Ideas for updating an office building
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in Manhattan, and a specialist in designing public areas of residential apartment buildings.
When it comes time to sell, they might wish for a better view upon entering the building.
But what goes into the upgrades necessary to well-maintained common areas?
"The lobby shows visitors whether the building is well-maintained or not." John Buscarello, president of Manhattan-based John A. "If the common area is dowdy but the apartment is spectacular, those are two things that really don't go together," he says.
"And a dowdy common area might really color a buyer's view of the apartment, and whether or not to make an offer on an apartment [for sale].
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