Category: Building Operations

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A Local Law 97 Roadmap

Local Law 97 (LL97), intended to make New York City a carbon neutral oasis by 2050, is both an ambitious and commendable attempt to bring a city born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries into the twenty-second. It also places a substan…

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Is Your Condo on Fannie Mae’s Blacklist?

As has been widely reported lately, Fannie Mae, which is under the conservatorship of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has developed a secret blacklist of condominiums, HOAs and co-ops that are ineligible for “conventional financin…

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2023 June Special Events & Activities

Multifamily buildings serve as more than just residential spaces; they’re mini-municipalities unto themselves, where neighbors interact in common spaces, either incidentally (like in lobbies or elevators) or deliberately (like in kids’ play…

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2023 June When Residents Are Away

It’s little surprise to many that the residents of luxury apartment buildings spend less time in their apartments than their less well-off neighbors. Second and even third homes are the reality for many wealthy shareholders and unit owners—…

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Lithium-Ion Batteries

Anyone watching the news lately knows that rechargeable lithium-ion batteries - the kind that power e-bikes and scooters, but also electric cars, laptop computers, cell phones, vape pens, and many other common devices - have become a real d…

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Insurance Premiums Skyrocket

Inflation has hit the insurance building insurance industry in a big way.  And according to a recent survey conducted by the Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR), skyrocketing premiums are putting serious financial pre…

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