The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
An industry expert weighs the pros and cons of community-building efforts in condominium corporations.
How do condo managers refer to the people who live in the communities they manage? As owners and tenants, or as residents?
The minimum wage hike may sting more in condo communities than others as they face new costs associated with recent changes to Ontario’s condo laws.
The courts recently reviewed the authority on which a condo corporation may rely in entering into a bulk services contract with a telecom provider.
Cultural attitudes are shifting such that workplace harassment is becoming impossible to ignore, including in condo communities.
Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
Given how much corporations are likely to invest in renovation projects, it’s important to set them up for success.
In its first month, the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) fielded 330 calls and 130 emails from condo directors, managers and owners.
Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
Directors, property managers and residents often hesitate when they first face the potential of having a hard conversation. How mediation concepts can help.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
A condo corporation was reported to have enacted a rule which, among other things, sought to limit the ability of residents to complain to the condominium.
It’s important for board members to review the draft financial statements and know what questions to ask their condo auditor before giving their approval.