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Artificially low price is allowed to stand — and board gets stuck with legal fees.

By limiting access to an inner courtyard, board saved more than $100,000.

Grocery delivery app Buyk loses funding and is forced to shut down.

Ballooning cost of a facade project is turned into a positive.

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

Below-market sale goes through when Chelsea condo board is slow to act.

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.

Board and management got ahead of the curve – and hope to stay there.

Chelsea Condo Board Flips Apartment, Pockets $650,000

Written by Bill Morris on March 18, 2020

Chelsea, Manhattan

Board exercised its right of first refusal on an under-priced unit.

A Way to Avoid Seeing a Red Tag

Written by Marianne Schaefer on May 08, 2019

Chelsea, Manhattan

Gas “bottling” lets workers repair leaks without a costly shutdown.

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