If you’re like most, you probably tend to trust the recommendations of people you know over strangers or the companies selling the products, so why not share recommendations for your local favorites on MyCoop?
We at Mycoop would like to share some common tips to starting a successful building association for your apartment buildilng. A building association is a group formed by the building developer or tenant owners for the purpose of marketing, managing and improving the livability of the building for tenants.
In MYCOOP Stories: Showman, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Andrew, who enjoys entertaining neighbors with his rooftop film series in Bushwick.
In MYCOOP Stories, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Jennifer, a wife and working mother of two great kids who is more than a rockstar, she’s a super hero.
Recently I was invited to a baby shower for an expectant mother living with her husband in a one-bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side of New York City. The excited couple had previously gone to Buy Buy Baby and created a registry full of “must have” items, but with NO attention paid to space restraints. Now they were fortunate in one respect as friends, family members went right down that huge list and purchased almost everything. However, that is when reality set in. The restaurant space where the event was held was suddenly feeling quite cramped, and what did that mean for the couple’s already somewhat tight living quarters? Not wanting to deal they shipped items off to mom’s house in the ‘burbs. They are now looking for new solutions, realizing that big state-of-the-art stroller/car seat combo, the gorgeous high chair, the BIG swing, etc., etc. aren’t going to make sense unless they quickly break their lease and move out of their awesome neighborhood.
When someone asks you what kind of home you live in, do you say coop or co-op? Condo, or cooperative? There are many ways we live, and the terminology can be a little confusing. So we created this handy guide to explain the different ways we classify our homes: