Industry News

GreenON retrofit

New program supports low-carbon innovation in Ontario

GreenON, a new program from the Green Ontario Fund, is supporting industries to reduce GHG pollution from their facilities or manufacturing processes.
Edmonton Tower

Edmonton Tower welcomes new tenants

Edmonton Tower has added Katz Group Real Estate (KGRE), ONE Properties and Felesky Flynn LLP to its growing list of building tenants.
MLA realty

TAC Real Estate Corp is rebranding to MLA Realty

Western Canada’s largest real estate services company, McNeill Lalonde & Associates is rebranding their brokerage TAC Real Estate Corp to MLA Realty.
Blackbird gaming studio

Blackbird to open new Vancouver gaming studio

Blackbird Interactive Inc. (BBI) will be moving its operations to a brand new 28,000 square foot office space at 565 Great Northern Way.

Allied selling five-property portfolio in Winnipeg

Allied Properties REIT has entered into an agreement to sell its portfolio of five properties in Winnipeg, expected to close on December 18.

Startup transforms restaurants into daytime offices

The founder of Hailo has launched a new app, which turns restaurants only open at night into workspaces during the day.

Revamped Ontario law helps construction workers get paid on time

Construction workers in Ontario can look forward to being paid on time for the work they do under the province's updated Construction Lien Amendment Act.
workplace safety

Alberta overhauls workplace safety rules

Workers in Alberta would be able to refuse unsafe work conditions under new workplace safety legislation the provincial government is proposing.

Tsawwassen Mills Mall wins MAPIC Award

Tsawwasssen Mills, a hybrid shopping centre, built and managed by Ivanhoé Cambridge in B.C., has been awarded “Best Outlet Centre."
Tru by Hilton properties

New Tru by Hilton properties planned for Canada

Hilton has announced three Tru by Hilton properties are under development in Canada, which marks the brand’s first non-U.S. locations.
Artis REIT

Artis REIT sells Alberta office properties

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust has sold its Quarry Park Portfolio, consisting of three office properties located in Calgary.
BC economic growth leader

B.C. will lead provincial economic growth in 2018

While Alberta's economy is set to lead the country this year, British Columbia will once again take over in 2018 as the provincial growth leader.
Calgary NAIOP REX awards

Winners announced for NAIOP Calgary REX Awards

NAIOP Calgary held its inaugural Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards on November 22, 2017 where six teams and two individuals were honoured.
Place Ville Marie

Ivanhoé Cambridge invests $200-mil into Place Ville Marie

Ivanhoé Cambridge will invest $200 million into revitalizing the Place Ville Marie esplanade and its commercial offerings.
tech talent

Employers tap into tech talent clusters

Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and Waterloo are deemed to provide the best dynamic for nurturing the workforce and fostering innovation in cost-competitive space.
LEED Platinum

One York earns record-breaking LEED Platinum score

One York Street has achieved LEED Platinum certification, earning 89 points, the highest score ever awarded to a Toronto building.
shopping centre

Toronto builds pedestrian-friendly shopping centre

The City of Toronto opened a new multi-modal shopping centre on the Yonge-University subway line at Wilson station.