Multi-Residential

flooding

Green infra’s impact on flooding underrated

More performance data on the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure in extreme weather events is needed as it may be more effective than thought.
REMI

Proactive sustainable repairs for aging assets

Opportunities to transform existing buildings into more energy efficient assets arise when forming a capital plan and thinking long-term.
BRE Innovation Park

BRE Innovation Park to accelerate sustainability

The BRE Innovation Park in Ontario will become a platform for the Canadian construction industry to demonstrate solutions to achieve low carbon buildings.
wood-frame development

T.O.’s debut six-storey wood-frame development

Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
WELL Building Standard

WELL Building Standard poised to accelerate

Further refinement of the WELL Building Standard is expected as a plethora of studies point to the growing concern for health and wellness.
cleaning technology

LEED v4 users lag ahead of new deadline

LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.
investable cities

Pension funds drawn to investable cities

Despite an abundance of investment funds spending across the globe, Canadian infrastructure continues to face a crisis.
suburban assets

What motivates the greening of suburban assets

While sustainable real estate means thinking outside downtown cores, experts stress the necessary models required to support these suburban assets.
Green building

MURB sector favours alternative to BOMA BESt

Ontario's Certified Rental Building program adds green standards, while BOMA BESt's multi-residential participation rate declines.
water-taking permits

Greywater and stormwater use in buildings

A large cistern installed near the main plumbing lab in Peterborough’s Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming College is ready to harvest rainwater. This
Blachtford_rendering

Edmonton’s ‘world-class’ sustainable agenda

Once the first licensed airfield in Canada, workers at the Blatchford development site in Edmonton, Alberta are now prepping the ground for what is hoped
Exhibition-Living-Kitchen

Etobicoke development breaks new ground

A new Etobicoke development has broken ground — in more ways than one. On the GO Mimico, now under construction, will be Toronto’s first high-rise
Kingston & Co condo

Toronto condo shapes conversation with buyers

TAS' upcoming mid-rise Toronto condo, Kingston & Co., aims to attract first-time buyers with sustainable design and homey amenities.
Tech Business

Tech sector driving growth in Waterloo

The tech sector is driving growth in Waterloo region. To manage a growing population, the area is looking to increase density and expand transit.
millennium_water

A task of Olympic proportions

Millennium Water is the largest green development project in British Columbia, covering nine city blocks in Southeast False Creek.