Two distinct, but complementary new federal programs promise funds for community buildings. Both are focused on meeting GHG reduction targets and are aligned with a pledge to invest $15 billion to address climate change and boost the green economy.
Pomerleau is partnering with Factry, a Canadian training centre specializing in developing creative skills, to form the Pomerleau aXLab.
Construction across Canada is expected to rebound in 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and rise through the coming decade.
PCL Construction has introduced Job Site Resourcing, a mobile construction logistics management solution to manage and track resources.
Newly released 2020 investment results find industrial and multifamily assets on the positive side of the national average total return for 2,356 directly held standing assets, which registered -4.1 per cent.
Resident British Columbians own about 30 per cent of the properties subject to the speculation and vacancy tax, but account for just 6.6 per cent of collected revenue.
Eagle Eye Networks has identified the trends that will have the biggest impact on video surveillance, security in 2021.
The commercial property tax rate is at least double the residential rate in eight of the 11 surveyed cities, with commercial ratepayers in Montreal, Toronto and Quebec City shouldering the most disproportionate shares.
Procore Technologies has announced Real-Time Construction Labor Productivity and Time and Material Tickets for specialty contractors
A promised $2 billion investment in large-scale building retrofits will be central to the Canadian government’s job creation ambitions. Energy efficiency champions have plenty of ideas of how and where the funds could be best leveraged.
The bulk of findings in the newly released Altus Group Global Property Development Trends Report are tied to opinions collected in early 2020 before COVID-19’s full hit landed in the world’s commercial real estate markets.
The World Trade Organization agreed with Canada that the U.S. conflated wholesale and retail electricity rates to arrive at its supposition that B.C. and Quebec hydro utilities overpaid for biomass power.
Market analysts typify a second quarter uptick in downtown sublet activity as a spurt, not a glut. However, they project the trend is likely to continue.
FPInnovations is receiving $1.3 million from the federal government to develop a biodegradable, sustainable filter for single-use face masks.
Hilti North America has unveiled a wearable exoskeleton that will help the construction industry tackle health, safety and labour shortage challenges.
The timing might have been opportune for uptake of the measure — provided it was adopted into provincial and territorial building codes — because it would have applied broadly in what is currently Canada’s most buoyant commercial real estate sector.
As a result of the severe economic shock caused by COVID-19, global construction output is expected to contract by 1.4 per cent in 2020.