Renovation

Guild Inn

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Historic Guild Inn to be restored for reopening

The Guild Inn, a historical property located on the Scarborough Bluffs just outside of Toronto, is slated for reopening in December 2016 as The Guild
Montréal construction

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Montreal’s Bell Centre to undergo $100-mil reno

During a press conference held October 14, Geoff Molson, owner, president and CEO of the Montreal Canadiens, Bell Centre and evenko, announced an investment of
Kitchener Public Library

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Kitchener Public Library gets digital reboot

Kitchener Public Library’s $40-million renovation and expansion, completed in September 2014, responded to a new digital reality.
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Quadrangle recognized for adaptive reuse project

Quadrangle Architects, a Toronto-based firm, won three awards on Sept. 16 for its adaptive reuse of 60 Atlantic Ave. for client Hullmark Developments.
Slate Office

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Slate Office to renovate Sheridan Park facilities

Two properties in Mississauga’s Sheridan Park are getting a $46 million makeover with an investment from Slate Office REIT.
continuing education school seismic Eric Hamber

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New and improved school facilities opening soon

Ontario students will soon benefit from 21 new schools, as well as school additions and renovations at nine facilities, opening over the next few months.
heritage

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Alberta heritage buildings get funding boost

More than 60 heritage projects across Alberta will benefit from a $1.5 million funding boost from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.
'Meetings Imagined' comes alive at the Calgary Marriott Downtown in their newly expanded meeting space. (CNW Group/Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada)

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Calgary Marriott earns green meetings rating

Following a recent renovation of the event spaces at the Calgary Marriott Downtown, the property has been awarded a 3 Green Key Meeting rating.
historical buildings

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Old department store to transform in Kitchener

Kitchener developers are set to renovate a 40,000-square-foot brick-and-beam building into a Class A office space
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New capital funding to mark sesquicentennial

The newly announced Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program earmarks $150 million for renovation and expansion projects to be completed by the end of 2017, the 150th anniversary of Confederation.
stores

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Indigo to soon revitalize and rebrand key stores

Indigo Chapters will soon begin renovating key stores across Canada with the addition of new American Girl specialty boutiques and other updates.
Walmart Canada

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Walmart Canada to buy 13 former Target sites

Walmart Canada plans to invest $350 million to acquire and renovate 13 former Target Canada locations and one distribution centre.
Holt Renfrew

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Holt Renfrew plans major flagship store upgrades

Holt Renfrew is planning to significantly expand its flagship store in Vancouver, adding about 40,000 square feet and new luxury retailing concepts.
Menkes

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Trends in condo fitness facilities and programs

A new generation of health-obsessed condo dwellers is driving innovation in condo fitness facilities and programming. Here's how buildings can get in shape.
patient tower Cardiac Intervention Unit

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Developers shortlisted for GTA hospital addition

Phase one of the Etobicoke General Hospital redevelopment is one step closer to reality as choices for potential developers and their respective design, build, maintenance and finance teams have been narrowed. The Patient Tower Project will be developed by one of three shortlisted candidates, including EllisDon Capital Inc., Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP and DIF Infra 3 Canada Ltd., and Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd and PCL Investments Canada Inc.
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Manitoba Museum exhibit space to double in size

Alloway Hall, the Manitoba Museum’s main exhibition gallery, is set to receive a $5.3-million expansion and renovations to nearly double its size. Funded by the federal and provincial governments as well as the Winnipeg Foundation, the project is the first phase in the museum’s major Capital Renewal Plan.
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Hullmark revives aging Liberty Village property

The more than 100-year-old brick building at 60 Atlantic Ave. was facing near-certain demolition when Hullmark Developments bought it. President Jeff Hull saw in the