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$10 million federal grant will pay for flood barriers, cogen, and more.

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A Second Engineer’s Opinion Saved This Co-op a Bundle

Written by Lisa L. Colangelo on April 19, 2017

The Bronx

Cost of terrace repairs cut almost in half after a new engineer is hired.

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Boards can't ask about salary history, but the job applicant might tell.

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Resistance is Futile: Robots Are Going to Park Your Car

Written by Marianne Schaefer on April 05, 2017

Tribeca

Automated parking systems could be major revenue stream for co-ops and condos.

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Two Co-ops, Two Flip Taxes, One Goal

Written by Bill Morris on March 29, 2017

Jackson Heights

Boards defend a tool that prevents speculation, enhances stability, and raises money.

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A Bronx Co-op Overcomes Nepotism, Arrears, and Self-Mismanagement

Written by Marianne Schaefer on March 22, 2017

The Bronx

Affordable HDFC co-op learns a lesson about the pitfalls of going it alone.

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Are Water-Cooling Tower Inspections Adequate?

Written by Bill Morris on March 15, 2017

New York City

One expert believes co-op and condo boards need an impartial third party.

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The Switch to Solar is On at Georgetown Mews

Written by Marianne Schaefer on March 08, 2017

Kew Gardens Hills

Queens co-op revives a dormant solar project.

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Morningside Gardens Co-Op Rolls WIth the Surprises

Written by Marianne Schaefer on March 01, 2017

Morningside Heights

As the scope of a capital project grew, a co-op board adjusted.

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Co-op Parking Goes From Headache to Money-Maker

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 22, 2017

Forest Hills

Getting rid of a garage operator brings a windfall to a Queens co-op.

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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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