Industry News

Mirvish Village

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds invest $200 million in new rental housing at Mirvish Village

The federal government announced it is committing $200 million toward the construction of six new apartment buildings at Mirvish Village in Toronto.
2020 prospects

Canadian Property Management

2020 prospects judged upbeat, but uneven

Canada's major office and industrial markets present a more uneven picture to brokers and analysts in this country than their contemporaries in the United States see when contemplating 2020 prospects south of the border.
BOMI Education Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New BOMI entity promises seamless transition

BOMI Education Canada is the newly launched delivery agent for training and designations for commercial property professionals, assuming the role the Building Owners and Managers Institute of Canada previously fulfilled.
Great Gulf

REMI Network

Great Gulf Group appoints new CEO

Great Gulf has appointed Ilias Konstantopoulos as the new CEO, succeeding Jerry Patava who will now chair the Great Gulf Strategic Advisory Board.
office and industrial momentum

Canadian Property Management

Steady office and industrial momentum foreseen

Analysts foresee relatively static office vacancy and rental rates over the coming year, while industrial market dynamics are expected to be similarly consistent and optimistic.
Kelowna airport

Construction Business

$70M upgrade for Kelowna International Airport

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) has announced the next phase of its capital development program to meet unprecedented levels of passenger growth.
innovation zone

REMI Network

Ryerson Innovation Zone to open in Brampton

Ryerson University is building an innovation zone in downtown Brampton, a set of spaces where people come together to brainstorm and create start-ups
home prices

REMI Network

Home prices to hit “new heights” in 2020

Home prices in Canada are expected to rise as more buyers return to the market in 2020 after waiting to see the impact of the mortgage stress test.

REMI Network

REMI Network wins 2 Canadian Online Publishing Awards

REMI Network editors captured awards at the 11th annual Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) last night at the gala, held in Toronto.
urban park

Design Quarterly

New Vancouver urban park breaks ground

The Smithe & Richards urban park in Vancouver will break ground in January 2020. Designed by Dialog, it features a public plaza, cafe, and raised walkways.
condo soundscape


Code changes fine-tune Ontario condo soundscape

As of January 1, developers will no longer have to meet a challenging standard for the comprehensibility of voice communications systems, and they can take an alternative approach to calculating sound transmission between dwelling units.
casual workers

REMI Network

Study finds how employers can retain casual workers

Employers who help casual workers find meaning on the job may have an easier time retaining them, according to a new University of Waterloo study.
bed bugs

REMI Network

Canada’s top cities for bed bugs in 2019

Larger cities and travel centres saw significant bed bug sightings in 2019, according to Orkin Canada’s third annual list of top bed bug cities.
better country

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building on the desire for a better country

The buildings and design sectors are again represented in the newest slate of members of the Order of Canada, which includes a developer, a planner and an architectural glass artist.
campus sustainability

REMI Network

Canadian universities rank high for sustainability

Canadian universities are celebrating their recent standings in the 2019 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, which measure campus sustainability.
average rents in Canada

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Average rents in Canada expected to rise 3 per cent

Analysts are predicting that average rents in Canada will continue to increase in 2020 despite an increase in purpose-built rental construction and recent legislative changes.
Vaughn Metropolitan Centre

REMI Network

New residential lands pegged for Vaughan Metropolitan Centre area

SmartCentres and Penguin have teamed up on a 15.48 acre site next to the Vaughn Metropolitan Centre.