Phoning It In: What Effect Does Working from Home have on the Modern Office?

If you ask people what perk they are looking for from a job, many would say that the flexibility to work from home is high on their list. That’s the direction a few offices are going in to promote morale among their workers and to meet the growing demands from millennials, Gen Xers and baby Continue reading Phoning It In: What Effect Does Working from Home have on the Modern Office?

How the Airbnb and Hotel Industry War Will Look in 2018

Over the past five years, the mainstream hotel industry has faced a rapidly changing competitive landscape with the rising success of online crowd-sourced lodging services such as Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway, among others. Staple hotel companies like Hilton, Marriott and Wyndham Worldwide (Wyndham) recognize that they now face a new set of challenges and are Continue reading How the Airbnb and Hotel Industry War Will Look in 2018

The Toronto Condo Market Goes Suburban

Toronto has undergone a residential condominium development explosion over the past five years, with another strong quarter in Q3 2017. A recent industry study projects the growth to continue in 2018, given Ontario’s population and economic boom. “Bedrooms in the Sky: Is Toronto Building the Right Condo Supply?”, a study by a joint initiative between Continue reading The Toronto Condo Market Goes Suburban

What Will the Modern Workplace Look Like in 2018?

With the arrival of 2018, many architects and developers of Class A office buildings are wondering how they can simultaneously maximize space and increase productivity. The most popular solution that has emerged over the past few years does not involve building side-by-side cubicles or cramming more workstations into floor plans, but creating open-concept space. However, Continue reading What Will the Modern Workplace Look Like in 2018?

Tongue Tied

Trolls have been holding comments sections hostage for too long. Now news outlets are fighting back Illustration by Alexei Villa By Stephanie Hughes It turns out that even trolls have hearts. Sometimes. That’s what Katelyn Verstraten, an online reporter for CTV Vancouver, discovered in April 2016 when she posted an article about David Pennington — a local runner who Continue reading Tongue Tied