Operations

deliveries

CondoBusiness

Building staff cope with flood of deliveries

Businesses that provide support and maintenance to buildings figure into the Ontario government’s list of essential services as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. Condo managers and
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Will coronavirus change the future workplace?

Many companies have been forced to rethink the traditional workplace structure, as physical office space quickly morphs into a work-from-home situation.
Smart buildings harnessed for pandemic response

Canadian Property Management

Smart buildings harnessed for pandemic response

While climate change may have slipped somewhat from people’s consciousness and priorities right now, it’s noteworthy that the pandemic and climate crises are both problems of exponential growth against a limited capacity to cope.
remote workers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Six ways to help remote workers thrive

Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
energy demand load shifts to residential sector

Canadian Property Management

Energy demand load shifts to residential base

The energy demand load has shifted in sync with much of Ontario’s workforce from commercial to home offices, prompting calls for suspension of time-of-use pricing during the current COVID-19 related upheaval
disclosure

CondoBusiness

Owner and visitor disclosure as crisis unfolds

As the condo community deals with legal uncertainties during the pandemic, one important topic to address is owner and visitor disclosure.
LEED Platinum

CondoBusiness

Energy efficiency powers condo to LEED Platinum

Perched on the edge of the waterfront, south of the Distillery District near Sugar Beach, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum high-rise condo stands in the Bayside
Canadian real estate companies respond to survey on proptech potential

Canadian Property Management

Proptech potential still largely unexploited

Global and Canadian survey results suggest proptech is more piecemeal than strategically deployed in many cases, hindering the capacity to integrate data collection and interpretation.
REMI Summti

REMI Network

Announcing the inaugural REMI Summit 

Coming June 10th to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, MediaEdge is proud to present the REMI Summit, a high-calibre forum, designed with input from Canada’s property management industry.
value-add assets

Canadian Property Management

Turnaround tales of value-add assets

Prominent Canadian asset managers recently recounted their experiences in repositioning underperforming properties, offering insight on turnaround logistics and the role value-add assets play in investment strategies.
electronic voting

CondoBusiness

Electronic voting still met with resistance

Opponents of electronic voting are scared it will expose the archaic and flawed system of proxy voting for what it is: unnecessary and obsolete.
accessibility momentum

Canadian Property Management

Accessibility tracks sustainability trajectory

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.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
property management

CondoBusiness

Condos face crisis in property management

A looming crisis in property management is an urgent wake-up call to the condo industry.
noise

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Not all noise nuisances require a remedy

Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
energy management

Canadian Apartment Magazine

AI-driven energy management platforms

The apartment rental landscape is changing. Utility costs are rising, creating the need for improved energy management.
Ontario benchmarking

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Smaller buildings spared Ontario benchmarking

Owners of smaller commercial and multi-residential buildings in Ontario will still be welcome to voluntarily share energy and water consumption data, but a looming deadline for mandatory disclosure has been withdrawn.