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common area

n. in condominium and some cooperative housing projects, the areas not owned by an individual owner of the condominium or cooperative residence, but shared by all owners, either by percentage interest or owned by the management organization. Common areas may include recreation facilities, outdoor space, parking, landscaping, fences, laundry rooms and all other jointly used space. Management is by a homeowners' association or cooperative board, which collects assessments from the owners and pays for upkeep, some insurance, maintenance and reserves for replacement of improvements in the common area. This can also refer to the area in a shopping center or mall outside of the individual stores, for which each business pays a share of maintenance based on percentage of total store space occupied.

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The meeting reviewed the actions and measures accomplished by the Permanent Committee for the Management of Operations of Exploration and Exploitation of Mineral Resources available in the common area between the two countries in the seabed of the Red Sea, topped by the committee's follow-up for the technical works and mining studies that have been conducted through the first mining license at the site of Atlantis 2 in the common area in the Red Sea between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Sudan, which covers an area of 60 square kilometers for a period of 30 years.
Becky Schobey, a mother of three boys who has lived next to the common area for five years, said children in the neighborhood played in the streets - with more than a few close calls with cars - because the common area didn't hold their interest for long.
They offer their helping hand in cleaning grounds, vacant apartments, occupied apartments and also common area cleaning.
Meetings were also being held between youth workers and the borough council to improve facilities in the Galley Common area.
These fees often total 15 percent or more of common area maintenance costs.
Birke filed a lawsuit on behalf of his daughter against the building owners to stop people from smoking in common areas of the apartments.
Common area street, curb and gutter as well as plumbing defects were also alleged.
One common area where lawsuits arise, says Hughes, is in calculating royalties derived from licensing IP.
The Service did not first publish its new position on common area costs until June 1990, when it issued proposed regulations relating to the economic performance requirement.
The Willamalane Park and Recreation District has started work to transform a rundown common area into a new park.
Building attributes include an efficient floor plan with 26,000 s/f floor plates, low common area loss factor, high parking ratio and access to multiple fiber providers.

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