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Ontario prepares mega-site inventory

Ontario prepares mega-site inventory

Newmark Global Commercial Real Estate Services has been named to lead the selection process once the in-progress call for 500- to 1,500-acre mega-sites closes on July 31.
Nexus joins ranks of TSX-listed REITs

Nexus moves up to TSX-listed REITs roster

Nexus REIT units were consolidated at a factor of four-to-one and delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange upon today’s graduation to trading on the TSX.
Tamara Vrooman has advised the government to support deep retrofits via the Canada Infrastructure Bank

New CIB chair is supporter of deep retrofits

Tamara Vrooman brings leadership experience in the private and public sectors to her new role as chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
Permeable plaza surrounding Chambly cultural centre wins design award

Permeable plaza earns plaudits for Chambly, QC

Pôle culturel de Chambly took top honours for a commercial project incorporating a variety of hardscape products, with the city recognized as both the contractor and designer.
Eileen Foroglou

Eileen Foroglou joins NYX Capital Corp as CFO

Eileen Foroglou has been named chief financial officer at the Toronto-based private equity real estate investment firm, NYX Capital Corp.
Order of Ontario

Audrey Loeb appointed to Order of Ontario

Condominium lawyer and consumer advocate Audrey Loeb has been appointed to the Order of Ontario.
Devri Robertson is 2020 Vyetta Sunderland Scholarship recipient

Scholarship recipient pursues RPA designation

Devri Robertson, an administration manager with Colliers Regina, has been named BOMI Education Canada's 2020 Vyetta Sunderland Scholarship recipient.
Eminent building scientist Gina Cody named to Order of Canada

Eminent building scientist joins Order of Canada

As one of 47 newly announced members of the Order of Canada, Gina Cody has been cited for professional and business leadership and as a trailblazer for women in engineering.
Trish MacPherson Alignvest

Alignvest Student Housing welcomes Trish MacPherson

Alignvest Student Housing announced that Trish MacPherson, previously of CAPREIT, will be joining the team effective immediately.
Gord Hicks

BGIS Global CEO Gord Hicks receives the Order of Canada

Gord Hicks has been recognized for his environmental leadership in real estate, mental health advocacy, and community engagement.
GRESB separates from GBCI and seeks B-Corp status

GRESB swaps GBCI umbrella for B-Corp status

The global benchmark for ESG performance of commercial real estate portfolios and infrastructure investments has reacquired its independence and established a non-profit foundation to oversee standards development.
CREST awards celebrate sustainability gains

CREST awards celebrate sustainability gains

While teams are still focused on an electricity-saving target, the race2reduce, sponsored by BOMA Toronto, has now expanded its mandate to include water, gas, solid waste and overarching climate leadership.
New ASHRAE headquarters intended to demonstrate achievable energy performance in older existing buildings

ASHRAE unveils energy performance role model

The newly renovated and retrofitted 42-year-old office building is intended to embody the global society’s mandate to advance human well-being through sustainable technology in the built environment.

Apprenticeship forum chair goes to union rep

The national, not-for-profit organization brings together employers, labour unions, training agencies and other stakeholder groups involved in developing the skilled trades workforce.
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RAIC welcomes Paul Mitchell as director of practice

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) welcomes Paul Mitchell to the RAIC operational team as the incoming director of practice.
Canadian researchers among 25 global Green Talents

Canadian researchers among global Green Talents

Germany’s federal Ministry of Education and Research has named 25 Green Talents for 2020, chosen from an international field of scholars in the early stages of careers in sustainability sciences.
IREM award

Edmonton firm wins IREM award of excellence

Edmonton-based Ayre & Oxford Inc. is doubly celebrating its 25th anniversary in the real estate management business and its newly received Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) Award.