Written by Bill Morris on July 31, 2019
Planning and communication can remove the shock from big projects.
Written by Marianne Schaefer on July 03, 2019
Co-op board changes horses in the middle of a major capital project.
Written by Jason Carpenter on August 06, 2014
When an engineer examines a building or contractor starts work, they tend not to find pots of gold within the walls —they're much more likely to find hidden deteriorating. Shore Road, a 60-unit co-op built in 1927 in New Rochelle, N.Y., encountered this scenario. With two entrances — one at 485 Pelham Road, the other at 5 Circuit Road — a fairly small renovation project turned into a much larger endeavor.
The original project called for the upgrade of several balconies that sat along the front of the building. The initial contract was $100,000 for balcony repairs and a new coat of paint, but that figure has now become $350,000.
Plan will increase natural gas supply to Westchester without new pipeline.
Written by Marianne Schaefer on April 10, 2019
A Scarsdale co-op board went its own way when redoing the lobby.
March 25, 2019
It raises a question: build more gas pipelines or go for sustainable energy?
Program will pay for heat pumps, energy-efficient appliances and more.
March 13, 2019
Con Ed will stop accepting applications after Friday, March 15.
Written by Paula Chin on February 12, 2019
Cameo House co-op boards follows the lead of successful business managers.
January 18, 2019
New tax law and high levies in Westchester County flip the city equation.
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