RESCON

construction site security

CondoBusiness

Site security comes under renewed scrutiny

Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
housing approvals

CondoBusiness

Streamlined approvals to provide faster housing: report

A new RESCON report finds that there are ways to increase the speed and efficiency of housing approvals, which will help provide more housing supply.
cannabis legalization

CondoBusiness

Builders abuzz about cannabis legalization

Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
window wall

CondoBusiness

Why window walls are favoured for condos

The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
contractor

CondoBusiness

GTA construction strikes to end within the week

According to the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), the residential construction strikes that are currently underway will be over in one week or less.
housing affordability mixed-use developments

CondoBusiness

Deconstructing housing affordability in the GTA

Housing affordability is a growing concern in Canada, but there is no consensus on how to quantify the problem. That might soon change.