Historic Agreement Reached with Brookfield Properties


The Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York recently signed a portfolio labor agreement with Brookfield Properties, an agreement that covers virtually all of Brookfield’s existing and new construction.  This agreement ensures that Brookfield, historically a good union developer, will continue to be so over the course of the 20 year agreement. Initially, the agreement was intended to be a project labor agreement to cover the Manhattan West project, a massive project that includes five million square feet of new commercial space and over one million feet of rehabilitated and renovated existing space. However, the agreement was expanded to [...]