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Five organizations join to push for housing legislation

Five Westchester and Hudson Valley organizations have joined in a push for the New York State Legislature to pass bills that could help create...

Five organizations push legislature for housing action

Five Westchester and Hudson Valley organizations have joined in a push for the New York State Legislature to pass legislation that could help create...

Local leaders react to Hochul’s 2023 state budget

Government, business and housing leaders comment on the priorities set out by New York state's newly unveiled 2023 budget.

‘Welcome Home Westchester’ campaign launched to address housing crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rqx88NDBKA A new effort by a coalition of organizations and businesses to address what is described as “the housing crisis in Westchester” was launched June...

Lawsuit challenges New York’s tenant protection act changes

It’s not possible to predict when there might be an outcome in a lawsuit challenging New York state’s 2019 Housing Stability and Tenant Protection...

Building & Realty Institute gets upbeat report on the real estate...

"Real estate development is strong,” said Kevin Plunkett, director of strategic initiatives for Simone Development.

Tentative deal reached for SEIU residential building workers

The union represents 1,400 members who work at about 500 apartment buildings, co-ops and condominiums in Westchester and nearby counties.

SEIU residential building workers authorize strike

“The big issue for us,” said the union's Lenore Friedlaender, "is maintaining the health and retirement benefits that workers currently enjoy and getting a raise to keep up with the cost of living.”

Union and BRI negotiate to avoid a possible strike

“The economy is doing well, and real estate is in good economic health," said SEIU official Lenore Friedlaender. "We have a lot of faith in the bargaining process that we can reach a fair agreement.”

Tompkins joins Builder’s Advisory Council

The Building and Realty Institute has selected Stacey Tompkins of Tompkins Excavating to join its Commercial Builders Advisory Council. 

Vendor showcase

The Building and Realty Institute recently hosted its vendor showcase at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains.

Building and Realty Institute of Westchester celebrates 70 years

Building and Realty Institute of Westchester and the Mid-Hudson Region, one of the largest construction, development and real estate trade associations in the state, celebrated...