The BRI Agrees to A New Labor Contract with SEIU Local 32-BJ
Published On December 17, 2018

Termed as “a note worthy victory for employers,” the BRI recently agreed to a new labor contract with SEIU Local 32-BJ.  This agreement runs from October 1, 2018- September 30, Read More…

Westchester County & Co-op Council Clash & then Come to A Compromise
Published On December 17, 2018

The Board of Legislators approved the compromise cooperative bill at its General Session on Nov. 19th. It passed with a 13-4 vote. To read more click this link  https://buildersinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Impact_SEPTOCT_20181120.pdf

NY State Imposes Sexual Harassment Policy Adoption & Training for All Employers
Published On December 17, 2018

Effective October 2018, all employers in NY must adopt a Sexual Harassment Policy & must complete Sexual Harassment Training by April 2019. To read more:https://buildersinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Impact_SEPTOCT_20181120.pdf

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…

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…