Maintenance fees are based on historic norms, stable benchmarks and logical predictions. What happens when those predictions no longer fit the weather?
Experience as an insurance broker specializing in the condo segment shows that the majority of claims arise from liability.
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.
The City of Toronto is cracking down on bylaw infractions concerning the co-mingling of garbage and recycling in bins put out for municipal pick-up at multi-residential properties.
A recent fire in a Toronto high-rise apartment building has put the spotlight back on fire safety after numerous residents had to be rescued by Toronto Fire Services. Though no injuries were reported, the incident is a reminder that Fire Safety Plans are critical—especially when building fire alarm systems are rendered inoperative due to repair and maintenance projects.
Traditional marketing for property managers dictates that all you have to do is place an ad in a newspaper or local magazine to get noticed. While that may still be effective for a smaller segment of the population, increasingly building owners and operators know that capturing and keeping the attention of the emerging rental demographic requires investing in technology.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
Toronto city council has approved a plan for a new apartment licensing program that will impose stricter rules for building owners, but could inadvertently lead to higher rents for tenants.
Mark Kesseler, Vice President, Construction & Physical Operations at Greenwin, provides the following pre-winter preventative maintenance program tips for property managers.
Let a fourth telecommunications service provider in, or risk losing all Internet access. That was the headline version of an Aug. 15 Canadian Radio-television and
Technology is one of those things that never stops moving, and sometimes it can be daunting to keep up with all the latest advancements out
The Canadian population is aging and seniors constitute the fastest-growing age group. This trend is expected to continue for the next several decades due to a below replacement fertility rate, an increase in life expectancy, and the aging of the baby boom generation.
Canada’s apartment market continues to capture the attention of investors craving stability in what has become an uncertain economic backdrop. Notably, Calgary apartment market conditions have
Martyn Knowles, Commercial Sales Manager for Hayward Canada, shares swimming pool design and maintenance tips for apartment building owners.
A condominium’s amenities should set it apart from competitors, keeping owners and residents happy and suites occupied — at least, that’s the goal. A property
A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision confirms housing provider obligations when harassment and discrimination occur in multi-res communities.
When an emergency situation arises in a multi-residential setting, things can turn chaotic fast. To prevent this chaos, all residents, visitors and staff need to know what to do and how to react immediately. The most effective way to accomplish this is with customized, real-time mass notification systems.