Professional Development

centre for real estate studies opens at Concordia University

Canadian Property Management

Concordia U bolsters real estate studies

Students pursuing a degree through the John Molson School of Business can earn a minor in real estate, aligned with the new academic centre to support teaching and research.
IES opens lighting design resources to students

Canadian Facility Management & Design

IES opens lighting design resources to students

Students enrolled in a lighting design program at a participating post-secondary institution will get free access to the Illuminating Engineering Society’s archived research materials.
BOMI Education Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New BOMI entity promises seamless transition

BOMI Education Canada is the newly launched delivery agent for training and designations for commercial property professionals, assuming the role the Building Owners and Managers Institute of Canada previously fulfilled.
office-using sectors show relative resilience in COVID-19 job loss scenarios

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Industry associations team up on FM training framework

Introduced in January 2019, the goal of the training is to establish holistic guidelines for FM industry — particularly in the technical fields.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

IFMA Foundation launches training framework

The International Facility Management Association Foundation (IFMA Foundation) has launched a new Facility Management Training and Development Framework.
talent

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Initiative could fuel Ontario’s FM talent pipeline

An International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation initiative designed to fuel the FM talent pipeline could be coming to Ontario.
commercial retail revitalization

Canadian Facility Management & Design

PRSM marks 20 years of growth in retail FM

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) is marking a milestone 20th anniversary, having evolved over the past two decades in step with the retail industry's need for facilities management expertise.
marketing technologies

Canadian Property Management

BOMA Québec champions real estate innovators

Three winners emerged from BOMA Québec's inaugural Real Estate's Cleverest contest, devised in cooperation with L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Ivanhoé Cambridge Chair in Real Estate.
investing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The case for continuing FM education

On-the-job experience alone can create great employees, but continuing FM education keeps facility managers progressing in their careers.

Canadian Property Management

Academic boost for real estate professionals

REALpac's new Real Property Investment Certificate responds to industry demand for continuing education.