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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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Sometimes It Pays to Take the Inexpensive Way Out

Written by Tom Sahagian on March 13, 2019

New York City

Co-op board unwisely resists low-cost repair of steam boiler.

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Advisory committee weighing changes to Local Law 11.

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When It Comes to Steam Boilers, Size Matters

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 27, 2019

New York City

These retrofits to steam heat systems can cut energy costs by 20 percent.

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When boards negotiate with a developer, they need to build in protections.

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Parking Garage Inspections Are Coming

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 13, 2019

New York City

City working out new rules that will mandate inspections and repairs.

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Ingenious solutions cut cost of a state-of-the-art system.

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Sometimes disaster has an ugly smell but a silver lining.

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Building a Better Backup Generator

Written by Bill Morris on January 23, 2019

Battery Park City, Manhattan

Battery Park City condo is ready for the next big one(s).

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A Mitchell-Lama Co-op Keeps Its Options Open

Written by Bill Morris on January 16, 2019

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Co-op can go to market rate without paying prepayment penalty.

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It’s Crunch Time for Elevators

Written by Bill Morris on January 09, 2019

Woodside, Queens

Co-op and condo boards must make a major decision, and soon.

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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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