CAPITAL NY --Near $10B in higher-ed construction planned

Higher education institutions in New York City will undertake nearly $10 billion in construction projects over the five years ending in 2017, nearly double the amount spent over the previous five years, according to a report to be released Wednesday morning by the New York Building Congress.

The report, entitled “NYC EDU; Building a 21st Century College Town,” will be unveiled at a morning forum keynoted by New York University President John Sexton. Underwritten by several of the schools it surveyed, the report delivers an auspicious view of the development efforts.

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