Category: Community Living

Buying & Selling
Branding for Recovery

In the wake of the pandemic and in anticipation of the recovery to come, do New York City co-ops and condominiums need to consider setting themselves apart to compete in the market? The answer is yes - but the bigger question is, how? What…

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Neighborhoods
In Memoriam: Walter Mankoff, 1930–2021

CooperatorNews regrets to report the passing of Walter Mankoff, 91, who served for nearly half a century on the board of the Mutual Redevelopment Houses, otherwise known as Penn South, in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.  Mankoff w…

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Neighborhoods
Sydney House Debuts in the Bronx

On April 14, a 56-unit limited-equity co-op called Sydney House debuted in a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by project stakeholders, lenders, city officials, and members of the co-op board, report s New York YIMBY .  The 7-…

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Buying & Selling
Celebrity Homebuying

Back in the ‘Gilded Age’ of the 1980s and 90s, Robin Leach hosted a popular TV show called Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. His show, along with soapy series melodramas like Dynasty and Dallas gave the rest of us a front-row s…

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Buying & Selling
NYC Housing Market Heats Up

After a strong January and February, real estate demand in New York City - particularly in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and parts of Queens - is seeing a surge as we enter the spring months.  According to Mansion Global , new signed contracts f…

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Neighborhoods
An 'Un-Gentrification' Project in Harlem

According to a recent press release from Harlem-based developer Carthage Real Estate Advisors, construction is progressing at Marcus Garvey Village (not to be confused with the development of the same name in Brownsville, Brooklyn), a 300,0…

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