Commercial

Canadian office markets

Canadian Property Management

Most Canadian office markets record 2017 upswing

A 13 per cent national vacancy rate at the end of 2017 cloaks divergent dynamics across the 10 major Canadian office markets CBRE analyzes.
operating presssures

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Sectors compare and contrast operating pressures

Participants in an executive roundtable discussion at last week's PM Expo in Toronto rated emerging and age-old operating pressures differently depending on their tenants' key demands.
divergent property tax regimes

Canadian Property Management

Cities exhibit divergent property tax regimes

This annual look at the apportionment of the tax burden gives a more complete picture of the pressures on the commercial and multi-residential sectors than simply referencing property tax rates.
Solar Uniquartier

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Phase 1 of Quebec’s biggest mixed-use development breaks ground

Devimco Immobilier recently broke ground on Phase 1 of Solar Uniquartier, a development that is being touted as Quebec’s biggest mixed-use real estate project.
Zero Carbon Building Standard

REMI Network

CaGBC launches Zero Carbon Building Standard

To help meet Canada’s climate change commitments, the Canada Green Building Council has launched the country’s first Zero Carbon Building Standard.
vacant unit rebate

Canadian Property Management

Cities poised to terminate vacant unit rebate

Past, present and would-be recipients bristle at suggestions that the rebate is a subsidy or a disincentive to improve the marketability of their properties.
women in C-Suites and on boards

Canadian Property Management

CRE subpar for women in C-suites and on boards

An analysis of 62 companies reporting portfolios of at least 10 million square feet to Canadian Property Management's 2017 Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey finds two female CEOs, three COOs and 17 CFOs.
smart buildings

REMI Network

Oxford Properties accelerates its smart and connected building strategy

Rogers and RYCOM will implement the Cisco Smart Building platform across Oxford Properties' entire Canadian commercial and retail portfolio this year.
Pretium GRG Building Engineers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand acquires lighting manufacturer

Connecticut-based Legrand, North America, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, has acquired Original Cast Lighting, Inc.
Revival XP

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Revival 629 film studio announces expansion concept

In response to growing demand for studio space, Toronto’s Revival 629 Film Studios plans to expand its studio space to include a new state-of-the-art space, Revival XP.
Le Phare de Québec

REMI Network

New plans for mixed-use project Le Phare de Québec

Groupe Dallaire has unveiled new plans for Le Phare de Québec, a mixed-use development that will be built around a dynamic public square.
PROREIT

REMI Network

PROREIT to purchase 12 commercial properties

PRO Real Estate Investment Trust (PROREIT) intends to purchase 12 commercial properties across Quebec and the Maritimes for about $63.3 million.
Bentall Kennedy

REMI Network

Bentall Kennedy named AustralianSuper advisor

Bentall Kennedy has been selected as AustralianSuper's real estate investment advisor in Canada.
Fort McMurray

Canadian Property Management

Fort McMurray landlords monitor fire from afar

Nearly $2 billion worth of commercial and industrial properties are primarily located outside the fire zone, downtown or in the north part of the city.
LeBreton Flats

REMI Network

Ottawa’s LeBreton Flats a ‘legacy’ in the making

Ottawa’s LeBreton Flats is being redeveloped into a world-class cultural destination dedicated to open green spaces, public facilities, housing and hockey.
Water

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Change to Toronto sewers bylaw on tap for Jan. 1

One of two sewers bylaw changes that are expected to trickle down to building owners and managers is on tap for the New Year.
Broccolini

REMI Network

Broccolini opens corporate facility in Montreal

Broccolini has opened the Broccolini Corporate Centre Saint-Laurent 2, a LEED Silver, 129,310 square foot commercial and office space over five floors.