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Financial District building plagued by mysterious elevator breakdowns.

Condo Boards Can Get Burned by Inadequate Bylaws

Written by Andrew P. Brucker on August 27, 2021

Financial District, Manhattan

A fire in a downtown condo's commercial unit lit up a legal brawl.

Electric-powered rooftop cooling units will reduce carbon emissions.

Construction boom plus pandemic equals a glut of empty apartments.

Ruling gives boards broader power to recoup money from sponsors and investors.

Unionized workers at 75 Wall St. walk off the job.

Lawsuit by contractor says developer of condo tower tried to cut corners.

Uptown luxury co-ops slide in value as money moves downtown.

A Low-Tech Solution to a High-Level Problem

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 20, 2017

Financial District, Manhattan

The lowly pigeon spike rescues a building with a dangerous ice problem.

Appeals court rules developer and principals can be liable for breach of contract and fraud.

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