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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.

"Jam-packed" New York is full of vacant opportunities.

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Good Records Can Help Correct Faulty Filings

Written by Gary Andriotis on August 15, 2017

New York City

A typo can lead to fines and other headaches if records are not in order.

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When Capital Projects Stall, Press Reset

Written by Jacob Sirotkin on August 11, 2017

New York City

Boards need to expect surprises, then adapt when they hit.

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Co-op says parents with strollers must use the building’s rear door.

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Boards and managers should weigh alternative solutions when disaster hits.

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Courses Teach Building Staffs to Deal With Disaster

Written by Marianne Schaefer on August 03, 2017

New York City

Staffs and board members can earn FEMA certification.

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City’s Department of Buildings reverses its reversal of rooftop rules.

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Your Super Can Make or Break a Capital Project

Written by Bill Morris on July 31, 2017

Murray Hill, Manhattan

A good working relationship between the super and the contractor is crucial.

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Industry study says steps must be taken to offset closing of Indian Point nuke.

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New Rules for Safety Signs on Co-op and Condo Doors

Written by Marianne Schaefer on July 13, 2017

New York City

Fire Department rules designed to assist first responders.

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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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