Renovation

Peel Memorial Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Peel Memorial Centre poised for major expansion

Peel Memorial Centre is poised to undergo a major expansion after the Ontario government approved the project earlier this month.
private sector housing partners

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds open to private sector housing partners

As envisioned, the federal and provincial/territorial governments will jointly fund the 10-year, $40-billion package of policies and programs so many details are still missing or yet to be refined through future negotiations.
accessibility

CondoBusiness

Simple design choices support accessibility

Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
paint

CondoBusiness

Tips for selecting a new paint colour in condos

Could a paint colour change on a property land a condominium corporation in court? What about result in physical threats? The answer to both is yes.
renovation

CondoBusiness

A director’s toolkit for renovation success

Given how much corporations are likely to invest in renovation projects, it’s important to set them up for success.
digital factory

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Scotiabank shifts gears with new Digital Factory

The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
Halifax Infirmary

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Architecture49 to design Halifax Infirmary reno

Architecture49 has been selected by Nova Scotia to design state-of-the-art operating rooms and interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary.
federal budget

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Funds for cultural spaces in federal budget

The federal budget released last week allocates $300 million over 10 years to Canada’s cultural spaces fund.
PST exemptions

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Saskatchewan landlords lose key PST exemptions

Saskatchewan landlords experienced a budget double whammy March 22 — receiving the more forceful cost hit from their provincial finance minister.
carbon neutral

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Evergreen targets carbon neutrality with retrofit

Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
building performance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building performance upgrades add asset value

Key project players can face obstacles and carry biases specific to their roles, but they all have a similar interest in a profitable result whether that's defined by a return on investment, added asset value or enhanced reputation and opportunities for future contracts
Southam Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

National Arts Centre re-opens renovated Southam Hall

Following a three-month-long renovation to its main auditorium, Ottawa’s National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall has re-opened.
McMaster

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt redesigns McMaster facility

Diamond Schmitt plans to renovate and equip 20,000 square feet within the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre to accommodate engineering facilities.
Commercial refrigeration

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Macdonald Block reno to help meet green targets

Ontario has announced its plan to renovate the Macdonald Block Complex, a move which is expected to reduce the cost of government operations and help
landscape renovation

CondoBusiness

Plan a landscape renovation in three steps

An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
BMO Field

Canadian Facility Management & Design

MLSE scores goal with BMO Field makeover

BMO Field hosted the celebration of two goals at the TFC’s home opener May 7. One was the completion of the sports venue’s $150-million transformation.
Masonville Place

REMI Network

CF Masonville Place to get $77-mill renovation

CF Masonville Place in London, Ontario will open doors on a $77 million redevelopment this coming November.