Condominium

early termination

CondoBusiness

Early termination clauses open to possible abuse

How, exactly, is a developer permitted to simply cancel a project, sometimes a number of years after the first agreements of purchase and sale were signed?
new home warranty

CondoBusiness

Manitoba sticks to optional new home warranty

After first postponing the date the legacy legislation from its predecessor would come into force, the provincial government now plans to repeal the New Home Warranty Act.
pest

CondoBusiness

Five tips for keeping pests off condo properties

Taking proactive steps can help keep unwanted pests out of condo buildings, saving the time and money involved in treating infestations.
SLAPP

CondoBusiness

A closer look at anti-SLAPP legislation

One recent case shed light on how these newly available SLAPP provisions may apply in the condo context.
condensation

CondoBusiness

Addressing Condensation in Condo Properties

While winter can bring all manner of property maintenance issues, few can cause as many headaches (or large repair bills) as unchecked condensation.
flood

CondoBusiness

Flood recovery in four steps

There are four basic steps that those responsible for a property need to take to help manage disasters such as floods.
Barbero MCABC

CondoBusiness

What’s on the condo board meeting agenda?

A critical tool for keeping a condo board meeting productive and on track is the often-underestimated meeting agenda.
Club Sportif MAA

CondoBusiness

Devimco selected for Montreal mixed-use project

Devimco Immobilier has been selected by Club Sportif MAA to develop a mixed-use condominium project on Peel St., just south of Sherbrooke St. in Montreal.
8 Cumberland

CondoBusiness

Great Gulf breaks ground on 8 Cumberland

Great Gulf recently broke ground on 8 Cumberland, a modern 51-storey high-rise condominium located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood.
electronic voting

REMI Network

How electronic voting works in condos

Now that electronic voting is allowed in Ontario condos, how exactly does it work?
GTA new home market condo rents

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Strong GTA rent growth continues into Q3

GTA condo rent climbed 9.4 per cent in Q3-2018 to an average of $3.26 per square foot, according to Urbanation’s Q3-2018 rental market results.
inclusivity

CondoBusiness

Creating more inclusive condo communities

A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
medical cannabis

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Medical cannabis a prescription for uncertainty

Rental housing industry advocates have been urging the Canadian government to review and modify rules governing the cultivation of plants for personal medical use.
general operating bylaw

CondoBusiness

General operating bylaws due for update

Many corporations’ operating bylaws contain provisions that are either inoperative or inconsistent with the latest amendments to the Condominium Act.
director

CondoBusiness

When board directors have ‘skin in the game’

What happens when a prospective director has not only professional experience to offer, but professional experience in the condo industry?
Section 98

CondoBusiness

Can developers enter section 98 agreements?

The Condominium Act does not prohibit a developer from entering into a section 98 agreement with the condo while it still owns the units.
Waterloo development

CondoBusiness

GGH tech hubs, transit opens door for development: Altus Group

Significant affordability challenges in the GTA and tighter mortgage rules are increasingly causing prospective home buyers to look for dwellings in the GGH.