Workplace

illness

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Help mitigate spread of illness in workplaces

Now that most places are returning to work and removing social distancing protocols, it’s important to stay on top of facility cleanliness.
workstations

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Selecting workstations for post-COVID re-entry

Designing a workplace today is a balancing act. It must effectively account for social distancing requirements while also recognizing the need for interaction and collaboration.
TRCA

REMI Network

Biophilic design of new TRCA HQ puts wood first

Encased in glass, four water walls will symbolize TRCA’s role of safeguarding the GTA’s watersheds while also being an integral part of the building’s HVAC system.
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Investing in the workplace growing more pivotal

Carefully crafting an inclusive workplace response, requiring integration of people programs, implementing technology tools and systems, all accelerate business outcomes.
FM

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Pandemic intensifies evolving role of FM

Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
burnout

CondoBusiness

Condo managers face pandemic burnout

I am a licensed condominium property manager, I am in my early 30s, and I am completely burned out.
human resources

CondoBusiness

Human resources takes on new role during COVID

While we can see human resources supporting head office staff, the involvement in operations is, for the most part, something new.
Royal Bank Plaza

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Innovative workspaces reinvent Royal Bank Plaza

The Royal Bank Plaza is now looking to entice a new generation of tenants—small- to medium-sized tech companies.
hybrid office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The rise of the hybrid office

Ultimately, the hybrid office will have at its heart a planning principle based on people rotating in and out of the office, with flexible schedules they have more control over than ever.
office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Six ways to help remote workers thrive

Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
WELL

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CBRE a pioneer of WELL standard adoption

It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
Gen Z

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Preparing for a Gen Z workplace

Here comes Gen Z. These young adults have different expectations and aspirations that, if unmet, will result in a loss of valuable facilities personnel.
office space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hamilton office space luring global tech firms

Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
Gen Z

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Does your workplace pass the Gen Z test?

Members of Gen Z need an environment where they can create — with some strong generational preferences for managers and workspace designers to consider.
Studio TK

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Two Studio TK designs receive Good Design Awards

Two of Studio TK’s latest furniture collections for social spaces, Borough and Cesto, earned 2018 Good Design Awards in the Furniture category.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cold and flu prevention in the workplace

Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
Artifort

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Studio TK and Artifort form partnership

Studio TK has entered into a new product partnership with Artifort to manufacture and distribute select Artifort furnishings in North America.