Renovation

Toronto street front businesses eligible for two new commercial property improvement grants

Canadian Property Management

New grants for Toronto street front businesses

Toronto is introducing two new grant programs for commercial property improvements and is expanding eligibility for the city's existing facade upgrade grants.
Glenbow Museum

REMI Network

Calgary’s Glenbow Museum begins massive overhaul

Calgary's Glenbow Museum kicked-off a three-year, $120-million renovation that will eliminate barriers to accessibility never considered when the building was designed in the 1970s.
Ontario doubles tax credit for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario

Canadian Property Management

Ontario doubles tax credit in tertiary markets

Canadian-controlled private corporations are eligible for refundable tax credits of up to $90,000 for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario.
curb appeal

CondoBusiness

Condo landscaping tips for curb appeal

Careful planning and high and low-design cost options will quickly transform any curb-appeal project into improved real estate value.
Bowmanville Hospital

REMI Network

Funds allocated for Bowmanville Hospital redevelopment

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million into the redevelopment of Lakeridge Health's hospital site in Bowmanville.
accessible homes

REMI Network

New standard for accessible homes announced

The a new, national standard for affordable, adaptable and accessible homes will form the foundation of a new Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification module.
New tax credit could apply on eligible common area upgrades

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New tax credit may apply on common area upgrades

The one-time tax credit applies on eligible capital improvements made in 2021 to safeguard seniors and enable mobility and independence within their current principal residence.
New ASHRAE headquarters intended to demonstrate achievable energy performance in older existing buildings

Canadian Property Management

ASHRAE unveils energy performance role model

The newly renovated and retrofitted 42-year-old office building is intended to embody the global society’s mandate to advance human well-being through sustainable technology in the built environment.
accessible homes

Canadian Property Management

Enabling Accessibility Fund opens for proposals

A new flat-rate costing formula will replace the previous requirement to submit construction quotes and other budget information. Instead, applicants can match their proposals to standardized specifications.
deferred maintenance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Deferred maintenance hits home for legislators

Due to mark its centennial in sync with Manitoba's sesquicentennial next year, the Beaux Arts style landmark now requires more than $150 million worth of restorative upgrades.
Zatzman Sportsplex

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renewed sports complex opens in Dartmouth, N.S.

The Zatzman Sportsplex has reopened following a $28 million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects.
Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve reno wins architecture award

The Paddocks renovation at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, designed by Les Architectes FABG, recently won the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence.

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CF Chinook Centre unveils new food court

Cadillac Fairview has completed its $17-million renovations of the food court at Calgary's Chinook Centre.
expansion

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building capacity for care in Medicine Hat

A 245,000-square-foot expansion will help ensure the residents served by Medicine Hat Regional Hospital can access treatment close to home.
pest control

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renos draw unwanted critters out of woodwork

New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
Bank of Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bank of Canada HQ gets energy-saving revamp

An invisible second skin was a core component of the energy-saving, heritage-sensitive intervention at the Bank of Canada complex.
UTIP

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada and Quebec invest in low-rental housing upgrades

The governments of Canada and Quebec announced the completion of $1,398,000 in modernization work at La Maison du lac, a building that is part of