Marketing

low-impact community

Industry sees promise in low-impact communities

Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
BOMA Canada

BOMA Canada fetes national award winners

The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in downtown Regina, Saskatchewan last night to celebrate the BOMA Canada National Awards.
fibre optic

Fibre-optic internet shifts real estate industry

Buildings with access to fibre optic office space have a competitive advantage compared to assets without this amenity.
Three Sixty Collective

Retail leaders launch Three Sixty Collective

Two of Canada’s leading retail experts have put their skill sets together to launch a consultancy that helps industry think beyond just bricks and mortar.
wellness programs

Wellness programs down, overtime work up

Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
office space

Toronto tech company rethinks its office space

In an effort to attract and retain talent, a growing company carves a unique space in a 35-year-old building to compete with Toronto's downtown core.
annual general meeting

Advertise your annual general meeting

It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
Communication

Communication tips for condo communities

Owners often accuse boards of directors of being too secretive. Two property management professionals share their communication tips for condo communities.
REMI

Why LEED certification is becoming an essential

As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
well-being

Cultivating wellbeing in the built environment

Mental health, including depression, is the leading cause of short-term disability in the global workplace. In Canada, 50 per cent of short-term disability claims are
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Ontario’s cottage rental market evolving

Property managers say demands are shifting in Ontario’s cottage rental market. Today many renters expect a resort-like atmosphere.
Drones

Drones in real estate are now a reality

The use of drones in real estate sales and marketing is not just a gimmick. Videos and images can help show off a property and offer unique perspectives.
Networking

How to start networking like a pro

Networking means more than collecting piles of business cards; it is all about building strategic relationships.
Mobile apps

Using mobile technology as a marketing tool

Providing tenants with instant information on their smartphones can give a property a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and enable savvy property managers to maximize their time and measure their results.
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Copywriting secrets that make rental ads sell

For landlords designing print ads or writing online apartment listings, knowing how to catch a renter’s attention is critical. These three copywriting secrets can help ads attract more rental leads.
REMI

The importance of networking

Networking is a way for property and facility managers to interface and surround themselves with resources that, at some point, will solve a problem, find resources or provide advice about an issue.
online_marketing

Online marketing

While property managers have traditionally relied on word of mouth to showcase a job well done, the fact is referrals often don’t provide enough new work to sustain or grow a business.