Over the course of the last few weeks, many condo corporations have been asking whether they can defer owners’ common expense fee (CEF) payments or
When planning a concrete repair, develop a long-range master landscape plan that includes replacement trees that will have less impact over time.
Toronto Environmental Alliance is currently accepting applications for condos to join its Zero Waste High Rise Project in the spring and summer of 2020.
As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase across the country, Nancy Houle from Davidson Houle Allen discusses what this means for the condo industry.
To plan for electrical system maintenance, it's helpful to understand how power is delivered to and distributed around the building.
If property manager are responsible for taking the meeting minutes, editing and formatting may take a back seat to other priorities.
Opponents of electronic voting are scared it will expose the archaic and flawed system of proxy voting for what it is: unnecessary and obsolete.
Condo communication needs a fresh approach – something that gets people's attention, buy-in, and action to achieve and maintain a healthy condo corporation.
A looming crisis in property management is an urgent wake-up call to the condo industry.
Fan Coil Units (FCUs) are a vital, yet often overlooked part of an apartment/condo complex. Nevertheless, they are directly responsible for the climate control within the apartment complex in the form of heating and cooling.
In keeping with the idea of modernization roadblocks, renovations to amenity spaces can often require a permit depending on the type of work being done.
For condo managers, a false fire alarm results in new issues. What happens when a fire alarm goes off at a condominium when no smoke or fire is present?
It’s important to ensure users who rely on elevators to get around have access to this vertical transportation when needed.
When it comes to condominium amenities, one of the first things residents expect is a well-equipped, spacious, well-maintained gym.
Private property owners in Ontario, including condo corporations, could find themselves paying a premium to keep their walkways safe this winter.
At least one condo corporation is facing what is likely to be a steep repair tab after Toronto was drenched with a month’s worth of rain on Aug. 7.
What is being left behind as technology becomes more a part of day-to-day living in a community? Should some things be done the “old-fashioned” way?