Condos

virtual meetings

REMI Network

Ontario stretches out deadline for virtual meetings

The Ontario government has further extended the deadline for condo corporations to hold virtual meetings and permit electronic voting without a bylaw.
condo security 

CondoBusiness

Pandemic boosts tech trends in condo security 

One of the biggest trends in the multi-unit residential market is using mobile devices to manage access.
reserve funds

CondoBusiness

Reserve funds ignore climate target impacts

We should be asking our reserve fund planners to look at the Paris accord target dates and compare the end-of-life replacement of our gas-burning appliances against the target dates.
blind bidding

CondoBusiness

Realtors scrutinize proposed blind bidding ban 

One of the more contentious policies to surface over the past week is a subscribed end to blind bidding.
efficiency retrofits

REMI Network

What are the cost savings of efficiency retrofits?

One of the greatest contributors to skyrocketing maintenance fees is inefficient or outdated infrastructure in aging buildings—a preventable expenditure when properly managed.

CondoBusiness

Pandemic relief for landlords

Being a landlord can be a challenge during the best of times. Throughout the pandemic, however, financial hardships and logistical obstacles have added to the stresses (and costs) of landlords and boards of directors responsible for managing condominiums and commercial properties.
EV

CondoBusiness

Scanning the road ahead for EV-ready condos

As the country moves to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles, questions are brewing among people living in multi-unit dwellings.
security cameras

CondoBusiness

The private side of security cameras in condos

Security cameras should be located in such a manner that they do not record activities outside the condominium’s property line.
HIVE Intercom

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tapping in to Next-Gen Intercoms

It takes more than a static directory and buzzer to manage front door activity. That’s why many multi-residential managers and residents are seeking smarter and more secure ways of controlling building access.

REMI Network

Realm condo project launches in Burlington

Geared to younger urban residents, the condos respond to a demand for suburban living spaces—away from the costly confines of a city.
Kawarthas

REMI Network

Fenelon Lakes Club brings more condos to the waterfront

Fenelon Lakes Club in the Kawarthas will bring more condos to the waterfront in a market where lakeside living is dominated by single-family dwellings.
Electric vehicle charging

Canadian Property Management

Planning is key for electric vehicle charging stations

As more Ontarians transition to electric vehicles (EVs), high-rise residential and business properties will need EV charging stations and should seek expert advice to ensure their investments are managed safely and correctly.
2 Burrard Place

REMI Network

Pre-sale success of 2 Burrard Place may signal market shift

In downtown Vancouver, pre-sale condos have failed over the past four years due to a slew of government housing policies and taxes to cool out-of-reach prices.
condos

CondoBusiness

Preventing conflicts from escalating in condos

There are strategies that can be helpful to consider in recognition of the fact that reactive approaches to conflict can be quite costly for condo boards.
boomers

REMI Network

Condos low on list for boomers thinking of buying

A new survey from Royal LePage found that 35 per cent of this cohort is thinking of buying a home in the next few years.
SOMA on Cambie

REMI Network

SOMA on Cambie rises in Vancouver

At 28,000 square feet, the development aligns with Vancouver’s overarching plan for higher density land use developments.
urban

REMI Network

Urban exodus in Ontario may be exaggerated

Small-town life appeals to only 18 per cent of big city residents who are considering selling their home in the next year.