Have there been more potholes this year than in previous years? An informal survey says yes, and parking lots on condo properties are not immune.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
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.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
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.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
HST has been flying under the radar and could become a potentially significant liability for condo corporations.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
Maintenance fees are based on historic norms, stable benchmarks and logical predictions. What happens when those predictions no longer fit the weather?
Experience as an insurance broker specializing in the condo segment shows that the majority of claims arise from liability.
Coordinating building systems and dealing with a variety of issues personal to clients’ homes have the potential to place property managers in harm’s way.
Recent guidance from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada sets out 39 indicators that should prompt parties involved in facilitating real estate deals to contemplate purchasers' or vendors' motives.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning