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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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Refinancing the mortgage at a favorable rate was key to this job’s success.

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How Do You Get This 25-Ton Beast Up On the Roof?

Written by Bill Morris on December 26, 2018

Yonkers, Westchester County

Condo board tackles capital project with multiple moving parts.

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A Co-op Board With a Holistic Approach

Written by Bill Morris on December 19, 2018

Riverdale, The Bronx

Briar Oaks board in Riverdale is always thinking about the future.

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An Affordable Harlem Co-op Makes History

Written by Bill Morris on December 12, 2018

Harlem, Manhattan

HDFC co-op proves you don’t have to be rich to tap the sun’s power.

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