Yorkdale Shopping Centre again takes the title of Canada's most productive mall in the Retail Council of Canada's annual analysis of shopping centres with more than 250,000 square feet of gross leasable area.
Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
Market pressure and industry competitiveness could propel accessible commercial real estate in the coming decade, much the way those complementary forces have already bolstered energy efficiency and low-carbon footprints.
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Along with measures to discourage spurious lawsuits, the legislation has implications for commercial real estate operators and any organization with potential scofflaws among its employees or membership.
Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
The Westinghouse HQ building has been re-envisioned for a new age to become a hub for commercial and cultural activities.
It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
Based on studies examining the performance benefits of sit-to-stand workstations, neither only sitting nor only standing is the right answer.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
Canadian employers in the corporate office sector are not doing enough to support wellbeing among young people entering the workforce.
Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
A widening scope of resources can be tapped to build increasingly sophisticated risk profiles, but sustainability practitioners note that data is often fragmented and difficult to obtain.
Steps facility managers can take to help keep communities safe and reduce their risk profile.
Having an ergonomic office means ensuring your working environment is designed for efficiency and comfort. Herein, promoting healthy workspace designs and practices is key to maximize productivity by
October marks the start of National Fire Prevention Month in Canada, a campaign that serves as a reminder to revisit fire safety and prevention practices.
The mounting consequences of being stuck fast in the wrong place for an extended wrong time begin with soaring insurance premiums and end with stranded assets.