The commercial real estate, facilities management and construction/retrofit sectors appear poised to capture a share of the spending announced in the Canadian government’s fall economic statement.
Along with measures to discourage spurious lawsuits, the legislation has implications for commercial real estate operators and any organization with potential scofflaws among its employees or membership.
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.
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.
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.
When carefully and transparently planned, P3s offer some significant advantages to owners and communities.
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
Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
The inaugural Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark assessment for infrastructure reveals that the asset class generally lags real estate's offerings of environmental, social and governance evidence for investors.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
In many cases insurance is unavailable, developers are unwilling or unable to help and condominiums end up repairing construction deficiencies themselves.
It is often said that construction contracts are all about allocation of risk, and the same can be said about contracts for engineering services.
Implementing effective injury management and return to work initiatives can benefit both workers and employers in the construction industry.
Canada's Bill C-45 established new legal duties that apply to workplace health and safety; but too few organizations are aware of its potential impact.
Six helpful steps employers can follow when developing an injury management plan.
Six key risk factors that construction site workers should consider and the steps necessary for augmenting the chances of success.