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

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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 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…

Albany Watch: A Focused Look at the 2017 Legislative Session
Published On July 1, 2017

By The Riddell Group, Albany, N.Y. ALBANY – The Riddell Group (TRG) followed 36 Assembly Bills and 20 Senate Bills with over 95 percent having a negative impact on the Read More…

Published On June 28, 2017

ONE YEAR LEASE RENEWAL:   1%   TWO YEAR LEASE RENEWAL:   1.5%   For Owners that do not provide heat or hot water: ONE YEAR LEASE RENEWAL:  .8% TWO  YEAR Read More…

“Building Knowledge with the BRI” Now on WVOX 1460 AM
Published On June 15, 2017

“Building Knowledge with The Building and Realty Institute” made its debut on Friday, June 2, on WVOX 1460 AM radio. The show which highlight members of the association and their Read More…