Property Management

predictive maintenance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The case for moving to predictive maintenance

Preventive maintenance programs have become standard practice, but they may miss variations in real-time conditions: The case for predictive maintenance.
greener buildings

Canadian Property Management

Greener buildings in a changing marketplace

How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
human resources

REMI Network

Human Resources in Property Management

One of the most important aspects of property management is human resources.
building evacuation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Using technology for safe building evacuations

An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
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.
ISSA/INTERCLEAN

REMI Network

SNC-Lavalin sells facilities management business

SNC-Lavalin has sold its non-core Real Estate Facilities Management business in Canada to Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions for $45 million.
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.
lobby design

CondoBusiness

PM firm selected to manage Toronto condo

Ontario-based property management provider FirstService Residential has been selected to manage The Madison, a condominium development located at Yonge St. and Eglinton Ave. in midtown
sustainability

REMI Network

HOOPP fetes industry with sustainability awards

HOOPP lauded property managers and tenants for excellence in energy performance and environmental sustainability at a ceremony in Vancouver.
tree removal

CondoBusiness

Taking the emotion out of tree removal decisions

It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
minute-taking

CondoBusiness

Why good minute-taking matters in condos

Minute-taking can be daunting, but keeping an unbiased record of decisions can go a long way toward bolstering the confidence residents have in their board.
property managers

Canadian Property Management

Engaging next generation property managers

Complex buildings will require sophisticated property managers who understand how to operate them; however, job awareness and skill development are needed.
Macdonald Block

REMI Network

Six Energy Audit Tips for Building Managers

As utility costs continue to climb, it’s no surprise that building managers in both new and old buildings are experiencing increasing pressure from their tenants to take advantage of cost savings opportunities and to demonstrate that they have achieved the savings.
remove graffiti

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Remove graffiti fast to prevent future tagging

An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
Partners

REMI Network

Partners REIT ups property management focus

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (Partners) is making changes to the management of its properties across Canada.
annual general meeting

CondoBusiness

Advertise your annual general meeting

It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
Lauchie_MacLeod

Canadian Property Management

Lauchie MacLeod was a man of real presence

In a 40+-year career in commercial real estate, Lauchie MacLeod mastered and applied a wide range of skills in property management, building operations, service deployment and talent grooming — all the while sharing his expertise and enthusiasm with clients, co-workers and industry contemporaries.