Human Resources

real estate talent

Senior execs plumb real estate talent pool

Prominent senior real estate executives attempted to pin down the somewhat intangible concepts of leadership, team-building and inclusiveness during a panel discussion, earlier this fall in Toronto, to kick off BOMEX 2017.
succession planning

The perils of ignoring succession planning

REITs and PERE managers face a unique challenge in developing succession planning strategies that identify the next generation of leaders.
Office buildings

Office buildings urged to be facilitators of change

Creative programming can add value to office buildings in an increasingly competitive leasing environment.
BOMA Canada

BOMA Canada awards industry’s best

The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto last night for the BOMA Canada National Awards.
millennials

What are millennials really like in the workplace?

Are millennials really the acclaim-craving, job-hopping, social-media junkies they have variously been portrayed as?
tech market

Toronto tech market outpaces U.S. frontrunners

Toronto is North America’s fastest growing tech market, outpacing New York and San Francisco combined.
Colliers International

Colliers International moves into brand new HQ

Colliers International just moved more than 220 employees into its sprawling new headquarters in downtown Toronto.
building services

Building services seen as precarious employment

Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
facilities manager

Moving up from supervisor to facilities manager

So a facilities management supervisor wants to make the move to facilities manager. There are a few reality checks to consider first.
range anxiety

Retail leader buckles down on EV range anxiety

CF's national electric vehicle charging program will add 45 networked chargers at 15 shopping centres, helping to ease range anxiety and ramp up EV sales.
WELL

Pursuing WELL at CBRE’s new office in North York

CBRE now has four out of the ten WELL-registered projects in Canada: one in Vancouver and three in the GTA, including the Toronto North office.
staff engagement

Report identifies top human resource challenges

The real estate industry figured highly into a national human resource study that helps organizations better understand human capital.
office staging

Courting tenants with office staging a rising trend

Office staging is increasing among landlords who are refreshing existing space with new build outs in order to remain competitive.
property managers

Changing market challenges property managers

A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
due-diligence-tenant-health-safety

Office space now differentiator in hiring top talent

Employee considerations play a prominent role in positioning office space to the market, with human resources being a key decision-maker in the process.
Factory Square

Former Blackberry plant now Factory Square

Sometime this fall, a former Blackberry manufacturing plant turned light-infused office building will open its doors to companies in a Waterloo, Ontario area branded as
WELL

How TD Bank HQ achieved WELL certification

An interiors project for TD Bank headquarters recently became the world’s first project certified under v1 of the WELL Building certification.