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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.

Carbon Reduction Begins With the Building Envelope

Written by Marianne Schaefer on October 31, 2019

Rockaway Beach, Queens

New book says an air-tight skin is the place to begin retrofits.

Seven years after Hurricane Sandy, more than 80 percent are uninsured.

A Co-op Consolidates – and Protects – Its Reserve Fund

Written by Bendix Anderson on September 26, 2019

Jackson Heights, Queens

Ultra Money Market account allows board to park money in one place, worry free.

A board took baby steps – and then went for the big fix.

The Delicate Art of Culling Bogus Comfort Animals

Written by Marianne Schaefer on August 22, 2019

Bayside, Queens

Co-op and condo boards are shackled by strict “accommodation” laws.

A Queens Co-op’s Mantra: Negotiate – Don’t Litigate

Written by Marianne Schaefer on August 14, 2019

Woodside, Queens

Co-op board wins settlements without going to court.

Complex capital projects require expert oversight – and coordination.

A Man Unafraid of Change

Written by Tom Soter on June 28, 2019

Long Island City, Queens

Peter Pisapia welcomes the changes he has seen in Long Island City.

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