Toronto conference explores commercial real estate in its urban context, focusing on factors that support or threaten economic growth, investment returns, urban liveability and sustainability.
Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.
Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
Using wireless technology to connect automated building controls provides many advantages, including cost-effective installation and building efficiency.
The intrusion detection system (IDS) is slowly being incorporated into integrated security solutions in condominiums.
To compete in the digital economy, innovative commercial real estate (CRE) companies will act now to maintain control of their digital real estate.
With summer just around the corner, here are some tips for facilities managers to consider when preparing their commercial buildings to beat the heat.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
CBRE now has four out of the ten WELL-registered projects in Canada: one in Vancouver and three in the GTA, including the Toronto North office.
Buildings are becoming more connected and functional as information and operational technology converge, heightening the risk of cybersecurity attacks.
A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
Buildings with access to fibre optic office space have a competitive advantage compared to assets without this amenity.
Real estate owners/managers point to the efficiencies and savings that can come with real-time monitoring and operational responses, which also support asset value and competitiveness in the marketplace.