Insights

14 Nov 2019

Social halls are driving retail innovation, but come with entitlement and construction complexities

The retail industry has taken sharp turns in recent years as technology and social factors made things like showrooming and omnichannel popular.

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30 Oct 2019

The Milrose guide to decoding building code books

Deciphering building code books is no easy task. These regulatory tomes are dense and stuffed with complex technical language. To further complicate matters code books are updated and amended frequently. That said, design and building...

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25 Oct 2019

How to comply with NYC's new sustainability requirements for roofs

Local Laws 92 and 94 go into effect on November 15, 2019 and they require all new buildings, expansions or structural roof alterations to provide a Sustainable Roofing Zone.
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24 Oct 2019

Don't delay getting your TPA!

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is officially here and many organizations are planning big parties to celebrate. Obtaining the Temporary Place of Assembly (TPA) permit for your holiday party is probably not at the top of your...

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24 Oct 2019

How to accelerate the DOB insurance renewal process

All general contractors are required to be registered with the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Licensing Unit. As your Liability, Disability and Workers' Compensation insurance expires (typically at the end of each calendar year),...

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