Rebecca Melnyk

cleaning industry

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Few women at top level of the cleaning industry

More work needs to be done to propel women into executive roles within the cleaning business and retain their talents, says a budding organization called
REMI Network

REMI Network

REMI Network a finalist for publishing award

For the fourth year in a row, the REMI Network has been named a finalist in the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs). The awards,
cleaning audits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Technological advances in cleaning audits

Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
bin cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Duo builds ‘unique’ prototype for bin cleaning

Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
Three Sixty Collective

Canadian Property Management

Retail leaders launch Three Sixty Collective

Two of Canada’s leading retail experts have put their skill sets together to launch a consultancy that helps industry think beyond just bricks and mortar.
flooding

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Green infra’s impact on flooding underrated

More performance data on the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure in extreme weather events is needed as it may be more effective than thought.
hygienic

Canadian Property Management

Victoria’s tech sector: from trendy to sustainable

The tech sector in Victoria, B.C., keeps growing and is now part of a $4 billion a year industry that is no longer trendy, but sustainable.
biophilic design

Building Strategies & Sustainability

What biophilic design does for workspaces

From green roofs and living walls there is an increasing need for biophilic design in buildings in relation to wellbeing, according to recent studies support this notion.
property managers

Canadian Property Management

Engaging next generation property managers

Complex buildings will require sophisticated property managers who understand how to operate them; however, job awareness and skill development are needed.
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.
restoration

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Mill restoration inspires waterfront development

The restoration of an old mill in Elora, Ontario is at the heart of Pearle Hospitality’s ambitious, mixed-use waterfront development project
cleaning technology

Building Strategies & Sustainability

LEED v4 users lag ahead of new deadline

LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.
hygiene

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Measuring productivity amid digital disruption

In the competitive global marketplace, investors and building owners must focus more on the workers inside buildings, not just the buildings themselves.
real estate

Canadian Property Management

Real estate value tied to human behaviour

While demographics are a way to predict some uncertainties that await an aging real estate industry, understanding human values is a more accurate compass.
Hamilton

Building Strategies & Sustainability

How ‘art became the new steel’ in Hamilton

Creative industries in Hamilton, Ontario are now forming the physicality of the city's landscape and impacting municipal public policy.
mixed-use

Canadian Property Management

Mixed-use project meets old-soul community

The Metalworks development in Guelph, Ontario, will ultimately bridge a deep-rooted community to the downtown core with a 50-foot-wide river walkway.
Sherway Gardens

Canadian Property Management

Sherway Gardens remakes shopping experience

Sherway Gardens unveiled its new north expansion this week that reflects the changing landscape of retail in Canada and creates more of a mall 'experience.'