common areas

common areas

(1) In leaseholds, the area over which the landlord retains exclusive control and liability, such as stairwells and hallways. (2) In condominiums, all property except for the specific condominium units themselves.Common areas are owned by all condo owners in common with each other, except that access may be restricted for plumbing, electrical, and other such areas, or it may be semirestricted so that all condo owners own a portion of your balcony, but you are the only one entitled to use it.

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For the past five years or so, others have been measuring square footage based on even more illusory methods--calculating "gross square footage" by throwing the space of outside areas like the terrace or common areas in the building itself, such as the hallway, elevator, or lobby, into the count.
These types of designs make it uninviting for residents to venture out into the common areas as they become more frail.
then used the money to pay for improvements to the common areas of the shopping center, the suit claims.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a ruling (FCC 99-360) rejecting a petition to expand its satellite dish regulations to allow residents the right to install dishes of one meter or less on rooftops and in common areas.
The expanded Radianse system will provide real-time equipment tracking across all Med/Surg units, intensive care units, ORs and perioperative spaces, the emergency department and hospital common areas.
Lobbies and common areas (renovation and security, improved fire safety, OM local development),
With a new facade, upgraded lobbies and common areas, and new landscaping, Glen Rock Plaza will offer prospective tenants an outstanding work environment in a highly accessible location.
Initially I was skeptical about all the common areas we have and thought they were so much 'wasted space,' but I see now that they're the tool that motivates people to get out of their apartments and get involved with life.
Since annexing the communities and accepting their 31 separate zones as landscaped districts almost two years ago, the city spent the past year analyzing the actual costs of upkeep for more than 500 acres of slopes, vegetation, traffic medians and common areas located throughout the communities, he said.
All subscribers to MST NuVisions Broadband high-speed Internet service will receive free access to the WiFi in the common areas within and outside The Octagon complex, as well as in other Interactive WiFi "Hot Zones" throughout New York City, including Central Park, Riverside Park and other large areas currently under construction.
Total Price is defined as including cost of land, cost of construction of apartment and common areas, internal and external development charges, taxes, cost of electric wiring and fire fighting equipment.
Newly upgraded common areas and tenant interiors feature the finest finishing materials and flexible floor layouts.

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