Industry News


Quebec postpones sprinkler requirement for private seniors’ homes

Owners of privately owned Quebec retirement homes will have an extra two years to retrofit their residences with sprinkler systems.

Burnaby park earns Envision sustainability award

The Willingdon Linear Park project has received an Envision Silver Award from the Washington, DC-based Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).
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B.C.’s first urgent care response centre opens

B.C.'s first urgent care response centre has opened, providing a new resource for community care providers to quickly connect people.
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Feds planning a centralized hub in Surrey

The Government of Canada is planning a new centralized hub in Surrey City Centre, B.C. to provide better services to Canadians.
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Cheryl Gray recognized for proptech innovation

CRE Women of Influence are nominated by industry peers and evaluated based on professional achievement, contributions to the broader real estate industry and their actions as role models and mentors for other women.
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Edmonton invests in Canada’s largest PV system

The City of Edmonton is investing $10.8 million towards an atrium modernization project at the Edmonton Convention Centre that will replace skylights with photovoltaic (PV)

Surrey courthouse opens with improved features

The renovated provincial courthouse in Surrey has officially opened with new courtrooms to support access to justice in the Fraser Valley.

B.C. building projects win net-zero challenge

Eleven building projects in B.C. have won the Net-Zero-Ready Challenge, one of many CleanBC programs aimed at making buildings more energy-efficient.
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Samuel De Champlain Bridge opens in Montreal

The Samuel De Champlain Bridge has officially opened in Montreal. The $4.4B bridge is one of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects.

BentallGreenOak officially emerges

Bentall Kennedy's merger with GreenOak Real Estate is now in place, extending the newly formed entity's worldwide reach and bringing approximately USD $46 billion worth of assets under management.
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Teams shortlisted for Vancouver Broadway subway

The B.C. government has shortlisted three teams for a contract to design, build and partially-finance the Broadway subway project in Vancouver.
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Scott Construction expands into Ontario

Vancouver-based Scott Construction Group is entering the Ontario market with its first project with Element Project Services.

B.C. unveils CleanBC Government Buildings Program

B.C. government buildings will become smarter and more energy efficient with the province's new CleanBC Government Buildings Program.
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Canadians on BOMA International centre stage

Canadian real estate had a winning presence again this year at the annual Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International conference and expo.
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BCWWA presents 2019 annual awards

BCWWA honoured three individuals for their innovation and excellence at its annual conference and trade show on May 28 in Victoria.
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Darryl Boyce launches term as ASHRAE president

In keeping with ASHRAE tradition, Boyce has a chosen a theme for his leadership tenure: Building for people and performance. Achieving operational excellence.
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Pomerleau new partnership streamlines efficiencies

Quebec-based Pomerleau has selected Procore as one of its valued partners to help future-proof its business and improve efficiencies.