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BOMA Canada

REMI Network

BOMA Canada honours national award winners

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada) hosted its second virtual National Awards Gala on October 21, 2021.
Commercial landlords expected to confirm requisite vaccinations of building personnel in federally leased space

Canadian Property Management

Landlords must certify requisite vaccinations

Commercial landlords will be expected to verify the vaccination status of building personnel, including contractors and subcontractors, who enter premises that the Canadian government leases.
office market turnaround

Canadian Property Management

Office market turnaround delayed at least to Q4

A fourth wave of COVID-19 stalled hopes for an office market turnaround in the third quarter of 2021, while demand for industrial space continued unabated.
real estate deals on record pace in Q2 2020

Canadian Property Management

Real estate deals hit record volume in Q2

Nearly $14 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions closed in the second quarter of 2021, making it Canada’s most active quarter ever for non-M&A investment volume.
warehouse

REMI Network

Green goals for adaptive reuse of vacant Hamilton warehouse

An industrial warehouse in Hamilton’s East Bayfront neighbourhood is transforming into a sustainable waste management facility that will produce about $2 million worth of organic fertilizer daily.
investment performance expectations rally in Q2

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investment performance expectations rally in Q2

Recently released results of the REALPAC/Ferguson Partners Canadian Real Estate Sentiment Survey show industry executives in a more upbeat mood in Q2 2021 than was the case 12 months earlier.
CERS relief measures revised and extended

Canadian Property Management

CERS relief measures revised and extended

Relief measures will be more generous than previously announced for commercial tenants and owners/occupiers qualifying for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy.
Canadian CRE players share 2021 portfolio data

Canadian Property Management

Canadian CRE players report 2021 portfolio data

Nearly 200 respondents who collectively own and/or manage more than 2.2 billion square feet of space reported to the 26th annual Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey.
COVID-19 prompts fine-tune for effective benchmarking

Canadian Property Management

A fine-tune for effective benchmarking

The 2021 versions of REALPAC's normalization methodologies for calculating energy- and water-use intensity address issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and lower occupant densities in office buildings.
virtual tours of optimal post-pandemic space configurations available

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Post-pandemic space configurations on view

Working with the furniture distributor, NUA Office, Colonnade BridgePort has developed a primer to help companies welcome back their workforces and acclimatize to new levels of awareness and concern about healthy indoor environments.
ergonomics

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Re-visiting office ergonomics for a safe return

For employees transitioning daily between different workstations, management may want to standardize equipment so employees can easily learn how to adjust equipment and not have to relearn each workstation type.
CERS uptake falls short of potential

Canadian Property Management

CERS uptake falls short of potential

Removing landlords from the application process hasn’t necessarily made the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) more accessible for commercial tenants experiencing pandemic-related financial stress.
Pandemic interlude grips Canadian office markets for fifth successive quarter

Canadian Property Management

Pandemic interlude grips fifth successive quarter

The pandemic interlude cast gloom on Canadian office markets for a fifth successive quarter, but they are heading into a sixth with signs that pressures could be easing.
workstations

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Selecting workstations for post-COVID re-entry

Designing a workplace today is a balancing act. It must effectively account for social distancing requirements while also recognizing the need for interaction and collaboration.
Downtown Toronto office workers consider returning to their offices

Canadian Property Management

Toronto office workers inform recovery plans

Based on survey findings, downtown commercial landlords are beginning the pandemic recovery process with a tenant base that generally looks favourably on the area and their experiences within it.
looser office densities deemed easier economic stretch in Toronto

Canadian Property Management

Looser office densities deemed viable in Toronto

Toronto is positioned among select global cities with a combination of space and cost factors that could better appeal to employers seeking to expand space-per-person ratios in their office footprint.
TRCA

REMI Network

Biophilic design of new TRCA HQ puts wood first

Encased in glass, four water walls will symbolize TRCA’s role of safeguarding the GTA’s watersheds while also being an integral part of the building’s HVAC system.