Construction

Carillion liquidation

Construction Business

Construction giant Carillion goes into liquidation

U.K-based construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of contracts at risk.
building upkeep and repair

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Quebec tweaks building upkeep and repair rules

Neither Quebec's largest rental housing association nor public sector union is happy with recent changes to construction industry regulations governing voluntary work.
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.
developer

CondoBusiness

When the developer next door comes calling

With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.
construction

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction side effects carry deadly risks

Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.
construction

REMI Network

Revamped Ontario law helps construction workers get paid on time

Construction workers in Ontario can look forward to being paid on time for the work they do under the province's updated Construction Lien Amendment Act.
family-friendly housing

CondoBusiness

Report renews calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA

A new report by Ryerson City Building Institute and Urbanation has brought renewed urgency to calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA.
cannabis legalization

CondoBusiness

Builders abuzz about cannabis legalization

Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
patient tower

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Joseph Brant Hospital’s new patient tower opens

The Michael Lee-Chin and Family Patient Tower at Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital officially opened on October 12, marking the end of construction season.
new home warranties

CondoBusiness

Ontario moves to reform new home warranties system

The Ontario government last week delivered on previously announced plans to introduce legislation to reform the province’s new home warranties system.
RCACI

Canadian Property Management

A New Approach to Roofing

RCACI is comprised of a trusted equity partners that own and operate roofing and building envelope construction companies across the country.
noise complaints

CondoBusiness

Turning down the volume on noise complaints

Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
window wall

CondoBusiness

Why window walls are favoured for condos

The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
tropical greenhouse

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Gage Park Tropical Greenhouse breaks ground

A ground breaking ceremony was recently held to celebrate the start of construction on a new 13,600 square foot tropical greenhouse in Hamilton’s Gage Park.
Victoria multifamily market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Victoria multifamily market spurs construction

A vacancy rate below 1 per cent, steadily rising rents, compressing cap rates for existing properties and ample access to low-cost financing underpin Victoria's purpose-built rental housing boom.
York Recreation Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

York Recreation Centre revitalizes brownfield

With the development of the York Recreation Centre, the City of Toronto is serving a previously underserved community by using a previously underused site.
Etobicoke General Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Etobicoke General construction reaches milestone

Morguard Corporation and William Osler Health System recently celebrated the topping off of the Ancillary Services Building at Etobicoke General Hospital.