More than 80 per cent of B.C.’s rental apartment buildings are older than 35 years and may not be as energy efficient as they could be.
How well do you know your air vapour barrier? Monitoring your air vapour barrier performance today can prevent significant headaches down the road.
Shortly after a Canadian hospital invested in an energy-efficiency upgrade, the facility began experiencing significant issues with its critical equipment.
Backed by decades of commercial disaster recovery expertise, the FirstOnSite team wasted no time getting to work once the site was clear.
Having a stable supply of rental housing is critical to our nation’s housing future. That’s where the Rental Construction Financing Initiative comes in.
As a nation, we are facing a lack of affordable housing that has contributed to a level of chronic homelessness that we cannot accept and has left around 1.7 million Canadian families without a home that meets their basic needs and that they can afford. The time is now to create Canada’s next generation of affordable housing across the country.
It's not uncommon for building measurements to stray from initial blueprints. These changes may not always seem to be significant, but accurate numbers count.
You've approved the plans, printed the pages, and made the official binder. Now that your business continuity and emergency preparations are complete, you can shelve them and forget them until the day disaster strikes. Unless, of course, you actually want to survive an event.
For property valuation and leasing, every square foot matters. In order to maximize lease areas or to receive full value when a building is sold,
Keeping tenants happy, buildings occupied, and property values high are top priorities for property management firms. In reality, that’s easier said than done – especially
Recent and potential changes to Canada's National Building Code are giving property stakeholders more to consider when it comes to retrofits and new constructions.
Networking in the property management industry is about building relationships and tapping into resources that have long-term value.
A day in the life of a property manager is far different than it was a decade ago, but there are must-have skills that remain timeless.
To effectively and successfully negotiate, real estate practitioners must understand how human behavior influences the deal-making process.
With advancements in digitization, stakeholders can use tools like Fujitsu scanners that help save time and resources when it comes to tackling some of their more onerous tasks – particularly, paperwork.
Even the most seasoned property managers find ethics and good decision-making to be a life-long learning experience in an ever-changing industry.
With the right approach to reserve fund studies, stakeholders can better predict future expenses and plan accordingly.