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.
It's been a milestone year for FirstOnSite Restoration.
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here; and with it, a demand for property stakeholders to accommodate a growing volume of plugged-in commuters.
A new private members bill is gaining traction on Parliament Hill that, if passed, will hold elevator contractors more liable for the state of elevator repairs.