Some of the signals of potential malfeasance in real estate transactions are not obvious or only appear ominous when they are part of a pattern of questionable conduct.
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.
One of the most common issues in cash flow for construction companies is poor accounts receivable management. Learn some best practices.
A surging industrial sector helped to counterbalance slipping retail values and push up 2018 investment returns on Canadian commercial real estate.
Commercial property owners who host clothing donation bins could run afoul of their province's Occupiers Liability Act or Occupational Health and Safety Act should an incident occur.
RICS, CIQS and CACQS held a joint information session about the International Construction Measurement Standards for reporting on construction projects.
Wrapping up a 25 year tenure with the Building Owners and Managers Association of British Columbia, soon-to-retire president, Paul LaBranche, characteristically looks through the lens of his organization's strategic plan to assess what he has accomplished.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million workers are expected to retire.
Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Should you buy, rent or lease equipment for your construction projects? Equipment investment is a necessary cost for many general contractors.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
When carefully and transparently planned, P3s offer some significant advantages to owners and communities.
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.