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BUILDING OPERATIONS

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.

Barnard student’s death spawned Local Law 11 and changed the city.

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City reneges on promise to turn Harlem rental into affordable co-op.

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City Living in the Country

Written by Michele Cardella on November 09, 2018

Tribeca, Manhattan

Co-ops and HOAs have more in common than meets the eye.

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Teaching Customer-Care to Co-op and Condo Staffs

Written by Kaya Laterman on November 06, 2018

New York City

New generation demanding white-glove service from building staffs.

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Packages Go From Headache to Terrorist Threat

Written by Bill Morris on November 01, 2018

New York City

Co-ops and condos upping vigilance in wake of mail bombs.

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Most violations thrown out due to technical errors.

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Board uses "bridge" loan to fix retaining wall.

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Property managers taking steps to screen suspicious packages.

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The Windsor Tower Co-op Board Doesn’t Cut Corners

Written by Bill Morris on October 26, 2018

Murray Hill, Manhattan

"We see the importance of getting quality."

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The Salesman Who Became a Property Manager

Written by Bill Morris on October 25, 2018

Westchester County

Giovanni Puerta took a winding path to the job of managing co-ops and condos.

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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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