• electric vehicles

    Accommodating electric vehicles in your condo building

    How electric vehicles are changing the built environment and why property managers should care.
  • Wiklem Designs

    Q&A: Budget-friendly condo renovations

    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.
  • Condo repairs

    Comment: The cost of experts

    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.

Hot Topics

  • environmental approvals

    Friendlier CHP environmental approvals welcome

    It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
  • short-term rental

    Vancouver to rev up short-term rental reg goals

    Vancouver plans to expand its partnership with strata corporations to crackdown on operators who don’t comply with short-term rental regulations.
  • housing market

    Condos reign in housing market outlook for T.O.

    Housing activity is expected to rebound in the GTA over the next couple of years, with condo apartments leading the way in sales and construction.

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  • apartment

    HVAC switch over snared by hot spell

    Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
  • window wall

    Why window walls are favoured for condos

    The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
  • live-in superintendents

    Ontario leaves live-in superintendents exposed

    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.