Industry News


CMLC breaks ground on 9th Avenue Parkade

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) has broken ground on a new parkade located on 9th Avenue and 3rd Street S.E. for Calgary Parking Authority.
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Canadians join select slate of ASHRAE Fellows

Arthur Irwin's peers conveyed one final honour, as he was elevated to the special category of ASHRAE membership recognizing exceptional contributions to the HVAC industry and a sustainable built environment.
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Penticton Hospital tower reaches substantial completion

EllisDon Infrastructure announced it has achieved substantial completion of the tower at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) on December 15, 2018.
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Stories to watch in 2019

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2019.

Menkes invests in restoration of 320 Bay Street

Menkes, alongside TD Greystone Asset Management (TD Greystone), has announced the acquisition of an interest in 320 Bay Street, a heritage building in Toronto's Financial District.

Construction associations applaud steel tariff relief

VRCA joins the B.C. and Canadian Construction Associations in welcoming the federal government’s decision to provide tariff relief on steel products.
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Morrison Hershfield and CCG Facilities merge

Morrison Hershfield Group and CCG Facilities Integration Incorporated have merged operations, creating a diverse team of subject matter experts.
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B.C. celebrates Contractor of the Year Awards

B.C. contractors were recognized at the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards ceremony at the Victoria Conference Centre on Dec. 7, 2018.
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Amazon to open new centre in Leduc, AB

Amazon is opening a new fulfillment centre in Leduc County, south of Edmonton. The new centre will create more than 600 full-time jobs by 2020.

Finning acquires 4Refuel for $260 million

Finning International Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of 4Refuel Canada and 4Refuel US for approximately $260 million.
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Jason Portas appointed VP of PCL Edmonton

Jason Portas has been appointed vice president and district manager for PCL Construction’s Edmonton Buildings district in Alberta.
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More upgrades for Lower Lynn Project

The B.C. government announced construction is starting on phases two and four of the Lower Lynn Improvement Project that will shorten commute times.
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CMLC partners with U of Calgary on new space

CMLC has announced a new partnership with the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Environmental Design to occupy the main floor of the Castell Building.
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Angela McKerlich is new BCCA chair

Angela McKerlich has been elected as board chair of the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) for the 2018-2019 term.

B.C. releases CleanBC to achieve climate targets

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC, developed as a pathway to achieve the province’s legislated climate targets.
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Allied REIT set for active development program

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired five infill properties in major Canadian markets and expects to close on a sixth before year-end.

YVR receives RHFAC Gold rating

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has received the Accessibility Certified Gold rating, the first airport to receive the rating.