World Views

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.
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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.
smart surface technologies

REMI Network

Report finds smart surface technologies could save U.S. city billions

A new report, Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington D.C., documents how D.C. could save $5 billion with smart surface strategies.
New NHL headquarters set for Hudson Yards

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New NHL headquarters set for Hudson Yards

With the signing of a long-term deal for approximately 160,000 square feet, the NHL bumps One Manhattan West to almost 40 per cent leased.
priciest office markets

Canadian Property Management

Tech sector moving into priciest office markets

Hong Kong is firmly entrenched atop JLL's global premium office rent rankings with key occupancy costs pegged at USD $302 per square foot, more than 50 per cent higher than the next highest rate of USD $197 in London's West End.

Construction Business

Standardized construction cost reporting sought

A proposed new framework for construction cost reporting is aimed at enabling consistent and transparent cross-border comparisons of the capital outlay required for a dozen different categories of commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

UK addresses decline in housing affordability

The United Kingdom's tight housing market has prompted new government efforts to relieve renting costs and boost the country's supply of private and public stock.
CRE market

REMI Network

CRE market hazy amidst looming Trump presidency

In light of Donald Trump being elected as 45th president of the United States, several of his proposals are being examined through a real estate lens.
London Frankfurt

REMI Network

Investors weigh London and Frankfurt prospects

Investment activity in London dipped dramatically in the lead-up to last June's Brexit referendum, but still outdistanced transaction value in Frankfurt, the presumed top rival for Europe's financial market business.
antimicrobial resistance

REMI Network

Global leaders vow action on antimicrobial resistance

World leaders pledged a stronger commitment address antimicrobial resistance, during the high-level meeting on AMR at the 71st UN General Assembly.
panorama of Stockholm, Sweden

REMI Network

District energy lowers GHG output in Sweden

Sweden's approach to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction has been deemed a fitting, albeit challenging, example for Canada to emulate.
green roofs

REMI Network

San Fran to require green roofs on new builds

San Francisco is now the first city in the U.S. to require green roofs and/or solar panels on new construction projects.
Olympic host cities

REMI Network

Heat shrinks future pool of Olympic host cities

Health researchers project that Calgary and Vancouver will be among just three suitable North American locations to host the Summer Olympics by 2085 due to the risks of outdoor activities in intense heat.
Germany flags

Canadian Property Management

Germany tops energy efficiency scorecard

No country is a candidate for the Dean's list, but Germany tops the rankings of 23 countries that account for three quarters of world energy consumption with a score of 73.5 out of 100. The average score is 51, although eliminating Saudi Arabia's exceptionally low performance would push it up to 53.
environmental performance indicators

Canadian Property Management

Environmental performance indicators surveyed

A companion metric to the Global Real Estate Transparency Index, the Sustainability Transparency Index uses a different scoring system tied to the availability of voluntary or compulsory methods of demonstrating a building's energy and environmental performance.
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REMI Network

Investors bailing on UK property funds

Like a time out in a sporting event, a suspension of trading temporarily halts market action — giving fund managers more room to manoeuvre in paying out departing investors and/or interrupting an exodus that could force the sale of assets and further devalue the fund.