New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021




Take a peek behind the facades of New York’s co-ops and condos to find out who's fixing things up, and how much it costs? Articles in this section cover dozens of individual projects in co-ops and condos all over New York City. Learn how NYC co-op/condo boards met the challenges of the fix-up, and how you can use their experiences to smooth out yours.

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Co-ops and Condos Get Ready for an Electric Future

Written by Bill Morris on March 03, 2021

New York City

New study says electrification will cut energy costs and create jobs.

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Building management system upgrade brings the Apthorp up to date.

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Property managers are scrambling to get at-risk workers vaccinated.

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The Owner's Rep Who Doubled as a Design Consultant

Written by Bill Morris on February 10, 2021

Chelsea, Manhattan

Chelsea condo board got its money’s worth on an interior renovation job.

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Amalgamated Housing Co-op Meets a Chimney Challenge

Written by Bill Morris on February 04, 2021

The Bronx

Surprises are a part of every capital project, so boards must prepare.

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Tenant Protection Act, coupled with COVID-19, has changed apartment buying.

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Shareholders learn to see the added value of a “slightly luxury” design.

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Co-op Board Gets Round of Applause for a Timely Refi

Written by Bill Morris on January 13, 2021

Flatbush, Brooklyn

Pandemic challenges become an opportunity for a Brooklyn co-op

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In-house loan allows co-op to make repairs without outside borrowing.

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Smart Electricity Meters Are Making Some Stupid Mistakes

Written by Kathryn Farrell on December 24, 2020

New York City

Estimated readings causing shock to some Con Edison customers.

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Ask the Experts

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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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