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No Rest for Weary Co-op and Condo Boards This Holiday Season 925 617 Matthew Adam Properties

No Rest for Weary Co-op and Condo Boards This Holiday Season

By William D. McCracken The year 2020 has been a gauntlet, so it’s only fitting that for co-op and condo boards, the approaching holiday season presents itself not as a…

Pilot Program Seeks Participants to Unclog City Sidewalks 1000 1500 Matthew Adam Properties

Pilot Program Seeks Participants to Unclog City Sidewalks

By Sue Treiman Hell’s Kitchen resident Christine Berthet has been talking trash for years. Now she’s seeking at least four other garbage gurus – one in each of the remaining…

Smith Buss & Jacobs: Board Governance Series – Part I of V 1920 1280 Matthew Adam Properties

Smith Buss & Jacobs: Board Governance Series – Part I of V

How to Build an Effective Board of Directors Part I: Know Your Role Congratulations, you are a new member of the board of directors. Now what? Often directors are thrown…

Managing Co-Ops & Condos Strategically 1950 1301 Matthew Adam Properties

Managing Co-Ops & Condos Strategically

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. The foundation of Matthew Adam Properties’ management efforts is a philosophy and practice we call “strategic management.” It is a disciplined…

Energy Efficiency Letter Grades for Co-ops and Condos Are Almost Here 1196 1022 Matthew Adam Properties

Energy Efficiency Letter Grades for Co-ops and Condos Are Almost Here

By Alex Zafran For many co-op and condo boards, the scariest thing about Halloween this year isn’t going to be the ghosts or the ghouls. It’s the fact that by…

The Real Impact of Local Law 97 934 1401 Matthew Adam Properties

The Real Impact of Local Law 97

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. It’s the end of small steps and big talk in New York City’s efforts to fight climate change. The passage of…

The Matthew Adam Properties Way – 2 2000 1333 Matthew Adam Properties

The Matthew Adam Properties Way – 2

Since the coronavirus pandemic engulfed us earlier this year, we at Matthew Adam Properties have taken a conservative approach to keeping our residents, visitors and staffs safe. We have been…

Contact Tracing 1280 807 Matthew Adam Properties

Contact Tracing

We are learning new things as the coronavirus pandemic continues its suffocating impact on our lives.   One area that has gained increased focus and importance is contact tracing.  …

The Dual Financial Role of an Asset Manager 2560 1706 Matthew Adam Properties

The Dual Financial Role of an Asset Manager

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. Of the many issues an asset manager deals with, one of the most important is finances.  While much focus is on…

Co-op or Condo, What’s Best for You? 2250 1500 Matthew Adam Properties

Co-op or Condo, What’s Best for You?

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. In the beginning there were co-ops. Then as laws and preferences changed there were some condominiums.  But, co-ops prevailed.  Now, just…

Dealing with Covid-19 2500 1667 Matthew Adam Properties

Dealing with Covid-19

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. Life and events are moving so fast it’s hard for us to keep track of all that is happening and what…

Streets Opened for Social Distancing 2500 1407 Matthew Adam Properties

Streets Opened for Social Distancing

By Ira Meister President and CEO – Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. The Matthew Adam Properties team sincerely hopes this newsletter finds you in good health and good spirits. New York City is…