January News

January 23, 2021

The Economist: Will Joe Biden’s fiscal stimulus overheat the American economy?

January 21, 2021

NELP: Raises From Coast to Coast 2021

January 21, 2021

NYIMBY: Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces 2021 Agenda To Improve New York State Infrastructure

January 21, 2021

WSJ: New York Looks to Move Past Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout’s Troubled First Weeks

January 20, 2021

Crains NY: City reschedules 23,000 vaccine appointments due to shortage

January 20, 2021

Globe St.: Construction Starts Fall to Lowest Level in Five Years

January 20, 2021

CNN: A big infrastructure spending bill might finally be in the cards

January 20, 2021

City & State: Cuomo $15 billion demand of Biden criticized by state senators

January 20, 2021

City & State: The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

January 20, 2021

City & State: What the Biden administration means for New York

January 20, 2021

WSJ: Biden Stimulus Gets Skeptical Response From GOP Moderates

January 20, 2021

Politico: Plans call for new Port Authority bus terminal to be built atop existing structure

January 20, 2021

The Real Deal: State proposes zoning override for commercial-to-resi conversions

January 20, 2021

Construction Dive: How Biden’s Inauguration Day executive orders will impact construction

January 19, 2021

Politico: Biden’s narrow path to an infrastructure dream

January 19, 2021

City & State: The state budget by the numbers

January 19, 2021

NYBJ: New York’s options to deal with $15B deficit: One cuts taxes, the other increases them

January 19, 2021

Crains NY: State will increase taxes $2B without federal assistance, Cuomo says

January 19, 2021

Construction Dive: Political unrest could hamper construction jobs, contractors say

January 19, 2021

Construction Dive: Cuomo announces $306B infrastructure plan for New York

January 19, 2021

WSJ: More Than a Quarter of New Yorkers Don’t Want Covid-19 Vaccine

January 19, 2021

ENR: NY Infrastructure Projects Total $306B In Cuomo Plan

January 19, 2021

ENR: Biden: Major Infrastructure Plan Is on the Way

January 19, 2021

Bloomberg: Yellen Runs Into GOP Resistance to ‘Act Big’ Call for Stimulus

January 19, 2021

The Real Deal: Cuomo proposes tax credits for restaurants, income tax increases

January 19, 2021

Commercial Observer: How the Pandemic Has Affected Big Construction Plans for NYC Airports

January 19, 2021

Commercial Observer: All Aboard the Infrastructure Express: Financing Biden’s Wishlist

January 19, 2021

Gothamist: Cuomo’s Budget Hinges On Getting $15 Billion From Biden’s Washington

January 18, 2021

Crains NY: Cuomo seeks to buy vaccines directly from Pfizer for New York

January 18, 2021

Commercial Observer: Light at the End for the New York Region’s Gateway Project

January 16, 2021

Gothamist: Map: How New York Is Doing With Its COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

January 16, 2021

WSJ: New York Looks to Move Past Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout’s Troubled First Weeks

January 15, 2021

NYDN: Biden promises to release $2B in COVID aid for N.Y. blocked by Trump after Schumer push

January 15, 2021

HR Dive: Biden to call on Congress to extend, strengthen FFCRA

January 15, 2021

Bloomberg: NYC to Run Out of Vaccines Next Week Without Major Resupply

January 15, 2021

Washington Post: CDC warns highly transmissible coronavirus variant to become dominant in U.S.

January 15, 2021

Washington Post: Vaccine reserve was exhausted when Trump administration vowed to release it, dashing hopes of expanded access

January 15, 2021

Crains NY: Biden plan could rescue states and cities from pandemic’s financial toll

January 15, 2021

Politico: Vaccine miscommunication results in chaotic scene in Brooklyn

January 15, 2021

Gothamist: NY Cancels 20,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments After Link Is Leaked To Public

January 15, 2021

Bloomberg: Biden Plans Fewer Rules, More Shots in New Vaccination Drive

January 15, 2021

Bloomberg: Biden Urges Swift Action on Giant Aid Plan With Republicans Wary

January 15, 2021

Gothamist: Cuomo’s $306 Billion Infrastructure Plan: Remake Midtown

January 14, 2021

Construction Dive: AECOM sues Zurich for payment of COVID-19 property damage claims

January 14, 2021

Washington Post: What’s in Biden’s $1.9 trillion emergency coronavirus plan

January 14, 2021

NYBJ: Gov. Cuomo proposes investing $51 billion in Midtown West redevelopment projects

January 14, 2021

FT: Biden to push $1.9tn stimulus for pandemic-battered US economy

January 14, 2021

Dezeen: Dramatic drop in skyscrapers built in 2020 as coronavirus impacts global construction

January 14, 2021

NPR: ‘We Cannot Afford Inaction’: Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan

January 14, 2021

Crains NY: Unemployment explodes across New York and the nation

January 14, 2021

The Real Deal: Cuomo adds housing to $51B Midtown West project

January 14, 2021

Bloomberg: Biden’s Vaccination Chief Takes On 100-Million-Dose Mission

January 14, 2021

Bloomberg: U.S. Jobless Claims Jump by Most Since March, Approach 1 Million

January 14, 2021

Gothamist: Facing Historic Drop In Property Tax Revenue, De Blasio Proposes Austerity Budget

January 13, 2021

Business Insider: Senate Democrats weigh merging coronavirus relief and infrastructure into a massive multi-trillion-dollar package that could pass without GOP votes

January 13, 2021

Construction Dive: Report: Collective bargaining agreements create ‘robust’ middle-class jobs for union construction workers

January 13, 2021

Construction Dive: New Jersey bridge replacement, part of Gateway project, secures $766M grant

January 12, 2021

Bloomberg: House Set to Give Pence Ultimatum Before Moving to Impeach Trump

January 12, 2021

WSJ: Covid-19 Rapid-Test Sites Planned for New York Office Buildings

January 12, 2021

ENR: CDC: Worksite Vaccinations Not Under Consideration

January 12, 2021

NYBJ: Gov. Cuomo lays out proposals for bringing back New York City commercial real estate

January 12, 2021

HR Dive: Biden will ask OSHA to reconsider decision to skip emergency coronavirus standards

January 12, 2021

The Real Deal: Cuomo announces plan to get workers back to offices

January 11, 2021

Construction Dive: The 13 construction sectors contractors expect to shrink in 2021

January 11, 2021

Crains NY: Should businesses mandate that staff gets the Covid vaccine?

January 11, 2021

Bloomberg: What Strategists Are Saying About Impact of U.S. Stimulus

January 11, 2021

Washington Post: Vaccines were a chance to redeem failures in the U.S. coronavirus response. What went wrong?

January 10, 2021

WSJ: This Could Be the Best Year on Record for Job Growth

January 10, 2021

PIX11: NYC vaccine hubs open ahead of group 1B eligibility expansion

January 9, 2021

NYDN: NYC commercial real estate market recovery partly depends on speedy distribution of COVID-19 vaccine: experts

January 8, 2021

Washington Biz Journal: SBA just announced when the PPP portal will open. But there’s a catch.

January 8, 2021

WSJ: Job Losses in 2020 Were Worst Since 1939, With Hispanics, Blacks, Teenagers Among Hardest Hit

January 8, 2021

WSJ: Covid-19 Surge Ends Seven Months of U.S. Jobs Growth

January 8, 2021

WSJ: Covid-19 Small-Business Loan Program PPP to Reopen Jan. 11

January 8, 2021

HR Dive: Biden taps former union president for labor secretary

January 8, 2021

Crains NY: Expectations high for Schumer to bring federal relief to New York

January 8, 2021

NY Post: Cuomo gives in to pressure from de Blasio to expand COVID shots Monday

January 8, 2021

Bloomberg: Senate Flip Buoys NJ-NY Tunnel Backers Who Hope Schumer Delivers

January 8, 2021

Bloomberg: A Democratic Congress Could Boost Biden’s Transportation Agenda

January 8, 2021

ENR: Construction’s December Jobless Rate Jumps Despite 51K Job Gain

January 7, 2021

ENR: AGC: 2021 Outlook Muted as Pandemic Delays, Cancels Projects

January 7, 2021

HR Dive: Employers may take FFCRA tax credit for leave through March, Labor Department says

January 7, 2021

NYT: Unemployment Claims Show Continuing Pressure on Job Market

January 7, 2021

BBC: ‘New York is not dead, but it is on life support’

January 7, 2021

Crains NY: Unemployment continues to be a problem for New York

January 6, 2021

Yahoo News: Private payrolls unexpectedly drop by 123,000 in December: ADP

January 6, 2021

CBS News: Governor Andrew Cuomo says Georgia election “changes everything” for New Yorkers

January 6, 2021

Crains NY: IRS blesses tax breaks on forgiven PP loans after law change

January 6, 2021

HR Dive: DOL relaxes FLSA independent contractor test

January 6, 2021

Construction Dive: Dems edge closer to Senate control, raising stakes for construction

January 6, 2021

Construction Dive: 5 questions to ask before adopting a vaccine policy

January 6, 2021

SHRM: Majority of Employers Will Encourage, Not Require, COVID-19 Vaccine: SHRM Research

January 6, 2021

The Economist: Trump’s supporters storm the Capitol to block the transfer of power

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: More States Find Variant; N.Y. Cases Reach Record: Virus Update

January 6, 2021

The Economist: Democrats win two run-offs in Georgia—and control of the Senate

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: U.S. Private Jobs Post First Decline Since April, ADP Data Show

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: Steelmakers, Caterpillar Jump on Bigger Stimulus Hopes

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: ‘Hold the Line’: Inside the House Chamber as a Pro-Trump Mob Stormed In

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: Democrats Win U.S. Senate as Ossoff Tops Perdue in Georgia Sweep

January 6, 2021

Bloomberg: States Urged to Widen Vaccination Pool Amid Slow U.S. Start

January 6, 2021

The City: NYC Jobs Won’t Bounce Back Until at Least 2024, IBO Says. But State and City Budget Holes Not as Big as Feared

January 5, 2021

ENR: How the Paycheck Protection Program Loans Differ in Round 2

January 5, 2021

USA Today: COVID-19 sparks more than 1,000 workplace-related lawsuits in 2020 as employees complain about safety, wages

January 5, 2021

E&E News: How will Pete Buttigieg sell Congress on infrastructure?

January 5, 2021

Crains NY: Solomon sees vaccine bringing Goldman staff back by year-end

January 5, 2021

City Limits: City Pushes Feds to Deliver More Vaccines to NYC

January 5, 2021

Bloomberg: N.Y. Seeking More Vaccine Supply Ahead of Distribution Increase

January 5, 2021

Bloomberg: Biden Presidency to Be Shaped Before It Starts by Georgia Races

January 5, 2021

Bloomberg: A $13 Trillion Debt Bill Comes Due for Big Economies

January 5, 2021

Bloomberg: Turnout Hits Historic Highs in Contentious Georgia Senate Races

January 4, 2021

Washington Post Vaccination Tracker

January 4, 2021

Bloomberg: U.S. Virus Cases Inch Back Toward Peak Following Holiday Slump

January 4, 2021

Commercial Observer: Manhattan Office Leasing Activity Plunges 56 Percent in 2020: Report

January 4, 2021

Commercial Property Executive: Real Estate Industry Outlook 2021

January 4, 2021

Gothamist: First Case Of UK COVID-19 Variant Found In New York State

January 4, 2021

Crains NY: More than half New York’s vaccines doses remain unused

January 4, 2021

WSJ: Manufacturers Overcame Covid-19 Setbacks to End 2020 on High Note

January 4, 2021

AP: US construction spending increases solid 0.9% in November

January 4, 2021

SHRM: Some Remote Workers Not Comfortable Returning to Office

January 4, 2021

Bloomberg: Divided U.S., Not Covid, Is the Biggest Risk to World in 2021, Survey Says

January 4, 2021

Bloomberg: Byron Wien Says S&P 500 Will Tumble Before Rallying to 4,500

January 4, 2021

Bloomberg: Moderna Lifts Vaccine Output Outlook 20% to at Least 600 Million

January 4, 2021

NYBJ: 4 things to watch from New York state government in 2021

January 4, 2021

Construction Dive: 2021 outlook: 6 trends that will influence construction this year

January 3, 2021

WSJ: Economists Expect Tough Sledding in Winter, Then a Rebound

January 2, 2021

Economist: Is an infrastructure boom in the works?

January 2, 2021

Economist: What to expect in 2021 according to prediction markets

January 2, 2021

Economist: How quickly will America’s labour market recover?

January 1, 2021

Economist: Leaving today—how can New York City recover in 2021?

January 1, 2021

WSJ: Covid-19 Vaccine’s Slow Rollout Could Portend More Problems

January 1, 2021

WSJ: These Tiny Last-Minute Tax Changes Could Be a Big Deal in 2021

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