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Steps for next-level emergency preparedness

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.
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Q&A: The value of accurate floor measurements

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,
Enbridge

Measure by Measure to Cut Costs and Keep Property Owners Happy

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
building code

Keeping to the Building Code

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

Networking Opportunities for Property Managers

Networking in the property management industry is about building relationships and tapping into resources that have long-term value.
Property Management

Must-Have Skills as Property Management Evolves

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.
lease negotiation

The Behaviour Behind Effective Lease Negotiation

To effectively and successfully negotiate, real estate practitioners must understand how human behavior influences the deal-making process.
Fujitsu

Paperwork 2.0: The Power of Digitizing Paper in Property Management

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.
ethics

Property Manager’s Guide to Ethics in Real Estate

Even the most seasoned property managers find ethics and good decision-making to be a life-long learning experience in an ever-changing industry.
reserve fund studies

The Right Approach to Reserve Fund Studies

With the right approach to reserve fund studies, stakeholders can better predict future expenses and plan accordingly.
FirstOnSite

FirstOnSite – 2017 in Review

It's been a milestone year for FirstOnSite Restoration.
electric vehicle

Taking Charge in the Age of EVs

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here; and with it, a demand for property stakeholders to accommodate a growing volume of plugged-in commuters.
elevator repairs

Bill 109 Proposes Strict Rules for Elevator Professionals

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.
vinyl flooring

It’s Time to Rethink Vinyl Flooring

The vinyl flooring of yesteryear has been replaced with a more resilient, healthier, and visually dynamic successor.
RCACI

A New Approach to Roofing

RCACI is comprised of a trusted equity partners that own and operate roofing and building envelope construction companies across the country.
Enbridge

Taking Energy-Saving Actions for Ontario’s Cap and Trade

In 2017, the province of Ontario advanced its role in the fight against climate change with the launch of its provincial cap and trade program.
B.C. wildfire

Lessons from the Wildfires: Tips for Cleaning Smoke Damage

Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.