Development

FM

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Pandemic intensifies evolving role of FM

Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
Zibi

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New Zibi community raises bar on sustainability

Driven by the goals of eliminating GHG-emitting energy sources and encouraging social equity, Zibi is on track to become Canada’s most sustainable community.
elevator repair

CondoBusiness

Ontario advances elevator repair legislation

Ontario is kicking the dust off of elevator repair legislation, which was passed under the Liberal government in May 2018 but never proclaimed into law.
multi-residential construction

Canadian Apartment Magazine

The rising cost of multi-residential construction

Multi-residential construction costs are rising in Canada due to the pandemic’s impact on everything from labour and material costs to shifting supply and demand dynamics.
toxic chemicals

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What toxic chemicals are lurking in our buildings?

In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
Inuit art

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New home for world’s largest Inuit art collection

Qaumajuq, meaning “it is bright” or “it is lit” in Inuktitut, opens virtually this week, but the 40,000-square foot addition has been almost a decade in the making.
geothermal

CondoBusiness

Digging into the coming geothermal boom

While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
New office supply poses backfill challenges

Canadian Property Management

New office supply poses backfill challenges

An influx of new office supply was always expected to shake up the status quo in the downtown Toronto market given that approximately two-thirds of the 8+ million square feet of space currently under construction is already preleased.
women in trades change

Construction Business

Women in trades: the challenge of change

Change is not easy. And women entering the male dominated construction industry know that better than most, representing 4.5 per cent of the skilled trades.
residential

CondoBusiness

Six women shaping Canada’s residential spaces

Women developers, architects and interior designers are helping to manifest just a few of the country’s most dynamic condos and communities.
sustainability buildings

Design Quarterly

Designing buildings to the highest sustainability

John Peterson, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, discusses the latest in sustainability for for commercial and residential buildings.
morale

Construction Business

Boosting morale during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, so do the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. Many employers are boosting morale with creative initiatives.
The Waverley Toronto rental community

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Embracing the rich history of the Waverley Hotel

Leasing has begun at Toronto’s newest boutique rental community, The Waverley, which pays homage to the iconic Silver Dollar Room and Waverley Hotel.
Construction rebar imports from nine countries subject to dumping investigation

Construction Business

Construction rebar imports spur dumping inquiry

Canada Border Services Agency is currently investigating evidence that up to nine countries are dumping products that undercut domestic prices and are deleterious to Canadian manufacturers.
multi-suite residential

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investor confidence in multi-suite remains high

Investor confidence in the multi-suite residential and industrial property sectors remained robust throughout 2020, according to Morguard's new economic outlook report.
development in Canada

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Dawn of a new era for development in Canada

With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, many analysts predict we're at the dawn of a new era for development in Canada.
Canada's apartment market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A hopeful outlook for Canada’s rental market

As the average rent in Canada hit a record low of 9.1 % from a year ago, analysts share a hopeful outlook for Canada's rental market in 2021 and beyond.