Shifts in the allocation of Ontario's Global Adjustment will benefit some electricity customers and further burden others, but proactive commercial real estate owners/managers are poised to be among the winners.
An interim report in Tarion review flags calls for a dedicated section for and further rules unique to condominiums in the new home warranties legislation.
News of a Competition Bureau inquiry has put a spotlight on procurement practices in the condominium industry.
Prominent asset managers for Canadian pension funds appear poised to take an even bigger position in the commercial real estate market.
The idea of creating a tribunal to help address condominium disputes in Ontario, as envisioned in Bill 106, has been intriguing to many in the industry.
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision confirms housing provider obligations when harassment and discrimination occur in multi-res communities.
Courts are taking note of aggressive or unreasonable positions adopted by boards of directors, as the Couture v. TSCC No. 2187 case showed.
A lawyer illuminates lessons from a case concerning excessive water use by a legal grow-op in a condo as the federal Liberals plan to legalize marijuana.
Commercial real estate operators have been largely excluded from incentives outlined in the newly released Climate Change Action Plan, even though they'll soon be absorbing the flow-through cost of carbon emission allowances in natural gas prices.
It’s too soon to know what the ultimate fallout from the Competition Bureau’s investigation into allegations of bid-rigging and conspiracy in the supply of condo refurbishment services might be.
Commercial and multi-residential real estate owners will catch a significant share of the fallout from Ontario's pending cap-and-trade system, but a projected natural gas price increase in the range of $0.84 to $1.05 per gigajoule is lower than carbon tax rates in British Columbia or Alberta.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
As Tarion review consultations kicked off, Justice Douglas Cunningham said he has assured those who have expressed concerns he has “no marching orders."
As outlined in the 2016 Alberta budget, carbon fees will show up differently in the key utilities of electricity and natural gas, creating a blend of transparent and more nebulous new costs.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.