Municipal

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Vancouver developers to pursue zero emissions

The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
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Intensification impacts on millennial consumers

A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
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Review of tender requirements essential in bids

When submitting bid documents, understanding and carefully following tender requirements is a critical step toward a successful bid.
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GTA housing market faces structural challenges

A weak diversity of housing choice, marked by the steady stream of ever-shrinking condo units, is one of three structural challenges facing the GTA housing
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Builders’ use of Toronto streets back on agenda

A motion that contemplates curbing builders’ use of city streets during construction is in the hands of Toronto’s deputy city manager for “consideration and appropriate action”
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Urbanization is the new normal: report

Urbanization is the new normal, according to PwC and the Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report. The publication, now in its
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Toronto to curb builders’ use of public space?

A Toronto city councillor is proposing to curb the practice of allowing developers to occupy the public right-of-way. It’s a move that has surprised and
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Vancouver’s deconstruction strategy

The City of Vancouver is rethinking demolition and taking a new approach to managing demolition ‘waste.'
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Rising municipal fees

Construction companies know how important it is to control costs. However, British Columbia’s municipalities don’t seem to share the same sentiment. Municipal government is costing ...