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Surprises happen, and boards should set money aside to handle them.

Staff at Luxury Tribeca Condo Walks Off the Job

Written by Bill Morris on October 21, 2022

Tribeca, Manhattan

Workers are angry over management's failure to negotiate a union contract.

At This Manhattan Co-op, the Super Is the In-House Historian

Written by Michele Cardella on October 07, 2022

Tribeca, Manhattan

Museum artifacts range from a Captain America shield to ancient beer cans.

Lawsuit claims luxury condo buyer was lied to during sale.

Court orders $1.1 million set aside to cover sponsor’s missteps.

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.

In Florida, New Yorker Learns There's No Place Like Home

Written by Michele Cardella on July 06, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

Tribeca co-op resident sees the "good" life in Florida, then hurries home.

This Co-op Wants to Hang on to Some COVID-19 Practices

Written by Michele Cardella on June 11, 2021

Tribeca, Manhattan

As the city reopens, one shareholder sees the good side of a very bad year.

Tools have an unknowable number of unintended uses.

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.

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