Results of a wide-ranging survey show many major Canadian commercial real estate players braced for the erosion of consumer confidence, tenant solvency and their own investment returns.
The CECRA program is voluntary. Not all eligible landlords will necessarily take advantage of this program for various reasons.
COVID-19 is expected to push cobotics to the forefront of cleaning as facilities prioritize health and safety more than ever.
Workplace technology like occupancy analytics will take on greater relevance as facilities strive to become more productive and healthy.
Commercial real estate operators are seeking advice across a wide spectrum of expertise as they deploy their crisis management, business continuity and recovery plans.
Landlords and tenants are continuing to move lease transactions forward in anticipation of a return to business as usual in the near future.
Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
It's estimated that equitable apportionment could push residential rates 2.2 per cent higher than the proposed 1.8 per cent increase for fiscal year 2020, while commercial rates would drop and industrial rates remain the same.
The action is included in a list of initiatives associated with Bill 66, the proposed Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, even though none of the bill's dozens of legislative amendments pertain to the Assessment Act.
So a facilities management supervisor wants to make the move to facilities manager. There are a few reality checks to consider first.
When carefully and transparently planned, P3s offer some significant advantages to owners and communities.
Amid persisting misconceptions about the role of FMs, experts shared tips on showing the value of facilities management in a PM Expo seminar last fall.
Performance management systems in facility management can take many forms, from simple operations and maintenance plans and spreadsheets to complex integrated technology systems. These systems
A guide to the who, what and why of rolling out the latest generation of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS).
In a bid to optimize its real estate portfolio, the City of Toronto has kicked off a pilot office modernization program with a target of 10 to 15-per-cent cost savings.
The search for tech solutions that will address all priorities competing for limited capital has led some to put the technology “cart before the horse”.
ASHRAE says new research suggesting its thermal comfort standard relies on a gender-biased model is an incorrect interpretation.