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Paul LaBranche legacy

LaBranche legacy entrenched in BOMA BC

Wrapping up a 25 year tenure with the Building Owners and Managers Association of British Columbia, soon-to-retire president, Paul LaBranche, characteristically looks through the lens of his organization's strategic plan to assess what he has accomplished.
Developers’ Den

Schulich students win Developers’ Den competition

Real estate students in the Schulich School of Business won first place in the eighth annual Developers’ Den international competition.

Kitchener appoints first sustainability officer

The City of Kitchener has created a sustainability office and named Claire Bennett as its first sustainability officer.
Bob Dhillon

University of Lethbridge honours Mainstreet CEO

The University of Lethbridge announced it has renamed its Faculty of Management to the Dhillon School of Business in recognition of Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon, President and CEO of Mainstreet Equity Corp.
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QuadReal names senior VP residential

Vancouver-based QuadReal Property Group has announced the appointment of Dean Holmes as senior vice president of residential operations.
GRESB Canada

Neil Pegram to lead GRESB Canada

Neil Pegram is assuming the role of Director of Americas with GRESB, a global benchmark program tracking real estate portfolios' environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.
Christine Battist

Christine Battist joins Avison Young as CFO

Christine Battist has joined Avison Youing as a principal and chief financial officer.
David Wilkes

David Wilkes new president and CEO of BILD

David Wilkes has been appointed president and CEO of the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) Board of Directors.
Montreal Protocol

ASHRAE’s Montreal Protocol efforts honoured

The United Nations Environment Programme bestowed the Partnership Award to acknowledge ASHRAE's long-term support and its in role in helping to develop the 2016 Kigali Amendment.
Crown Realty

Crown Realty names winner of complex rebrand

A winner has been announced in Crown Realty Partners’ Name Game contest, which set out to rebrand an office complex once known as Valhalla Executive Centre.
Avison Young

Avison Young widens U.K. footprint

Avison Young has closed the previously-announced acquisition of U.K. firm WHR Property Consultants LLP and has opened a new office in Manchester.
CREW Network

CREW Network elects first Canadian president

Tara Piurko, partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto, is the first Canadian elected to serve as CREW Network president.
Michael Cornelissen

LaSalle names Michael Cornelissen senior VP of acquisitions

Michael Cornelissen has joined LaSalle Investment Management as senior vice-president of acquisitions for its business in Canada.
Developers’ Den

BOMI Canada presents Vyetta Sunderland Scholarship Award

Augustine Imade is this year's winner of BOMI Canada's Vyetta Sunderland Scholarship Award.

Morguard teams with Big Brothers Big Sisters to empower young girls

Morguard has teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters for the second annual BeYou campaign to help young women across Canada increase their self-esteem.
Cadillac Fairview

Cadillac Fairview partners with Canadian Olympic Committee

Cadillac Fairview announced an 11-year partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee to grow and support the Olympic Movement in Canada.
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Ontario roofers top up charitable efforts

The foundation will provide roofing services for building projects to help stretch registered charities' capital budgets.