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Taylor James Pierce, RA, NCARB, LEED AP

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Is My Condo Building Safe?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2021 9:23:39 AM / by Taylor James Pierce, RA, NCARB, LEED AP

If your condominium was built to code, even older building codes, it is likely a safe building. Like most things, however, as they age, buildings need maintenance and occasional repairs to ensure they remain safe and sound, including bringing them up to new code standards in some cases. That is where concern should lie—checking for issues that may make the building, or parts of it, unsafe.

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Off their game: How the pandemic has hit the NY construction market

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2020 2:40:04 PM / by Taylor James Pierce, RA, NCARB, LEED AP

In March of 2015, the New York Times discussed the increasing number of legal cases that followed the fevered pace of new construction and condominium conversions in the city. Substandard construction performed under aggressive schedules left many new homeowners with a substantial number of serious building defects. Five years later, a new issue could complicate an already suspect building boom: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction market.

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