Industry News

Granville escalators

Upgrades to Metro Vancouver’s longest escalators

Upgrades to Metro Vancouver's longest escalators at the Granville SkyTrain station is set to begin and will take two years to complete.
Reynolds lawyer

Reynolds named Construction Lawyer of the Year

Bruce Reynolds at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP has been named Global Construction Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by Who's Who Legal.
Green certified office space

Green certified office space no rarity in Canada

On a square footage basis, more than 50 per cent of the commercial inventory in Vancouver and Toronto now boasts LEED or BOMA BEST status.
trail skywalk

Trail’s Skywalk wins 2018 Parks Excellence Award

Trail's Columbia River Skywalk has received the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) 2018 Parks Excellence Award.
myComply site safety

myComply launches tech to improve site safety

Saskatoon-based myComply has launched its flagship solution to reduce risks by making it easy for general contractors to verify safety certifications.
concert endowment

$50,000 endowment fund honours Concert founder

Concert has announced a $50,000 endowment fund that will provide bursaries to students at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Industry Training Authority

New board members for Industry Training Authority

The Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has appointed six new board members to the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
seabus

Vancouver SeaBus terminal gets major upgrade

The SeaBus terminal in downtown Vancouver will be seismically upgraded and expanded as part of TransLink’s maintenance and repair program.
Jacob Bros Construction

Jacob Bros opens new headquarters in Surrey

Jacob Bros Construction, celebrating its 10th anniversary, has opened a new 50,000 square foot office and maintenance facility in South Surrey.
Amazon Vancouver

Amazon expands its Vancouver Tech Hub

Amazon has announced plans to expand its Vancouver Tech Hub at The Post, an office and retail redevelopment that preserves the Canada Post building.
smart buildings

PCL Construction and Microsoft bring smart building implementations

PCL Construction and Microsoft are teaming up to fuel joint innovation and development of smart building implementations.
Nanaimo airport

Construction starts on Nanaimo Airport expansion

Construction has started on a $15-million expansion project at the Nanaimo Airport, one of the largest in the airport’s history. The project will add 14,000
zero emissions

VRCA launches Zero Emissions Building Centre

The Vancouver Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence will strengthen capacities to deliver zero emissions buildings.
Reynolds lawyer

Horizon North acquisition expands opportunities

Horizon North Logistics has completed a $4.75 million acquisition of Shelter Modular, a modular housing business based in Aldergrove, B.C.
concert endowment

Hungerford acquires Vancouver industrial sites

Hungerford Properties has acquired two industrial sites in South Vancouver totalling 15.5 acres. It is the largest industrial acquisition in the city.
Zeidler Calgary

Canada and Alberta invest in upgrades at Calgary arts facility

The governments of Canada and Alberta recently announced funding to renew the electrical system in Arts Commons, a multi-venue arts centre in Calgary.
Johnson Street Bridge

Victoria opens new Johnson Street Bridge

The City of Victoria has officially opened the new Johnson Street Bridge, one of the busiest and most important transportation links.