survey

cleaning habits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Will heightened cleaning habits remain post-COVID-19?

Survey data suggests strengthened cleaning habits will remain front and centre for a large majority of people post-pandemic.
air quality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Employees willing to take pay cut for better air quality

Post-pandemic employees will demand safer environments including higher air quality to get back into their workplaces.
augmented reality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility managers turn to augmented reality

Nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of surveyed facility managers expect to implement AR technology over the next two years.
handwashing habits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Americans beginning to drop improved handwashing habits

According to Bradley Corp's new Healthy Handwashing Survey, Americans are slackening the habits they had reinforced early in the pandemic.
cleaning brands

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Consumer confidence boosted by trusted cleaning brands

Surveys from Procter & Gamble show consumers are more likely to select a hotel or restaurant if they use cleaning products from a brand they recognize.
home sales

CondoBusiness

Single Canadians hesitate on home purchases: survey

As Canadians’ household debt ratio climbs higher, single Canadians interested in purchasing a home on their own are not the ones to blame for the increase.
home price

CondoBusiness

Home prices expected to climb 1.7 per cent next year

According to the recently released RE/MAX 2019 Housing Market Outlook, the average sales price of a home is estimated to increase by 1.7 per cent.
Canadian research energy economy

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Study finds companies unprepared for new energy economy

A new study released by Schneider Electric finds that most organizations feel prepared for a decentralized, decarbonized and digitized future, but many of those companies
global spending

CondoBusiness

TREB revises 2017 home buying forecast downwards

The Toronto Real Estate Board has revised its forecast range for 2017 transactions down to between 89,000 and 100,000, but listings are expected to grow.
video security surveillance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace digital security efforts fall short: survey

Shred-it's Information Security Tracker survey finds businesses may not be keeping up with digital security risks in a growing digital environment.
green loan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Green buildings contribute to productivity: research

Recent research from the National Research Council of Canada and RBC found that green buildings have a positive impact on productivity for employees.
workstation home

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Remote working boosts productivity: survey

Remote working can boost productivity levels by providing employees with a much-needed change of scenery, according to a survey commissioned by Regus.
condominium housing starts

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario contractors expect growth in 2017: survey

Ontario’s construction industry has a positive economic outlook for 2017 and confidence is up, according to the OCS’s Construction Confidence Indicator.
construction housing starts trend

CondoBusiness

New condos have most construction issues: U.S. study

According to a recent study of U.S. homeowners from CAI, most construction deficiencies occur in new condominium developments and are due to poor workmanship.
global spending

CondoBusiness

TREB report predicts another strong year for home sales

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released its annual Market Year in Review & Outlook Report at its Economic Summit in Toronto on January 31.
GTA apartment sector housing supply

CondoBusiness

GTA condo rents climb 12 per cent year-over-year

Urbanation has released its year-end 2016 rental results which find that condo rent in the former City of Toronto has increased an average of 12 per cent year-over-year.
newcomers

CondoBusiness

Demand grows for detached homes in Ontario: study

According to new research from the OREA, half of Ontarians looking to buy a home within the next two years say they are looking for a detached house.