During the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions of public gatherings, condo corporations have had to postpone or conduct virtual annual general meetings. But what happens when a virtual AGM is not possible, and regulations change resuming the meeting deadlines? Condominium managers get creative.
In today’s world, criticism, be it constructive or negative, needs to be taken seriously and acted upon swiftly. Within the condominium industry, a condominium manager has very strict guidelines to follow, as well as the personal responsibility to create and strengthen fundamental moral values and principals, which will remain with …
Given the number of moving parts involved in the operation of a condominium corporation, communication is key to maintaining a strong relationship between the resident, board of directors, building staff and management team. Condominiums have a unique challenge to effectively blend business and community which at times can cause friction.
Value in a business environment is a concept that has many different interpretations. In our personal lives we all know what we value most – our families, our homes, our friends, our happiness. In business, the focus is different. Or is it? At its most basic, business value is...
Is this even possible? The answer is yes, it is possible and it is happening before our very eyes. Although this is certainly not the norm at this time, this writer is aware of no less than six Condominium Corporations with just such a deductible and there are many...
THERE ARE SEVEN THINGS that a manager needs to have to be compliant should an inspector from the Ministry of Labour randomly visit the site.
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.
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.
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.
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).