Mixed-Use

Ontario retailers probe alcohol sales viability

Canadian Property Management

Ontario retailers ponder alcohol sales viability

Leases and logistics will be major factors in whether Ontario retailers can act on pending flexibility to sell beer, wine, cider and ready-to-drink alcohol-infused beverages in grocery and convenience stores.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Plastic chemicals face growing scrutiny

The United Nations Environment Assembly adopted a resolution on March 2, 2022, to end plastic pollution by 2040.
Taxing debate awaits Toronto commercial parking

Canadian Property Management

Taxing debate awaits Toronto commercial parking

Debate about a proposed surcharge on commercial parking spaces in Toronto has been deferred until City Council begins to consider 2025 budget measures.
Tenant lounge

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tenant lounge reborn from vacant retail space

A former convenience store, adjacent to the lobby inside a downtown Toronto office tower, has been transformed into a private 1920s-style Art Deco lounge for tenant meetings and events.
accessibility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada far from meeting accessibility goals

Federally-regulated organizations will need to prioritize specific actions that advance accessibility and disability inclusion by 2040.
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CondoBusiness

What’s next for condominium insurance?

Timely maintenance and improvements will play an important role in securing favourable coverage terms and avoiding delays in the renewal process.
disabilities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Accommodating disabilities in the workplace

The accommodation process is inherently collaborative, and employers and employees need to be cooperative, share information, and work together to find potential accommodation solutions.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New standards for sustainable material use

A new set of standards defines minimum sustainability criteria for high-volume materials used in architecture and interior projects.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

The legacy of Sen̓áḵw

Currently underway in Vancouver, Sen̓áḵw is a powerful testament to Indigenous land ownership and an economic legacy that’s expected to generate upwards of $10 billion in revenue for the Squamish Nation.
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace macro trends facing facility managers

The tension between employees’ desire to work fluidly and the need for predictability within a business is a key factor affecting workplaces around the world.
CRE

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CRE industry reveals data-driven demands

Canada’s top commercial real estate players have identified the growing importance of visualizing indoor building activities in real time as the use of space becomes less predictable and tenant needs evolve.
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CondoBusiness

Actuaries garner new insight into condo finances

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ latest insight statement on the longevity of condo infrastructure explores several risks.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hospitality program transforms office portfolio

Over the next three months, Canderel will begin rolling out a workplace hospitality program called Okkto across its buildings.
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CondoBusiness

Tornado research uncovers risks for homeowners

Canada’s tornado risk is more widespread than once thought, according to a growing body of research that, for the first time, tracks the occurrence and aftermath facing property owners across the country.
FM

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Women execs in FM share recruitment insight

A discussion earlier this year gleaned perspectives from women executives on how they promote the FM industry.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New research digs into state of the workplace

The social infrastructure of the office underscores new research-driven analysis that measures shifts in employee sentiment post-pandemic.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

At Scarborough’s newest collaborative workspace

LCH Developments wanted to bring something unique to the empty retail space on the ground floor of a condominium in Cliffside Village.