Technology

range anxiety

Retail leader buckles down on EV range anxiety

CF's national electric vehicle charging program will add 45 networked chargers at 15 shopping centres, helping to ease range anxiety and ramp up EV sales.
net positive energy office

Net positive energy office set to rise in Waterloo

In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
digital factory

Scotiabank shifts gears with new Digital Factory

The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
warehouse space

How e-commerce is shaping GTA warehouses

GTA warehouse space is getting a makeover as consumer populations grow, flagging potential for more fulfillment centres closer to downtown Toronto.
Immersive hotels

Immersive hotels respond to desire for unique experiences

Hospitality guests are turning to immersive hotels as they now desire a unique experience that sets them apart from their social networks.
property managers

Changing market challenges property managers

A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.
low-impact community

Industry sees promise in low-impact communities

Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
technology trends

Eight technology trends that could impact CRE

Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
fibre optic

Fibre-optic internet shifts real estate industry

Buildings with access to fibre optic office space have a competitive advantage compared to assets without this amenity.
Bill 106

Five ways Bill 106 will facilitate e-governance

Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
hygienic

Victoria’s tech sector: from trendy to sustainable

The tech sector in Victoria, B.C., keeps growing and is now part of a $4 billion a year industry that is no longer trendy, but sustainable.
real estate

Real estate value tied to human behaviour

While demographics are a way to predict some uncertainties that await an aging real estate industry, understanding human values is a more accurate compass.
virtual reality

Virtual reality emerges in commercial sector

Office marketing tools of the future will immerse users in new or non-existent environments, offering them the chance to virtually control a presale asset.
How to develop a telecom strategy

How to develop a telecom strategy for your site

With the evolution of data networks, cellular phones and smart devices driving demand for more infrastructure and technology among asset classes, properties are beginning to
Telus Garden Vancouver

Case Study: Telus Garden steel canopy design

Telus Garden, a mixed-use development project in downtown Vancouver, will feature a 220-foot canopy arch that extends over an entire city block.
Improving green roof performance

Improving green roof performance

As green roofs become more popular, experts say that owners and managers should start improving green roof performance by focusing on diversity.
electric_vehicle

Electric cars have developers charged up

As electric vehicles become more popular, the building industry is starting to look at how it can accommodate ...