Sunnybrook Hospital has become the first healthcare facility in Toronto to welcome honeybees to its 100-acre property.
Commuters’ willingness to jump on the bus, light-rail car or subway is expected to be a driving factor in repopulating office space in some major North American markets, including Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
Humans are naturally social creatures. So why shouldn’t our built environment be designed to accommodate and encourage this natural state of being?
The office remains a preferable environment for the majority of workers who find working from home every day an unfavourable option.
Collaborative spaces will take on new importance as flexibility remains a key factor moving forward when reinventing and reopening the workplace.
COVID-19 is expected to push cobotics to the forefront of cleaning as facilities prioritize health and safety more than ever.
Workplace technology like occupancy analytics will take on greater relevance as facilities strive to become more productive and healthy.
The facility brings together a multi-purpose satellite fire station, a live-fire training building, and a municipal emergency operations centre.
Schools have the duty to prevent and control infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic makes the process of cleaning schools even more imperative.
Many companies have been forced to rethink the traditional workplace structure, as physical office space quickly morphs into a work-from-home situation.
Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
The recently completed $102-million deal for Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites heralds the development momentum attached to the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line, now under construction across a 19-kilometre east-west stretch of the city.
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.
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.