Property Management

Commercial landlords expected to confirm requisite vaccinations of building personnel in federally leased space

Canadian Property Management

Landlords must certify requisite vaccinations

Commercial landlords will be expected to verify the vaccination status of building personnel, including contractors and subcontractors, who enter premises that the Canadian government leases.
Accessibility carries a simple business case

Canadian Property Management

Accessibility carries a simple business case

Many commercial real estate operators are making the simple business case for buildings that are functional for all potential users. It’s a quest that can begin with simple investigations, simple low-cost measures and simple mindfulness.
fraud

REMI Network

Condo manager faces fraud charges

A new case emphasizes how seriously the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario deals with complaints against its licensees and the action that follows.
technology

CondoBusiness

5 ways technology is uplifting condo communities

Technology is revolutionizing the way condo buildings operate and positively impacting the lives of residents and managers.
race2reduce prepares to mark 2021 milestones

Canadian Property Management

Race2reduce prepares to mark 2021 milestones

This year’s top achievers in the friendly competition with serious intent will be announced on September 16 when the annual CREST (commercial real estate sustainability trailblazers) awards are bestowed.
Fitwel Viral Response

REMI Network

BentallGreenOak sets record with Fitwel Viral Response

The achievement represents the largest portfolio of commercial real estate properties in Canada to earn the certification.
reserve funds

CondoBusiness

Reserve funds ignore climate target impacts

We should be asking our reserve fund planners to look at the Paris accord target dates and compare the end-of-life replacement of our gas-burning appliances against the target dates.

CondoBusiness

Pandemic relief for landlords

Being a landlord can be a challenge during the best of times. Throughout the pandemic, however, financial hardships and logistical obstacles have added to the stresses (and costs) of landlords and boards of directors responsible for managing condominiums and commercial properties.
facility managers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility managers & a cleaner experience

Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
vested interests

CondoBusiness

Who plays a role in managing vested interests?

Bonflict of interest on the board of directors is a topic that often raises ire of many owners and prospective buyers.
BentallGreenOak

REMI Network

BentallGreenOak & Fitwel championing healthy buildings

As a Fitwel® Champion and Industry Advisor for the Viral Response Module, BentallGreenOak is helping to ensure evolving health and wellness demands are met in Canadian real estate.
Canadian CRE players share 2021 portfolio data

Canadian Property Management

Canadian CRE players report 2021 portfolio data

Nearly 200 respondents who collectively own and/or manage more than 2.2 billion square feet of space reported to the 26th annual Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey.
procurement

CondoBusiness

Three red flags of risky procurement practices

Federal scrutiny of condo procurement should be sufficient reason for diligent condo boards to examine their procurement practices.
BOMA Canada's 2021 pandemic guide set for release

Canadian Property Management

2021 pandemic guide draws on lessons learned

Ironically, COVID-19 delayed what had been a planned 2020 update, but also generated myriad new insights for the resulting 2021 edition of BOMA Canada's established reference document.
condos

CondoBusiness

Preventing conflicts from escalating in condos

There are strategies that can be helpful to consider in recognition of the fact that reactive approaches to conflict can be quite costly for condo boards.
REMI Show

REMI Network

Register at no charge for the 2021 REMI Show

Industry is invited to register at no charge for the virtual REMI SHOW,  taking place on Wednesday, June 16.
property cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Modernizing property cleaning & maintenance beyond 2021

Pre-pandemic, this had been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.