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.
Ontario draws on the legacy of more than a dozen years of programming, while Energy Efficiency Alberta has had little time to capture public or capital planners' attention.
Five agencies are uniting to combat money laundering in B.C.'s housing market.
The City of Toronto’s plans to stop after-hours concrete work on high-rise buildings will threaten thousands of jobs and delay the arrival of much-needed condo
When the B.C. government introduced the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) in July 2018, it set off a heated debate within the construction industry.
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.
A frustrating recent trend in the construction industry is the improper withholding of the final construction payment by the owner.
The NDP government has introduced a new labour agreement for major public-sector infrastructure projects to be administered by a new crown corporation.
Rules for the program are set to change, making the timing less than ideal for development proponents still awaiting a decision based on the original criteria in place when they submitted their applications.
Despite information posted on the Energy Efficiency Alberta website for more than a month, commercial customers do not qualify for the new incentives announced in May 2018.
High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
Developers of purpose-built rental housing in Manitoba are losing a tax credit that has been available for the past five years.
The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision on February 15, 2018 which imposes a new duty to inform claimants of the existence of a L&M bond.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
On December 5, Bill 142 passed third reading in the Ontario Legislature. The Bill requires that all public work in the province be protected by bonds.
With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.