Condos

Advantage Pest Control

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Proactive Pest Management

April showers bring May flowers … and pests! For insights into pest control challenges and tips on how to swat them, we turned to Paolo Bossio, president and CEO of Advantage Pest Control.
privacy

CondoBusiness

Virtual practices stir up privacy concerns

As Ontario considers making digital and virtual processes permanent, the condo industry is addressing various privacy concerns.
virtual meetings

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First-of-its-kind certification for chairing virtual meetings

More than 70 board members and condo managers recently completed a workshop to earn the industry's first certification for chairing virtual meetings.
bid-rigging

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Conspiracy charges laid after years-long bid-rigging inquiry

A years-long inquiry into allegations of bid-rigging and conspiracy in the supply of condo refurbishment services has finally wrapped up.
Construction Act

CondoBusiness

What the new Construction Act means for condos

Construction is a billion-dollar industry in Canada. While most large projects at condominiums proceed relatively smoothly, there is always risk of friction for contractors and
geoexchange

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Minto’s latest condo a geoexchange first

Minto Communities GTA will debut its first multi-residential geoexchange energy system with the launch of North Oak condo.
Fort York Paving

Canadian Property Management

A streamlined approach to garbage room maintenance

Property teams have many responsibilities to juggle on any given day. One of the most important today, however, is keeping their buildings clean and hygienic to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 infection
CDM

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Gaps flagged in new CDM programs

After 2022, companies must use their own funds to reimburse embedded energy managers, but will be offered “an enhanced level of technical support and resources.” It's a move some see as more short-sighted.
residential

CondoBusiness

Six women shaping Canada’s residential spaces

Women developers, architects and interior designers are helping to manifest just a few of the country’s most dynamic condos and communities.
Transit-oriented development

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Study finds human cost of transit-oriented development

Transit-oriented development can be a blessing and a curse for communities, suggests a new UBC study.
Canary House

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Canary House condo planned for 1850s heritage site

A mix of residential and commercial space will take shape in a 19th-century heritage building designed by former Toronto mayor Joseph Sheard.
Bayview at The Village

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Canderel launches Bayview at The Village

Bayview at The Village, a 10-storey boutique mid-rise, is taking shape across from the soon-to-be-revamped Bayview Village Shopping Centre.
home buying

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Home-buying intent heats up during second wave

More people plan on buying a home compared to last summer, suggests newly released data analyzing housing expectations.
pandemic response

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Auditing a condo’s pandemic response

In the thick of a second wave, industry members are more aware of the foresight required of them, prompting recent questions about pandemic response.
skills gap

CondoBusiness

Closing the condo manager skills gap

This pandemic has helped condo managers to identify relevant skill gaps in relation to being prepared for the unexpected.
curb appeal

CondoBusiness

Condo landscaping tips for curb appeal

Careful planning and high and low-design cost options will quickly transform any curb-appeal project into improved real estate value.
mask bylaw

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Toronto bolstering enforcement of residential mask bylaw

Since January 18, 2021, Toronto has received 1,950 complaints about improper mask usage in shared residential spaces.