November News

November 30, 2020

WSJ: Labor Department Published Flawed Estimates of Weekly Jobless Claims, Watchdog Says

November 30, 2020

WSJ: Moderna Asks Health Regulators to Authorize Its Covid-19 Vaccine

November 30, 2020

NYBJ: Gov. Cuomo shifts Covid-19 business shutdown rules to focus on hospitalization rate

November 30, 2020

Construction Dive: Contractors brace for more lockdowns as coronavirus cases spike nationwide

November 30, 2020

City & State: State budget battles begin taking shape

November 30, 2020

Segal: What We Know Today: COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

November 30, 2020

Commercial Observer: Rick Cotton Talks COVID Impacts on the Port Authority

November 30, 2020

Politico: Cuomo unveils 5-point ‘winter plan’ to combat Covid-19 in New York

November 29, 2020

Crains NY: Offices for rent in Manhattan hit highest level since 2003

November 29, 2020

Bloomberg: Dollar’s Slump Propels Global Peers Toward Multi-Year Peaks

November 29, 2020

Gothamist: NYC Will Begin Phased Reopening Of Public Schools On December 7th

November 28, 2020

ISM: November 2020 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

November 26, 2020

Linkedin News: Astra-Oxford vaccine shows efficacy

November 25, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Unemployment Claims Rose to 778,000 Last Week

November 25, 2020

Crains NY: City launches $35M loan program for mom-and-pop shops hit by pandemic

November 25, 2020

NY Post: MTA chief doubtful on $12B in COVID-19 relief before end of the year

November 25, 2020

NY1: Cuomo Says New York Developing a Winter COVID-19 Plan

November 25, 2020

NYT: What the M.T.A.’s ‘Doomsday’ Cuts Would Actually Look Like

November 25, 2020

Crains NY: Hospitals must prepare for virus surge, Cuomo says

November 25, 2020

Crains NY: City sets up distribution for 1st wave of vaccines

November 24, 2020

Construction Dive: Biden promises support, collaboration with US mayors

November 24, 2020

Construction Dive: Port Authority of NY/NJ proposes $1.2B cut to construction spending

November 24, 2020

SHRM: Will a Biden Administration Push to Expand Paid-Leave Benefits?

November 24, 2020

The Real Deal: What doom-and-gloom forecasts miss about the office market

November 24, 2020

Construction Dive: PPP necessity form: What contractors need to know

November 24, 2020

Construction Dive: Port Authority of NY/NJ proposes $1.2B cut to construction spending

November 23, 2020

NYBJ: Cuomo closing some Staten Island businesses as Covid-19 cases rise

November 23, 2020

Crains NY: State Covid-19 hospitalizations jump

November 23, 2020

Construction Dive: Will Biden continue Trump’s construction-friendly regulatory environment?

November 23, 2020

Gothamist: NYC Faces Ongoing Budget Crisis As De Blasio Pleads For Second Federal Stimulus

November 20, 2020

Crains NY: Here’s an under-the-radar government loan program that could save your small business

November 20, 2020

City & State: Why the MTA has Georgia on its mind

November 20, 2020

Commercial Observer: On Construction Post-COVID, Win the Future or Get Swallowed by the Past

November 19, 2020

The Real Deal: L+M in deal with union laborers to cut wages on affordable projects

November 19, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment numbers stagnate across the state as warnings loom

November 19, 2020

Construction Dive: Construction’s COVID-19 record might be worse than you think

November 19, 2020

Bloomberg: Oxford Study Confirms Astra Covid Shot’s Response in Elderly

November 19, 2020

Bloomberg: Moderna Vaccine Production Is Gearing Up, Partner Lonza Says

November 18, 2020

ENR: Organized Labor Counts on Strong Support From New Administration

November 18, 2020

WSJ: Pfizer Says Covid-19 Vaccine Is 95% Effective in Final Data, Will Seek Authorization

November 18, 2020

Crains NY: Marijuana won’t cure New York’s budget woes, watchdog warns

November 18, 2020

Crains NY: MTA warns of 40% subway cut, shredding 9,300 jobs

November 18, 2020

HR Dive: Biden, Harris talk COVID-19 economic recovery with CEOs, union leaders

November 18, 2020

Construction Dive: $2.3B office tower breaks ground in New York City despite COVID-19 challenges

November 18, 2020

NYT: New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise

November 18, 2020

NYBJ: As threat of New York shutdown looms, business group pushes targeted approach

November 18, 2020

New York Mag: The MTA’s Finances Work Only When the Subway Is Full. Social Distancing Puts It in Crisis.

November 17, 2020

Crains NY: Hospitalizations from Covid-19 highest since June

November 17, 2020

Construction Dive: What contractors need to know about PLAs in light of Biden presidency

November 17, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Approves First At-Home Test Kit for Detecting Covid-19

November 17, 2020

NY Post: MTA boss says path to $12B bailout ‘not clear’ before Georgia Senate races

November 17, 2020

Politico: As de Blasio pleads for federal and state assistance, budget outlook rosier than anticipated

November 16, 2020

Bloomberg: Moderna’s Covid Vaccine Found 94.5% Effective in Early Analysis

November 16, 2020

Financial Times: New York and the crisis in mass transit systems

November 16, 2020

WSJ: Companies Tiptoeing Back to the Office Encounter Legal Minefield

November 16, 2020

JD Supra: Winter is Coming – Workplace Vaccine Mandates

November 13, 2020

HR Dive: FFCRA leave nears sunset date as COVID-19 cases spike

November 13, 2020

Gothamist: Coronavirus Updates: Cuomo Hints At New Restrictions, But Won’t Intervene In NYC Schools Shutdown

November 13, 2020

Bloomberg: Manhattan Office Glut Grows as Landlords Face Virus Boom

November 13, 2020

Bloomberg: De Blasio Warns NYC Parents All Schools May Close Monday

November 12, 2020

Bloomberg: White House Leaves Stimulus to Congress as Biden Enters Fray

November 12, 2020

Crains NY: Apprenticeship programs help build New York’s middle class

November 12, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment number reveal a gradually improving economy

November 12, 2020

Crains NY: New York has now lost $1.4B in tax revenue from real estate deals

November 12, 2020

Crains NY: New York workers are most reluctant in U.S. to return to office

November 12, 2020

The Real Deal: Tax revenue from NYC property sales plunges $1.4B

November 12, 2020

Construction Dive: Readers Respond: Contractors nervous about what a Biden presidency means for the industry

November 12, 2020

Construction Dive: States with biggest drops, gains in construction employment

November 11, 2020

CNBC: Remote work is ‘here to stay’ — even with a vaccine, says former IBM CEO

November 11, 2020

The Real Deal: Cuomo imposes new Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants, gyms

November 11, 2020

ENR: Starts Will Slowly Climb in 2021 After Sharp Drop in 2020, Dodge Reports

November 11, 2020

Bloomberg: New York Orders Restaurants, Bars, Gyms Closed at 10 P.M.

November 11, 2020

Bloomberg: Moderna Poised to Take Vaccine Spotlight With Data Due

November 11, 2020

Commercial Observer: New COVID Restrictions in New York as Gov. Cuomo Warns of ‘Full Shutdowns’

November 11, 2020

Construction Dive: Biden labor policy likely to feature stronger enforcement, COVID-19 action

November 10, 2020

EBRI: Only 55 Percent of Adult Population Willing to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

November 10, 2020

American Surveyor: ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in October; Contractor Optimism Rises

November 10, 2020

Bloomberg: Pfizer, Eli Lilly Breakthroughs Provide Hope for Ending Pandemic

November 10, 2020

WSJ: Biden Takes Lead in Georgia as Trump Lashes Out Over Vote Count

November 10, 2020

WSJ: Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine’s Next Big Challenge: Giving It to Enough People

November 10, 2020

Gothamist: Biden’s Win Could Be A Boon To Public Transit, But The MTA Isn’t Out Of Trouble Yet

November 9, 2020

The City: NYC Needs to Build its Way Out of the Pandemic Recession Hole, Stringer Says

November 9, 2020

Roads & Bridges: Transportation Construction Industry Reacts to 2020 Election Results

November 9, 2020

Politico: Northeast transit leaders look to Biden presidency for much needed relief

November 9, 2020

Crains NY: New York braces for second wave as cases surge

November 9, 2020

The Real Deal: Lame-duck Congress will resume stimulus package talks

November 9, 2020

NPR: Pfizer Says Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

November 9, 2020

Crains NY: City still far from herd immunity, Mount Sinai data shows

November 9, 2020

Gothamist: De Blasio Tells New Yorkers They Have “One Last Chance To Stop A Second Wave”

November 9, 2020

Gothamist: NY Will Start Counting Record Number Of Absentee Ballots This Week, Deciding Fate Of Close Races

November 9, 2020

Bloomberg: Pfizer Soars as Vaccine Prevents 90% of Covid Cases in Study

November 9, 2020

The Hill: Chamber of Commerce wants infrastructure as top priority after COVID-19 relief

November 9, 2020

The Economist: Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s vaccine is the start of the end of the pandemic

November 7, 2020

Economist: USA Inc’s ponderous recovery

November 7, 2020

WSJ: For Business, Biden Bodes a Less Hospitable but More Predictable Presidency

November 7, 2020

The Gothamist: NYC’s Average COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rises Above 2%, The Highest In Over 4 Months

November 6, 2020

WSJ: Why Are Election Results Taking So Long? State-by-State Look at Electoral Votes

November 6, 2020

Commercial Observer: What Would Divided Government Mean for Federal Housing and Transit Spending in NYC?

November 6, 2020

Bloomberg: More U.S. States Hit Highs; NYC Fears Second Wave: Virus Update

November 6, 2020

WSJ: Stimulus Fight Reboots After Election Day

November 6, 2020

The Real Deal: New York’s own “squad” heads to Albany

November 6, 2020

Crains NY: What a Biden presidency means for New York

November 6, 2020

ENR: Construction Adds 84,000 Jobs in October, Largest Gain Since June

November 5, 2020

Bloomberg: Biden on Brink of Defeating Trump With Few States Left to Report

November 5, 2020

Bloomberg: AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid Vaccine on Track for Year End, CEO Says

November 5, 2020

Crains NY: Unemployment falls slightly amid struggling economy

November 5, 2020

NYBJ: New York state’s new travel quarantine rules, in one easy chart

November 5, 2020

The City: Cuomo’s Plan ‘B’ for New York’s Budget Gap? He’s Betting All on Biden

November 5, 2020

The Real Deal: Four things Biden could do for New York real estate that Trump didn’t

November 5, 2020

The Real Deal: Mitch McConnell signals limited aid package by end of year

November 5, 2020

WSJ: Control of U.S. Senate Hinges on Georgia Results

November 5, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Unemployment Claims Held Nearly Steady Last Week

November 5, 2020

NYT: Fed Holds Rates Steady and Signals Continued Wariness

November 5, 2020

NYBJ: The ‘blue wave’ didn’t happen. What that means for New York in 2021

November 4, 2020

Washington Post: USPS data shows thousands of mailed ballots missed Election Day deadlines

November 4, 2020

WSJ: Republicans Win Senate Seats in Texas, Iowa; Democrats Flip Colorado, Arizona

November 4, 2020

WSJ: Trump, Biden Locked in Close Election Contest

November 4, 2020

Law360.com: Trump Vows To Contest Uncounted Ballots At High Court

November 4, 2020

Bloomberg: Biden Wins Wisconsin, Opening Clearer Path to Victory Over Trump

November 4, 2020

Roll Call: Coronavirus relief bill, omnibus spending on tap, McConnell says

November 4, 2020

WSJ: Senate Control Hinges on Four Uncalled Election Results With Republicans Holding Edge

November 4, 2020

WSJ: Tight House Races Leave Size of Democrats’ Majority Uncertain

November 4, 2020

Crains NY: Republicans’ wins wash away Senate Democrats’ dreams of supermajority

November 4, 2020

Crains NY: Companies add fewer jobs than forecast, ADP report says

November 4, 2020

Crains NY: City Planning Commission approves Special Flushing Waterfront District

November 4, 2020

NYT: Illinois Proposal to Increase Taxes on High Earners Fails

November 4, 2020

The Real Deal: Real estate on edge with election too close to call

November 4, 2020

Law.com: In-Person Ballots Show Tight Races for New York State Senate

November 4, 2020

JD Supra: New Jersey Imposes COVID-19 Standards on Workplaces

November 4, 2020

Segal: Election 2020: Presidential Race, Senate Control Uncertain

November 3, 2020

WSJ: Trump and Biden’s Paths to Victory in the 2020 Election

November 3, 2020

Construction Dive: Construction Issues in Limbo as Nation Awaits Final Election Results

November 3, 2020

Crains NY: Fiscal watchdogs lay out grim picture for New York City

November 3, 2020

Gothamist: NYPD Prepared To “Freeze” Parts Of Manhattan In The Event Of Post-Election Unrest

November 3, 2020

Crains NY: NJ expects second wave to peak in 2021’s first quarter

November 3, 2020

NYT: If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities?

November 3, 2020

Bloomberg: JPMorgan’s Kolanovic Accuses Colleagues of Political Bias

November 3, 2020

The City: What’s at Stake for New Yorkers, No Matter Who Wins the Presidential Election

November 3, 2020

The Real Deal: Manhattan office leasing decline is double that of Great Recession

November 2, 2020

Commercial Observer: Manhattan Office Availability Hits 16-Year High: Report

November 2, 2020

Finance & Commerce: U.S. construction spending up again

November 2, 2020

Bloomberg: N.J. Hospital Use Up; El Paso Lockdown Challenged: Virus Update

November 2, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Manufacturing Gauge Expands at Fastest Pace Since 2018

November 2, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Businesses Are Fighting Insurers in the Biggest Legal Battle of the Pandemic

November 1, 2020

Bloomberg: Fund Manager Nightmare Is Biden Without Blue Wave Congress

November 1, 2020

Bloomberg: U.S. Faces Biggest Week of 2020 With Election, Fed, Jobs Report

November 1, 2020

CBS2: New York Requiring Out-Of-State Travelers To Test Negative For COVID-19 Before Arriving, Then Mandatory 3-Day Quarantine

November 1, 2020

WSJ: New York City Tech Startups Rethink Their Office Space and Culture

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