Property Management

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

CondoBusiness

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.
mediation

CondoBusiness

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

CondoBusiness

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

CondoBusiness

Integrated security solutions add new layer

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

CondoBusiness

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

CondoBusiness

Condo management companies strike partnership

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

CondoBusiness

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

CondoBusiness

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.
TOBY

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

CondoBusiness

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

CondoBusiness

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.
odour complaints

CondoBusiness

Sniffing out culprits for odour complaints

Scents associated with cigarette smoke, cooking and the garbage chute are among the most common odours complaints received by building managers.
condo manager licensing

CondoBusiness

First condo manager licensing reg finalized

A final version of the first set of rules under new legislation that will establish condo manager licensing is now available online.
roof inspections

CondoBusiness

A property manager’s guide to roof inspections

At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.