Category: Building Operations

Security
Securing Your Building

Security in multifamily buildings isn't a one-sided job; both boards and residents must cooperate to make sure property and people are safe. In this clip, a security pro gives us a few tips on how administrators, staff, and those who call b…

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Energy Conservation
Energy Equipment Costs

Money saving and energy conservation go together like hand and glove -- but how they fit isn't always the easiest to understand. In this quick clip, a conservation pro discusses how boards can assess their energy-related equipment for signs…

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Communications
Managing Conflicts

Living in a multifamily dwelling requires tolerance for other people, particularly when those people are noisy, smelly, or have questionable taste in door decorations. In New York, where the majority of people share a wall with at least one…

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Finance
Paying off Underlying Mortgages

In the hybrid part-owner/part-tenant world of co-op living, there exists an interesting and unique financial instrument: the underlying permanent mortgage . Part of the overall financing structure for any co-op, the underlying mortgage …

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Finance
Paying off Underlying Mortgages

In the hybrid part-owner/part-tenant world of co-op living, there exists an interesting and unique financial instrument: the underlying permanent mortgage . Part of the overall financing structure for any co-op, the underlying mortgage …

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Energy Conservation
Pre-Winter Maintenance

Climate change notwithstanding, the onset of winter in our area generally means more wear-and-tear on buildings than any other time of year. Snow, ice and freezing temperatures can cause costly damage. That's why it's so important to make s…

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Design
Built-In Apartment Features

When it comes to co-op or condo, home improvements are a personal thing, reflecting the style and taste of the owner, and impacting the functionality of the unit. A prime example of this are built-ins; those personalized furnishings that pr…

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Management
Engaging a Fitness Center Company

In-house gyms and fitness centers are some of the most popular amenities a co-op, condo, or HOA can offer residents and prospective buyers -- but just plunking down a treadmill and some barbells in a common room doesn't exactly qualify. In …

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