Condo communities build-up resilience in 2020

Enhancing communication, rethinking technology, reimagining common spaces

Several condo communities across southwestern Ontario with larger concentrations of senior citizens quickly watched their everyday routines change like quicksilver as the pandemic hit. Paper copies of board meeting packages and hand-delivered notices morphed into virtual meetings, electronic messaging and crash courses in Zoom.

“Suddenly, people had to figure out how to communicate and do that safely for everyone,” says Casey Beacock, president of Sanderson Management Inc. and president and director of the Grand River Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute. “What made our boards survive was their ability to adapt to change and not be afraid of it.”.. [Read More]