Renovation

New tax credit could apply on eligible common area upgrades

CondoBusiness

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.
A new round of the federal Enabling Accessibility Fund is now open to applicants

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.

REMI Network

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.
ICBA workers shortage

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.
antimicrobial

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.