Condominium

Tarion review

CondoBusiness

Interim report released in Tarion review

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.
July

CondoBusiness

Associa selected to manage waterfront condo

Associa MRCM has been awarded the management contract for Grand Harbour, part of Etobicoke’s Landmark Waterfront condominium community.
Testing

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KO Test

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procurement

CondoBusiness

Inquiry puts spotlight on procurement practices

News of a Competition Bureau inquiry has put a spotlight on procurement practices in the condominium industry.
pest prevention

CondoBusiness

Pest prevention for pools and other amenities

A condominium’s amenities should set it apart from competitors, keeping owners and residents happy and suites occupied — at least, that’s the goal. A property
condominium disputes

CondoBusiness

A new path for resolving condominium disputes

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.
zoning

CondoBusiness

GTA condo sales surge 17.4 per cent: TREB

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), there were 8,965 condominium apartment sales reported in the second quarter of this year, representing a 17.4
human rights

CondoBusiness

Human rights decision applies to condominiums

A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision confirms housing provider obligations when harassment and discrimination occur in multi-res communities.
housing starts

CondoBusiness

Developers dampen risk by reaching sales targets

According to the recent Toronto Housing Market Insight Report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), most condominium developers in the city begin construction only when
Pasadena Apartments

CondoBusiness

Pasadena Apartments to become upscale condos

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.
board positions

CondoBusiness

Courts taking note of unreasonable positions

Courts are taking note of aggressive or unreasonable positions adopted by boards of directors, as the Couture v. TSCC No. 2187 case showed.
Montréal construction

CondoBusiness

Quebec condo fees based on building age: study

The Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has unveiled results to the first-ever study on how condo fees of divided condominium units differ between
in-ground irrigation system

CondoBusiness

An untapped source of water savings?

Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
Lowney sur Ville

CondoBusiness

Prével launches final phase of Lowney sur Ville

Lowney sur Ville’s final 104 units were recently put up for sale by Prével, marking the end of a project that spanned 12 years to
lean-construction

CondoBusiness

May high-rise sales mark near-record month

Consumers snapped up 3,623 new high-rise homes in the GTA in May, making it the second-best month on record, next to November, 2011, reported BILD.
landscape renovation

CondoBusiness

Plan a landscape renovation in three steps

An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
excessive water use

CondoBusiness

Case wades into excessive water use in condos

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.