Category: Building Operations

Management
Manager Autonomy

Boards -- whether co-op, condo, or HOA -- hire managers to handle the administrative, operational, and social sides of what can often be a tricky field. How much leeway a manager has to get the job done depends on several different variable…

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Management
Pest Control Innovations

Dealing with indoor pests -- be they rodents, bugs, or even birds -- in multifamily settings has been a challenge ever since humans started living in close proximity to one another. In this clip, a trio of pest control experts discuss how t…

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Security
Common Multifamily Safety & Security Mistakes

While crime rates have been falling consistently for decades -- even in large metropolitan areas -- security and safety will always be a top concern of both managers and boards. In this video clip, a security tech pro discusses some of the …

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Energy Conservation
Squeezing Your Own Juice

Every board wants to keep expenses under control on behalf of their constituency - and cutting energy costs is one way to save big. In this clip, three energy conservation pros discuss cogeneration, and its potential benefits for buildings …

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Finance
Co-op, or Condo?

Although co-ops make up roughly 80 percent of the available-for-purchase housing stock in New York City, buyers often face this common dilemma when apartment: hunting: should they seek a co-op, or a condo? Many factors come into play in t…

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