Office

sit/stand strategy

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Developing an effective sit/stand strategy

Developing the right sit/stand strategy to include movement in the workspace is critical to supporting alert, engaged and healthy workers.
tech hub

REMI Network

Ottawa’s urban tech hub potential untapped

Despite a strong Ottawa office market, the downtown core still isn't realizing its full potential as an urban tech hub.
Ivanhoé Cambridge

REMI Network

Ivanhoé Cambridge acquires Chicago office tower

Ivanhoé Cambridge and its partner Callahan Capital Properties have purchased an office tower in downtown Chicago for about US $145 million.
Minto Capital

REMI Network

Minto Capital announces two big CRE investments

Minto Capital is selling 50 per cent ownership in Minto Place to Investors Group, and purchased a multi-res building in Calgary.
milder decline in downtown Calgary

Canadian Property Management

Q1 sees milder decline in downtown Calgary

Nearly 142,000 square feet of downtown office space was returned to the market in the first three months of 2017, but this is well off last year's pace when 2.3 million square feet emptied out over the course of 12 months.
net positive energy office

Canadian Property Management

Net positive energy office set to rise in Waterloo

In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
office building

REMI Network

Crown acquires office building in dynamic Toronto node

Crown Realty Partners has acquired a 252,000 square-foot office building in Toronto’s vibrant Downtown West neighbourhood.
Bay Park Centre

REMI Network

CIBC moving headquarters to Bay Park Centre

CIBC will be moving about 15,000 of its Toronto-area employees to its new headquarters at Bay Park Centre in Toronto’s financial district.
Mississauga Executive Centre

REMI Network

Starlight acquires partial interest in Mississauga Executive Centre

Starlight Investments (Starlight) has purchased a 50 per cent interest in the Mississauga Executive Centre (MEC).
high-density occupancies

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Getting cozy with high-density occupancies

Accessibility, ventilation, noise mitigation and privacy have become key design concerns as office floor plans are configured, or reconfigured, to accommodate more people than past workspace norms.
co-working

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Why co-working spaces are on the rise

The market demand for co-working space in Toronto is relatively new, but has been growing steadily over the past 10 years, spurring an increase in supply.
office properties

REMI Network

Slate Office REIT to purchase Dream office properties

Slate Office REIT (REIT) has acquired three office properties from Dream Office REIT, for a total purchase price of $165 million.
Toronto office tower

REMI Network

New $479-million T.O. office tower begins to rise

Construction has begun on a new 32-storey office tower at 16 York Street in downtown Toronto, one city block away from Union Station.
paperless office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Documents to destroy in (mostly) paperless offices

Even as paperless offices become increasingly common, there remain everyday hard copy documents that should be destroyed to prevent fraud.
KPMG Vaughan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

KPMG looks to clients in locating Vaughan office

When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.
tech hub

REMI Network

Former Guelph hotel to become multi-use tech hub

Plans will transform a former 19th century hotel in downtown Guelph, Ontario, into a digital marketing tech hub and innovation centre.
office staging

Canadian Property Management

Courting tenants with office staging a rising trend

Office staging is increasing among landlords who are refreshing existing space with new build outs in order to remain competitive.