Tag Archives: Building Science

The Shortage of Strata & Condo Managers

    The need for qualified strata managers is at its peak in BC and across Canada. There is fast expansion of homes and high rises throughout the Metro Vancouver region, and there are currently more condos in Vancouver than there are..

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    Rising Construction Costs and the Impact of Tariffs

      A noticeable Canadian trend has a lot of residents and potential home owners concerned. For the past few years the growth of condo constructions in various regions across the country, particularly in metropolitan areas like Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver, has..

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      Reserve Fund Study – The Importance of Scope

        Alberta Condo Law states that condominium corporations are required to establish and maintain a reserve fund that can be used to cover the costs of major repairs or replacements to common property. Since condominium dwellings make up close to 1/5th..

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        REIC Depreciation Reports Survey

          The Real Estate Institute of Canada – Greater Vancouver Chapter, recently released an independent study by the Crux Group.  The survey’s intent was to find out how many strata corporations in British Columbia have completed Depreciation Reports and to highlight..

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          Strata Living – Trip and Fall Hazards

            By Alfred H Y Lam, BASc in Civil Engineering, IIT, CRP Normac Senior Depreciation Report Planner Most Stratas, whether through the collective help of owners or through the service of a professional, are diligent with snow removal come wintertime. Perhaps..

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            In the News – LED Light Is All It’s Cracked Up To Be

              Photo from Condo.ca.   We came across this great article from Condo.ca that highlights the increasing prevalence of LED lights as a sustainable alternative to traditional light bulbs. Read the article below to learn more.   By Josephine Nolan, Chief Editor at Condo.ca Original..

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