How can cleaning workers complete their tasks as office workers clock less defined work hours in open offices, challenging traditional cleaning schedules?
Mixed-use developments in Toronto are creating neighbourhoods that are unaffordable for many people, according to a new study.
Robust economies in Toronto and Vancouver, a continuing slump in Calgary, retailing challenges and sustained high demand for rental housing all play into an index-wide total return of 6.7 per cent.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Nearly two-thirds of facility managers are interested in implementing new digital technologies such as intelligent analytics, according to a recent study.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Energy experts can help condo corporations identify more complex savings opportunities through an energy audit.
Service design sprints are a way for workplace teams to create better workplaces by improving or creating new services for them.
There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
Commercial real estate operations within Canada could experience fallout simply due to the interconnectedness of the two economies, while companies with holdings on both sides of the border may be pushed to reassess some of their financing strategies and structures.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
How do condo managers refer to the people who live in the communities they manage? As owners and tenants, or as residents?
On-the-job lessons can help prevent the loss of corporate experience as seasoned FMs get ready to retire and millennials enter the workforce.
Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
The Region of Peel plans to incorporate active design strategies at other facilities within its portfolio after a successful pilot.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.