New York Property Managers Devise Survival Plans for the Next Disaste

(The New York Times) In the hectic days that followed Hurricane Sandy, the only place that John Ambrosini could find cell service was on a hill near his home on the North Shore of Long Island.

There he would sit, his phone plugged into the car lighter — the only available source of electricity — and run operations overseeing some 60 Manhattan office buildings, many of which were without power and inundated by corroding floodwaters.