Monthly Archives: May 2016

Crains New York Doubles Down on SKYPICKER

It’s always sad when New York City politics and bureaucracy kill an entrepreneur’s dream. But one such story, recounted by our Peter D’Amato in last week’s Crain’s, is especially infuriating because the innovator, crane operator Dan Mooney, wasn’t the only victim. The whole city lost.

May 25th, 2016|Categories: Better Building, Corruption, Latest News, Site Safety|

Crain’s New York: The Little Crane That Should

Business magazine Crain's New York Business investigates why an innovative, compact crane called the "Skypicker" is not allowed to operate in the city after multiple successful runs on a Manhattan Construction site

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Better Building, Latest News, Site Safety|Tags: |

Is Cuomo the new Boss Tweed?

Late last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made it clear that he cares more about political connections than empowering workers in New York. This should be deeply concerning for taxpayers and for those who want to create more middle-class jobs throughout the state.

May 4th, 2016|Categories: Better Building, Corruption, Diversity, Latest News, Non-Union Projects, Union Pay|

BNYC Supports REBNY on 421-A

BNYC believes strongly that it is time for the governor to intervene and draft an extension proposal for the vitally needed 412-a program.

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Better Building, Latest News, Non-Union Projects|