Restoration & Renovation

retailers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What can the new workplace learn from retailers?

Just as bricks-and-mortar stores embraced experiential retail to entice consumers who might otherwise shop online, organizations are now hoping to woo their remote-savvy workers back to the office.
EV

CondoBusiness

Scanning the road ahead for EV-ready condos

As the country moves to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles, questions are brewing among people living in multi-unit dwellings.
condo collapse

CondoBusiness

Could a Florida condo collapse happen in Ontario?

How would this scenario unfold in Ontario? Leaving aside the construction process itself, there are vast differences between Ontario and Florida condominium laws that would have given the Champlain towers significant added protections following registration.
Indigenous

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Indigenous voices hushed in planning processes

Indigenous communities across Canada continue to be sidelined or completely excluded from initial planning phases of new developments and renovations.
FM

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Pandemic intensifies evolving role of FM

Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
toxic chemicals

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What toxic chemicals are lurking in our buildings?

In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
residential

CondoBusiness

Six women shaping Canada’s residential spaces

Women developers, architects and interior designers are helping to manifest just a few of the country’s most dynamic condos and communities.
density

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Building better density key to future development

Dev Mehta, Senior Associate at Quadrangle, explains how building better density leads to healthier, happier occupants.
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.
office space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hamilton office space luring global tech firms

Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
workplace trends

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace trends impacting office design

Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
Westinghouse HQ

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Westinghouse HQ gets new lease on life

The Westinghouse HQ building has been re-envisioned for a new age to become a hub for commercial and cultural activities.
library VPL

Construction Business

Challenging library renovation

The project team on the Vancouver Central Library Level 8 and 9 revitalization project faced many challenges, requiring innovative solutions.
Massey Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Massey Hall burnished for new generations

Panellists expressed a sense of pride and responsibility about making an imprint on a building that is both a civic landmark and embedded in Canada's cultural psyche.
Toronto community housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A new dawn for Toronto Community Housing

Toronto’s crumbling community housing stock is receiving some much-needed financial support to the tune of 1.3 billion, making it the largest federal housing investment in the city's history.
condo price

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Renovating your apartment: Is it worth it?

Renovations or retrofits to an investment property that increase rents and/or decrease operating costs may also increase a property’s value. Cost and value, however, are not synonymous, and not all renovations are as profitable as one might expect.
commercial real estate

REMI Network

Top 12 stories to watch in 2018

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2018.