Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
The entrance to the Pasadena Apartments may be one of few exterior clues as to the interior restoration that will transform the heritage-designated building.
The longevity of a building system depends on many factors, but a preventative maintenance program is a key step in prolonging the equipment's life cycle.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
While demographics are a way to predict some uncertainties that await an aging real estate industry, understanding human values is a more accurate compass.
Commercial real estate professionals across Canada gathered in Québec City for the Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada National Awards gala.
Office marketing tools of the future will immerse users in new or non-existent environments, offering them the chance to virtually control a presale asset.
Disaster recovery contractors are able to minimize fire and water damage if property managers have organized a clearly defined decision making process.
Data suggests that a condominium corporation should expect to spend between $100 and $500 per parking stall per year in order to keep its parking
When last winter’s ice storm walloped Toronto days before Christmas and knocked out power in parts of the city for upwards of a week, it
Apart from modest overvaluation — and a cautionary note about overbuilding in Montreal and Toronto — Canada’s housing markets largely align with underlying demographic and
Property managers often find themselves sandwiched in conflict involving members of the condominium communities they manage. While few wish to exacerbate such conflict or take
Urbanization is the new normal, according to PwC and the Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report. The publication, now in its
All signals suggest that when the Ontario government moves forward with its modernization of the Condominium Act, creating a ‘condo office’ will not be a
In the normal life of an Ontario-based condominium corporation, there is an annual general meeting (AGM) of owners, and part of every AGM agenda is
Whether newly elected or seasoned veterans, all board members can benefit from putting effort into developing effective working relationships with their condo manager. Building trust
A Toronto city councillor is proposing to curb the practice of allowing developers to occupy the public right-of-way. It’s a move that has surprised and