Property Management

pandemic response

REMI Network

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.
winter

REMI Network

Simple upgrades for winter resilience

What are some simple and cost-effective upgrades a condo corporation can implement to make their building more resilient in winter?
Commercial landlords pledge free space to accommodate COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Landlords would welcome vaccination clinics

Prominent commercial landlords are offering free space to accommodate COVID-19 vaccination clinics and related support services in malls, conference centres, office buildings and other well-located sites throughout Canada.
Entrenched social inequities reverberate through to commercial real estate

Canadian Property Management

Cracking through entrenched social inequities

Commercial real estate investors, owners and managers are acknowledging that entrenched social inequities undermine their workforces, their tenants and the value of their portfolios.
condo management

CondoBusiness

Is remote condo management working?

Portfolio managers and supervising managers remain in the wilderness of the home office, strategizing, planning, and serving clients from the comfort of their home.
mental illness

CondoBusiness

Mental illness in condos amid a pandemic

The role a condo corporation plays in the life of a resident struggling with mental illness can often be a delicate matter.
condo

CondoBusiness

Inside one condo board’s COVID-19 response

In February, before the WHO declared a global pandemic, talk among the condo board at Palace Pier was of various news reports piling in.
condo

REMI Network

Is Your Condo Well Managed?

A condo is more than a mere asset; it is possibly the largest investment the owner will ever make; and, more importantly, it is their home.
skills gap

REMI Network

New education program for condo managers

Over the past year, the CMRAO has developed a roadmap and course curriculum that incorporates the identified competencies within the educational requirements.
IREM award

CondoBusiness

Edmonton firm wins IREM award of excellence

Edmonton-based Ayre & Oxford Inc. is doubly celebrating its 25th anniversary in the real estate management business and its newly received Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) Award.
Accessibility Standards Canada to conduct public consultation until Sept 25

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Accessibility Standards Canada seeks public input

The agency is mandated under the Accessible Canada Act to develop accessibility standards for all federally regulated organizations and to more widely promote accessibility and inclusiveness through research and public engagement.
condo managers

CondoBusiness

Aiding condo managers on the front lines

Creating less tension is one way to support condo managers who may be exposed to various levels of stress within their work environments.
Condo communities

CondoBusiness

Condo communities build up resilience in 2020

With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
morale

CondoBusiness

Condos see ‘significant shift’ in operations

There is a significant shift in the way condo corporations are managing common elements, noisy neighbours and condo meetings.
abusive behaviour

CondoBusiness

Dealing with abusive behaviour in condos

Here are some steps that condo corporations should consider to protect managers and directors from unreasonable treatment.
Climate projections

REMI Network

Climate projections show Ottawa will get warmer, wetter

Ottawa will continue to get warmer and wetter year-round, with a greater chance of extreme weather, according to recent climate projections.