One of the greatest contributors to skyrocketing maintenance fees is inefficient or outdated infrastructure in aging buildings—a preventable expenditure when properly managed.
How can condo corporations avoid choices that will apply pest pressures to their properties when it comes to landscaping?
How can condo corporations handle losses that are below their deductible?
One source of contention can arise between non-smokers and owners exempt from following no smoking rules, particularly if smoke travels where it’s not invited.
The colour scheme seen in parking garages that are up-to-code is the result of coordinating multiple bylaws; for example, municipal property standards, fire code, building code, and health and safety codes.
Renovation agreements act as a preventative measure against owners and contractors looking to skimp on the acoustic membrane required to be installed under flooring.
In the thick of a second wave, industry members are more aware of the foresight required of them, prompting recent questions about pandemic response.
What are some simple and cost-effective upgrades a condo corporation can implement to make their building more resilient in winter?
Virtual meetings are one way condo corporations are balancing social distancing with the need to conduct ongoing business, but they aren't without technical glitches.
There's prevailing uncertainty over potential exposure to the virus through building ventilation systems. How concerned should condo communities be?
Smart tech can help segment the exact needs and usage patterns of varying buildings and deem how best to provide comfort to residents.
Insurance costs for condo corporations have been rising. Some face sharp increases in premiums and deductibles; others are unable to renew their insurance.
Those who have not passed a standard unit bylaw are placing a heavy burden on the corporation’s insurance to repair an insurable loss.
The obligations that condominium corporations have as employers are one of many concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How electric vehicles are changing the built environment and why property managers should care.
Knowing where to focus condo restoration efforts (and how to save money in the process) can help balance the desire to stay modern with the need to stay on budget.
There is an adage that says, "The only thing more expensive than a professional is an amateur," and nowhere is this truer than in a condominium setting.