Property Management

investment

CondoBusiness

A checklist for setting condo budget priorities

The condo budget may not be sexy, but it's very important as the corporation's financial plan. A senior property manager offers tips for setting priorities.
business

Canadian Property Management

Property and facilities job growth signalled

A cross-Canada human resources study reveals nearly 35 per cent of surveyed property/facilities employers expect to add more staff this year, and nearly 57 per cent are anticipating a pickup in business activity.
insulating glass units

CondoBusiness

Maintaining insulating glass units in condos

An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
employment standards

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How FMs can support employment standards

The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
building envelope

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A window into better building envelopes

The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
parking lot

CondoBusiness

When visitor parking is a scarce resource

Many condos offer visitor parking as an amenity, but managing it can become a major headache for the board and management.
Water

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Change to Toronto sewers bylaw on tap for Jan. 1

One of two sewers bylaw changes that are expected to trickle down to building owners and managers is on tap for the New Year.
build out

Canadian Property Management

Tips for managing a successful build-out process

Defining a project’s priorities and early planning can help mitigate issues related to the build-out process.
Bill 106

CondoBusiness

Inside the public hearings on Bill 106

Emotional pleas and sharp criticisms occasionally pierced through positive feedback and suggested amendments at public hearings on Ontario’s proposed Bill 106.
Casual female artist with arms crossed at bright office

CondoBusiness

The condominium as workplace

Condominiums are homes, and for the managers, security personnel, housekeeping staff and contractors who keep them in good order, they are also workplaces.
holiday retail sales

REMI Network

Expected growth for Canadian holiday retail sales

Holiday retail sales in Canada are projected to grow four per cent over last year, with Millennials driving spending and British Columbia leading the sales.
hygiene

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Measuring productivity amid digital disruption

In the competitive global marketplace, investors and building owners must focus more on the workers inside buildings, not just the buildings themselves.
operational excellence

Canadian Property Management

How to increase operational excellence

Increasing operational excellence is even more significant amidst a real estate market with fewer investment opportunities.
Empty Room

CondoBusiness

Insight into window replacement in condos

Window replacement can be expensive, involved and intrusive. It's important to answer four questions before beginning this kind of project in a condo.
Board_Room

REMI Network

BOMI International elects new officers, trustees

The BOMI International board of trustees has elected David Fagone, RPA, to the position of board chairman on a two-year term.
GDI

CondoBusiness

Cion acquires Coulter Building Consultants

Cion Corp., a company that provides technical services for the property and facility management industry, has acquired Coulter Building Consultants Ltd.
The Gatsby - Toronto's Highest Furnished Rental (CNW Group/SkyviewSuites)

REMI Network

Aura penthouse to rent for $12,500 per month

The Gatsby, the luxury penthouse that tops Toronto's 80-storey Aura at College Park condominium, is being billed as Canada's highest fully furnished rental.