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Tax relief

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Tax relief for non-residential properties in Calgary

The City of Calgary approved the 2018 Municipal Non-Residential Phased Tax Program (2018 PTP), offering tax relief to non-residential properties that have experienced the highest
energy efficient

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Alberta school district gets energy efficient overhaul

East Central Alberta Catholic Schools will be working with Johnson Controls on district-wide infrastructure upgrades.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Concert acquires Toronto mixed-use development site

Concert announced it has strengthened its Toronto presence by acquiring an approved residential mixed-use development site near the intersection of Sherbourne and Bloor Streets.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Winnipeg’s True North Square reaches milestone

Winnipeg's True North Square development has reached another construction milestone with the topping-off of the 25-storey, mixed-use tower at 225 Carlton.
Sutton Place Hotels

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Sutton Place Hotels opening first property in Atlantic Canada

The Sutton Place Hotels is opening its first property in Atlantic Canada at Halifax’s Nova Centre.
electric vehicle

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Vancouver adopts 100 per cent EV-ready policy

Vancouver is now one of the first cities in North America to adopt a 100 per cent EV-ready policy for all new multi-unit residential buildings.
Canada's three largest cities

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s three largest cities picked to thrive

Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are among 30 global metropolises deemed well positioned to draw investment and sustain a robust real estate market for the long term.

REMI Network

Kitchener appoints first sustainability officer

The City of Kitchener has created a sustainability office and named Claire Bennett as its first sustainability officer.
mrsa bacteria

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Scientists develop biocide to combat superbugs

Scientists in Canada have developed a new therapy to combat deadly bacteria that is infecting hospital patients worldwide.

Construction Business

New closed-loop biofuel facility opens in Surrey

Surrey's $68 million biofuel facility is the first fully integrated closed-loop organic waste management system in North America.
Bob Dhillon

Canadian Apartment Magazine

University of Lethbridge honours Mainstreet CEO

The University of Lethbridge announced it has renamed its Faculty of Management to the Dhillon School of Business in recognition of Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon, President and CEO of Mainstreet Equity Corp.
smart windows

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UBC researchers invent new technique for making smart windows

UBC chemistry researchers have developed a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows that could lead the way for wide-scale adoption of this energy-saving technology.

Design Quarterly

Construction starts on tallest Kelowna towers

Construction has started on One Water Street, featuring what will be the two tallest towers in Kelowna, standing at 36 and 29 storeys high.
gender diversity insight for investors

Canadian Property Management

Gender diversity insight for investors unveiled

Since only publicly traded entities are part of the analysis, many of Canada's largest real estate players are excluded. However, other criteria to qualify would eliminate several of them anyway.
environmental protection order

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Alberta issues environmental protection order at former Sears Canada site

Alberta issued an environmental protection order against Sears Canada and Concord North Hill GP Ltd for neglecting an underground storage tank leak.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Skyline named a Best Managed Company

For the fourth year in row, Skyline Group of Companies has be named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, while also achieving its first-ever "Gold Standard" status.
Budget 2018

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Budget 2018 proposes investments in correctional, library facilities

Budget 2018 proposed an investment of $73.3 million to construct and operate a joint facility for Library and Archives Canada and the Ottawa Public Library.