Canadian GRESB participants

Canadian Property Management

Canadian GRESB participants close gap to leaders

Eighteen Canadian real estate organizations undertook the rigorous reporting exercise, which plots portfolio-wide ESG (environmental, social, governance) intent, practices and outcomes, and collectively achieved an average score of 70 out of a possible 100 points.
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.
Red River College

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Red River College awards project to Diamond Schmitt

Winnipeg’s Red River College has awarded a $95-million Innovation Centre project to Diamond Schmitt Architects and Number TEN Architectural Group.
successful world cities

Canadian Property Management

Toronto strives among successful world cities

The rankings include Toronto among a penultimate tier of 10 contenders pushing up against the alpha "big seven" of London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul.
stranded asset potential

Canadian Property Management

Climate risk raises stranded asset potential

Worldwide escalating tallies of damage from storms and drought-related phenomena are indisputably capturing the commercial real estate industry's attention.
National Music Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

National Music Centre receives $5-mil investment

Calgary's National Music Centre recently received a $5 million federal investment in support of Studio Bell through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.
Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario grant to help fund new dialysis facility in Scarborough

Ontario is providing a grant to Scarborough and Rouge Hospital to help plan and construct a new dialysis facility as well as helping fund other programs.
investment transactions

Canadian Property Management

Land tops Vancouver Q2 investment transactions

Vancouver's three largest investment transactions for the spring of 2017 surpassed an entire quarter's worth of activity in Calgary.
Massey Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in historic Massey Hall revitalization

Ontario is investing in the revitalization of Massey Hall, a popular cultural venue that has hosted many performances in its 123-year history.

REMI Network

Strong projections for CRE investment in Canada

The Canadian commercial real estate investment market is expected to remain strong despite rising interest rates.
data centre demand

Canadian Property Management

Montreal and Toronto court data centre demand

Market analysts attribute Montreal's healthy status to low electricity rates and the arrival of "big-name" cloud providers.
Brexit beneficiary

REMI Network

Investors peg Dublin as a Brexit beneficiary

Dublin emerges as an investor favourite in recent surveys of the European and global commercial property markets.
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.
Toronto and Vancouver

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver outperform market pack

Second quarter stats reveal a widening gap between Canada's prospering and struggling office markets, while investors continue to focus on downtown Class A properties.
Port Lands


Governments invest in Port Lands transformation

The governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto are investing in projects like the Toronto Port Lands Flood Protection to help protect against climate change

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in upgrades, repairs at 131 hospitals

Ontario is investing $175 million through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund to provide repairs and upgrades to 131 hospitals this year.
Parkway REIT portfolio

Canadian Property Management

CPPIB to acquire Parkway REIT portfolio

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has entered a deal to acquire Parkway REIT's entire 19-property portfolio in Houston.