Technology

Smart buildings harnessed for pandemic response

Canadian Property Management

Smart buildings harnessed for pandemic response

While climate change may have slipped somewhat from people’s consciousness and priorities right now, it’s noteworthy that the pandemic and climate crises are both problems of exponential growth against a limited capacity to cope.
New Quebec tax credit applies on purchases of computer hardware and management software

Canadian Property Management

Proptech qualifies for new Quebec tax credit

The tax credit applies on purchases of computer hardware, management software or manufacturing/processing equipment made before January 1, 2025.
Canadian real estate companies respond to survey on proptech potential

Canadian Property Management

Proptech potential still largely unexploited

Global and Canadian survey results suggest proptech is more piecemeal than strategically deployed in many cases, hindering the capacity to integrate data collection and interpretation.
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REMI Network

New trends to disrupt residential market, study finds

Canadian residential real estate is the next industry ripe for disruption, with new technology, innovation and business models poised to shift the sector.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Deal-making functions migrate to proptech

Survey respondents foresee technology-enabled multifamily co-living will be the most significant disruptor to the status quo, while trends like office co-working, retail brandbox and industrial flex space cause upheaval in the other property sectors.
Cheryl Gray

Canadian Property Management

Cheryl Gray first Canadian IREM President

Gray was inaugurated during the 2019 IREM Global Summit in San Francisco.
Gen Z friendly cities

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Gen Z friendly cities foster a rising cohort

The study assesses and scores 110 prominent international cities on 22 indicators deemed to support and/or influence the age cohort born between 1997 and 2012.
energy management

Canadian Property Management

Canadian cities fertile for tech job growth

The rankings reflect CBRE's assessment of each market's competitive appeal based on 13 variously weighted indicators that collectively present a picture of employment trends and other factors helping to attract and sustain a tech labour force.
proptech innovation

Canadian Property Management

Cheryl Gray recognized for proptech innovation

CRE Women of Influence are nominated by industry peers and evaluated based on professional achievement, contributions to the broader real estate industry and their actions as role models and mentors for other women.
ASHRAE president

Canadian Property Management

Darryl Boyce launches term as ASHRAE president

In keeping with ASHRAE tradition, Boyce has a chosen a theme for his leadership tenure: Building for people and performance. Achieving operational excellence.
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Construction Business

Pomerleau new partnership streamlines efficiencies

Quebec-based Pomerleau has selected Procore as one of its valued partners to help future-proof its business and improve efficiencies.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avidbots brings floor scrubbing robot to South Korea

Avidbots is pleased to announce a partnership with Daeduck International to bring Neo – an autonomous floor-scrubbing robot – to South Korea.
security

CondoBusiness

New security solutions target condo communities

Specialized analytics and network audio are addressing lax condominium security by combining video surveillance, communication and entry control.
ergonomics sedentary behaviour

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Avoiding sedentary behaviour in the workplace

It’s more challenging for people to achieve an active lifestyle if they spend 40 hours per week at a sedentary job, finds ergonomist Linda Miller.
FM avatar

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The evolution of the FM avatar

As their job responsibilities change, FMs need to continuously improve in order to help bring their organization value.
condo community

CondoBusiness

Balancing Condo Community and Autonomy

Within every condo is a community that thrives on sharing and collaboration. There are also individuals who ensure residents’ concerns and the daily affairs of
Metro Jet Wash

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A Spotless History

After 15 years in the business, Metro Jet Wash has grown to accommodate new challenges, collecting new insights, technologies and perspectives along the way.