Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
Commissioning and recommissioning is key when property owners and managers are evaluating building energy efficiency performance.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
A panel discussion at the Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference in Toronto this year examined how technology is changing asset management.
Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
The replacement of a fire alarm system in an existing building can be a complex and challenging undertaking for building owners.
Using wireless technology to connect automated building controls provides many advantages, including cost-effective installation and building efficiency.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
To compete in the digital economy, innovative commercial real estate (CRE) companies will act now to maintain control of their digital real estate.
The redevelopment of an iconic Kitchener building will preserve heritage elements and transform the space to meet the needs of a modern office user.
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.