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.
Solar Uniquartier

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Phase 1 of Quebec’s biggest mixed-use development breaks ground

Devimco Immobilier recently broke ground on Phase 1 of Solar Uniquartier, a development that is being touted as Quebec’s biggest mixed-use real estate project.
hydro service cut

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec landlords resist swift hydro service cut

Hydro-Québec proposes a website-based registry in place of formally notifying property owners seven days in advance of terminating tenants' contracts.
community centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quebec communities get funding for sports facilities

The governments of Canada and Quebec are jointly funding a new sports complex in the town of Val-d’Or and the renovation of two sports facilities in Quebec.
relaxed marijuana rules

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec landlords fear relaxed marijuana rules

Quebec's largest rental housing association predicts rules that seem reasonable for occupants of single-family detached homes will be more problematic in multi-residential buildings.
funds to improve accessibility

Canadian Property Management

Quebec offers funds to improve accessibility

A new incentive program announced in Quebec's 2017-18 provincial budget will dispense subsidies, to a maximum of $15,000, for upgrades to commercial buildings or community centres.
Quebec landlords wary of lifelong tenants

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec landlords wary of lifelong tenants

Some landlords report they are more reluctant to rent to older apartment seekers since added protection for long-term, low-income elderly tenants was adopted into Quebec's civil code last year.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CBC/Radio-Canada approves proposal for new Montreal broadcast facility

CBC/Radio-Canada’s Board of Directors recently approved a proposal for the construction of a new Maison Radio-Canada (MRC) broadcasting facility in Montreal, Que.
Le Phare de Québec

REMI Network

New plans for mixed-use project Le Phare de Québec

Groupe Dallaire has unveiled new plans for Le Phare de Québec, a mixed-use development that will be built around a dynamic public square.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences


Four Seasons and Carbonleo partner on downtown Montreal project

Construction is currently underway on the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences on the vibrant de la Montagne Street in Montreal.
Montréal construction


Quebec condo fees based on building age: study

The Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has unveiled results to the first-ever study on how condo fees of divided condominium units differ between
Québec City


Quebec City condo to allow Airbnb-style rentals

Condos LB9, a new $150-million condominium development to be located in Quebec City, is the first project in Canada with a condominium agreement that specifically


Gen Y in Quebec values home ownership: survey

The results of a survey on choices and buying and selling intentions in Quebec’s real estate market commissioned by the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ,
gender equality

Canadian Property Management

Push for gender equality in CRE industry

The struggle for gender equality in the Canadian workplace is a matter of priority as recent studies reveal a lack of women in corporate leadership roles.
Quebec construction

Canadian Apartment Magazine

No green retrofit incentive for Quebec landlords

Quebec's largest rental housing association asks why the apartment sector has been excluded from the newly announced RénoVert refundable tax credit program to promote residential energy efficiency upgrades.
Toronto Western Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Montreal hospital certified LEED Gold

The McGill Healthcare Infrastructure Group (MHIG) and McGill University Health Centre have announced the Glen site project is the first hospital in Quebec to have
housing starts


Housing starts trended lower in December

According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the trend measure of housing starts in Canada fell to 203,502 units in December from 208,204 in