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Co-op Boards Are Not Quality-Control Watchdogs

Written by Victor M. Metsch on February 07, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Board not responsible for shoddy work in “luxury” apartment renovation.

Ingenious solutions cut cost of a state-of-the-art system.

The “experience economy” includes pricey condos on top of pricey shops.

The gold standard of old is giving way to new condos and their amenities.

Who Can Go Out on the Roof?

Written by Dale J. Degenshein on November 19, 2018

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Access to coveted rooftop space is spelled out in governing documents.

Slumping luxury condo sales inspire FOR RENT signs. 

Unpaid rent bill of $160,000 leads owners to file lawsuit.

Attorney General will funnel money to low-income housing.

Glut of new condos, lower co-op prices have shifted the balance.

Benefit to residents and commercial tenants worth the added cost.

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