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White brick facade is replaced by state-of-the-art porcelain tiles.

Shareholders Wrest Power From an Entrenched Harlem Co-op Board

Written by Andrew P. Brucker on October 22, 2021

Harlem, Manhattan

Shareholders followed the bylaws to oust an entrenched, self-dealing board.

In This Co-op, Neighbors Live On Long After They Move Out

Written by Michele Cardella on October 15, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

The Smiths moved out of "The Smith Apartment" more than a decade ago.

Far-sighted board took action before the Climate Mobilization Act was passed.

Chelsea Mercantile board delivers the high-end lobby it promised.

Construction defects include noise, explosions, floods and faulty elevators. 

Switch to electric heat pumps cuts reliance on fossil fuels.

New luxury tower planned for site of legendary Grove Press building.

When boards start early, capital projects have happier endings.

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.

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