The Canadian government has earmarked $5.75m in grants and loans to conduct “deep energy retrofits” within four multi-residential buildings in Toronto and Hamilton.
Creating an envelope in a residential tower where balconies, windows and exterior walls come together in multiple layers is challenging and increases the likelihood that thermal bridges will form.
Global event brings awareness to light and light-based technologies and their role across all facets of life.
The 2019 Ontario budget lists the Building Code Conservation Advisory Council among 10 provincial agencies deemed to be unnecessary or imprudent expenditures.
As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may be holding them back.
How, exactly, is a developer permitted to simply cancel a project, sometimes a number of years after the first agreements of purchase and sale were signed?
After first postponing the date the legacy legislation from its predecessor would come into force, the provincial government now plans to repeal the New Home Warranty Act.
The new policy would give developers a basis to challenge any local government's veto of non-employment land uses in suburban office parks.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
An engineer offers tips for maximizing common element warranty coverage to get construction deficiencies resolved in new condo complexes.
How might Ontario’s development landscape shift as the PCs take over the provincial policy levers from a 15-year-old Liberal government?
A real estate analyst takes aim at a 'fallacy' reflected in Toronto's downtown planning framework, which calls for large condo units.
Condo living may just be a phase for millennials in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, new research out of Ryerson University suggests.
Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?
One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
The economic realities of development today have meant that suite sizes have had to shrink, and developers are creating amenity-laden buildings to compensate.
The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.