Project Management

building information modelling

Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
commercial real estate

Top 14 stories to watch in 2017

Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
Waterdown Library and Civic Centre

Library facility reads like ‘fragment’ of its landscape

The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Brookfield GIS

Brookfield GIS expands and rebrands

A visitor to Brookfield GIS' new Innovation Centre might miss one of its most novel features without the benefit of a tour guide.
Student ServiceHub

Student ServiceHub earns ARIDO award

Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
RioCan

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.
Avison Young

Resolving disputes by arbitration

Construction contracts often call for disputes to be “finally resolved” by way of arbitration in order to exert some control over the process, keep disputes out of the public record, and manage costs.
Excavator and Workers Working on Construction Site

How video can improve construction site safety

Pretty much anything on a job site can and has been stolen. Do construction companies need high-tech security solutions to stop thieves and vandals? Read on to find out.
Consumer confidence

Perceived building costs prevent conservation

A recent survey reveals that Canadian business leaders generally undervalue the return on investment from energy efficiency.
Facility bonding

Contractors have new choices in bonding facility

The days of the one-size-fits-all bonding facility in Canada are over. Smaller contractors now have choices when it comes to bonding.
Rexall Place

Dispelling the myths about project bundling

Building contractors on Vancouver Island are raising concerns about the practice of bundling construction projects.
streamlining_project_delive

Streamlining project delivery

Touted as a time and cost-saving measure, design-build project delivery has taken the North American construction industry by storm.
REMI

Design-build projects

The popularity of design-build is found in its advantages. One of those is the potential for design innovation. Owners can benefit from creativity generated ...
5rs

5 Rs improve resource efficiency in construction

Mission 2030 sets a target to eliminate construction, renovation and demolition waste from landfill over the next 18 years.
learning_to_share

Learning to share

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) recently held a regional session in Vancouver. The presentations consistently emphasized one fundamental aspect of building information modeling (BIM): collaboration.