Worker Safety

Responsible contractors invest in state-approved workers’ training programs.

 

 

 

Facts Sheet: UNITED CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT GROUP / GRAND CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

United Construction & Development Group and Grand Construction & Development build and operate in New York City. Jiashu “Chris” Xu is the president and founder of both corporations and currently builds and develops properties under both firms. Mr. Xu, along with his brother, George, with whom he started his real estate development career, has built and managed a wide array…

Who thought this was a good idea?

In December 2017, Chris Xu, founder and president of United Construction & Development Group Corp., broke ground on the 67-story Court Square City View Tower at 23-15 44th Drive in Long Island City. United Construction & Development describes the tower this way:             “Located at the most highly desirable neighborhoods in Long Island City, the site provides unprecedented convenience for its occupants. Manhattan…

We want safety in construction near our train lines

There is tremendous development in Long Island City, some of it very close to the subway trains. Imagine what would happen if a construction accident took place that impacted one of the train lines. How would you get to work? We, the undersigned, urge the MTA, our elected officials and the community board to keep monitoring the new developments and…

#MLKDay2018: ‘All Labor Has Dignity’

#United4GoodJobs #WeRStronger2gether #WorkersUnite

Nestor Castillo’s American Dream

Nestor Castillo tells a particularly feel-good story. Castillo talks about his good job with the health insurance that he shares with his whole family, his annuity and pension and his good life with his wife and daughter and how he can’t wait to buy a house for his family. But it was not always like that. A native of Honduras,…