Mixed-Use

Royal Bank Plaza

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Innovative workspaces reinvent Royal Bank Plaza

The Royal Bank Plaza is now looking to entice a new generation of tenants—small- to medium-sized tech companies.
hybrid office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The rise of the hybrid office

Ultimately, the hybrid office will have at its heart a planning principle based on people rotating in and out of the office, with flexible schedules they have more control over than ever.
facility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Rethinking the demands of facility operations

Facility owners and managers must rethink the demands of existing operations and systems to deal with rapidly fluctuating capacity.
insurance

CondoBusiness

Canada’s condo insurance crisis

Impacts of the hard insurance market are trickling into condominium corporations across Canada, challenging boards and managers in their wake.
BOMA Canada

REMI Network

BOMA Canada awards industry’s best for 2020

BOMA Canada hosted its annual—and first ever virtual—National Awards Gala on October 29, 2020, marking another year for the CRE industry.
campuses

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How will campuses change because of COVID-19?

Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
FM skills

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Closing the FM skills gap during COVID-19

It is critical that FMs be part of a back-to-work strategy to voice their ideas, suggestions and areas for improvement that can all be applied going forward.
circadian lighting

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Circadian lighting improves seniors’ daily routines

Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
zero carbon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Blazing a trail for zero carbon in Nova Scotia

The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
black leaders

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada’s black leaders rarely board members

Black leaders are mostly absent from Canadian boards of directors, according to a new report from Ryerson University's Diversity Institute.
Sunnybrook Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Sunnybrook Hospital abuzz with beekeeping first

Sunnybrook Hospital has become the first healthcare facility in Toronto to welcome honeybees to its 100-acre property.
climate change

CondoBusiness

Are condos prepared for climate change?

While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
Public transit wariness

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Public transit wariness makes the core edgy

Commuters’ willingness to jump on the bus, light-rail car or subway is expected to be a driving factor in repopulating office space in some major North American markets, including Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
social spaces

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Curating social spaces in 2020

Humans are naturally social creatures. So why shouldn’t our built environment be designed to accommodate and encourage this natural state of being?
mega mixed-use project

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Reinventing the suburbs as vibrant “edge cities”

Mega mixed-use projects are reshaping the suburbs and providing viable long-term solutions to accomodate the GTA's unprecedented growth spurt.
Working from home

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Working at home full time undesirable for most

The office remains a preferable environment for the majority of workers who find working from home every day an unfavourable option.
reopening the workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Reopening the workplace amid COVID-19 fears

Collaborative spaces will take on new importance as flexibility remains a key factor moving forward when reinventing and reopening the workplace.