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January 2018 issue Preview

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One of the most important tasks a board does is to choose a property management company – and in January, we’re giving you the research tools to do just that. The Business of Management Survey provides a deep dive into capabilities and operational details of 44 leading property management firms. And since the management hunt culminates in a contract, we also cover the five key areas that you’ll want to negotiate.

Heading into 2018, there are new rules about smoking and conflicts of interest that will impact how you govern. Their aim? Transparency. But the cost? Administrative burden.

As part of our Community series, meet board presidents Bill Goldstein and Jody Wood. Both bring their work experience to their board life – it’s a fascinating peek into the intersection of style and substance.

Happy New Year!

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments.

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise. Get advice directly from the experts with short videos on topics such as law, finance, boilers, fuel, lobby design, laundry room management and storage.