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workplace transformation

Inside CBRE’s latest workplace transformation

CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
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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.
HOK Toronto

HOK Toronto’s new Pinterest-inspired home

HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
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.
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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.
REMI

Why LEED certification is becoming an essential

As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
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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
Calstone-stormwater

GTA site showcases stormwater management

About fifteen years ago, Jim Ecclestone found an old, 2000-gallon stainless steel water tank lying in a farmer’s field. The president and chief executive officer
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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
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.
Small Office

Shrinking workplace space requirements

Innovations in office design and technology are contributing to the shrinking of workplace space requirements.
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Engineering a LEED platinum office tower

Oxford Properties Group recently announced RBC Waterpark Place office tower will aim to be the first new office ...