New York City Department of Buildings

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Mount Manresa: It was never about anything but money (editorial)

The day most Staten Islanders have dreaded for several years is close at hand.That was clear last week when the New York City Department of Buildings approved the developers' application to be permitted to demolish the buildings at Mount Manresa, the ... [Published Staten Island Live - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jeff Sutton Recieves $95M Loan for Harlem Whole Foods Project

Wharton Properties has obtained a construction loan from Natixis Real Estate Capital to develop a 33,000 square foot retail property along 125th Street, Harlem’s busiest commercial thoroughfare, Mortgage Observer has first learned.A person with knowledge ... [Published Mortgage Observer - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Earthquakes Aren't Just West Coast Phenom

NEW YORK CITY—New maps created by a federal agency asserts that the East Coast in general—and New York in particular—is at high risk.The East Coast may be able to produce larger, more dangerous earthquakes than previous assessments have indicated, according ... [Published GlobeSt.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Feds to NYC: Don't forget about earthquakes

The U.S. Geological Survey had good and bad news for New Yorkers on Thursday. In releasing its latest set of seismic maps the agency said earthquakes are a slightly lower hazard for New York City's skyscrapers than previously thought, but on the other ... [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

DA VANCE AND COMMISSIONER PETERS ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT IN CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY FRAUD CASE

Defendants Accused of Fraudulently Conducting Inspections, Falsifying Records, and Leaving More Than 40 Active Construction Sites UnsupervisedManhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters ... [Published Manhattan District Attorney - Jul 02 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Vidaris Announces Hiring of Former NYC Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri

NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vidaris, a specialty Architectural and Construction consulting company which owns Israel Berger Associates (IBA) and Viridian Energy and Environmental, today announced they have hired former New York City ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

New York Construction Accident Lawyer Kenneth A. Wilhelm Comments on...

The New York City Department of Buildings has shut down work at a Midtown construction site after discovering more than three-dozen open violations following the death of a worker who fell 13 stories. According to an April 16 report on ABC News, the 34-year-old ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 30 2014]

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"We moved heaven and earth to try to work with the Savo Brothers before the destruction of the trees at Mount Manresa and ever since. I want to be clear to the people of Staten Island that there was a lack of cooperation, and we should know who to blame when those houses are built" she said
"People forget about history, that earthquakes have occurred in these regions in the past, and that they will occur in the future," says Petersen. "They don't occur very often, but the consequences and the costs can be high."
"The standards for seismic safety in building codes are directly based upon USGS assessments of potential ground shaking from earthquakes, and have been for years" said Jim Harris, a member and former chair of the Provisions Update Committee of the Building Seismic Safety Council, in a statement
It is crucial for construction workers and their families to have the resources they need during these difficult times, Wilhelm says. "Workers and their families go through significant emotional and financial turmoil after a major accident. It is important that they obtain the support and advice that ensures their rights and best interests are protected."

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