Security & Life Safety
In February, before the WHO declared a global pandemic, talk among the condo board at Palace Pier was of various news reports piling in.
This expansion of the CAT’s jurisdiction into new issues should be noted by condominium corporation boards and managers alike.
Impacts of the hard insurance market are trickling into condominium corporations across Canada, challenging boards and managers in their wake.
Many reserve fund projects have not been able to proceed this year. Even now as construction has “opened up,” contractors have backlogs that will allow them to complete only some of the previously planned projects.
As areas of Ontario have reopened in the midst of an ongoing outbreak, condos may be asking if a specific set of rules is helpful.
Condo corporations are facing new budgeting challenges in 2020. Planning for unexpected and increasing expenses is difficult to anticipate.
In the shadow of a possible second wave, realtors forge ahead with the new reality of buying and selling condos.
With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
To open or not to open. Most condo boards and managers are wondering how to safely reopen public spaces in their buildings, including shared gyms.
There is a significant shift in the way condo corporations are managing common elements, noisy neighbours and condo meetings.
While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
When most people run for the condo board of directors, the last thing they imagine is a situation where they’re actually running the condominium.
Cleaning garbage rooms and waste chutes is a maintenance concern for all condo corporations, but the current pandemic has made this to-do item even more relevant.
As provinces gradually gear up for reopening and ease some coronavirus restrictions, there are proactive measures and legal concerns condo communities might want to think
Financial uncertainty prevails for condo corporations that are anxious about continuing operations and budgeting in the wake of COVID-19.
Condo managers are the corporation’s agents for proactive thinking, but now find themselves asking entirely new questions when it comes to communal living.
Condominium property managers should be documenting evidence in the coming months due to losses and claims amid the pandemic.