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Trauma Scene Clean-up

When it comes to trauma and crime scene clean-up, only the professionals can be trusted to connect the many administrative dots with due-diligence, authority and much-needed compassion.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Financing Capital Improvements

First National Financial LP provides apartment owners with tips and insights for financing capital improvements to upgrade building quality.
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CondoBusiness

In the Wake of a Flood

On July 8, 2013, the GTA was hit was with a torrential rainstorm. Flood damage was deemed the province’s most expensive natural disaster by the
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

New Construction Financing

New rental construction is a hot topic these days, but the headlines don’t tell the whole story. Construction financing is complicated and only a small percentage of deals are truly viable. Find out what three key considerations govern all successful financing outcomes.
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CondoBusiness

In the Event of an Emergency

Summer can be a tumultuous season, with torrential rain storms creating flash floods and wreaking havoc on buildings. For condominium managers, being prepared for all scenarios is the best way to avoid major damage.
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CondoBusiness

Cut Energy Consumption with Sub-metering

Sub-metering hands over control of the energy bill to the consumer, creating a direct financial incentive to reduce consumption and leading to economic and environmental benefits.
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Canadian Property Management

Mould and Your Property

Mould is a common problem, particularly in buildings with damp basements or after a flood. Though mould exists everywhere, amplified mould growth can cause severe health problems and lead to costly damages, including litigation.
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Canadian Property Management

Putting Safety First

After disaster strikes at a Southern Ontario elementary school, cleanup efforts revolve around ensuring occupant safety and providing community service
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Canadian Property Management

A Retailer’s Nightmare

In April 2014, heavy rains, melting snow and ice jams in Atlantic Canada forced river waters to rise, submerging roads, filling basements and prompting hundreds to be evacuated from their homes and businesses. One large local retailer with 50,000 square feet of floor space, was left to cope with a foot of water.
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Canadian Property Management

8 Winter Maintenance Tips

Canadian winters are no walk in the park. From gusting winds and snow squalls to plunging temperatures and heavy snow falls, the weather this time of year can be hard to predict—and hard on buildings. But there are a few steps property managers can take to guard against the potential damages of extreme weather...