Property Management

salt

CondoBusiness

Higher winter maintenance costs anticipated

Private property owners in Ontario, including condo corporations, could find themselves paying a premium to keep their walkways safe this winter.
condo managers

CondoBusiness

Continuing education prescribed for condo managers

Some condo managers who want to renew their licences next year will have to pass a test to prove they are current on Ontario’s condo laws.
Avison Young Veritas

Canadian Property Management

Avison Young acquires Veritas Management

Avison Young has acquired Veritas Management Services Inc., a commercial real estate management company based in Edmonton, Alberta.
cannabis

CondoBusiness

Cannabis legalization calls for drug policies

How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
cryptocurrency

CondoBusiness

Cryptocurrency risks, blockchain potential

Could the recent sale of a Toronto condo for cryptocurrency be the first sign of a shift in the condo industry towards use of digital currencies?
technology

CondoBusiness

What technology can’t replace in communities

What is being left behind as technology becomes more a part of day-to-day living in a community? Should some things be done the “old-fashioned” way?
broad based excellence

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s TOBYs reflect broad based excellence

The five winners chosen by BOMA International represent five distinct pairings of owners and managers for buildings located in three different provinces.
FM software

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Using FM software to improve communications

For organizations with ever-expanding, multi-billion-dollar property portfolios, satisfying and retaining occupants is a top priority.
leaks

REMI Network

Uncovering undetected leaks on condo properties

Water bills may not be getting the attention they deserve in condo corporations if the bills are simply paid without a look at where the charges come from.
communication

CondoBusiness

Communicating in an era of information overload

Even the best communication technology may not be much help if the message condo corporations use it to deliver is weak or non-existent.
elevator repair

REMI Network

Standards for elevator repair times one step closer

The Ontario government last week passed legislation aimed at addressing concerns about elevator availability in the province.
Enbridge

REMI Network

Measure by Measure to Cut Costs and Keep Property Owners Happy

Keeping tenants happy, buildings occupied, and property values high are top priorities for property management firms. In reality, that’s easier said than done – especially
charging station

CondoBusiness

A blind spot in new EV charging station rules?

The new rules that will steer the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at Ontario condo properties starting next week may have a blind spot.
networking

Canadian Property Management

Networking Opportunities for Property Managers

Networking in the property management industry is about building relationships and tapping into resources that have long-term value.
pest control

CondoBusiness

Advances in pest control could help condos

Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
SuiteSpot turnover management

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Transforming the Turnover Process

More and more property management stakeholders are leveraging advanced systems and resources to take the risk and headache out of turnover management.
master keys

CondoBusiness

Are your condo property’s master keys secure?

Two recent events in Toronto have called into question the security of master keys in condo buildings.