We should be asking our reserve fund planners to look at the Paris accord target dates and compare the end-of-life replacement of our gas-burning appliances against the target dates.
One of the more contentious policies to surface over the past week is a subscribed end to blind bidding.
Security cameras should be located in such a manner that they do not record activities outside the condominium’s property line.
Federal scrutiny of condo procurement should be sufficient reason for diligent condo boards to examine their procurement practices.
I am a licensed condominium property manager, I am in my early 30s, and I am completely burned out.
While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
Canada Border Services Agency is currently investigating evidence that up to nine countries are dumping products that undercut domestic prices and are deleterious to Canadian manufacturers.
In some respects, hybrid meetings may actually be more complex than an exclusively virtual meeting or an in-person meeting.
In February, before the WHO declared a global pandemic, talk among the condo board at Palace Pier was of various news reports piling in.
The commercial real estate, facilities management and construction/retrofit sectors appear poised to capture a share of the spending announced in the Canadian government’s fall economic statement.
A promised $2 billion investment in large-scale building retrofits will be central to the Canadian government’s job creation ambitions. Energy efficiency champions have plenty of ideas of how and where the funds could be best leveraged.
While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
The timing might have been opportune for uptake of the measure — provided it was adopted into provincial and territorial building codes — because it would have applied broadly in what is currently Canada’s most buoyant commercial real estate sector.
How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
Rental housing industry advocates have been urging the Canadian government to review and modify rules governing the cultivation of plants for personal medical use.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
Is it time for condo boards and property managers to brace for reefer madness? It may depend on which condo lawyer they ask.