Property Management

cybersecurity

Property managers downplay cybersecurity threats

Buildings are becoming more connected and functional as information and operational technology converge, heightening the risk of cybersecurity attacks.
sensor solutions

Sensors poised to transform property management

Companies are developing the next generation of tools for residential property management. Sensor technologies in particular are bound to make huge waves.
analytics

Improving condo management with analytics

What is the average response time of managers in getting back to residents’ requests? For condo directors or managers that don’t know the answer, this
short-term rentals

Ruling could help condos fight short-term rentals

A court ruling released last week strengthened the position of condominium corporations struggling to enforce restrictions on short-term rentals.
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.
condominium managers

RCMs may have head start in move to licensing

Registered Condominium Managers (RCMs) may be on the fast track to obtaining the license that will soon be required to manage condominiums in Ontario.
record-keeping

Probe underscores need for good record-keeping

A Competition Bureau investigation recently required some condo corporations to retrieve meeting minutes dating back a decade.
emergency power

Protecting emergency power supply system docs

The new emergency power supply system (EPSS) has been commissioned. The design, factory witness testing, installation and site benchmarking are complete. This state-of-the-art power plant
Protecting Condominium Owners Act

Condo law reforms to roll out as early as summer

Ontario’s condo law reforms, passed late last year, are expected to start to roll out as early as next summer. Updates at the ACMO/CCI-T Condo
winnipeg tech market

Winnipeg tech market growing fast in Canada

Winnipeg tech market is growing fast in Canada due to factors, such as affordable real estate and the country's large millennial base.
office space

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.
property management

Personality type-based property management

Ever wonder why a member of the condo corporation prefers to communicate in a certain way? Why a fellow member of the property management team
condominium governance

New research investigates condo governance

New research into condominium governance found that board members, property managers and unit owners have a number of familiar topics on their minds: lack of community, lack of director education and poor communication.
guard patrols

Guard patrols get digital back-up

An expect explains how technology is changing the way guard patrols, which protect people and property, get done.
condominium

Five top talking points for condo communities

Generate the biggest bang for the corporation’s communication buck by focusing on five important talking points.
telecom

CRTC decision addresses telecom access in condos

Let a fourth telecommunications service provider in, or risk losing all Internet access. That was the headline version of an Aug. 15 Canadian Radio-television and
reserve fund

Coming back from reserve fund shortfalls

In an ideal world, condominium owners are satisfied with the way their corporation is run, fees are comparable to the condominium down the street, major