Property Management

exterior care

CondoBusiness

Why regularly scheduled exterior care matters

An expert explains why regularly scheduled exterior care matters for condos, whether high-rises or townhouses.
automated doors

CondoBusiness

Automated doors aren’t just for accommodation

With automated doors on the upswing, an electrician explains how to successfully manage the installation of operators.
accessibility barriers

REMI Network

Manitoba pledges to remove accessibility barriers

Manitoba has announced plans to lead the way on removing accessibility barriers in services and programs by the end of 2017.
roof-topping

CondoBusiness

Iconic condos prime targets for rooftop photogs

Iconic condos are prime targets for rooftop photographers as urban exploration resurfaces in Toronto amid the glut of high-rise construction.
Martin Roy

REMI Network

Survey results: REITs embrace sustainability

More than 50 per cent of accredited property managers responding to a recent Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) job analysis survey consider sustainable practices of moderate, low or no importance.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Apartment managers prioritize leasing skills

New survey results reveal that credentialed residential property managers have some key diverging priorities from their peers in the commercial sector, despite the many similarities in their job functions.
Hotel lobby

CondoBusiness

Pan Am and the sport of short-term rentals

A security expert says condos need to have a plan for responding to short-term rentals ahead of tourist draws like the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
ENGIE

Canadian Facility Management & Design

RICS to train IMF’s facility management staff

Under a newly signed agreement, facility management staff from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be trained by RICS.
wheelchair-accessibility

CondoBusiness

The legalities of live-in caregivers in condos

The issue of whether live-in caregivers breach single-family dwelling provisions arose for the first time in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
World_Exchange_Plaza_Building

Canadian Property Management

Canadian buildings stand out in competition

Four teams of owners/managers from Ottawa, Calgary and the Greater Toronto Area accepted honours at the highest attainable TOBY level after receiving 2014 BOMA Canada national awards last September.
unit owners

CondoBusiness

How to handle unit owners who act abusively

Sometimes, a unit owner crosses a line, acting abusively toward staff and others. A property manager shares tips for addressing inappropriate behaviour.
Montréal construction

REMI Network

Montréal construction impels landlord strategy

In response to downtown Montréal’s imminent surge of infrastructure updates—road work and bridges and tunnels, for instance—a new report from Colliers International outlines measures for
ORHMA steps up building accessibility strategy

REMI Network

ORHMA steps up building accessibility strategy

The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) has joined forces with Adaptability Canada in an effort to meet AODA requirements.
Nova Scotia propels accessibility legislation

REMI Network

Nova Scotia propels accessibility legislation

A 22-person panel from community and government organizations have released a report to guide the Nova Scotian government on accessibility legislation.
Cascades

REMI Network

HOOPP property teams win LEAP awards

Five real estate property management firms across Canada were honoured with a Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) LEAP award.
condo fraud

REMI Network

Arrest made in alleged $4.1-mil condo fraud

A St. Catharines man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged defrauding of 13 local condo corporations of $4.1-million.
Teknion

REMI Network

HOOPP property teams win LEAP awards

Five real estate property management firms across Canada were honoured with a Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) LEAP award.