Risk Management

accessibility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada far from meeting accessibility goals

Federally-regulated organizations will need to prioritize specific actions that advance accessibility and disability inclusion by 2040.
Exposure to U.S. office loans grows unsettling

Canadian Property Management

Exposure to U.S. office loans grows unsettling

Regional and mid-sized banks in the United States are considered most vulnerable to losses on commercial real estate loans, particularly those tied to that country’s shaky office sector.
managers

CondoBusiness

Pushing for a workplace culture shift

Condo managers are familiar with hostile work environments, but cases of harassment and intimidation, and even violence, have reportedly increased due to a confluence of factors.
insurance

CondoBusiness

What’s next for condominium insurance?

Timely maintenance and improvements will play an important role in securing favourable coverage terms and avoiding delays in the renewal process.
condos

CondoBusiness

The call for safer condos in Ontario

Conflicts and disputes within Ontario’s condo communities are fueling a conversation around safety reform and adding pressure to make residential buildings better places to live and work.
disabilities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Accommodating disabilities in the workplace

The accommodation process is inherently collaborative, and employers and employees need to be cooperative, share information, and work together to find potential accommodation solutions.
Climate action levers key amid competing crises

Canadian Property Management

Climate action levers key amid competing crises

Strategists are pondering the most effective climate action levers to keep attention focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions as other events and pressures commandeer priority-setting agendas.
standard

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New standards for sustainable material use

A new set of standards defines minimum sustainability criteria for high-volume materials used in architecture and interior projects.
Social destabilization unsettles city fabric

Canadian Property Management

Social destabilization unsettles city fabric

Data, collaborative networks and a suite of tested best practices can be valuable resources for property managers pressed to respond to the unsettling social destabilization occurring in many Canadian cities.
healthcare

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A new healthcare tower for a diverse community

The new Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre in Toronto’s east end ushers in a new era of healthcare.
Receptive climate for risk management brewing

Canadian Property Management

Receptive climate for risk management brewing

New guidance for CRE investors and owners/managers highlights climate-related risks, recommended safeguard measures and key questions for gauging the preparedness of assets.
wildfires

Canadian Apartment Magazine

B.C. wildfires force thousands to evacuate

As wildfires spread at an alarming rate, the B.C. government is urging citizens, including multi-unit tenants and property owners, to take precaution.
Solar rooftop photovoltaics spark safety advice

Canadian Property Management

Rooftop solar photovoltaics spark safety advice

Rooftop solar PV installations pack a potentially lethal electrical charge, necessitating vigilant monitoring and maintenance of the many system components.
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace macro trends facing facility managers

The tension between employees’ desire to work fluidly and the need for predictability within a business is a key factor affecting workplaces around the world.
heat

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Beating the heat

As the weather continues to heat up through the summer, there are many maintenance workers who need to spend their days in the hot sun
governing documents

CondoBusiness

Enforcing the governing documents

How can a property manager or board member understand what steps to take when enforcing the governing documents?
CRE

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CRE industry reveals data-driven demands

Canada’s top commercial real estate players have identified the growing importance of visualizing indoor building activities in real time as the use of space becomes less predictable and tenant needs evolve.