Restoration & Renovation
As the country moves to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles, questions are brewing among people living in multi-unit dwellings.
How would this scenario unfold in Ontario? Leaving aside the construction process itself, there are vast differences between Ontario and Florida condominium laws that would have given the Champlain towers significant added protections following registration.
The renovation work should aim to improve the property and make it more accessible for residents and visitors.
Women developers, architects and interior designers are helping to manifest just a few of the country’s most dynamic condos and communities.
Careful planning and high and low-design cost options will quickly transform any curb-appeal project into improved real estate value.
From alloys to metal and glass to non-porous and non-absorbent surfaces, choices of materials and design are precautionary measures for better infection control
There are many budget-friendly upgrades that can help make big visual impacts like refurbishing suite doors in a condo community.
With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
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.