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Find advice, solutions and sympathy regarding everyday issues you may have as an NYC co-op or condo board member or manager in our Building Operations article section. Some of the questions and topics covered include: How do you run your staff? What happens when your boiler blows? How do you hire a roof-replacement contractor? If it’s about your physical plant, you’ll find it here.

Government is dragging its feet on New York storm-surge barrier.

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Boosting Co-op Parking Income

Written by Paula Chin on June 19, 2017

Forest Hills, Queens

The Forest Hill co-op board in Queens takes a DIY approach and reaps a fat profit.

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If boards follow the governing documents, alteration agreements are hard to fight.

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Mining the Gold in Your Garage

Written by Paula Chin on June 12, 2017

Chelsea

A co-op learns the importance of being able to reset the rent on its parking areas.

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Petition circulated by desperate man who can’t unload his Trump Palace condo.

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“What we’re doing is just an evolution of what he started.”

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You CAN get good help – if you realize that size matters.

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Smartphone Technology Is Revolutionizing the Intercom

Written by Lisa L. Colangelo on May 30, 2017

New York City

It’s now possible to buzz a visitor into your apartment from the beach in Cancun.

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Like father, like son-in-law at Orsid Realty.

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Father and Daughter, Keeping New Yorkers Squeaky Clean

Written by Bill Morris on May 19, 2017

Queens

From quarters to smart cards, Automatic Industries has changed with the times.

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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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