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Yonge Sheppard Centre

Canadian Property Management

Long-awaited revival of Yonge Sheppard Centre

A scurry of people is criss-crossing paths in the newly renovated Yonge Sheppard Centre in North Toronto.
fire extinguishers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Fire extinguishers too often a workplace enigma

Employees should be familiar with the location and use of fire extinguishers. Equally important, they should know when to abandon extinguishing efforts.
green preferred units

Canadian Property Management

Brookfield’s green preferred units “on trend”

Brookfield Property Partners is targeting USD $250 million to invest in green certified buildings and upgrades through the issuance of 10 million perpetual green preferred units.
Boardwalk and Riocan

Canadian Property Management

Allied and Westbank announce plans for 720 Beatty Street

Westbank will manage the property on completion.
co-working

Canadian Property Management

Halifax office vacancy dips for second year in a row

This drop came despite an uptick in the vacancy rate in the downtown Central Business District (CBD), which saw a modest increase.
co-working space

Canadian Property Management

Offbeat locales hold co-working space bargains

Despite shared status for the lowest office vacancy rate in North America, co-working space in Toronto and Vancouver appears generally more affordable than in major markets in the United States.
energy exposure

Canadian Property Management

Energy exposure fuels Calgary office woes

Energy firms drove Calgary office leasing deals in the first quarter of 2019, but in a way that had few landlords celebrating. The largest transactions involved companies relocating and downsizing into smaller spaces.
Global Property Index

Canadian Property Management

Canada inconspicuous in Global Property Index

The 2018 total return on Canadian real estate assets was in the back half of the pack among 25 national markets, but Canada is part of a smaller group of 12 that can boast an improvement over 2017 results.
BOMA International centre stage

Canadian Property Management

Canadians on BOMA International centre stage

Canadian real estate had a winning presence again this year at the annual Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International conference and expo.
property tax shifts

Canadian Property Management

Property tax shifts continue to plague Calgary

Nearly 12,000 non-residential ratepayers will get some relief from the property tax shifts Calgary's sliding downtown office values triggered this year
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Study reveals impact of noise in the workplace

The survey uncovers how sound and acoustics impact employees in business environments.
Chuck Hudson Pacific

Canadian Property Management

Blackstone eyes Bentall Centre for the long term

Vancouver's iconic Bentall Centre is set to have prominent new ownership.
Tim Hortons

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tim Hortons’ new HQ champions sustainability

Inside Tim Hortons’ move to a new sustainable head office in downtown Toronto that embraces the company’s Canadiana roots.
trio of Toronto buildings

Canadian Property Management

Pension funds trade trio of Toronto buildings

OPTrust now has an ownership stake in the office tower that houses its own corporate headquarters.
multifamily deals Greybrook

Canadian Apartment Magazine

US multifamily deals top office again in 2018

Canadian investors acquired USD $9.8 billion worth of multifamily properties in the United States last year, but that's a fairly small portion of the sector's USD $167.5 billion transaction volume.
2018 investment returns

Canadian Property Management

Some drag in buoyant 2018 investment returns

A surging industrial sector helped to counterbalance slipping retail values and push up 2018 investment returns on Canadian commercial real estate.
co-working centres Spaces Granville

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Deloitte Canada to be sole tenant of Spaces Granville

Deloitte Canada recently reached an agreement to become the sole tenant of Spaces Granville, the new Vancouver outpost of co-working office space.