Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Office workers taking precautions action as COVID-19 concerns persist

Employees are taking more COVID-19 precautions and changing their workplace habits as concerns begin to mount again.
shared workspaces

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Fighting germs in the era of shared workspaces

The challenges of keeping offices clean and hygienic have intensified due to the booming pandemic popularity of co-working spaces.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

One year on: Keeping facilities clean & safe

Key considerations for cleaning commercial workspaces in a post-COVID-19 world.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Help mitigate spread of illness in workplaces

Now that most places are returning to work and removing social distancing protocols, it’s important to stay on top of facility cleanliness.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Canadian workers not keen on return to offices

Only 20% of Canadian office workers surveyed said they want to return to the office every day, and 19% said they never want to go back.

REMI Network

Manulife is raising standards in real estate

Enhancing cleaning, disinfection, and communication is critically important within real estate at a time when health and safety is top of mind.
mental health

REMI Network

Canadians foresee mental health impacts persisting post COVID

Half of Canadians say the pandemic has had an ongoing impact on their mental health and more than four-in-10 think the impact will last long after the pandemic is over.
workplace cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Providing cleanliness and confidence in the workplace

It’s more crucial than ever for organizations to provide clean, safe, and healthy environments for those returning to the workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How to manage service providers remotely

One of COVID-19's major challenges has been maintaining or improving cleaning activities when the managers responsible are not on-site.
ACI toolkit

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ACI releases COVID-19 toolkit for businesses

ACI has released Healthy Returns, a toolkit focused on supporting the reopening process for businesses and offices following the COVID-9 pandemic.
Gord Stewart ICBA


Canada placed high on Century 21 global ranking

Canada ranks high on Century 21's 2016 Global21 rankings, with top honours for companies, offices, teams and individuals.
Artis REIT

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Q4 stats show strength in Toronto office market

Fourth quarter statistics from Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) reveal a strong Toronto office market. According to the commercial real estate brokerage, 1.6-million square feet of office space was added to the city’s inventory this year and, despite that, vacancy rates remain the same as they were in Q4 2013. C&W reported a mere 0.1 per cent increase from Q3 2014 in Toronto’s office vacancy rate.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada’s office vacancy rates rise in 2014: report

Corporate real estate advisor and brokerage Newmark Knight Frank Devencore recently released a Real Estate Market Study, noting that office vacancy rates in the downtown areas of many major Canadian cities have increased, year-over-year. Over the last 12 months, Class “A” and “B” office vacancy rates have increased, Canada-wide, from 4.9 per cent to six per cent.