Renovation

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.
CCA-national-awards

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
CN Tower

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CN Tower unveils its most extensive renovation

Toronto’s CN Tower has unveiled a $16 million renovation that has transformed the iconic landmark’s 14,000-square-foot main observation level.
remediation

CondoBusiness

How to remediate previously hoarded units

What cleaning and repair work is required to remediate a previously hoarded unit? An extreme-cleaning expert answers.
post-construction cleaning

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Post-construction cleaning offers fresh start

Post-construction cleaning is a critical project step that helps remove harmful dust and residue left behind by new builds and renovations alike.
Laurier Québec

REMI Network

Laurier Québec shopping centre gets major boost

Ivanhoé Cambridge is investing $60 million to enhance Laurier Québec, a shopping destination on Quebec City's busy Laurier Boulevard.
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.
Pavilion Pods

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario Place to renovate historic Pavilion Pods

Ontario Place Corporation has issued a request for bids for the interior renovation of the historic West Island Pavilion Pods.
condo conversion

CondoBusiness

Condo conversions to see expanded warranties

Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
lions gate hospital tower

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.
environmentally friendly 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.