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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 […]

Managing Morale in the Age of Licensing

Since licensing was introduced in Ontario, there has been an increased demand for qualified Condominium Managers.  This has resulted in Managers moving between organizations, and it has become a game of musical chairs as the industry adjusts to the licensing requirements.  Many managers have left the industry altogether, some have chosen early retirement.  Others have […]

Parking Complaints Public Process

 

On Monday, November 5th 2018 the Toronto Police Service launched the Immediate Parking Complaint online process.

Property owners, private security and members of the public are now able to report parking complaints online by visiting the TPS app or the Toronto Police Service website.  This will reduce wait times for members of the public and ensure […]

Managing Conflict in Condominiums

Conflict is an inescapable part of life, and it will occur in our role as Condominium Managers more often than many of us would like. Being proficient in conflict management is therefore an essential skill for any Condominium Manager to possess.

As Condominium Managers we must strive to maintain our professionalism when dealing with various stakeholders. […]

New Continuing Education Requirements for Condo Manager General Licence Renewal in 2019

ACMO is pleased to partner with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to provide the continuing education webinars for General Licencees who received their education and examination requirements prior to November 1, 2017. Please see the Ministry’s message below for more information:

For questions, please refer to the link for frequently asked questions located near […]

Choosing the Right Contractor

We, as Condominium Managers, are often approached by seasoned sales professionals who offer a large range of new products and services to buildings.  Whether it is carpet cleaning, odour control, security, hvac or cleaning services – everyone wants to get your business and service your sites.  How do you determine which contractor is most suitable?  […]

Advocacy Update

ACMO strives to support the membership through advocacy and represent the collective voice of condominium managers in Ontario. We’ll provide periodic reports of the ways ACMO works on your behalf.

ACMO Leaders Meet with New Ministry Staff

As there is a new Minister of Government and Consumer Services, ACMO representatives introduced ourselves to members of the Minister’s […]

Advice for New Condominium Managers

Condominium Property Management can be an exciting and rewarding profession.  In a single day you can find yourself building relationships, organizing a complex construction project, and navigating human rights or other legal matters.

The challenges in this field also come from having so much variety – you need to be skilled in many different areas.  This […]