• Nine Canadian municipalities piloted the Smart Energy Communities Benchmark

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    Five indicators gauge local capacity to plan and manage energy systems, and five others measure tangible outcomes in land use, energy networks, water and waste services, transportation and the building stock
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    A new emergency department expansion at Misericordia Community Hospital is now in the demolition and remediation phase, which should take four months.
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    Low-carbon earners scarce in listed real estate

    Technically, three real estate entities are ranked in the 2020 Clean200 list of publicly traded companies, but just two of them have conventional commercial real estate portfolios.
  • open-end real estate funds

    Open-end real estate funds open up

    The defining features of open-end real estate funds are well matched to investors with long-term needs for stable, predictable returns, as seen in the largely institutional mix reported in the survey.
  • global spending

    Global construction to hit $18 trillion by 2030

    By 2030, global spending in construction is expected to touch $17.5 trillion, with China, the US, and India accounting for 57 per cent of all global growth.

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    Newly adopted amendments to Alberta's Municipal Government Act extend provisions that were initially devised to support the rejuvenation of derelict brownfields to all non-residential properties.
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    Preventing deaths in road construction

    Road construction is a hazardous occupation and ranked as one of the most dangerous places to work. Technology is key to helping prevent injuries.
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    New book explores the story of B.C. wood

    British Columbia’s cutting‐edge wood architecture and design are featured in the newly released book, Naturally Wood.

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