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Doormen strike averted: Union reaches agreement over wages
April 13, 2018 06:40PM
Tenants living on Billionaires’ Row and in thousands of buildings across New York City can now relax, knowing they won’t have to volunteer for...
Tenants asked to stand-in as threat of doormen strike looms
April 11, 2018 05:04PM
Residents at some of the city’s swankiest buildings could soon be tossing their own trash and opening their own doors. Property managers are scrambling...
From the archives: Can I get the door, hipster?
September 19, 2015 01:00PM
When was the last time you saw a doorman in a rental building in Williamsburg? Probably never. But that is changing. What is likely...
Contract negotiations now favoring unions
April 20, 2014 02:00PM
The recent doormen pact and transit workers deal could signal better payouts for union workers. Discussions regarding raises for the city’s municipal unions have...
Realty Advisory Board, doormen avert strike with agreement
April 11, 2014 04:37PM
After weeks of tense negotiations, the Realty Advisory Board and Local 32BJ SEIU – the union supporting doormen and other building workers — struck...
Doormen at luxury Chelsea building plan Halloween strike
October 29, 2013 06:13PM
Doormen and other employees at 520 West 23rd Street are planning to walk off the job on Halloween, citing pressure from the condominium board...
Smile! NYC co-op, condo boards beef up video surveillance
October 05, 2013 02:00PM
More and more New York City apartment buildings are being equipped with surveillance cameras these days.
Doormen’s attempt to join union stalled
January 29, 2013 02:30PM
Building workers at the luxury condominium 1 Lincoln Square are attempting to unionize. But not everyone on the building’s board is supportive of the...
City has just 300 ‘doorwomen’
June 19, 2012 11:00AM
While women in New York City are well-represented in many fields dominated by men just a generation ago, one area is noticeably lacking in...
Rental website Rentenna.com seeking “hottest doorman” in the city
April 19, 2012 12:30PM
Rentenna.com, a website for locating New York City rental apartments, is sponsoring an unconventional beauty contest, the Wall Street Journal reported — for New York...
UWS building tells landlord to ease restrictions on staff
December 12, 2011 12:43PM
Anthony Razzano, a resident of 698 West End Avenue, has spearheaded an effort in his building to give doormen and elevator operators the right...
Hampshire House doormen get the shaft?
December 13, 2010 05:05PM
Are Hampshire House residents really so forgetful? According to this video from “Saturday Night Live,” found via Curbed, they might be. In this skit,...
Strike averted after doormen, owners reach agreement
April 21, 2010 08:25AM
Doormen and other building workers will not strike after their union reached an agreement with building owners just after the midnight deadline early this...
Knock-knock… who’s there?
April 20, 2010 06:54PM
From left: Richard Grossman, Fred Peters, and Douglas Heddings At Manhattan’s luxury buildings, doormen don’t just hold the doors — they hold the keys....
Building managers prepare for looming doorman strike
April 19, 2010 09:24AM
If the building workers’ union fails to reach a deal on a new contract with management by tomorrow night, the city’s 30,000 doormen, porters,...
Apartment building workers pound pavement
April 14, 2010 02:01PM
Seven thousand disgruntled New York City doormen and apartment building workers hit the streets last night, as the threat of a full-fledged strike loomed...
Doormen, supers poised for massive strike
April 01, 2010 02:21PM
As many as 30,000 doormen, superintendents and porters in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island could be leaving their posts by the end of...
Could virtual doormen replace the real thing?
March 15, 2010 09:44AM
Are virtual doormen the wave of the future? Kent Security Services hopes so, but for the city’s approximately 30,000 doormen whose contracts expire April...
Ben Shaoul sells Liberty Toye building to Bronx investor for $85M
Vornado is buying Marriott Marquis retail for $442M
Jonas Equities buys another Brooklyn apartment building for $32M
“At best it’s sloppiness”: Torres proposes bill to crackdown on landlords who don’t disclose rent-stabilized tenants on permits
Benny Fong buys Down Town Association digs in sale-leaseback deal
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