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Missed opportunity: LES co-op wants to re-vote on air rights sale but developers say they’ve moved on
October 21, 2018 04:00PM
Too late is the message Ascend Group and Optimum Asset Management has for residents of Seward Park Co-op. The developers of a former nursing...
Co-op board battles are dragging out renovations and repairs for years
May 25, 2018 02:28PM
Co-op board disputes with owners over renovations and repairs are dragging on years. The battles can delay changes and rack up costs, the Wall...
Keeping up appearances: Co-op boards are using this trick to beef up comps
May 09, 2018 08:30AM
When a co-op on the 34th floor of a ritzy Upper East Side building sold last year, the price was recorded as $3 million....
“I can feel the burn on my cheek from the slap on the face”: Buyers sound off on co-op rejections
July 21, 2017 11:42AM
Even with a cooling market, some co-op boards haven’t eased up on demands they make of potential buyers. It’s unclear how many applications are...
Are the boards of NYC’s top co-ops in panic mode?
March 04, 2016 08:36AM
From the March issue: When a Chinese buyer scooped up a $70 million co-op at the Sherry-Netherland, the deal was a Herculean effort, and...
Dakota co-op board race discrimination lawsuit dismissed
September 16, 2015 08:32AM
The Dakota board may have discriminated, but only in the way it’s supposed to.
Carnegie House residents bolting over Schron’s looming fees
August 27, 2015 11:02AM
An unusual ownership situation at Carnegie House in Midtown is undercutting prices and driving residents to sell in droves.
Midtown co-op board allegedly asked to interview buyer’s child
May 27, 2015 12:05PM
Co-op boards can be notoriously picky about who they allow to buy units in their buildings, but one prospective buyer has claimed discriminatory practices...
Peruvian billionaire gets $2.8M penthouse deposit back
April 23, 2015 11:00AM
Peruvian banking billionaire Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor won a refund of a $2.75 million penthouse deposit, with the judge agreeing that the co-op board acted out...
At this Village co-op, maintenance fees are close to zero
March 02, 2015 02:30PM
In an era of skyrocketing retail costs, the residents of a West Village co-op are experiencing an unexpected windfall. Co-ops with big retail tenants on the...
Blavatnik’s record $80M purchase approved by co-op board
January 09, 2015 04:46PM
Ukrainian-born American billionaire Len Blavatnik, who is vying to break New York City’s co-op record with an $80 million purchase, has made it through the board’s...
Trump Plaza’s $185M land deal could force some residents out
November 13, 2014 01:00PM
The co-op board at The Trump Plaza On East 61st Street And Third Avenue agreed to pay $185 million to purchase the land under the...
River House rejects French ambassador’s co-op bid
July 24, 2014 10:39AM
A deal to house the French ambassador to the United States in a 14-room co-op at the tony River House has fallen through over concerns about...
Co-op president dodges suit over Kips Bay apartment
April 16, 2014 02:30PM
The president of an affordable housing co-op board won the legal tug-of-war over an apartment in Kips Bay. A resident of The East Midtown...
Kips Bay co-op boss fights claim he cut ahead on waiting list
March 11, 2014 09:15AM
The president of a Kips Bay affordable housing co-op board is battling to hold onto his four-bedroom unit after allegedly cutting ahead of others...
Amid fight for Brooklyn hospital properties, a new plan is aired
February 19, 2014 02:25PM
Since negotiations regarding what to do with failing Brooklyn hospitals has been “dysfunctional” lately — including bidding by real estate developers for some of the...
In a tight market, condos and co-ops increasingly act the same
January 26, 2014 01:00PM
New York City condos, with their laissez-faire attitudes, and co-ops with their uptight reputations and daunting interviews, are increasingly growing to resemble one another.
Another co-op sued for barring “working” dogs
January 21, 2014 01:00PM
A second lawsuit has been filed against a co-op for barring tenants from keeping emotional support dogs in their apartments. Three tenants of East...
Co-op City turns down Cablevision bulk deal
January 07, 2014 01:25PM
Residents of Co-op City who recently voted on a too-good-to-be-true deal with Cablevision to cut their cable bills by 75 percent are holding out...
Saturday Night Live spoofs NYC co-op board: VIDEO
November 18, 2013 02:45PM
New York City’s notoriously fussy, eccentric co-op boards were the subject of a “Saturday Night Live” skit over the weekend, complete with an assist...
Meet the new CEO of Extell Development
Anthony Scaramucci and EJF Capital split on $3B Opportunity Zone fund
German co-living company raises $300M for US expansion
Avenues School co-founder sells $10M Trump Tower condo
Douglas Elliman hires a new creative head as it plans a rebranding
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