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industrial land

Canadian Property Management

Industrial land rates on the rise across Canada

Metro Vancouver tops the list for industrial land prices in Canada. Industrial land in Metro Vancouver has reached a record high of $1.6M per acre.
continuing education school seismic Eric Hamber

Canadian Facility Management & Design

IFMA reaccredited to offer IACET CEUs

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has been reaccredited to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

REMI Network

The effects of tariffs on the Canadian cleaning industry

The big question for many in the professional cleaning industry is how much tariffs might impact the industry, especially in Canada.

REMI Network

MUJI to reopen flagship store in downtown Toronto

Japanese retailer, MUJI, will be reopening its original Toronto location on Dundas Street on November 23.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Low-income seniors housing opens in Saskatchewan

The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Humboldt and Stewart Properties, announced the completion of a new low income seniors housing community in Humboldt.

REMI Network

Elad Canada to acquire Agellan Commercial REIT

Elad Canada, has entered into an agreement to acquire the full portfolio of Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust for approximately $680-million.
rental market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ford announces rent control pull-back

As part of its newly announced “Housing Supply Action Plan,” the Ontario Government is proposing a strategy to increase the province’s rental housing supply through new measures affecting rent control.
Barbara Carss

REMI Network

REMI Network’s Barbara Carss wins Canadian Online Publishing Award

Barbara Carss, editor-in-chief at the REMI Network, won a Canadian Online Publishing Award for three articles examining how new tax policies could affect commercial real estate.

REMI Network

Diamond Schmitt among Canada’s top employers

Diamond Schmitt Architects is among Canada's top employers for 2019, recognized for its exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policy.

REMI Network

CF Chinook Centre unveils new food court

Cadillac Fairview has completed its $17-million renovations of the food court at Calgary's Chinook Centre.

REMI Network

Avison Young acquires UK-based GVA

Avison Young has entered into an agreement with global private-equity firm, EQT to acquire GVA, a U.K.-based real estate advisory-led businesses.

REMI Network

National Bank breaks ground on new HQ

National bank launched construction on its new head office in Montreal on Nov.7, 2018. The headquarters will be located at 800 Saint-Jacques Street West.

REMI Network

New app helps users with energy benchmarking

A free app for members of the design and construction community in Ontario called the tool – Compass for short – officially launched Nov. 7, 2018.
housing market


CMHC predicts housing market activity to moderate

According to CMHC’s 2018 Housing Market Outlook, housing markets in Canada should see a moderation in both housing starts and sales in 2019 and 2020.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Examining Canadians’ understanding of AMR

A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
condo managers


Continuing education prescribed for condo managers

Some condo managers who want to renew their licences next year will have to pass a test to prove they are current on Ontario’s condo laws.
Sodexo Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Sodexo Canada honoured for dedication to diversity

Sodexo Canada has been named WEConnect International’s 2018 Corporation of the Year in Canada for its focus on diversity, inclusion and gender equality.