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infection control

REMI Network

Infection control market could reach $300-billion-plus by 2025

The global infection control market is expected to reach more than $258 billion (U.S.) by 2025, according to a new report.
anti-harassment legislation

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Anti-harassment legislation fails NY tenants

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is attempting to amend 1990s-era anti-harassment legislation that has never been successfully employed to convict a rental housing landlord.
smaller U.S. markets

REMI Network

Cash deals prevail in smaller U.S. markets

International investors are predominantly paying cash for commercial acquisitions in mid-sized and smaller U.S. markets.
Legrand

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand invests in Building Control Systems division

Legrand, North America's investments in its Building Control Systems division include new facilities in San Jose, Carlsbad, Pleasant Grove and Orem.
asbestos

REMI Network

Top exporters block move against white asbestos

Chrysotile, otherwise known as white asbestos, will not be added to Rotterdam Convention’s list of hazardous substances.
benchmarking energy use

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Energy benchmarking leads to energy-saving tech

A 2016 NEMA survey found that facility managers in New York City that measure their buildings' energy performance tend to also invest in energy-saving technologies.
Diamond Schmitt Buddy Holly Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Buddy Holly Hall breaks ground in Lubbock

Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences recently broke ground in Lubbock, Texas, the hometown of the 1950s pop icon Buddy Holly. The 218,000-square-foot
Teknion showroom

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion opens Los Angeles showroom

Teknion Corporation has opened the doors to its new Los Angeles showroom located in the Ernst & Young Plaza, an accessible location in the city's downtown.
21W20

CondoBusiness

Luxury Manhattan condo first to be WELL-certified

21W20, a new luxury condominium located in New York City, is the world’s first residential project to be certified under the WELL Building Standard.
cigarette litter prevention

REMI Network

U.S. seeing uptake in cigarette litter prevention

Communities in the U.S. that implemented The Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016 saw an overall 60 per cent reduction in litter.
hospital-acquired infection

REMI Network

Hospital-acquired infection control market reaches $16 billion

The global hospital-acquired infection (HAI) control market was worth about $16 billion (U.S.) in 2016, according to a new report.
pathogens

REMI Network

WHO identifies 12 most dangerous pathogens

WHO published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant priority pathogens, identifying 12 superbugs that pose a threat.
construction

CondoBusiness

New condos have most construction issues: U.S. study

According to a recent study of U.S. homeowners from CAI, most construction deficiencies occur in new condominium developments and are due to poor workmanship.
private rental housing investment

REMI Network

UK seeks private rental housing investment

A goal to attract more institutional investment in the United Kingdom's rental housing sector aligns with in-progress efforts to forge eight larger asset pools from the country's 89 local government pension funds.
product ingredients

REMI Network

Safety data now availiable for U.S. cleaning product ingredients

Safety data on hundreds of chemicals in the U.S. consumer cleaning product supply chain is now available for public viewing.
creekside-wharf

Canadian Apartment Magazine

UK’s first build-to-rent development underway

London, England, will soon be welcoming its first modular build-to-rent apartment complex, located 500 metres from Greenwich town centre. Developed by rental specialist Essential Living and designed by Assael Architecture, the project, known as Creekside Wharf, received planning approval in July 2015 for the delivery of 249 new rental apartments.
LEED v4

REMI Network

USGBC awards first LEED v4 ID+C: Retail certification in U.S.

Kohler Signature is the first company in the U.S. to receive LEED v4 Interior Design + Construction: Retail certification.