Michael Brooks

gender parity

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hard quotas unlikely in gender parity push

Hard quotas appear to be an unlikely tool in the growing push to promote gender parity in the real estate industry.
real estate talent

Canadian Property Management

Senior execs plumb real estate talent pool

Prominent senior real estate executives attempted to pin down the somewhat intangible concepts of leadership, team-building and inclusiveness during a panel discussion, earlier this fall in Toronto, to kick off BOMEX 2017.
real estate education

Canadian Property Management

New Canadian context for real estate education

The newly released textbook packages universal principles and domestic context into one 500+-page compendium devised to impart a grounding in real estate fundamentals, transactions and the multidisciplinary oversight of income properties.
3d_mixed_used_developments

Canadian Property Management

3-D approach to mixed-use developments

To attain the highest and best use for a mixed-use site, developers need to think in 3-D: horizontally, vertically and segmenting by use.