Property Management


Canadian Property Management

FirstOnSite – 2017 in Review

It's been a milestone year for FirstOnSite Restoration.
operating presssures

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Sectors compare and contrast operating pressures

Participants in an executive roundtable discussion at last week's PM Expo in Toronto rated emerging and age-old operating pressures differently depending on their tenants' key demands.


Regulator will not actively seek complaints

The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) will not be "actively seeking" complaints about licensees, says chair Aubrey LeBlanc.
vinyl flooring

Canadian Property Management

It’s Time to Rethink Vinyl Flooring

The vinyl flooring of yesteryear has been replaced with a more resilient, healthier, and visually dynamic successor.
BOMA Canada

Canadian Property Management

BOMA Canada awards industry’s best

The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto last night for the BOMA Canada National Awards.
building performance


Diagnosing building performance problems

Three case studies show how long-term data collected from a sensor can help find cost-effective solutions to building performance problems.


Having uncomfortable conversations in condos

Directors, property managers and residents often hesitate when they first face the potential of having a hard conversation. How mediation concepts can help.
condo managers


Proposed reg details code of ethics for condo managers

A code of ethics for condo managers is now up for public comment after the release of proposed regulations under the Condominium Management Services Act.
integrated security systems


Integrated security solutions add new layer

The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
cloud-based software


Cloud-based software on the rise in condos

In recent years there has been significant growth in the adoption of cloud-based software among tech-savvy condo communities and property managers.
facility service providers


Condo management companies strike partnership

Associa Maple Ridge Community Management announced that it has struck a strategic partnership with Harmony Management.


Better manage utilities in multi-res buildings

With mixed-use communities on the rise, sub-metering is more relevant than ever. It allocates utility costs to shared areas and units based on consumption.
licensing fees


Proposed licensing fees for condo managers released

Proposed licensing fees for condo managers and condo management firms would see the two groups share the costs of regulating the sector.

REMI Network

Canadian properties earn 2017 TOBY Awards

Fifteen properties across North America were recently honoured with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards.
commercial buildings

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Beating the heat in commercial buildings

With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
condo law reforms


Updated timeline released for condo law reforms

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has released an updated timeline for the roll out of condo law reforms.
balcony fire


TFS sounds alarm over rise in balcony fires

Toronto Fire Service (TFS) is sounding the alarm over a recent rise in the number of balcony fires caused by carelessly discarded cigarettes.