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Fighting Crime in Condominium Communities

Condominium communities are populated by a wide variety of individuals from all walks of life.  In any given day, you will also have a number of visitors to residents, trades persons, and residents of neighbouring communities on corporation property.

With so many individuals sharing space, it could be argued that to a degree, criminal activity on […]

ACMO Announces New Board Members and Executive Committee

The following members were elected to ACMO’s board at the Annual General Meeting on Friday, April 26, 2019:

Vincent Bennett, RCM

Catherine Murdock, RCM – re-elected

Harry Nielsen, RCM

Eric Plant, RCM

Sean Wilde, RCM

Benjamin Tabesh – Associate Representative


2019-2020 Executive Committee

Audrey McGuire, RCM – President

Dean McCabe, RCM – Vice-president

Catherine Murdock, RCM – Treasurer 

Katherine Gow, RCM – Secretary

Harry Nielsen, RCM – […]

Manager Licensing Fee Reduced for 2019-20

Most of our RCM and General members will have received an eblast from the CMRAO earlier today announcing a 6.6% fee reduction for all classes of licences for 2019-20. We are pleased that CMRAO recognizes the financial pressure licensing has placed on many managers and appreciate this positive step.

Read the full statement 

Kind regards,

ACMO Staff

 

RCM Designation: 5 Things that Set Us Apart

Condominium Managers need to excel at many different things in order to have a successful career. In an average day you can be required to be an enforcer, mediator, organizer, communicator, and project manager. This is one of the reasons why a career in condominium management is never boring – our days are varied and […]

Condominium Management: A “Booming” Profession with Ample Reward

Condominium management may not be on the top of the list on career day, however this industry allows individuals from a variety of backgrounds to use their soft skills and grow through opportunities and learn from experiences. In this climate of increased automation, condominium management continues to require people, not machines, to perform these tasks […]

Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario Suspends Condo Manager’s Licence

TORONTO, ON, February 13, 2019 – Today, Ali Arlani, Registrar of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) has ordered the immediate suspension of the General Licence of Robin Rudolph (who has recently provided condominium management services in Bruce County, Ontario), pursuant to section 43 of the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA).

On January 30, […]

When and How to Change Contractors

As Condominium Managers, a large part of our role is engaging third party trades or contractors to direct the maintenance and repair of the common elements of our clients.  Managing the performance of contractors, as well as maintaining positive relationships is vital to the operational success of a condominium corporation.

Contractors and trades play a key […]

Benchmarking to Reduce Your Building’s Energy and Water Costs

If you own, manage or represent a commercial or residential building that’s 100,000 square feet and larger, you may be required to report its energy and water use by July 1, 2019.

Benchmarking to Reduce Your Building’s Energy and Water Costs

Energy and water usage can represent some of the largest operating costs in a large building. […]

How Condo Managers Can Stand Out in 2019

As of November 2017, every condominium manager in Ontario is required to hold a valid licence issued by the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO). The licensing requirement offers many benefits for the condominium management profession including establishing credibility, providing oversight, and protecting consumers. However, in a post-licensing world, condominium managers may struggle to […]