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Take a peek behind the façades of New York’s co-ops and condos. Who’s fixing things up? What are they doing? How much are they spending? What are the most recent sales in the property? And what does the board (or its representative) have to say?

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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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Savvy Manager Cuts Cost of Elevator Job in Half

Written by Adam Janos on October 04, 2017

Chelsea, Manhattan

Self-managed Chelsea co-op doesn’t accept the first bid it receives.

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A New Way to Defuse Noise Complaints

Written by Bill Morris on September 27, 2017

New York City

Affordable device turns noise into data, helps resolve disputes over noisy neighbors.

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Is the 99-year lease going to become the new normal?

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Everything In the Kitchen Sink

Written by Marianne Schaefer on September 13, 2017

New York City

Kitchen sink food-waste grinders can help city reduce landfill shipments.

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This Facade Repair Included Cherubs and Winged Lions

Written by Bill Morris on September 06, 2017

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Restoration of ornate Gramercy Park condo wins awards.

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Savings from large solar installation pay for new boilers and more.

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Heating Law Changes Will Require More Pro-active Maintenance

Written by David Bogoslaw on August 23, 2017

New heating regulations are likely to have an effect on fuel costs.

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A Roof Deck Project Is Not a Place to Save Pennies

Written by Ron Egatz on August 16, 2017

New York City

Structural decks protect roof membranes – and people.

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