Human Resources

cannabis

Cannabis legalization calls for drug policies

How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
gender parity

Hard quotas unlikely in gender parity push

Hard quotas appear to be an unlikely tool in the growing push to promote gender parity in the real estate industry.
ergonomics

Focus on workplace wellness elevates ergonomics

There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
fire safety

Accessible fire safety tips for property managers

Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
knowledge transfer

Knowledge transfer key to generational transition

On-the-job lessons can help prevent the loss of corporate experience as seasoned FMs get ready to retire and millennials enter the workforce.
minimum wage

Minimum wage hike to follow new condo fees

The minimum wage hike may sting more in condo communities than others as they face new costs associated with recent changes to Ontario’s condo laws.
harassment

Workplace harassment not limited to Hollywood

Cultural attitudes are shifting such that workplace harassment is becoming impossible to ignore, including in condo communities.
technology

How technology is leveraging asset management

A panel discussion at the Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference in Toronto this year examined how technology is changing asset management.
gender assumptions

Battling gender assumptions in the workplace

A recent webinar about women in business addressed overcoming gender stereotypes and social constructs in leadership.
cannabis legalization

Builders abuzz about cannabis legalization

Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
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.