It’s important for board members to review the draft financial statements and know what questions to ask their condo auditor before giving their approval.
To select the right office chair for an organization, consider price, user testing, and aesthetics.
With mixed-use communities on the rise, sub-metering is more relevant than ever. It allocates utility costs to shared areas and units based on consumption.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
Making tough financial decisions will never be easy, but making the right tough decisions gets easier if condo directors follow these five principles.
While facility management already leverages technology extensively, innovations aren’t yet being used fully in washroom cleaning and maintenance.
A few years ago, an aging mall in Midland, Ontario, was left struggling like many enclosed shopping centres across Canada.
The type of humidification system chosen will directly affect the amount of time, effort, and expense that must be invested to keep the equipment running at peak performance.
HST has been flying under the radar and could become a potentially significant liability for condo corporations.
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.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
Colliers' National Retail Report highlights the Q1 retail market and explains how all malls in Canada will undergo some fundamental structural change.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
As facility management and information technology become increasingly intertwined, there are business cases to be made both for and with IT solutions.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
Commercial business operators and broader public sector entities such as health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.