Residential

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.
Fort McMurray landlords

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Fort McMurray landlords scrutinized in 2016-17

Alberta courts ordered restitution for 12 breaches of the Residential Tenancy Act in 2016-17 and meted out an unprecedented $7,000 fine.
private sector housing partners

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds open to private sector housing partners

As envisioned, the federal and provincial/territorial governments will jointly fund the 10-year, $40-billion package of policies and programs so many details are still missing or yet to be refined through future negotiations.
urban green space

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Urban green space could prove a health asset

Canadian researchers recently completed what's believed to be the first large-scale study of links between residential proximity to green space and mortality rates from chronic illnesses.
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.
Solar Uniquartier

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Phase 1 of Quebec’s biggest mixed-use development breaks ground

Devimco Immobilier recently broke ground on Phase 1 of Solar Uniquartier, a development that is being touted as Quebec’s biggest mixed-use real estate project.
housing damage

REMI Network

NZ quake study gets to heart of housing damage

Researchers have drawn a link between destabilized housing conditions and a higher than normal heart attack rate in the aftermath of New Zealand's 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
noise complaints

CondoBusiness

Turning down the volume on noise complaints

Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
Tarion

CondoBusiness

Tarion coverage for condo conversions anticipated in 2018

Tarion coverage for Ontario condo conversions is expected to become available at the beginning of 2018, according to a regulatory proposal.
foreign buyer

CondoBusiness

Ontario releases foreign buyer data ahead of housing forum

Foreign buyers were involved in roughly 4.7 per cent of residential and agricultural real estate purchases in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, new data shows.
RioCan and Concert

Canadian Apartment Magazine

RioCan and Concert team up on Toronto development

RioCan and Concert are pleased to announce the signing of a firm agreement on May 17, 2017, with RioCan selling a 50 per cent interest in
home sales

CondoBusiness

GTA home sales climb 17.7 per cent in March

According to the TREB, there were 12,077 home sales in March 2017, an increase of 17.7 per cent compared to the 10,260 sales in March 2016.
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.
women in C-Suites and on boards

Canadian Property Management

CRE subpar for women in C-suites and on boards

An analysis of 62 companies reporting portfolios of at least 10 million square feet to Canadian Property Management's 2017 Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey finds two female CEOs, three COOs and 17 CFOs.
age-friendly communities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Promise of age-friendly communities rings false

Recent analysis of how Canadian suburbs accommodate aging residents concludes that the streetscapes, housing mix and array of neighbourhood services and amenities typically fail to meet seniors' needs.
sensor solutions

CondoBusiness

Sensors poised to transform property management

Companies are developing the next generation of tools for residential property management. Sensor technologies in particular are bound to make huge waves.
Le Phare de Québec

REMI Network

New plans for mixed-use project Le Phare de Québec

Groupe Dallaire has unveiled new plans for Le Phare de Québec, a mixed-use development that will be built around a dynamic public square.