Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hurricane Wait

Irene is coming. The Dept. of Buildings has issued a weather alert and instructions for securing construction sites.  In severe hurricane conditions experts recommend getting below the 10th floor of high rises. Experts recommend getting below the 10th floor of … Continue reading

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Earthquake Risk

Everything you really didn’t want to have to think about earthquake damage to NYC buildings: http://www.nycem.org/techdocs.asp

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Roberts Interpreted

The Appellate Division First Department yesterday decided one open question of interpretation of the 2009 Roberts decision…leaving dozens yet to be resolved. In Gersten, et al vs. 56 7th Ave. LLC, et al, the court found that a 1999 DHCR … Continue reading

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A Good Time At ABO Summer Event

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EPA Changes Renovate Right – A Little

If you have a stack of “Renovate Right” pamphlets to give residents when disturbing possible lead paint in pre-1978 housing, they are no good anymore without an addendum. The EPA has issued a new pamphlet, and a replacement for page … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bridge Park RFP

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has issued an RFP for development and operation of a hotel, apartments, restaurant and public facilities at Pier 1, at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. ABO member Nelson Management wants to hire a site manager … Continue reading

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ABO Launches Energy Marketplace

Are you getting the best price for power? Let energy companies bid for your business in ABO’s new Energy Marketplace. No obligation and no salesmen. Just put in your electric usage or contact customer service for quotes from major ESCOs. … Continue reading

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