The upfront cost has been projected at $13.8 million. The environmental repercussions of dismantling and discarding a 474,000-square-foot concrete and steel structure are more difficult to peg.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
The inaugural Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark assessment for infrastructure reveals that the asset class generally lags real estate's offerings of environmental, social and governance evidence for investors.
Vancouver's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan aims to reduce solid waste going to the landfill and require new building to be carbon neutral from 2020 onward.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.