T.A.G.S : The Anti Graffiti Symposium

Rental Housing Business POSTED IN BYLAWS / REGULATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, EXTERIOR BUILDING, MAINTENANCE, NEWSWORTHY TAGS 2014 is a two-day conference for stakeholders affected by and working to prevent & eradicate graffiti vandalism taking place on Oct 15 and 16 in Halifax.  (In 2015 the TAGS Conference is scheduled to come to Ottawa.) The objective of the symposium is twofold: (1) for law enforcement officers to share investigative tools and techniques and (2) for property owners/managers & community groups to learn about successful preventative strategies. The conference has been held annually for 9 years in cities in Western Canada. This is the…

GWL Launches Programs for Building Operators

Monday, September 29, 2014  Real Estate Management Industry News (REMI) GWL Realty Advisors announced the launch of two new programs on September 25 and 26. The programs include a nine-week Building Operator Certification for operations staff in Toronto and Calgary and a Building Operator Partnership Program, designed to provide hands-on experience for the next generation of building operators. The latter will feature a three-month co-op placement and a Building Operator Award (scholarship) that will financially assist a student pursuing a career in building operations. “At GWL Realty Advisors, career development and training is very important so the launch of a…

Nova Centre project something to crane at

ROGER TAYLOR   r taylor@herald.ca @CH_RogerTaylor BUSINESS COLUMNIST Construction of the one-million­square- foot, $500-million Nova Centre project in downtown Hali­fax is about to enter a new phase. The first structural steel will be brought to the site in a couple of weeks, and that should start to provide a full-scale view of the largest integrated development in Nova Scotia’s history — something that, thus far, has been restricted to architectural renderings. There are already three large construction cranes towering over the site, which is bounded by Argyle, Sackville, Market and Prince streets, but now it is neces­sary to add a fourth…