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As co-op and condo boards struggle to prevent fires, city is enforcing new laws.

Careful planning and tight supervision overcome a dreaded gas shutdown.

Park Briar’s Window Replacement Clears All Hurdles

Written by Marianne Schaefer on November 20, 2019

Forest Hills, Queens

Co-op board overcomes difficult shareholders and a few hiccups.

New Video Intercom Upgrade Mixes Old School and High Tech

Written by Bendix Anderson on November 06, 2019

Forest Hills, Queens

Co-op reuses old copper wiring and adds video to intercoms.

Cinephile on Board

Written by Tom Soter on January 22, 2019

Forest Hills, Queens

David Gershon is the movie maven of Park Lane North co-op.

Planning is good. Long-range planning is way better.

Farsighted co-op board goes green without making shareholders see red.

New conflict-of-interest law is designed to end self-dealing by boards.

Boosting Co-op Parking Income

Written by Paula Chin on June 19, 2017

Forest Hills, Queens

The Forest Hill co-op board in Queens takes a DIY approach and reaps a fat profit.

Co-op Parking Goes From Headache to Money-Maker

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 22, 2017

Forest Hills

Getting rid of a garage operator brings a windfall to a Queens co-op.

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