October 2014, Vol 34, No 10
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- 11.12.14 Kips Bay Condo Owners Donít Want Bike Lane By Their Door, So Theyíre Suing Kips Bay condo owners sue NYC DOT over a short, very useful connection linking the East Side Greenway and the First Avenue bike lane. [StreetsBlog NYC]
- 10.22.14 432 Park Is Officially New York City's Tallest Apartment Building At 1,396 feet, luxury condominium arguably the tallest building in New York City at 1,396 feet [Business Insider]
- 10.14.14 A Home for Creativity in East Harlem A shuttered school is converted to a living and working space for artists as a hedge against gentrification [Crain's]
- 10.9.14 Average Apartment Sale Price Up in Manhattan Third quarter Brown Stephen Harris Manhattan residential market report shows that apartment sale prices up 18 percent from previous year [Multi-Housing News]
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When electing board members to serve on behalf of your condo or co-op community, you expect them to act as crusaders for prosperity, considering the needs of the building and the people who live there to be paramount when making their decisions. The responsibility that a board has to serve in the best interests of its community is called “fiduciary duty,” and it is not to be taken lightly. Read More
In a dense urban or sprawling suburban environment, people can still feel isolated. While high-rise residential buildings and suburban subdivisions put many people and families in very close proximity to one another, living side-by-side doesn’t automatically transform a group of people into a community. Sometimes, just the opposite. Read More
Many if not most boards get along famously. There are boards that have had the same members for decades and run their communities without a hitch. Read More
The “Dream Team” label is often used to describe a perfect combination of highly-skilled people drawn together for a particular purpose. The 1992 U.S. mens' Olympic basketball team is probably the most famous example, but 'dream teams' have included everything from legal defense attorneys to diplomatic missions. Read More