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Three Keys to Handling a Massive Capital Project

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 13, 2017

Yorkville, Manhattan

How 345 East 81st Street managed a complex $4 million capital project. 

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A “Master Plan” Speeds Window Replacements

Written by Bill Morris on December 06, 2017

Yorkville, Manhattan

Condo board in historic district moving ahead with streamlined plan.

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The High Hurdle of Co-op to Condo Conversions

Written by David Bogoslaw on November 29, 2017

Chelsea, Manhattan

Many co-op shareholders and boards want to go condo. Easier said than done.

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Do You Know Where Your Electronic Records Are?

Written by Ron Egatz on November 22, 2017

New York City

As co-ops and condos sign up, cyber insurance has become a $1 billion industry.

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Gazing Into the Crystal Ball on Tax Cuts

Written by Bill Morris on November 15, 2017

New York City

Who's likely to win and who's likely to lose in co-ops and condos.

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New Gas Inspection Regs Could Cost Millions

Written by Ron Egatz on November 08, 2017

East Village, Manhattan

After fatal explosion and fire, city to require gas line inspections. 

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Money is tied to a promise to remain affordable for at least 20 years.

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Tragedy can result when boards pinch pennies on mandated repairs.

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Cogen project, now up and saving energy, took six years to complete.

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Can You Afford NOT to Pay for Cyber Security?

Written by Adam Janos on October 11, 2017

New York City

Data breaches lead co-op and condo board to beef up protections.

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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

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