Restoration

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REMI Network

Menkes invests in restoration of 320 Bay Street

Menkes, alongside TD Greystone Asset Management (TD Greystone), has announced the acquisition of an interest in 320 Bay Street, a heritage building in Toronto's Financial District.
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REMI Network

Construction starts on University of Toronto Schools restoration

The restoration and expansion of University of Toronto Schools (UTS) is underway as development on the project kicked off on Dec. 12, 2018.
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REMI Network

Fresh and Clean and DryIt: A healthy outlook

James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.
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REMI Network

Preparing your facility for hurricane season

Although hurricanes are lesser known to hit Canadian cities as hard as the United States, they can still have a significant impact on Canadian communities.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Keeping the Flames at Bay: Wildfire Prevention Tips for Property Managers

Wildfires in British Columbia, the US capital – and, indeed, around the world – have turned a red-hot spotlight on the risks of fire and
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Historic rental building undergoes transformative renovation

Haeccity Studio Architecture, a Vancouver-based practice, recently completed a major revitalization of a three-storey, wood-framed building comprised of 19 rental units.
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CondoBusiness

Top Considerations for Parking Garage Restorations

Since parking garage restoration is a big ticket expense, managers and owners should ensure they are taking the right approach before breaking ground.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

A Property for All Seasons

It's important to determine a property's ability to withstand the elements before it's put to the test, yet many property managers and owners keep climate resiliency low on their list of priorities.
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REMI Network

Tool helps retailers assess natural disaster damage

Retail facility managers have a new tool to assess the status of stores following a natural disaster.
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REMI Network

IICRC seeks input on new standard

The IICRC is seeking input on BSR-IICRC S400 Standard for Cleaning, Maintenance, and Restoration of the Commercial Built Environment.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lessons from the Wildfires: Tips for Cleaning Smoke Damage

Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.
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REMI Network

IICRC seeks new members for board of directors

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) invites nominations for its board of directors.
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CondoBusiness

The Business Continuity Plan: Your Post-Disaster Gameplan

In an age when everyone is looking for assurances, having a Business Continuity Plan will bring your clients and employees peace of mind.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Disaster Planning: Before, During, and After

Recognizing risks is important, but to be truly prepared, companies need to have a disaster plan in place to protect them before, during, and after an event.
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REMI Network

IICRC publishes new standard for trauma and crime scene cleanup

S540 describes what procedures and precautions to consider when performing trauma and crime scene cleanup, regardless of surface, item or location.
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REMI Network

FirstOnSite expands senior leadership team

FirstOnSite Restoration made three senior leadership appointments within their Canadian operations earlier this month.
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CondoBusiness

Preparing for the Worst

No one likes to think about disasters, but the reality is they happen. Being prepared and aligning with the right partners can be the difference between a quick response or a long and costly recovery.