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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.

Crackdown on Balcony Enclosures Is Coming

Written by Marianne Schaefer on October 19, 2017

New York City

Enclosures without DOB permits will have to be removed.

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New report says planning is local rather than regional – and inadequate.

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The Burnishing of a Gold Coast Gym

Written by Paula Chin on October 13, 2017

Gold Coast, Manhattan

How a Fifth Avenue condo pulled off a major amenity revamp.

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TV Providers Tying Bargains to Full Buy-Ins

Written by Frank Lovece on September 29, 2017

New York City

Flexible deals have gone the way of rabbit-ears antennas.

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Tax breaks for small retailers could help co-ops and condos fill commercial space.

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Travtus hopes to feed mountains of data to managers.

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Lenox Hill Co-op Gets the Ultimate Face-Lift

Written by Paula Chin on September 19, 2017

Lenox Hill, Manhattan

Reskinning replaces leaky white bricks with handsome red ones.

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Governing documents can protect boards against questionable claims.

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Award-winning Urban Umbrella to erect first two eye-pleasing sheds.

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Artificial intelligence is learning how to handle menial maintenance tasks.

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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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