Industry News

Burnaby development

Construction Business

First Nations development planned for Burnaby

A new proposed master plan for the redevelopment of the Willingdon Lands in Burnaby will see the creation of a First Nations urban village.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

GWL Realty Advisors opens “Chronicle” in Vancouver

GWL Realty Advisors announced it has officially opened Chronicle, a 21-storey, 128-unit rental tower located at 825 Nicola St. in Vancouver.
GTA rents

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Average GTA rents rose 1.6% in October 2021

October marked the first month since March 2020 that average GTA rents increased year over year, according to new data from Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting.
supply chain

Construction Business

Canada and B.C. create supply chain recovery group

Canada and B.C. have created a joint Supply Chain Recovery Working Group to restore the flow of goods through the province.
Provincial energy efficiency programs stalling

Canadian Property Management

Provincial energy efficiency programs stalling

Efficiency Canada’s provincial energy efficiency scorecard shows a Canada-wide downward trend in annual incremental savings compared to last decade.
burnaby

Construction Business

Burnaby planning a $200M new community centre

The City of Burnaby is planning to replace the aging Cameron Community Centre and Library with a modern and functional facility.
flooding emergency

Construction Business

B.C. declares state of emergency due to severe flooding

The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency due to the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and landslides in several communities.
zero emissions

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New report urges widespread adoption of electric heat pumps

According to a new study from ACEEE, electric heat pumps in multifamily buildings present a key climate opportunity and should be widely incentivized.
workplace

REMI Network

Online resource spotlights mental health in the workplace

Workplaces have traditionally focused on protecting employees from physical harm, but there is strong evidence that certain features of the workplace can affect employees' psychological health.
GRESB validates real estate's ESG credentials

Canadian Property Management

GRESB validates real estate’s ESG credentials

Canadian participants accounted for less than 3 per cent of the entire GRESB database in 2021, but make up nearly 5 per cent of the 5-star cohort, which achieved the top 20 per cent of scores through the assessment.
NexLiving

Canadian Apartment Magazine

NexLiving acquires 10 New Brunswick properties

NexLiving Communities announced it has acquired ten new apartment properties located in Moncton and Riverview, New Brunswick.
Lakeview Village

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Lakeview Village receives planning approval

Lakeview Community Partners Limited announced it has received approval from the City of Mississauga to proceed with proposed development plans.
inclusionary zoning policy

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Toronto approves controversial Inclusionary Zoning policy

Toronto City Council has adopted the new Inclusionary Zoning policy that has been the subject of major contention throughout the past decade.
The Parker

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Luxury rental community “The Parker” opens in Toronto

Fitzrovia Real Estate announced it is celebrating the opening of "The Parker", a five-star rental community located in midtown Toronto.
Killam Apartment REIT

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Killam Apartment REIT reports robust growth

In a recent operational update, Killam Apartment REIT reported net earnings of $46.6 million, marking an exceptional third quarter for the Halifax-based group.
disabilities

REMI Network

Disabilities undermined during company hires

More disabled women said companies are doing a poor job of hiring those with disabilities than their male counterparts.
condo sales

REMI Network

GTA new condo sales reach record high for Q3

New condo sales in the GTA increased 22 per cent from Q3-2020 to Q3-2021, from 6,386 units to a total of 7,773 units.