• Ontario regulation sets deadline for energy-use data availability via the Green Button program

    Deadline set for energy-use data availability

    A newly filed regulation instructs Ontario's electricity and gas distributors to be ready for the province-wide rollout of the Green Button program by November 2023.
  • Buildings urged to brandish orange for Truth & Reconciliation Week

    Buildings urged to brandish orange Sept. 30

    Orange is the designated colour to show support and build awareness within commercial and institutional buildings as Canada prepares to mark its first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
  • Ontario to give license on commercial mortgages

    Ontario to give license on commercial mortgages

    Sophisticated borrowers and lenders will be able to negotiate commercial mortgages through unlicensed channels if proposed regulatory amendments are enacted in Ontario.

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  • Retrofit proponents must contribute 20 per cent equity capital to tap into the Canada Infrastructure Bank's fund for commercial buildings

    Retrofit funds tied to equity capital prereq

    Retrofit proponents unable to contribute at least $6.25 million in equity capital will have to look to third-party interveners in order to tap into the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s $2-billion fund for commercial buildings.
  • Downtown Toronto office workers consider returning to their offices

    Toronto office workers inform recovery plans

    Based on survey findings, downtown commercial landlords are beginning the pandemic recovery process with a tenant base that generally looks favourably on the area and their experiences within it.
  • Cold storage facilities emerging as alternative investment asset class

    Cold storage gathers investment steam

    Cold storage facilities are flagged to deliver robust returns to investors due to the evolution of food retailing, demand for vaccines and other pharmaceuticals, and the thriving outlook for the warehouse/distribution and logistics sector in general.

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