Technology

Toronto and Vancouver nurture mortgage tech

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver nurture mortgage tech

Mortgage tech is the top draw for tech sector venture capital in Toronto and Vancouver, contrasting with the investment emphasis in major U.S. markets.
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Construction Business

Using AI to address the labour gap

AI has the potential to address the construction labour gap by automating tasks and streamlining projects.
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REMI Network

Revolutionizing building maintenance with drones

In the realm of modern architecture and urban landscapes, the care and maintenance of buildings are vital components for longevity, aesthetics, and sustainability. However, traditional
Data management capabilities acquire tax perk

Canadian Property Management

Data management capabilities get tax perk

The 2024 federal budget introduces temporary accelerated depreciation of specified "innovation-enabling and productivity-enhancing" assets and new purpose-built rental housing.
Manitoba security system purchasers get rebate

REMI Network

Manitoba security system purchasers to get rebate

The Manitoba government is delivering on an election campaign promise to provide a $300 rebate on the purchase of a business or home security system.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Visualizing office activity with advanced tech

Given the pressure to align with emerging industry standards, incorporating cutting-edge facility management technology is essential to ensure the seamless operation of commercial spaces.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Get smarter with your lighting

Managing smart buildings has become more common in recent years, with technology-based security, automation, AI, and more. Lighting is also evolving, and maintenance managers can
Cleantech start-ups tapped for Sask tax credit

Canadian Property Management

Cleantech start-ups tapped for Sask tax credit

Saskatchewan-based deantech start-ups are newly included in a provincial incentive program that will convey up to $225,000 in non-refundable tax credits per annual investment to their investors.
Tax credit overhaul redirects Quebec revenue

Canadian Property Management

Tax credit overhaul redirects Quebec revenue

The Quebec government has cancelled a tax credit for employers in small and medium-sized businesses who have workers aged 60+ years on their payrolls, and cut back on relief measures for the IT sector.
Energy storage prompts battery of precautions

Canadian Property Management

Energy storage prompts a battery of precautions

In step with the projected surge in energy storage installations, fire safety advisors are actively working to help clean tech adopters understand and mitigate the risks.
Smart home technology draws fragmented feedback

CondoBusiness

Smart home technology draws fragmented feedback

A majority of surveyed residential owners and renters express openness to AI applications within their homes, but nearly a quarter of respondents are characterized as "wary and skeptical" about sharing data.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The power of personalization and customer experience

In today’s highly competitive digital landscape, facility cleaning and maintenance businesses face a daunting challenge in standing out and capturing local market share. However, these
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Use AI to build your commercial cleaning business

As today’s technology continues to make its way into every industry, AI has become a highly useful tool for commercial cleaners looking to expand their
P3

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A technological revolution for P3

A common fear we hear is that P3s are just too complex, a reputation certainly undiminished by the last three years of challenges, including a global health crisis, major supply chain disruption, labour shortages, inflation, and rising commodity prices.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Innovative tools for weather-related disasters

Many technologies figure highly into disaster resilience and property restoration and can be of great interest to facility managers for buildings in affected regions.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Four habits to help grow your commercial cleaning business

At the height of the pandemic, having a clean building was the most important thought in every property owner’s mind. Today, priorities have shifted, and
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Automating your maintenance management system

Smart technology has come a long way in enabling busy maintenance managers to streamline their information processes and simplify data access, automating everything from scheduling