Category: Building Operations

Management
1996 Jun Holders of Unsold Shares

This truth may not be self-evident, but in a co-op all shareholders are not created equal. Virtually every Offering Plan provides for a special class of shareholderscalled Holders of Unsold Shareswho are routinely granted privileges not e…

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Management
1996 Jun Leadership in Management Awards

roperty management is a challenging field that appeals to quick- thinking, high energy individuals. Besides excellent number crunching skills, a good property manager must also demonstrate a keen knowledge of crisis intervention, not to m…

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Design
1996 May The Home Office

Who wouldn't love the opportunity to stay at home instead of schlepping into work every morning? Today, more and more people are given the opportunity to avoid the trek into the office and work at home. With babyboomers wanting to stay ho…

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Design
1996 May Closet Miracles

When you open your closet doors, are your clothes hung so haphazardously that you can't find your bright blue shirt? Does the pile of sweaters on the top shelf topple over when you pull one out? Are your shoes so scrambled on the floor th…

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Design
1996 May A Spectacular New Kitchen

You don't have to be a gourmet cook to appreciate the value of a well-designed kitchen. Even if you and your loved ones subsist on take-out food and microwave dinners, the kitchen is still one of the most heavily used rooms in your co-op …

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Finance
1996 Apr Underlying Mortgages

The financing of your co-op's underlying mortgage is one of the most significant factors in the fiscal integrity of your building. The size of the mortgage and corresponding monthly payments have a significant impact on the value of each …

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Finance
1996 Apr A Six-Step Program for Boards

In 1991, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) issued its Guide to Audits of Common Interest Realty Associations, more commonly referred to as the CIRA Guidelines. Much controversy followed this event as professio…

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Finance
1996 Apr A Six-Step Program for Boards

In 1991, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) issued its Guide to Audits of Common Interest Realty Associations, more commonly referred to as the CIRA Guidelines. Much controversy followed this event as professio…

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Management
1996 Apr Garbage Removal Systems

emember when all your garbage was discarded into the refuse container, never to be seen again? The age of environmental awareness has not only forced the development of new ways to recycle refuse, but also new ways to dispose of it. Adapt…

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Maintenance
1996 Apr Revolutionary Laundry Rooms

Forget the dark, dingy room with uncomfortable chairs and crummy machines. Never mind running down to the laundry room with an armload of clothes to find that all the machines are in use. Those days are over. Imagine a laundry room that i…

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