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.
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Written by Marianne Schaefer on April 10, 2019
A Scarsdale co-op board went its own way when redoing the lobby.
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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.
Written by Bill Morris on January 02, 2019
Refinancing the mortgage at a favorable rate was key to this job’s success.
Written by Bill Morris on December 26, 2018
Condo board tackles capital project with multiple moving parts.
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