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Housing Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2018
Published On March 6, 2018

At the January 9th National Association of Home Builders (NAHB’s) International Builders Show in Orlando, economists spoke about how the tax law will boost Gross Domestic Product growth. To learn Read More…

A Review of New York State Paid Family Leave
Published On March 6, 2018

Starting January 2018, Paid Family Leave became a mandatory benefit in New York. It provides employees with job protection & paid time off for qualifying events. To find out more Read More…

Ferrara Management Group Awarded for Its Achievements
Published On March 6, 2018

On January 25th, The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management award FMG it’s Accredited Management Organization of the Year Award.   Click here for our Read More…

Support for Scaffold Law Reform Continues to Expand
Published On October 24, 2017

Here is the link: www.ScaffoldLaw.org for more information on Scaffold Law Reform

Building and Realty Industry Reps Disappointed and Angered by Rent Guidelines Board Decision
Published On July 21, 2017

“Once again, we are disappointed and upset with the decisions of the Guidelines Board,” said Alana Ciuffetelli, chair of The Apartment Owners Advisory Council of Westchester and The Mid-Hudson Region Read More…

Rockland County Exec Withholds Critical Permits from Builders
Published On July 21, 2017

Rockland County Executive Ed Day (R) recently issued an Executive Order that forbids County Departments from issuing necessary permits for developments that have not complied with the county planning department’s Read More…

More Restrictive Local Building Standards Stayed, Pending Final State Board OK
Published On July 21, 2017

The law amends Executive Law Section 379 to require that local governments seeking to adopt higher, or more restrictive, local standards (MRLS) must obtain the approval of the State Fire Read More…

BRI’s Membership Meeting of September 14 to Feature Candidates for Local Legislative Spots
Published On July 1, 2017

By Jeff Hanley, IMPACT Editor WHITE PLAINS – A forum for candidates seeking seats on The Westchester County Board of Legislators and for Westchester County Executive will be the topic Read More…

Summers at the Building and Realty Institute (BRI) – Our Staff Is Always Available, and Never on Hiatus!
Published On July 1, 2017

By Maggie Collins Director of Membership, Builders Institute (BI)/Building and Realty Institute (BRI) ARMONK – Improbably, the 4th of July is actually behind us. As so many of you have Read More…

BI-BRI Stressing the Many Benefits of Its Incentives and Health/Wellness Programs
Published On July 1, 2017

By Jeff Hanley, IMPACT Editor ARMONK – Representatives of The Builders Institute (BI)/Building and Realty Institute (BRI) are continuing their recent campaign of highlighting the organization’s latest membership programs, association Read More…