Restoration & Renovation
Market pressure and industry competitiveness could propel accessible commercial real estate in the coming decade, much the way those complementary forces have already bolstered energy efficiency and low-carbon footprints.
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.
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.
A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
Could a paint colour change on a property land a condominium corporation in court? What about result in physical threats? The answer to both is yes.
Given how much corporations are likely to invest in renovation projects, it’s important to set them up for success.
The entrance to the Pasadena Apartments may be one of few exterior clues as to the interior restoration that will transform the heritage-designated building.
An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
A condominium litigator outlines general guidelines for accommodating accessibility requests in condos.
With automated doors on the upswing, an electrician explains how to successfully manage the installation of operators.
A new generation of health-obsessed condo dwellers is driving innovation in condo fitness facilities and programming. Here's how buildings can get in shape.
Hamilton's historic Royal Connaught Hotel is being transformed into a luxury condo, which the developers hope will help revitalize the city's downtown.
A rare residential laneway project slated for Toronto's Bloordale neighbourhood will transform an old yarn factory into in-demand urban lofts.
When a condo corporation wants to change a common element or asset, the board may have to follow certain steps in the Condo Act before starting the work.
Updating a building's common elements will bring new investors, new owners and new visibility in an ever-growing ...