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Habitat Magazine Business of Management 2021

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First-quarter Manhattan sales jump by 30% over the end of last year.

Modular units turn on and off according to demand, cutting waste.

Tools have an unknowable number of unintended uses.

Denis Leary was with me when we had an authentic New York moment across from the Hayden Planetarium. I was doing a short segment with him that was part of an online campaign we did. We had a permit.

So I have this camera guy and Denis is dressed as [his movie character] Police Captain George Stacy. And I'm asking him questions and he's talking about how he needs help, how the public has to help him to find Spider-Man.

A guy comes out of the building: sneakers, shorts, all sweaty, athletically obnoxious Wall Street type. Very New York. He's saying to me, "Why are you filming in front of my building? I'm the chairman of the board of this building!" It was a co-op on the Upper West Side.

Looming penalties for carbon emissions should be on every board’s radar.

Building management system upgrade brings the Apthorp up to date.

The Five Stages of a Co-op's Elevator Grief

Written by Michele Cardella on February 19, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

A co-op's shareholders learn that anger doesn't fix a broken elevator.

The Owner's Rep Who Doubled as a Design Consultant

Written by Bill Morris on February 10, 2021

Chelsea, Manhattan

Chelsea condo board got its money’s worth on an interior renovation job.

Billionaires’ Row is home to some very rich and very unhappy condo buyers.

Heat pumps will replace fossil fuel-burning boilers. Here’s how.

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