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New Law on Cybersecurity

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. We read about it daily. Whether it’s a political campaign, bank, corporation, department store or municipal…

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Who Would Have Thought?

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. I am writing this column at the beginning of May when it is difficult to foresee…

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Tracing the Fight Against Covid-19

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. Masks, testing and….contact tracing according to most scientists provide the firepower to help defeat the coronavirus.…

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Elevators Focus of Sweeping Building Code Revamp

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. On January 1, 2021, a sweeping update of the city’s building codes went into effect covering…

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Employee Vaccination Mandates

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. It’s been an unimaginable couple of years as a life-altering pandemic has engulfed the world with…

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Deadline Extended for New Gas Lines Inspection Law

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. The New York City Council has extended by six months the filing date for Phase 1…

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Court Sets Parameters for Construction Access to Adjoining Buildings

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. New York real estate is in constant flux – new buildings go up, older ones expanding…

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Lessons from Champlain Towers

Published in MANN REPORT By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. The collapse of Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, has given rise to an increased focus on…

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Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

By Ira Meister, President and CEO, Matthew Adam Properties, Inc. So, what have we learned in the more than two years of the pandemic? It’s been a time when we…

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COVID-Related Legislation Affecting Boards & Managers: When the Law Meets a Pandemic

BY DARCEY GERSTEIN  |  14 MAY 2021 Even as businesses, schools, and even entire economies shut down at the start of the coronavirus pandemic last year, the task of running…

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Managing Exterior Repair Projects; Advice from a Legal Pro

BY C. JAYE BERGER, ESQ. Leaks are a common problem in multifamily buildings, including co-ops and condominiums. It’s not unusual to see watermarks and dampness on plaster near or below…

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The Backyard Restaurants Are Coming. What’s a Co-op to Do?

From HabitatMag.com A backyard restaurant can depress nearby apartment values by 20% or more. As New York City continues to open up, restaurants are using every inch of available outdoor space to attract customers.…