Sandy was a tough test, but it didn’t change the way property managers do their work, according to industry insiders recently interviewed by JPM®. Industry-wide best practices seem to have stood up to the storm’s worst efforts. If property managers can take lessons away from Sandy, those lessons have mainly to do with how buildings are developed in the future—and how they’re insured. Loss of power—in some cases for more than a week—was the biggest and most immediate problem Sandy inflicted on property managers and tenants. In most cases, though, managers had their procedures in place to ensure that tenants at least had clean water and were sheltered.