common area


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common area

[¦käm·ən ¦er·ē·ə]
(computer science)
An area of storage which two or more routines share.

common area

An area either within a building or outside a building which is intended for use of all occupants of the building or a group of buildings, but not for the free use of the general public.
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The article begins with a general overview of customary arrangements regarding common area usage and security in multi-tenant office buildings.
The now-defunct homeowners association donated the common area to Willamalane in May 2013 at no cost.
Program additions included an outpatient therapy clinic, community education room and a new 160-registrant, early child development center with outdoor play spaces accessible to and visible from the resident common areas, suites and balconies.
"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.
On a divided floor landlords apportion common area hallways, bathrooms, electrical closets, slop sinks, fan rooms, etc.
ACC has been responsible for dozens of corridor and common area renovations in the last couple years.
New porte cochere at the building entrance and associated site improvements; Renovation to existing, licensed, 2-story nursing home consisting of new finishes, light fixtures in resident corridors and central common area, new windows in resident rooms and common areas, and new automatic sliding entrance doors.
Other capital improvements include common area hallways and bathroom renovations.
Brodsky in Port Washington, New York, divested the 72,755 square feet of common area of the hotel at 2000 Collins Ave.
A tenant who is injured in a fall on a sidewalk in a common area of a senior apartment community may sue the landlord under common law but not under the statutory covenants of habitability, the Court of Appeals ruled recently in Wise at al.
The 7,000-square-foot common area space includes leasing and management offices, a fitness center, yoga room, cyber cafe, executive center and meet-and-greet area.
* If it is essential that one "use" controls a particular common area, should that area instead form part of the relevant component or unit?

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