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    Rent across Canada continues to rise: Report

    The median monthly rent across Canada increased nearly 6 per cent in January over December to $1,747, according to the February national rent report created by Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting.
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    Mayor Tory announces new apartment tower safety measures

    Mayor John Tory announced plans to implement new apartment tower safety measures after hundreds of families were displaced due to electrical failures at two high-rise buildings in Toronto.
  • Montreal

    Feds invest $41.7 million in Montreal rental project

    The federal government announced it is contributing $41.7 million toward the construction of a new Montreal rental project called Apero Phase 3, a 10-storey building in LaSalle.
  • insurance

    No renter should be without tenant insurance

    In the wake of another high-rise disaster, Insurance broker Andy Schwartze discusses the importance of these often overlooked policies.
  • Traffic

    Blocking out external noise

    From lower tenant turnover to improved energy efficiency, Randy Brown of Soundproof Windows discusses the benefits of soundproofing sliding glass doors
  • staff engagement

    How to engage an underperforming staff

    Boost productivity and employee satisfaction with these staff engagement tips from M&R Holdings' Randy Daiter

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    ‘Tis the season for infestations

    Nothing adds holiday cheer to an apartment lobby like festive wreaths and Christmas trees. But delightful as they are, seasonal decorations can also attract unwanted pests.
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    Plugging in to the benefits of energy storage

    A sharp rise in energy costs and strict sustainability mandates have been spurring business owners to explore alternative solutions for decades. Could on-site energy storage be the next green ticket?
  • student housing waterloo

    Purpose-built student housing set to soar

    Canada's purpose-built rental market has seen its share of healthy investment activity over the years, yet one asset class has historically struggled to keep up: student housing.

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  • rental market

    Ford announces rent control pull-back

    As part of its newly announced “Housing Supply Action Plan,” the Ontario Government is proposing a strategy to increase the province’s rental housing supply through new measures affecting rent control.
  • apartment

    HVAC switch over snared by hot spell

    Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
  • live-in superintendents

    Ontario leaves live-in superintendents exposed

    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.