(NEW YORK, NY Dec. 15) - - - The Small Property Owners of N.Y. (SPONY) is the newest metro-NY buildings association to lend its support to the upcoming BuildingsNY event, being held May 2-3, 2012, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. SPONY members include over 1,000 owners of all types of residential rental property and are self-advocates for the small and midsized building owner. Collectively, SPONY members have expertise on virtually every aspect of city property ownership -- from renovations to realtors to the Rent Guidelines board.
"SPONY brings a small-building owner perspective and point-of-view for BuildingsNY," said Christine Ford, Event Director. "Through the support of SPONY, we are equipped to serve the unique needs of this very specialized group of building owner. Small buildings owners are final decision-makers and have different thresholds for resolving issues; creating and sustaining good tenant-landlord relationships and maintaining the value of their properties. The newly transformed BuildingsNY event will offer small buildings owner with an efficient source for the products & services they need for all phases of their buildings' lifecycle."
"SPONY's support of the upcoming BuildingsNY is a great opportunity for our current and prospective members to network with other Metro-NY small buildings owners in a productive and conducive environment," said Roberta Bernstein, President, SPONY.
"SPONY's support of BuildingsNY is an efficient way for our members to meet, learn from each other, and find common ground with other owners. BuildingsNY's scope enables our members to truly seek and find new vendors for their open projects and learn – not only from each other, but from others who may be inspirational in solving their everyday challenges and concerns. We are also looking for new members to join our group. BuildingsNY offers us a platform to communicate our value and grow our membership."
In 2012, BuildingsNY will undergo a complete renovation. Over 7000 small- to mid-sized building owners and managers with active projects will be meeting with vendors on the show floor to source and find the elements to complete their projects thus improving their building's value. Other components of the show that will help small building owners include expanded product categories such as Building Automation, business services, financing, renovation and retrofit and security.
The all-new 2012 BuildingsNY event, being held on May 2-3, 2012, will serve over 7000 small and mid-sized buildings owners and manager with the tools they need to lower their operating costs and source vendors who can help them enhance the value of their building. With new business services vendor and suppliers, attractive and lower cost pricing to participate and the promise of a more productive experience, metro-NY building owners and managers can efficiently satisfy their operating objectives in a one-stop event created with their needs in mind. BuildingsNY 2012 welcomes the input and support from all participating sponsors including its Founding Sponsor, Associated Builders & Owners of Greater New York (ABO) – and new support from the Small Property Owners of NY (SPONY).