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Kamloops tower patient

Construction Business

Kamloops new patient care tower tops off

Royal Inland Hospital’s (RIH) new Patient Care Tower in Kamloops hit a milestone as crews have completed the concrete phase of the project. 
Winnipeg's last mile

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Amazon turns to Winnipeg’s last mile

The 113,000-square-foot delivery station, slated for 2021 completion, will be the company’s first distribution hub in Manitoba.
Q3 investment trends

Canadian Apartment Magazine

What Altus Group’s Q3 investment trends survey tells us

Altus Group's Q3 investment trends survey for the four benchmark asset classes show that the Overall Capitalization Rate (OCR) was little changed at 5.14 per cent.
Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital

REMI Network

Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital celebrates ‘substantial completion’

The first new hospital to be built in Ontario's York Region in the last 30 years will be ready to welcome patients in 2021.
long-term care

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Toronto tightens restrictions on long-term care homes

Effective October 5, the City of Toronto’s long-term care homes will be restricting entrance to staff members, essential visitors and essential caregivers.
main street

Design Quarterly

Main Street Design Challenge Playbook released

The Canadian Urban Institute and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) have released the Main Street Design Challenge Playbook.
Colonnade BridgePort announces two new appointments for GTA office

Canadian Property Management

Colonnade BridgePort shows confidence in the GTA

Ottawa-based Colonnade BridgePort has announced two new appointments to further guide the full-service real estate company’s expansion in the Greater Toronto Area.
virtual meetings

REMI Network

Ontario extends deadlines for virtual meetings

The Ontario government has extended the deadline for virtual meetings and electronic voting to continue on without a bylaw.
Industrial space availability rates below 3 per cent in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Slim prospects for industrial space seekers

Toronto records North America's lowest industrial availability rate, while Montreal and Vancouver also boast rates below 3 per cent coming out of the third quarter of 2020.
federal government

Construction Business

Federal government to spend $10B on infrastructure

The federal government announced the Canada Infrastructure Bank will spend $10 billion in new major infrastructure initiatives.
HVAC energy savings

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Killam turns to AI for HVAC energy savings

Killam’s Quinpool Tower in Halifax recently went live with Ecopilot, an Artificial Intelligence solution for real-time HVAC energy savings.
supply chain

REMI Network

Supply chain disruptions a ‘mixed bag’

Over the past few months, the pandemic has prompted supply chain disruptions that could affect the planning of capital projects in condominiums.
Kelson Group

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Kelson Group releases plans for Kamloops development

Kelson Group has released plans for a proposed $140 million multi-residential development coming soon to Kamloops, B.C.
gateway casinos

REMI Network

Gateway Casinos receives first $200M federal loan

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited is receiving a $200 million loan under the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF).
Office vacancies increase in all major Canadian markets during the third quarter of 2020

Canadian Property Management

Office vacancies on par with recessionary events

Canada-wide, CBRE pegs the total office vacancy rate at 12 per cent across the nine major markets it surveys, ranging from a low of 5.4 per cent in Vancouver to nearly 26 per cent in Calgary.
Royal BC Museum Colwood

Construction Business

New Royal BC Museum facility to be built in Colwood

A new purpose-built research and storage facility in Colwood to house the Royal BC Museum’s collections and archives will complete in 2024.
Edge computing centres are vulnerable to encroaching outdoor conditions

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Edge computing centres put a cloud in a cabinet

Seen as the next big thing in data services, small hubs located near end-users are also more vulnerable to the encroaching outdoor environment than are vast temperature-controlled data centres.