Tag Archives: New York City

Cities Preparing Infrastructure for Coastal Flooding

I have already written about the short-term opportunities for contractors that focus on rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure.  But long-term opportunities will also arise in infrastructure construction as a result of flooding along our coastal areas. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted two reasons why coastal cities prone to flooding, like New York City, are making … Continue Reading

New York City Backs Off Retrofit Requirement

Well, that did not last long.  Two weeks ago, we wrote about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to require retrofits of existing buildings.  After vehement opposition, Mayor Bloomberg has backed off of his plans to require retrofits:   "The plan, which the owners said was too costly, called for all buildings of 50,000 square feet or more … Continue Reading