildings now rise 27 stories in one tower and 32 stories in another, over a shared cellar for parking and ground floors that will […]

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Montauk Point Lighthouse Restoration Completed

NY Governor Kathy Hochul, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Montauk Historical Society, and other partners celebrated the reopening of the newly restored Montauk Point Lighthouse and completion of a major coastal resiliency project to protect the historic lighthouse and associated cultural resources. The landmark, located on the easternmost point of Long […]

Construction Funding

Mastry, Lenx Invest in Vessel Housing Solution

NEW YORK — Vessel Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven housing product development company and franchisor that offers a high-quality, sustainable, and attainably priced housing solution, has secured Series A funding from co-lead investors Mastry Ventures and LENx, the venture arm of homebuilder Lennar. The terms of the investment were not disclosed but will accelerate Vessel’s growth, supporting continued […]

Construction Real Estate

Rabina Closes $540 Million Financing for 520 Fifth Ave.

NEW YORK — Rabina, a real estate investment and development firm based in New York, has closed a half-billion-dollar construction financing package for 520 Fifth Avenue, the first post-pandemic – and tallest – building in Manhattan to weave together luxury residences, boutique commercial office space, world-class recreational facilities and ground floor retail all under one roof. […]

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Touro College to Build Campus in Times Square

NEW YORK — Touro College and University System, one of the nation’s leading non-profit Jewish higher education institutions, wants to build a new 243,305 square-foot campus at 3 Times Square. [Photo Above: Rendering of 3 Times Square and Touro campus.] The Midtown skyscraper for 3 Times Square is located on Seventh Avenue between 42nd and 43rd […]

Construction Real Estate

SL Green Tops Off 185 Broadway in Lower Manhattan

NEW YORK — Developer SL Green Realty announced the topping off of 185 Broadway, a 34-story, mixed-use building in Lower Manhattan. The milestone moment for the ground-up development comes on schedule and under budget, despite the challenges this year from the COVID-19 pandemic. Once completed, the property (See Artist Rendition Above) will be the area’s […]

Construction Real Estate

Construction Begins on Hudson Yards’ Observation Deck

NEW YORK – The massive Hudson Yards complex under construction on the West Side will have almost everything — including an observation deck. The developers of Hudson Yards — the Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group — have announced the start of construction on Hudson Yards’ Observation Deck. Standing more than 1,000 feet in the […]