New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Take a peek behind the facades of New York’s co-ops and condos to find out who's fixing things up, and how much it costs? Articles in this section cover dozens of individual projects in co-ops and condos all over New York City. Learn how NYC co-op/condo boards met the challenges of the fix-up, and how you can use their experiences to smooth out yours.

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The board at a 200-unit co-op in Yorkville, is upgrading its cooling and domestic hot water systems by going electric.

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Smart Radiator Covers Help a Manhattan Co-op Cut Emissions

Written by Emily Myers on February 21, 2024


How could the 50-unit co-op cut carbon emissions and reduce Local Law 97 penalties?

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River & Warren, a 166-unit condo in Battery Park City, has made a big leap in its benchmarking grade without spending a fortune.

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Hilltop Village Co-op is leading the charge on electric cars.

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Saving Money By Reducing On-Peak Energy Use

Written by Emily Myers on January 24, 2024

Lincoln Square

Co-op and condo buildings earn cash rewards by reducing electricity use during peak demand events, contributing to savings and conservation efforts.

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The London Towne House is getting an energy boost thanks to high-efficiency motors and “smart” temperature tools.

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The board of 75 Wall St., a 346-unit condo in Manhattan’s Financial District, is reaping big savings in energy costs.

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Vaults Are a Pandora’s Box for Midtown Condo

Written by Emily Myers on January 03, 2024


When leaking first appeared at a landmarked Midtown condo, a much bigger problem lay beneath the property.

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The final version of the second major rules package gives clarity on how buildings can meet regulations.

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New Deadline for Parking Structure Inspections

Written by Emily Myers on December 20, 2023

New York City

The roll-out of the city’s garage inspection program has just been accelerated.

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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