New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021

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HOW NYC CO-OP AND CONDOS OPERATE

NYC co-ops and condos, like all residential apartment buildings, are bricks and mortar. They need care, maintenance, and money to pay for the upkeep. The goal, though, is not to make a profit, but to create an environment that owners want to live and invest in. How co-op and condo buildings do that in New York City is what you'll find here. 

Digital window ads are a new revenue stream amid high retail vacancies.

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Architect succeeds at dampening most noise from the upstairs apartment.

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New rules prompted by fatal explosions put plumbers in a bind.

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New city rules and rising insurance premiums are sending costs up.

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Co-op and condo boards have limited power to set rules on window units.

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Repairs keep a prized amenity from turning into a costly liability.

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As the city reopens, co-ops and condos are feeling squeezed by neighbors.

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Inspectors will visit 1,100 buildings looking for safety violations.

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The Five Stages of a Co-op's Elevator Grief

Written by Michele Cardella on February 19, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

A co-op's shareholders learn that anger doesn't fix a broken elevator.

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In This Co-op, the Super Is a Star and a Magician

Written by Michele Cardella on January 22, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

Life imitates art in a Tribeca co-op.

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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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