Cleaning has taken on a new meaning since the words coronavirus and COVID-19 became part of our daily language. But precisely how have cleaning protocols changed?
Challenges due to COVID-19 continue to rock the apartment sector, with landlords fearing a rise in rent arrears as May 1 approaches.
Commercial real estate operators are seeking advice across a wide spectrum of expertise as they deploy their crisis management, business continuity and recovery plans.
From Vancouver to Bobcaygeon, Ottawa to Montreal, facilities catering to seniors have been battling surging infection rates since COVID-19’s devastating path began. Even robust protocols don't seen to be enough to stop the deadly spread.
All businesses are impacted by the COVID-19 virus, but rental-housing providers play a critical role in the battle to mitigate the spread of this highly communicable disease.
The apartment rental landscape is changing. Utility costs are rising, creating the need for improved energy management.
The province’s fuels-safety regulator is advising residents and property managers of important fuel-related safety tips as they work to recover from devasting flooding.
Extreme weather events are directly impacting the cost of residential property insurance, but there are ways to keep rising costs at bay.
While oversight of electricity and gas metering has been in place for quite some time, thermal metering has remained unchecked in Canada. But not for long.
Preventative maintenance of outdoor amenities is essential for effective pest management. By creating an integrated action plan that continues throughout the year, property managers will have a better chance of keeping unwanted critters out...and happy residents in.
Fire alarm technology is an important consideration for any apartment building owner . Tyco's Peter Redfern shares the features and benefits of the addressable fire alarm notification technology used in today's leading systems.
Many building owners today are familiar with electricity sub-metering and its proven energy and cost savings, but few understand the technology and the savings that can be incurred from water sub-metering.
Cogeneration in Canada is no longer just for hospitals and industrial facilities—multi-residential property owners are beginning to take note of this energy savings technology, too.
A new report from Urbanation suggests rental market demand is hot given both condo rentals and purpose-built construction starts saw record numbers in 2015.
Owning and maintaining an apartment pool in Canada can be extremely costly due to damage caused by our climate and the harsh mix of chemicals needed to make the water safe for swimmers. Overtime, pool resurfacing is a reality all property managers and owners must face.
With scores of manufacturers, machines and models, selecting carpet-cleaning equipment can be confusing. Debby Davis decodes key factors to consider.
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin, preventive